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Dr. Gaila Mackenzie-Strawn

CFMP, DNM, MS, DC ,CTN

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Depression – Allergic Reaction To Inflammation!

On : 15 January, 2015

In : Depression , Inflammation

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Sad Teenage Girl

New research is revealing that many cases of depression are caused by an allergic reaction to inflammation. Tim de Chant of NOVA writes: “Inflammation is our immune system’s natural response to injuries, infections, or foreign compounds. When triggered, the body pumps various cells and proteins to the site through the blood stream, including cytokines, aRead more

A Painless Canker Sore Remedy That Works!

On : 11 January, 2015

In : Canker sores

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Painless Canker Sore Remedy

One of my patients recently told me about a canker sore remedy that works quickly and painlessly – it’s called Canker Sores BeGone. You can get it online, or find it in most health food stores. This product works!! To prevent canker sores: eliminate gluten take a multi vitamin/mineral supplement to correct possible deficiencies inRead more

Infant Diarrhea – Natural Relief

On : 08 January, 2015

In : Diarrhea , Infant Diarrhea , Infant Reflux

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Infant Diarrhea – Natural Relief

What we did to completely resolve diarrhea and reflux in a darling, 3 week old baby! Here’s the history and here’s the recommendations that worked for him and hundreds of other babies we have treated over the past 32 years: Mom was positive for beta strep Mom and baby got antibiotics during delivery Antibiotics destroyedRead more

Relax & Rejuvenate!

On : 23 October, 2014

In : Uncategorized

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I recently had the most effective and enjoyable massage I’ve ever had! After one massage with Patrick Stone, Certified Massage Therapist, the shoulder pain that I had suffered with for over 16 months was completely gone. Integrated Deep Tissue Massage incorporates six modalities to increase range of motion, improve circulation and relieve pain. Patrick willRead more

Congratulations to the Raffle Winners at Our Open House!

On : 21 September, 2014

In : Uncategorized

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We are very happy to announce the winners of the gifts and services that were given away at our open house! Lauren Timmons – 3 Neurofeedback sessions Gina Timpani – 3 Personal Training sessions Rebecca Dennis – Fitbit Sue Newell – $100 Lululemon Gift Certificate Terri Szczotka – 3 Allergy Relief sessions Jackie Restivo –Read more

We Have Moved…..

On : 21 July, 2014

In : Uncategorized

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We are very happy to announce that we have moved into a much larger space. Our new Health & Wellness Center is located at: 11770 Bernardo Plaza Court Suite 458 Rancho Bernardo, California 92128 Please join us at our open house on Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 from 6:00-9:00 pm to see our new space, enjoyRead more

Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Healthy Aging

On : 02 July, 2014

In : Inflammation , Memory Loss

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Omega-3s may be the key for healthy aging. Scientific evidence strongly supports EPA/DHA intake for maintaining heart health and reducing risk of serious cardiac events. EPA and DHA also contain anti-inflammatory agents and are suggested as adjunctive therapies for autoimmune disorders like inflammatory bowel disease (to reduce inflammation-associated digestive complaints) and rheumatoid arthritis (to relieveRead more

90% of Chronic Illness Can Be Prevented

Deepak Chopra, MD “ made the following statement about the impact of lifestyle on health “In the last decade or so mounting research has shown how lifestyle changes, including exercise, stress management, and diet can prevent almost ninety percent (90%) of chronic illnesses in our society. It is now known that only five percent (5%)Read more

Magnesium Prevents Kidney Stones

On : 27 March, 2014

In : Kidney Stones

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Most kidney stones contain calcium and can cause excruciating pain. Magnesium powerfully suppress the formation of calcium-type kidney stones. It also acts as a powerful relaxant for muscle spasms within the ureter – which is the cause of the excruciating pain associated with kidney stones. Several of my patients who once suffered with recurring kidneyRead more

Diet Impacts Risk of Preterm Delivery

On : 18 March, 2014

In : Pregnancy

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A diet that includes fruits, vegetables, whole grain products and some types of fish may reduce the risk of preterm delivery. This was discovered by an international team of researchers and published in the “British Medical Journal”. For the study, the drinking and eating habits of around 66,000 pregnant women were evaluated. The researchers alsoRead more

Ginger as Effective as Ibuprofen in Relieving Menstrual Cramps

On : 10 March, 2014

In : Endometriosis , Menstrual Cramps , PMS

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J Altern Complement Med. 2009. Comparison of effects of ginger and ibuprofen on pain in women with primary dysmenorrhea. This was a double-blind comparative clinical trial. Participants were 150 students (18 years old and over) with primary dysmenorrhea from the dormitories of two medical universities who were alternately divided into three equal groups. Students inRead more

Self-Reported Sitting Time and Markers of Inflammation, Insulin Resistance, and Adiposity

On : 03 March, 2014

In : Diabetes , Obesity

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Self-Reported Sitting Time and Markers of Inflammation, Insulin Resistance, and Adiposity.Read more

Balancing Hormones for Permanent Weight Loss

On : 19 February, 2014

In : Obesity , Weight Loss

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For years, I’ve watched close family members and patients go on diets, exercise and still not be able to lose or keep the weight off. Does this sound familiar? Because my passion in life is to help others, I decided to find out why so many people constantly struggle with their weight. I would likeRead more

Benefits of Melatonin in Irritable Bowel Patients

On : 20 December, 2013

In : Diarrhea , Irritable Bowel Syndrome , Leaky Gut

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Mozaffari S, Rahimi R, Abdollahi M. Implications of melatonin therapy in irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review. Current Pharmaceutical Design. 16(33):3646-55, 2010. Eight clinical trials were reviewed for effectiveness and disturbance of melatonin in IBS and other GI disorders. The results showed disturbances in melatonin concentration in patients with IBS and significant benefits of melatoninRead 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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