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How to tame inflammation in body and brain
If you have an autoimmune disease, chronic inflammation, or signs of brain inflammation (such as brain fog), you may have noticed it can be tough to tame the inflammation. This is because the body can get trapped in vicious cycles that feed the inflammation.  Read More...

Best Weight Loss
Did you know that the FAILURE rate for losing weight and keeping it off long-term is approximately 95-97%.  That’s a 3-5% success rate! Why is that so amazing?  Because it means that diets, pills and potions and all the other stuff out there for weight loss just do not work most of the time.  Want to know something funny?   The SUCCESS rate of clients on our Weight Loss Program in Indianapolis is very high....[read more]

Methylation
The doctors at Health and Wellness of Carmel feel it is important to consider many variables in designing your unique, personalized wellness plan. We evaluate you for hormone imbalances, environmental toxicities... [read more]


Interstitial Cystitis
Interstitial Cystitis is a condition that involves chronic inflammation of the bladder. The symptoms can be quite severe with chronic pelvic pain, frequency of urination, pain with urination, pain with intercourse and recurrent urinary tract infections. A recent study revealed patients who suffer with this condition can be as debilitated as those who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis... [read more]

Autoimmune Diseases
According to a new study, the prevalence and incidence of autoimmune diseases, such as lupus, celiac disease, and type 1 diabetes, is on the rise and researchers at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention are unsure why...[read more]

Life Without Allergies and Asthma
Prior to my exposure to holistic medicine, I never knew what it was like to live without allergies. My parents just thought I was a sick kid. I suffered from chronic ear infections, ruptured eardrums, ear tubes, asthma, eczema and multiple hospitalizations for asthma and pneumonia. Things got a little bit better as a teenager. As long as I remembered to use my puffer before practice I would only have wheezing and shortness of breath at the end of football or ...[read more]

 Benefits & Risks of Hormone Replacement Therapy
There is considerable debate whether or not to treat women in menopause with hormone replacement therapy (HRT). The Women’s Health Initiative has given us new insights on the pros and cons of HRT. What we do know from this study is that estrogen combined with the unnatural progesterone call Provera or medroxyprogesterone, does increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, stroke and breast... [read more]

Childhood Obesity
Take a look around your local school playground and the epidemic is obvious. Nearly one-third of all American children are considered obese. Consequently, children are developing diseases that previous generations saw only later in life. Adult-onset diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoarthritis, hypertension, stroke, and neuropathy are being diagnosed in today’s children. The primary cause of this epidemic is the horrendous standard American diet. We have now entered the second generation of children raised... [read more]

Sunscreen: Friend or Foe
If you have to work in direct sunlight, the two most effective sunscreens, hands-down, are titanium and zinc oxide. These substances actually block the sun’s radiation from hitting your skin, forming a protective layer between you and the radiation. Most other sunscreens rely on a chemical reaction that occurs on your skin. The concern is that this chemical reaction may cause more harm... [read more]

The Truth about Saturated Fat
Saturated fats have many benefits. They constitute at least 50% of our cell membranes and are responsible for maintaining proper integrity. Eating saturated fats improves cardiovascular risk factors. They help raise levels of HDL, the so called good cholesterol, and they lower lipoprotein(a) (also called Lp(a)) which is a substance that is strongly correlated with risk for... [read more]

American Needs an Attitude Adjustment!
America is SICK! As a society we are not well. The World Health Organization recently rated the United States thirty-ninth in the world for "quality of health." Yet, our country is number ONE in healthcare cost. We also have the number one berth in obesity. Something is not working. Our present healthcare system has turned into an expensive "sick care" system. Something needs to change... [read more]

How Old Are You - Really???
I know because I just had my first Bio 101. As a Naturopath doctor I thought I was fairly healthy and healthier than most but when I got my report back I was shocked. This report told me things including my biological age and my numbers were sad. Now I didn't take this has bad news. As a master muscle tester and Naturopath doctor I knew that I could use this information to "make my self younger... [read more]

How can a Naturopath doctor help you?
To have the best health possible you need both of these health experts. Your "regular" doctor is working on the concept of discussing your symptoms and then relieving that symptom, in most cases, with medication - never actually addressing the problem at the root cause but rather offering instant relieve from the discomfort. This is a needed... [read more]

Parasites - Are they eating you alive?
Parasites! Just the sound of this scary word can instill fear in most of us. The thought of something alive that is living in us sounds like some bad science fiction movie but the truth is that parasites are real and much more prevalent than most people think...[read more]