eat berries to prevent ulcerative colitis

Prevent Ulcerative Colitis with Tasty Food

By Kristy Hall
Categories: chronic disease, Health Blog

Natural Ways to Prevent Ulcerative Colitis “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” ~ Benjamin Franklin Or in the case of ulcerative colitis, an ounce of prevention is worth years of worry … and pain! If you’ve been keeping up with my blog, then you know my hair has been on fire […]

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When Doctor Doesn’t Know Best, Patient Suffers

By Kristy Hall
Categories: chronic disease, Health Blog

Why the Team of Patient (Client), Physician and Functional Medical Nutritionist Works Best The Medical Team for Chronic Illness As a functional medical nutritionist, I work with clients who have been diagnosed with a variety of chronic illnesses. Sometimes the individual seeks me out on their own because of their desire to take control over […]

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How to Effectively Fight the Fire of Inflammation

By Kristy Hall
Categories: chronic disease, Health Blog, Inflammation

Symptom Relief Doesn’t Stop Inflammation In our last post we talked about how traditional Western medicine likes to treat symptoms to make us feel better. That sounds pretty good, right? After all, isn’t that what we want most of all when we are hurting? For urgent or short-term situations, treating the symptoms might just be […]

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What do Cancer and Alzheimer’s Have in Common?

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Alzheimer's, Cancer, chronic disease, Health Blog

Cancer, Heart Disease, Diabetes, Depression and Alzheimer’s All Have 1 Thing in Common: Inflammation Cancer Cancer doesn’t form in your body simply because of inflammation, but we are learning that inflammation plays a critical role. One of the things that makes cancer scary is that normal cells transform into cancer cells. In order for that […]

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Inflammation is a Good Thing

By Kristy Hall
Categories: chronic disease, Health Blog

This may come as a surprise, especially when you hear health professionals, myself included, constantly talking about ways to reduce inflammation, but inflammation is actually a GOOD thing. Yep, you heard me right. The Heroic First Responder Inflammation is your immune system’s response to any kind of infection or injury. This quick response (kind of […]

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