The Friends in Our Gut

The Friends in Our Gut

Did you know that we share our bodies with billions of living creatures? It has been calculated, that there are more bacterial cells in our digestive tract than cells in our body! There are more of them inside each of us than us.  Bacteria live on our skin and the...
Contaminated Steroid Injections

Contaminated Steroid Injections

Last week I had an “ear” catching conversation with one of my patients. She has been suffering from chronic neck pain for many years. Finally, her family physician recommended a steroid epidural injection for pain relief. Epidural means getting an injection into the...
A New Year A New You

A New Year A New You

Every year on January first, the resolution to do things differently this year is taking hold of all of us less-than-perfect human beings. So, what happens to all those ambitious thoughts year after year? It is truly unfortunate that so many of us start off on the...
Co-Sleeping and Breast Feeding

Co-Sleeping and Breast Feeding

“Mothers who slept in the same bed with their infants breastfed more and longer than those who slept separately, a study found, but this practice of bed sharing has provoked an ongoing controversy over whether it leads to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).” Despite...
Sleepless in Denver – Part Two

Sleepless in Denver – Part Two

continued from Sleepless in Denver – Part One I set up an initial consultation with Igor, during which he determined that I likely had a sympathetic/parasympathetic nervous system imbalance. This essentially meant that my body had somehow become switched...