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Individualized for You, compounded bioidentical hormone replacement allows individualized treatment for your specific needs. If you are wondering about natural alternatives for peri– and menopausal symptoms and may not want to take commercially available synthetic hormones or have had side effects or not responded to traditional...

A recent study found that 27% of acne patients do not fill some or all of their prescribed acne treatments.1  Acne has multiple causes and multiple treatments are often the best course. However, this study shows that the more complex the regimen the less likely you...

In July of 2016 I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I couldn't believe that I was only 31 and I was diagnosed with such a life changing disease. I started ideal protein August of 2016. I lost 51.6 pounds and 30 inches. I have...

Part 2:  A Look at Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion Another very popular group of medications are proton-pump inhibitors or PPI (Prilosec, Aciphex, Protonix, Nexium).  These medications treat heartburn and GERD by reducing stomach acid by up to 99 percent.  Though effective at treating acid reflux, decreasing stomach...

The Immune Deficiency Foundation (www.primaryimmune.org) has estimated that it takes 12.4 years from initial symptoms to the time a patient is diagnosed with Primary Immunodeficiency. An accurate diagnosis of primary immunodeficiency may be delayed because the primary symptom of the disorder, a series of infections,...

Part 1:  A Look at Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion Many patients and even doctors are unaware that several of the most commonly prescribed medications can deplete vital nutrients.  This is concerning, especially considering that most Americans already struggle with poor nutrition.  As Americans, we are also heavily...

In July of 2016; I started the IP program with Courtney as my IP coach.  At the time I weighed 360 pounds, I could not bend over and touch my toes and I was on medication for blood pressure and Diabetes.  I had been diagnosed...

Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are essential fatty acids. This means that your body is unable to synthesize them on its own and they must be obtained through your diet. Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are very common in our diets. Unfortunately, Americans on average consume...

Where do I begin….I had wanted start Ideal Protein as soon as I heard about it, but kept putting it off with excuses of “I don’t have the time or money.” My schedule was crazy and I was on the road a lot. I found...

Hirsutism can be defined as excessive body hair in women, often in areas of the body where hair is unwanted.1 Women who suffer from facial hirsutism often avoid social situations and have been observed to have signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression.2 This issue presents...

Many people fail to realize that 80% of the body’s immune system is in the gut.  After this winter of rampant illness, we are all concerned about how well our body can fight disease causing organisms, but we also need to make sure that our...

I have struggled with my weight all my life as well as how I perceived my body. I can remember going on all kinds of diets as a teenager, some worked for a while. As I got older losing weight became harder.  I have been...