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Dr. Gaila Mackenzie-Strawn

CFMP, DNM, MS, DC ,CTN

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Benefits of Neutralizing the Acid in Your Coffee

On : 31 May, 2022

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If drinking coffee causes you digestive upset, you may want to neutralize the acid in your morning cup of brew. By simply adding just a pinch of baking soda to your coffee you could neutralize the acid to avoid stomach upset and help counteract acid reflux. According to Harvard Health coffee drinking is associated withRead more

Metformin vs Berberine for Type 2 Diabetes

On : 22 May, 2022

In : Diabetes , Uncategorized

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Did you know that you may be able to completely reverse type 2 diabetes by following dietary and lifestyle changes that eliminate sugar and starches. Berberine for Type 2 Diabetes has been shown to be as effective as diabetes medication. Berberine can effectively lower blood sugar, help with weight loss and improve heart health. ItRead more

Could The Gut-Brain Connection Be The Cause Of Your Anxiety & Depression?

On : 22 March, 2022

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What Does Your Gut Have To Do With Your Mood? If you’re struggling with anxiety or depression, you know how devastating it is to your life. Being anxious and depressed may also be accompanied by physical symptoms such as gas, bloating, constipation, diarrhea or heartburn. You’ve probably been told that your anxiety or depression isRead more

Facts About Sugar You Need To Know

On : 12 February, 2022

In : Blood sugar , Cancer , Infection , Inflammation

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There are an estimated 300,000 deaths per year due to the obesity epidemic. After decades of research, experts conclude that sugar is to blame. Since the late 70’s, Americans have more than doubled their dietary sugar intake. As a result, Type 2 Diabetes now accounts for 95% of all Diabetes cases. In the 70’s, theRead more

Is My Bladder Pain a UTI or Something Worse?

  Symptoms of a urinary tract infection include frequent and painful urination, muscle ache, abdominal pain, fatigue and weakness. If you have these symptoms but no bacteria is present in your urine, you may be suffering from a condition called Interstitial Cystitis (IC). More than 3 million women in the US suffer with this condition.Read more

Tips for Female Hair Loss

Female hair loss is usually due to hormonal imbalance, thyroid conditions, nutritional deficiencies, post viral infection or high levels of stress leading to stress hormone imbalances. I have helped many patients over the past 35 years who had hair loss but I didn’t realize how devastating it was until I lost half of my hairRead more

Tips for Weight Loss Resistance

          “It doesn’t matter what  I do, I can’t lose weight” is one of the most common concerns I hear in my practice.  Here are some tips that may help to explain why you can’t lose weight and what you can do about it. Hidden Causes: Hypothyroid: Low thyroid function can beRead more

How to Increase HDL & Lower Lipoprotein A in Type 2 Diabetes

On : 18 October, 2020

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Study demonstrates an increase in HDL and lower lipoprotein(a) in type 2 diabetes patients with this nutritional intervention There are only a few natural products that have demonstrated such a wide range of protective properties as curcumin. Turmeric has three main bioactive components, namely curcumin, desmethoxycurcumin and bisdemethoxycurcumin. These curcuminoids have many biological effects includingRead more

Top 4 Steps to Decrease Your Risk Of Contracting a Virus

On : 24 March, 2020

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 Top 4 Steps to Take to Decrease Your Risk of Contracting a Viral Infection 1.Turn off the news and scroll past negative, scary posts. Fear and anger cause you to be stressed and stress decreases your immunity. Stress occurs when life events surpass your abilities to cope. It causes your body to produce greater levelsRead more

Functional Medicine Study published in JAMA

On : 01 November, 2019

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In a study published in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA), Functional Medicine patients exhibited significantly larger improvements than patients at a family medicine center. The findings suggest that Functional Medicine may have the ability to improve global health in patients.Read more

Gut Healing Dinner In Less Than 12 Minutes

On : 25 May, 2019

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  Gut Healing Dinner In Less Than 12 Minutes Need a quick and easy gut-healthy dinner recipe?? This easy to make avocado salmon salad is a gut-healing meal you’ll love. Keep Reading Are you tired and hungry at the end of the day??  I make this meal often because it is quick, easy and superRead more

On : 25 May, 2019

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  WHAT LEADS TO POOR GUT HEALTH, BLOATING AND BELLY PAIN? In order to relieve your bloating and belly pain, it’s important to understand what can trigger it. Factors such as imbalanced gut bacteria, stress, medications and even hormone imbalances can be potential triggers. Your body is home to trillions of microscopic organisms – bacteria,Read more

Is Your Gut Problem Causing Bone Loss?

On : 25 May, 2019

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  Is Your Gut Problem Causing Bone Loss?  Can Your Gut Microbes Affect Your Bone Health?  Newly conducted research performed at Michigan State University and published in the journal Current Osteoporosis Reportsreported finding the existence of a relationship between the health of your gut and the health of your bone. The report found that anRead more

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Traditional Naturopath & Functional Medicine Holistic Doctor San Diego Hi, I’m Dr Gaila and I help patient who suffer with belly pain, bloating and constipation and many other health conditions.Read more

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