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Interview with Nutritionist, Sara Vance, from Rebalance Life

Interview with Nutritionist, Sara Vance, from Rebalance Life
Interview with Nutritionist, Sara Vance, from Rebalance Life

“…Our symptoms are clues to what is happening deeper…”

I had the pleasure of interviewing Sara Vance, certified nutritionist from Rebalance Life. I came across her very informative television segments on Fox 5 in San Diego, California and also recently read her book, “The Perfect Metabolism Plan.” I truly appreciate her approach to wellness and I would like to share some of her insights. Read the rest of this entry

Is Osteopathy Right For You? Dr. Jeffery Groesbeck, D.O., Discusses The Benefits

Is Osteopathy Right For You? Dr. Jeffery Groesbeck, D.O., Discusses The Benefits
Is Osteopathy Right For You? Dr. Jeffery Groesbeck, D.O., Discusses The Benefits

I discovered osteopathy when my husband started his medical training at an osteopathic medical school in the United States.  At that time, he explained to me the differences between allopathic medical doctors and osteopathic medical doctors, but it wasn’t until I experienced care under an osteopathic physician that I truly understood the benefits of osteopathic medicine.

Osteopathic medicine began at the end of the 1800s with Dr. Andrew Taylor Still as a rejection of the standard care at the time.  He noticed that patients were often not getting better and in some cases were even being harmed with the traditional allopathic medical practices being used during that period.

Dr. Still believed that the body had an innate ability to heal on its own and he called the system he developed osteopathy. He incorporated the use of manual manipulation of bones and joints as one of his methods for treating patients.

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Mission Accomplished – Septoplasty Completed!

Mission Accomplished – Septoplasty Completed!
Mission Accomplished – Septoplasty Completed!

It’s been less than 24 hours since I had my surgery and I have to say I feel unexpectedly good.  Everything I read about recovery for this procedure said to expect at least 3 really uncomfortable days with difficult breathing and general malaise.  It was not the most pleasant night I’ve ever had last night but certainly manageable.

Here’s a blow by blow of the day.  If you are not interested in the details (gory and otherwise), you might as well stop reading here.
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