The Health Benefits of Fiber

Did you know that most people in the United States consume less than half of the recommended levels of fiber daily? Fiber (also referred to as dietary fiber) is essential to digestive function. Individuals with increased fiber intake compared to those with lower consumption levels can decrease their risk for developing numerous diseases. Not …

Do I Qualify for Medical Marijuana?

Back in 2012, Arizona voters made marijuana legal for medicinal use. Many people wonder if they would qualify to receive medical marijuana. In Arizona, to be considered, you must be diagnosed or in treatment for:

Muscle spasms
Multiple sclerosis
Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
Chronic pain
Hepatitis C
Crohn’s disease
Severe Nausea

If you suffer from any of these conditions or are currently receiving …

What are the Symptoms of a Hormonal Imbalance?

Hormonal Imbalance is a big cluster of symptoms. Think of our bodies like a piano. It can play a sweet melody, until a key becomes out of tune. Just like a piano, something in our body can be out of tune, like our hormones. Generally, when our hormone levels are off it can affect …

Does cold, rainy weather effect pain?

There was a recent study that came out stating that weather and pain do not mix.  There is no correlation between peoples pain and weather.  I have been treating pain for years and I have even seen my own great-grandmother argue with the weather man if it was going to be cold, rainy, or …

Immigration Health Issues

I was looking online and I saw a taped interview with a local doctor stating that the only thing we have to worry about, health wise, is normal bacteria, viruses and scabies. I say that doctor is wrong.  I use to work with refugees coming into Arizona.  They got a full health check for …