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VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Skin Health, Part 5

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Skin Health

– The skin is one of our primary ways of detoxing. – Mhm. – So through sweat, when we sweat, that’s one of the ways that we get rid of toxins, we release them out through the skin. Well it doesn’t just go one way coming out, we really do have to be aware that… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Skin Health, Part 4

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Skin Health

– A lesion is just a general term. So a skin lesion is any abnormality on the skin. Ideally, the skin is meant to be flat and smooth. So skin lesions are things like moles, skin tags, hemangiomas, birth marks, seborrheic keratosis, solar keratosis, xanthomas, which are the little kind of fatty deposits often seen… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Skin Health, Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Skin Health

– With your patients and skin health are there any supplements or foods that come to mind for you, that help with the health of the skin? – Absolutely, yeah. I really look at, I’m be curious to hear what you recommend, but I really look at the basics, you know. Vitamin C. Vitamin C… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Skin Health, Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Skin Health

– What are you looking for in a sunscreen? – Well, I’m looking at, for sunscreen, that basically, that it’s non-toxic, so that it doesn’t have any toxic chemicals. You know and, most of the chemicals that you see, are toxic. So, basically what we’re bringing that back to, is zinc oxide. – Yes. –… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Skin Health, Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Skin Health

– First and foremost, the skin does provide this protective layer against the the outer world, the elements, and so on. The skin creates this mechanical barrier to prevent things from getting in. What’s perceived as kinda the outer world coming in to the inner world. But it does so much more than that, it… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Movement is Key, Part 6

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Movement is Key

– Balance is a predictor of mortality as well right? – Absolutely. – So one of the biggest issues as we get older is people falling. And somebody who falls that’s elderly, and they lose their balance, they break their hip. That can send them into a real downward spiral. So doing things, doing exercises… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Movement is Key, Part 5

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Movement is Key

– How to walk properly. You think, well, I walk the way I walk. But there’s actually a right way to walk. And that is with your feet straight ahead. Many times I see people who, you know, their feet are out and maybe they kinda walk like a little duck, or you know. But… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Movement is Key, Part 4

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Movement is Key

– Herbs that I like to use for circulation are Butcher’s Broom, and Centella asiatica also known as gotu kola. And I also like Horse Chestnuts. Specifically, for bringing circulation up the legs. For people who stand for long periods of time, the blood can go down. But what might happen is the circulation might… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Movement is Key, Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Movement is Key

– If we sit in the same position for, I think it’s 19 to 20 minutes, what happens is our fascia which is, it’s kind of like our… – I call it the sock. – Go for it. – You know what I mean? – Tell us about it – It’s sort of like a… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Movement is Key, Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Movement is Key

– The chronic low back pain, the chronic back pain that people are experiencing, which is becoming more and more prevalent, is because of all of the desk jobs that people have. People are siting at their desks, in front of their computers, for long periods of time and there’s a new movement happening with… Read More

VIDEO: Wednesday Night Live: Movement is Key, Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Movement is Key

– There is a meta analysis, and a meta analysis is a look at a variety of studies, and this meta analysis looked at 18 different studies and over 800,000 subjects, so this is a lot of people we’re talking about here, and what they found was that those who sat the most had a… Read More

Adrenal Support for the Holidays

Don’t Sink Your Boat This Holiday Season by Neglecting Your Adrenal Glands! With Fall underway and the holiday season quickly approaching it is crucial that we have our adrenal function dialed in.  Optimal adrenal function provides the wherewithal we depend on to sail through our daily activities with relative ease, focus, and vitality.  For many… Read More

Estrogen Dominance: A Modern Dilemma

Estrogen dominance is one of the most common hormonal imbalances that women experience in today’s day and age. Here I discuss the symptoms and complications of estrogen dominance, and give you helpful tips on ways to break free from the estrogen dominance cycle. 

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Beware of Xenoestrogens! They Cause Cancer and Other Health Problems

Xenoestrogens cause a host of health problems including cancer, diabetes, infertility, miscarriages and more. Siskiyou Vital Medicine Nutritionist and Lifestyle Coach Ron Veitel gives tips on how you can reduce your xenoestrogen exposure and its negative impact on your health.

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Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT): The nuts and bolts

With signs and symptoms like weight gain, fatigue, low libido, loss of muscle mass, and lack of motivation, gents by the thousands are looking for answers. Testosterone can be a great treatment option but men should understand the nuts and bolts of Testosterone Replacement Therapy. 

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3 Ways to Protect and Heal Your Lungs After Prolonged Smoke Exposure

Siskiyou Vital Medicine Naturopathic Doctor Sonja Halsey gives tips on herbs and supplements that can help protect and heal our lungs after this prolonged smoke exposure. 

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VIDEO: Your Children Aren’t Making You Crazy, Their Guts Are

Did you know that our mental and emotional lives originate in the gut? Remember the saying, “You are what you eat?” Well, research proves that to be true. How? Find out as Siskiyou Vital Medicine Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach Ron Veitel talks about a nutritional approach that supports our mental and emotional development, specifically for children.

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How to Preserve Your Health in this Smoke

Learn how to take precaution to preserve your health during fire season. Here in Southern Oregon we are dealing with very poor air quality conditions due to the surrounding forest fires. These conditions are at the very least challenging and can potentially cause serious health issues.

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ARE YOU FATPHOBIC? DON’T BE SCARED! HERE’S WHY…

Confused about all of the latest warnings regarding coconut oil and other fats in your diet? Siskiyou Vital Medicine Nutritionist Ron Veitel, BSc, gives you the skinny on fats right here. Learn about the truths and myths surrounding the connection between saturated fat consumption and cardio vascular disease.

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WHY YOU SHOULD EAT LOCAL, EAT DIVERSE

WHY YOU SHOULD EAT LOCAL, EAT DIVERSE
With the summer growing season in full swing here in the Rogue Valley, check out what’s growing locally. Whether it’s hitting up the farmer’s market or stopping by a local farm, you will be sure to find a plethora of healthy choices to add to your diet. 

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WTF?! What the Fat

Siskiyou Vital Medicine’s McClane Duncan, ND debunks common myths about diet and disease.

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Why Food Quality & Diversity is Important—It’s Not Why You Think

The most important topic regarding food today is its quality. The second major issue is the decline in the diversity of edible foods available in the marketplace. How does this impact you and what’s the solution? Leading southern Oregon Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach Ron Veitel explains.

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