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VIDEO: Direct Primary Care, part 5

VIDEO: Direct Primary Care, part 5

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Direct Primary Care

– With each one of your memberships you help somebody else gain access to a membership. So, even though you may not be coming in every month or you may not have a health issue at this moment your membership is allowing others in our community to experience the care here at Siskiyou. So, your… Read More

VIDEO: Direct Primary Care, part 4

VIDEO: Direct Primary Care, part 4

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Direct Primary Care

– Every time somebody comes in for an appointment, we don’t charge them, right? – Right. – There’s no charge for an appointment. And then we’re able to text, we’re able to call, we’re able to email, and there’s no barrier to care. And I think that’s the future, right? So if we can eliminate… Read More

VIDEO: Direct Primary Care, part 3

VIDEO: Direct Primary Care, part 3

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Direct Primary Care

– The beauties of what we have the opportunity to do with people is get to know them, understand their lifestyle, understand the way that they eat, the way that they think, the way that they feel, a bit of their history, and then based on that information, we’re able to, through each of our… Read More

VIDEO: Direct Primary Care, part 2

VIDEO: Direct Primary Care, part 2

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Direct Primary Care

– How do we prevent all of us from being dependent on pharmaceuticals? You know, you look at people over the age of 65, a majority of them are on five or more medications. – Right, which all come with side effects. – And which are treating preventable diseases that, that we should have been… Read More

VIDEO: Direct Primary Care, part 1

VIDEO: Direct Primary Care, part 1

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Direct Primary Care

– The magic of community based medicines is in the relationship. – Exactly. – Right, it’s forming a really strong relationship between practitioners and members or patients, and getting down to what is really important in our lives together, and what is going to best serve us health wise, and what’s the root cause of… Read More

VIDEO: Salivary Hormone Testings, part 5

VIDEO: Salivary Hormone Testings, part 5

This entry is part of 5 in the series Salivary Hormone Testings

– Some people think that once they go on some sort of endocrine therapy, where it be heart, thyroid therapy, or adrenals or sex hormones, that they have to stay on them forever. And sometimes that’s just not the case. – Right. – Sometimes you can revive the body, and bring back some of the… Read More

VIDEO: Salivary Hormone Testings, part 4

VIDEO: Salivary Hormone Testings, part 4

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Salivary Hormone Testings

– When you look at cortisol disruptions, or long-term elevated cortisol, one of the first things that you can begin to see is blood sugar dysregulation issues where perhaps you start to get insulin resistance. – Prediabetes. – Prediabetes. You get the spare tire syndrome, so the weight gain around the midsection. – Yeah. –… Read More

VIDEO: Protect Your Lungs, Part 5

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Protect Your Lungs

– Minimize your exposure as much as possible. – Yes. – It’s the best thing you can do, really the best thing you can do right now. Minimize your exposure as much as possible. And even consider getting a filter, an air filter for your house, getting some sort of filtration device to purify the… Read More

VIDEO: Protect Your Lungs, Part 4

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Protect Your Lungs

– Some foods that might be helpful would be foods low in sugar. So you wanna get lots of vegetables, so dark, leafy, green vegetables. Garlic could be really good – Garlic. It’s the first thing – for the sulfur – that came to me. Yep. – Right. Cabbage, so cabbages would be really nice.… Read More

VIDEO: Protect Your Lungs, Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Protect Your Lungs

– Many of you have noticed that you have a lot more sinus issues, maybe headaches, maybe ear pressure. And that’s really just due to irritation of the mucous membranes. So, we need to talk about strategies on how to help your respiratory system recover from all of this. – Seems like, perhaps a good… Read More

VIDEO: Protect Your Lungs, Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Protect Your Lungs

– As the forest fire burns, it’s gonna be releasing a lot of solid matter into the air, which is gonna collect in the lungs and potentially cause a lot of inflammation. So along with that particulate, we’re getting some heavy metals. It depends on the type of soil and the trees that are growing,… Read More

VIDEO: Protect Your Lungs, Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Protect Your Lungs

– So, we were looking at what masks to use. Do you remember what they were? – Yeah, so the N95 and the P100, are two masks that you would wanna get, and I know that in Ashland Ace Hardware carries them, and I just saw today that they got a fresh shipment in. So… Read More

VIDEO: Salivary Hormone Testings, part 3

VIDEO: Salivary Hormone Testings, part 3

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Salivary Hormone Testings

– I found salivary, salivary cortisol testing to be incredibly accurate in comparison to say a morning cortisol test via the blood. – Yeah. – Because with the salivary, what we could do is we can look at the cortisol rhythm so rather than just seeing where it is in the morning, we could actually… Read More

VIDEO: Salivary Hormone Testings, part 2

VIDEO: Salivary Hormone Testings, part 2

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Salivary Hormone Testings

– Why salivary hormones? – Well, so I would say salivary hormones for certain hormones. I wouldn’t say salivary hormones for all hormones and the reason is that you can get a pretty good assessment of sex hormone binding globulin, testosterone nowadays and thyroid hormones, those can be pretty well accurately measured by serum. –… Read More

VIDEO: Salivary Hormone Testings, part 1

VIDEO: Salivary Hormone Testings, part 1

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Salivary Hormone Testings

– I recommend salivary or hormone testing in general for people that who may not be feeling quite themselves. Maybe feeling sluggish, run down, brain fog, have a hard time healing, have a hard time getting out of bed in the morning. Finding they’re kind of drained all day but get wired at night. Cold… Read More

VIDEO: Detox, Part 5

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Detox

– You know, some of us will say, you know I’m not really, I don’t have any environmental exposures. But we both know that there are – Yes. – thousands and thousands of compounds that are released into our environment each day. not to mention all the pharmaceuticals that are in our water supply. That’s… Read More

VIDEO: Detox, Part 4

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Detox

– Sweating is a great way to get rid of toxins in the body. It’s easy. And, the more you do it, the more benefit there is. So, we do have a sauna here at Siskiyou. So you know, you guys as members are welcome to come and use that. And, Ron and I have… Read More

VIDEO: Detox, Part 3

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Detox

– We always talk about phase one and phase two detoxification. That has a lot to do with taking a substance into the liver and then biochemically transforming that substance, making it either water-soluble or fat-soluble, and sort of making it inert and putting it into the digestive tract or pushing it out through the… Read More

VIDEO: Detox, Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Detox

– Probiotics not only effect the microbiome and effect the immune system, but they’re actually chelating. – Wow. – Some of the bacteria actually glomming onto mercury in our guts and pulling that out of our intestines. So we’re finding each day that probiotics serve a wide variety of purposes that benefit our health in… Read More

VIDEO: Detox, Part 1

VIDEO: Detox, Part 1

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Detox

– The amount of synthetic chemicals that we’re surrounded by nowadays. Our liver is really good at detoxing plant chemicals, but the synthetic chemicals, I think, pose more of a challenge ’cause the liver doesn’t have the familiarity, perhaps? – What’s fascinating about that is we’re designing all kinds of new chemicals in our environment,… Read More

VIDEO: Skin, Part 8 – Sun Exposure

VIDEO: Skin, Part 8 – Sun Exposure

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Skin

– I would want people to know not to fear the sun. – Mhmmm. – You know. – Mhmmm. – That’s the prevailing information that’s being given in the realm of skin care in the healthcare system. In this country is to avoid the sun. – Mhmm. – To either don’t go out in the… Read More

VIDEO: Skin, Part 7 Foods that Improve Skin Health

VIDEO: Skin, Part 7 Foods that Improve Skin Health

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Skin

– Eat colorful foods, the colors are where the goods are. So, things like blueberry and beets and carrots, so you’re getting a rainbow of colors in your diet and that’s going to give you increased antioxidants. Some of the key ones, you can do things like kale, spinach, these are really rich in antioxidant… Read More