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Dr. Gaila Mackenzie-Strawn

CFMP, DNM, MS, DC ,CTN

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5 Reasons To Detox Your Body

You Wake Up Feeling Like Crap – fatigue, moody, depressed, lack of enthusiasm You Have Digestive Problems – gas, bloating, heartburn, constipation or diarrhea You Have Brain Fog or Headaches You Can’t Lose Weight – eating sugar can trigger addiction and spike your insulin which makes you store belly fat and blocks your ability toRead more

Scented Candles Could Be Making You Sick!

On : 13 December, 2015

In : Asthma , Dizziness , Essential Oils , Headaches

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A patient suffering with a headache, nausea, dizziness and flu like symptoms recently came into my office.  She brought in a scented candle that she had burned throughout the night. Within a few minutes of taking the candle out of the bag, I began to experience a headache. An EPA study found that potentially hazardousRead more

5 Ways Myo-Inositol Can Help Your PCOS!

Over 75 medical studies have shown that taking inositol can help your PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) issues. Myo-inositol is a carbohydrate found primarily in fruits and is important for insulin sensitivity.  In PCOS, insulin resistance leading to increased levels of insulin is thought to be the primary reason for the development of the syndrome. WithRead more

Migraines and Vitamin Deficiency

On : 13 November, 2015

In : Headaches

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A recent study showed that nearly 42 percent of migraine patients were deficient in vitamin D. It also showed that the longer you suffered from chronic migraines, the more likely you are to be vitamin D deficient. Another recent study showed that patients taking B6, B12, and folic acid supplements had a two-fold reduction in migrainesRead more

Rejuvenate Your Energy with Essential Oils!

On : 03 November, 2015

In : Essential Oils , Fatigue

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If you are feeling depleted, essential oil aromatherapy can be a gentle and safe way to rejuvenate your energy and invigorate your senses. Essential oils are typically blended into and applied with a thicker carrier oil (such as grapeseed, jojoba, almond, or other massage oil). With this method, you can massage the oil into yourRead more

Do You Have Bumpy Skin & Dandruff?

On : 25 October, 2015

In : Dandruff , Dry Skin , Fatigue , Menstrual Cramps

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Do you have dry, flaky skin, chicken skin or alligator skin on the back or your arms, dandruff, dry hair, soft brittle nails, fatigue, menstrual cramps and poor attention span? These are signs of omega-3 fatty acid deficiency (EPA & DHA). To correct this deficiency, reduce your intake of omega-6 fats (processed vegetable oils) andRead more

Why You Should Eat Breakfast!

On : 16 October, 2015

In : Energy , Stress

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When you skip breakfast, your body increases production of stress hormones and starts to break down muscle (not fat – muscle!) to use for energy. It’s a very stressful situation for your body and wreaks havoc on your blood sugar balance for the rest of the day. It is best to eat breakfast within 30-45Read more

Headaches? Tired? Muscle Cramps?

Did you know that because magnesium is so essential to body energy production, symptoms such as headaches, fatigue, cramps, muscle spasms and muscle pain can result from a deficiency. Other symptoms of magnesium deficiency include constipation, kidney stones, high blood pressure, depression, anxiety and heart disease. Most Americans are deficient in magnesium and most doctorsRead more

Feeling Anxious, Overwhelmed, Distracted?

On : 30 August, 2015

In : ADHD , Anxiety , Focus , Neurofeedback

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Want to Increase Focus & Feel Less Anxious? We all live in an era of distraction heightened by stress, time, pressures, lack of sleep, and balancing multiple, simultaneous incoming messages (TV, computer, cell phone). Even mild symptoms of distractedness can increase feelings of stress and anxiety.  Likewise, anxious thoughts can keep us from focusing on tasks.  “GoRead more

Digestive Health involved in up to 90% of illness!

Digestive Health involved

Did you know that 70% of your immune system is controlled by the health of your gut? Did you know that the majority of illness is now being connected to the health of your gut? David Perlmutter, MD, in his book “Brain Maker” has cited research showing that diseases such as IBS, skin disorders, headaches,Read more

Why Some Foods Cause Health Problems

Why Some Foods Cause Health

Why Some Foods Can Cause Health Problems When you eat an allergen, your body sees it as a threat and your immune system sends out an alarm as though it is being attacked by a foreign invader. Your immune cells produce proteins called antibodies that trigger the release of inflammatory chemicals that cause allergic symptomsRead more

Inflammation Can Cause Weight Gain!

On : 17 April, 2015

In : Inflammation , Weight Loss

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Inflammation Can Cause Weight Gain!

Did you know that having high levels of inflammation-related proteins can make it very difficult for you to lose weight? Chronic inflammation can make you feel more hungry and slow down your metabolism. This causes you to eat more and burn fewer calories. Inflammation can also increase insulin resistance and has been linked with futureRead more

Natural Relief For Gallbladder Distress

On : 29 March, 2015

In : Gall Bladder Attacks

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Digestive Health involved

Over the past 32 years, we have helped hundreds of patients overcome gallbladder symptoms by following this simple program. Identify and eliminate food allergens with an allergy elimination diet. Dr. James Brenneman M.D., Chairman of the Food Allergy Committe of the American College of Allergists, discovered that food allergies cause swelling of the gallbladder ductsRead more

Insomnia Can Lead to Depression

On : 22 February, 2015

In : Depression , Insomnia

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Insomnia Can Lead to Depression

Insomnia is very common among depressed patients. Evidence suggests that people with insomnia have a ten-fold risk of developing depression compared with those who sleep well. The “normal” amount of sleep for any individual is age dependent and determined by the amount required to maintain physiological homeostasis and daytime alertness. Studies of humans in environmentalRead 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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