COOLEY NATURAL HEALTH SOLUTIONS NEWS

My Favorite Supplements

In an ideal world, I would not need to supply any nutritional supplements. By following a whole foods based diet (Paleo, Weston A Price, Mediterranean), the need for supplements will be greatly reduced.   It was never my intention to be a supplement provider; however,...

Your Daily Movement Vitamin

One of the most underutilized ways to improve your health is to incorporate a daily movement practice.  I would like to emphasize movement and not exercise because they are different.  A person can definitely burn some calories on a recumbent bike but they have also...

A Natural Approach to Fibromyalgia

Over 5 million Americans know what it is like to suffer from fibromyalgia.  This disorder is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain but often it is accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Unfortunately, fibromyalgia is a great example of how...

What are FODMAPs?

Knowing which foods are enhancing your health and which foods are hindering your health can be a very frustrating process.  The amount of conflicting information out there with regards to healthiness of different foods will often lead to confusion.  By default, my...

How to Improve Your Gut Function

Gut Function is key to overall health and well being, in fact to improve any health condition it is key to address the health of the gut. The following is an article on how to correct digestive complaints.  Whether you are diagnosed with IBS, Chron’s, Ulcerative...

How to Prevent Running Injuries

The rates at which runners are injured is alarming.  Many runners who are injured assume that is because of a lack of stretching or poor footwear.  However, based on my clinical experience this is not the case.  Also, many runners assume that they were injured because...

Why am I always Tired?

Why am I always tired Fatigue is the most common symptom among patients.  It may not be the primary reason why someone is going to see a doctor but it is a common complaint that most people share.  There will never be an anti-fatigue pill because there will never be...

Dysbiosis

Dysbiosis is a condition with microbial imbalances on or inside the body. It is most prominent in the digestive tract or on the skin, but can also occur on any exposed surface or mucous membrane such as the vagina, lungs, mouth, nose, sinuses, ears, nails, or eyes....

Develop Your Aerobic System

Aerobic Training Many of the concepts mentioned below are based on the work of Dr. Phil Maffetone (www.philmaffetone.com) and Dr. Stephen Gangemi (www.sock-doc.com). In this day and age aerobic exercise has come under a lot of criticism.  Recent studies have shown...

How does Ibuprofen work?

Inflammation is a serious problem in today’s society.  Chronic inflammation is a component of nearly every disease process, especially any degenerative disease. People that suffer from chronic pain or any chronic condition in many instances have too much inflammation...

What are anti-oxidants and Glutathione?

A lot of people have heard of the importance of anti-oxidants. Especially with the talk of superfoods, almost all superfoods have some anti-oxidant properties.  Having adequate anti-oxidants in your body is key to avoid aging, injuries, inflammation, or any chronic...

Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, and Heart Disease

Many of the concepts presented below are taken from Chris Kresser’s “Diet-Heart Myth”, which I strongly recommend. For very current information, on cholesterol I strongly recommend Chris Masterjohn’s website www.cholesterol-and-health.com. In 1984, Time magazine came...