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Valium Withdrawal (or other Benzos)

August 14, 2013 | 2 Comments | SAFM Team

Q:  Hi Tracy – love your guidance and insight; thanks very much! I have a client who takes Valium to sleep. What kind of drug is it, and how does it work? She wants to stop taking it. And I want to know if there is anything I can do to help her?   A: […]

Root Cause of PMS

August 14, 2013 | 4 Comments | SAFM Team

Q:  Hi Tracy, why are some women’s PMS experiences so much worse than others?   I’ve read that diet is a big deal, but that can’t be all that matters.  I am sure there are a lot of reasons but what are the biggest drivers?  I get this question a lot and obviously it’s a […]

Cell Phone Radiation: Danger or Deception?

August 14, 2013 | No Comments | SAFM Team

Q:  I want to understand more about the supposed risk of cell phone radiation.  Is there real evidence of harm from scientific research yet, or just suspicion?  I’d really like to discourage my clients from using their phone so much – especially children and teenagers which really alarms me!   I mean their brains are […]

Clinical Clarity or Confusion? Omega-3s

August 14, 2013 | No Comments | SAFM Team

Q:  Hi Tracy, I’m interested in your thoughts about this headline I read: ”Fish oil increases the Risk of aggressive Prostate Cancer”.  Is this true?  There wasn’t enough data presented to really understand what the study showed, but headlines like that certainly get a guy’s attention. I am never quite sure what to say to […]

Hormone Help: Libido Help for Women

July 14, 2013 | 2 Comments | SAFM Team

Q:  A 62-year-old woman started working with me recently, and one of her main goals is to boost her libido.  She says she loves that her husband is still “in the mood” at times, but even when they are on vacation, she’s just not interested.  She’s also got a lot of stress, so our sessions […]

Calcium Concerns

May 14, 2013 | 8 Comments | SAFM Team

Q:  I just started working with a new female, 56-year-old client who is on the verge of menopause.  She’s really concerned about bone density, so given what she’s “googled” on her own, she’s taking about 1500mg of calcium daily.  Isn’t this way over the top?  I know that calcium is important, but can’t it be […]

Diabetes Medication Downside

April 14, 2013 | No Comments | SAFM Team

Q:   My 39-year-old female client with type II diabetes has a huge issue with low energy.   I know blood sugar fluctuations and her extra ~20 lbs have a lot to do with this!  We’re working on a low-glycemic diet, but I want to give her something to get a real energy boost.   […]

Post Nasal Drip, Drip, Drip

March 14, 2013 | No Comments | SAFM Team

Q:  Okay, I just know you have a quick and easy answer to this one!  One of my clients is struggling all the time with post nasal drip (even when he’s on the phone with me!).  He’s constantly clearing his throat and blows his nose regularly.  He says this is an issue year-round.  Any suggestions […]

Too Easily Black and Blue (Bruising)

December 14, 2012 | No Comments | SAFM Team

Q:  I’ve noticed the past few months that I seem to bruise really easily. Even a pretty mild ding to my hard or arm or leg seems to cause a bruise. They don’t hurt particularly, but it makes me think maybe something is not right in my body? Maybe some kind of deficiency in my […]

Organic Food, Wheat, and Glyphosate: Surprising Interconnectedness?

July 31, 2012 | No Comments | SAFM Team

The greatest reason to recommend organic foods to our clients is not that they taste better.  And not that they are more nutritious.  The primary benefit is that organic food does NOT include a whole host of toxic chemicals.  It has been well-demonstrated that pesticides are absorbed by the GI tract, often cause an inflammatory […]