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How To Stop Allergies - Naturally

Here in North Carolina allergy season is in full swing. Truth is, it’s in full swing all over the United States. Except for Alaska, they’re still under a few feet of snow so they’re a few weeks’ behind.  And that means a lot of people suffering through stuffy noses, runny noses, itchy eyes, and congestion that never seems to end.  Most people assume that allergies are something they’ll simply have to suffer through in the spring and fall. But, that’s not necessarily the case.  Truthfully the only thing you have to suffer through in the spring are the NBA Championships.... Can you tell I was a collegiate soccer player?  In all seriousness just because you have allergies today doesn’t mean you’ll have...

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Good Plants

In this article I’d like to take a second to talk about plant-based foods. In particular, I’d like to talk about a specific form of plant-based nutrient that come from plant-base known as “phytonutrients.” As many of my younger patients know, phytonutrient is the name of one of the marvel superheroes from the new Marvel Avengers movie.   Ok, that was a bad joke. Forgive me, I’m tired with a toddler who doesn’t sleep through the night.  Anyways, I’ve referenced phytonutrients plenty before, but I don’t think many people understand what they are.   That’s not really surprising. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by everything you’re supposed to know about good health. Especially when it comes to healthy foods like fruits and vegetables.  You...

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Here's What You Should Take If You Have Trouble Digesting Food

Millions and millions of Americans have trouble digesting food.In fact, I'd be willing to wager that some of the top complaints we hear in our office are related to digestive issues.For the most part, I think digestion problems relate directly to the kinds of foods we eat.I know what you're probably thinking - "Here it comes again, Dr. Wiggy is gonna tell me I don't need to eat gluten, dairy, soy, yadda-yadda."Well guess what? You're right and you're wrong.Sure, most of the time my first inclination is to recommend eliminating problematic foods causing bloating, gas, indigestion, IBS, etc.But I've got to make a confession. Saying, "Cut this and cut that" won't always solve digestive problems; in fact, in a fair number of cases, the reason people aren't able to digest...

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