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The 5,000-Year-Old Secret To Looking Great In Summer Clothes

During last week’s “Wellness Wednesday” I came down pretty hard on you. I didn’t mean to. I was just trying to help you get ready for summer clothes without feeling self-conscious about your body. I know how people get (especially in a beach town like Naples) when the weather gets warm. Still, I told you […]

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One Small Adjustment To Get You Ready For Swimsuit Season

As we head into another swimsuit season (at least here in Southwest Florida), it’s time to confront all the crazy weight-loss ideas that have been littering the checkout aisles and Facebook news feeds for weeks. I used to be shocked and appalled at the crazy things people do to lose weight, like cabbage-only or starvation. […]

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Get A Vegecation: The Shocking Benefits Of A Plant-Based Diet

As a chiropractor, I’m naturally tuned into the structural and movement aspects of wellness, but as a wellness coach, my mission is to bring a holistic approach to health, and that includes matters of diet and nutrition. Some of my patients are surprised when I first interview them and we start talking about their eating […]

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Putting The Power (of Wellness) Back In Your Hands

In order to serve my patients and readers as best I can, I do a lot of research. Tons of reading: medical journals, favorite websites, great books. I always want to stay up to date on the latest research into wellness and longevity, so I can give you the power to achieve great health. I’ve […]

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Simple Lifestyle Habits That Protect Your Brain Health

For months now, I have been sounding the alarm about brain health, dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease. I feel like I am standing at the crest of a hill, watching as legions of people march toward a cliff that is crumbling away, the closer they get. That cliff is chronic disease, chronic pain, dementia, and limited […]

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Medical Science Proves It: Small Lifestyle Adjustments Can Save Your Health

I appreciate a lot of the medical research that goes on in this country. I don’t necessarily agree with what they decide to do with that information (namely, producing more chemicals to treat disease), but I am glad they are seeking out answers. Sometimes, what they find is instructive for us to make lifestyle changes. […]

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Are You Missing This Critical Key To Sustainable Wellness?

Last week, I made the claim that attitude is the first wellness. In a nutshell, I proposed that, unless we are willing to take responsibility for our own choices and change the behaviors that have been impacting our wellness in a negative way, our health will deteriorate over time. Your willingness to change is the […]

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Attitude Is The First Wellness: A Coach’s Perspective

Last week, I started a journey with you back to the Fundamental. (I know, it’s kind of a silly play on words, and I was probably the only one that got it. We normally go back to “the fundamentals,” but the name of my practice is “Fundamental Health Solutions.” I’m a doctor, not a comedian.) […]

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Let’s Get Back To The Fundamental

People sometimes ask me why I named my practice Fundamental Health Solutions. When you’re thinking about a name for a business, you want to capture the core values that underpin the whole operation. For me, that was getting people back to the basics of wellness. I’ve been practicing for over 25 years now (I can […]

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One Change You Can Make In 2019 That Will Protect Your Health In 2029

Now that we’ve packed up the last remnants of 2018 and the new year is well underway, I want to start looking ahead again. No, I’m not kidding. I know, we’re supposed to be done with goal-setting and vision-casting, right? We are supposed to be in the implementation phase, where we start to make the […]

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A Simple Plan To Beat Brain Fog

Now that we are past the holidays, I want to get back to our discussion about brain health. I was reminded recently of a patient I treated years ago who complained of brain fog. Let’s call her Connie. Connie, Interrupted Connie was in her 50s when she first came in. She was elegant, well-educated, and […]

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Your Official 2019 Wellness Checkup Checklist

Welcome to 2019! I hope this new year finds you blessed, healthy, optimistic and surrounded by people who love you. I want to get right into today’s topic: my 2019 Wellness Checkup Checklist. Time To Take Stock Of Life New Year’s Day is one of those great opportunities we have during the year to stop […]

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