Recent Newsletters2022-08-21T15:48:47+00:00

Recent Newsletters

Dr. Laura Miles shares her knowledge on getting healthy and staying healthy through conventional, alternative, and restorative techniques.

Why Your Diet Isn’t Working…

Having trouble losing weight?  You might have insulin resistance.  This is one of the areas that routine labs can easily miss because most of the time a practitioner will only order a fasting glucose level.  This is really the tip of a very large iceberg.  [...]

September 24th, 2023|Educated Consumer|

Are you Skinny Fat?

The first time I heard “skinny fat” I was confused.  How can someone that is skinny be fat?  Just because you are skinny and have a normal body mass index (BMI) doesn’t mean you aren’t "skinny fat".  Why does this become important?  People who are [...]

September 17th, 2023|Educated Consumer|

4 Tips from Blue Zones

If you haven’t tuned into the show on Netflix called “Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones”, you need to!  Blue zones are regions of the world that have higher than average life span.  This documentary is visiting several blue zones and pointing out [...]

September 10th, 2023|Educated Consumer|

Castor Oil in your Belly Button???

If you have looked at social media recently you will see many videos all touting all the amazing benefits of castor oil rubbed in your belly button.  Any time I see things like this, you know me, I go REALLY?  I’ve seen claims that is [...]

August 26th, 2023|Educated Consumer|

Choosing the Right Magnesium

Are you confused which magnesium supplement you need or if you need it at all?  Magnesium is one of the building blocks and used by the majority of our cells all over our body.  Before I started my functional medicine training, I had read that [...]

August 14th, 2023|Educated Consumer|

Emerging Risks of Semaglutide Type Meds

Semaglutide (Ozempic etc) and its’ sister compounds like tirzepatide (Mounjaro) have taken the US by storm.  So much there have been epic backorders on products and even the compounded versions are on backorder.  While this drug has helped many diabetics not only get their blood [...]

August 5th, 2023|Educated Consumer|

Sleep Apnea and Brain Inflammation

Often a person can gage how badly they are snoring by the number of bruises they have in the morning from their spouse kicking them.   Many people who have significant sleep apnea report they sleep soundly and have no issues so clearly they are fine, [...]

July 31st, 2023|Educated Consumer|

Recycling Do’s and Don’ts

When I was in Spain, I noticed the designated areas for trash bins.  The people have to take the trash to these bins and then sort.  They had a bin for glass, one for plastic, one for cardboard and one for general trash.  They had [...]

July 23rd, 2023|Educated Consumer|

Ticks! 5 Myths and What to Do

One of the sure signs of warm weather is the surge of ticks!  I know so many people who have already been bit and this raises a big question of what do you do?  Ticks are the carrier of many diseases not only for humans [...]

May 21st, 2023|Educated Consumer|
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