Posts By: Debra Arko Novotny

It hit Susan like a train wreck she said. “I seemed to gain weight overnight, and I need help for losing weight after menopause.” Susan was a regular for acupuncture for pain but never would talk about wellness care. “My butt is as big as a caboose don’t you think?” she asked me turning around…

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I decided to do something different, the great health problem experiment.  As an online health coach these 3 questions seem to be on everyone’s mind recently. How do I lose weight and keep it off? If you’re not thinking that it’s might be How To I Slow The Aging Process, I have no energy and…

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Restless leg is downright terrible. I can’t remember when I didn’t have it. It may have started when I was pregnant for the first time over thirty years ago. That’s a long time to suffer. There are times when I feel it creeping up my leg like bugs walking on my skin. My leg flies…

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Have you had mornings like this? You dread getting out of bed because of foot pain. Recently I had the ‘opportunity’ to experience Plantar Fasciitis. Man, it hurts like Heck. I stupidly rushed out the door before the holiday for gifts. Guess what you can’t wear two different boots on your feet even if they…

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When did eating and knowing what to eat become so hard? I stand between The Plant Paradox and The Paleo Principle truthfully. These two books both talk about Lectins and how damaging they are to humans. Well, they’re actually poison to everything, and they cause disease in humans. The Plant Paradox I think if you’re…

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Are there ways to promote brain health other than taking a vitamin? Food has some of the most powerful abilities to help you avoid `This is my top eight nutrients for brain health.  There are a lot of different kinds of illness that can affect the brain. As we age however this population is unique…

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Supplements are confusing. Which one do you need and how much now to add to the confusion you have to think about which ‘form’ is right for you. I hope to take a boring topic and make it useful and fun. Did you know there are Nine different types of Magnesium and they’re not all…

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You know I’ve done acupuncture now for over twenty years now, and few people come in saying, “Hey can acupuncture help my high blood pressure?” Hypertension Meets Acupuncture It’s more the other problems you think about when you step into acupuncture. You try it for things like knee pain or a migraine, right?  So have you…

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