Posts By: Debra Arko Novotny

Every time I test my magnesium level, I’m deficient even though I take a huge dose of these horse sized pill nightly. It’s not just me. Do We Need A High Dose Magnesium? Yesterday a patient – mark her the 3rd patient this month who test deficient in magnesium. The month isn’t even half over….

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Nothing sucks more than feeling bloated and gassy. It’s that crappy feeling when you can’t go. So, ask yourself are you constipated? I’m going to help you get going on knowing what to do to get going safely. What Is Constipation? Doctors and practitioners like myself call this gastric distress too. The whole colon or…

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Is your body driving you nuts? I mean are you trying to lose weight and nothing is working. The doctor said everything is okay, but you have read a lot about thyroid and think it’s the problem stopping you from a slimmer you from showing up in real life. I believe you. I also believe…

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I had one of those strange new client calls today. She wanted to lower high cholesterol with supplements.  She also has type I Diabetes. As the conversation went, it was a fantastic complimentary consult. We hit it off. She was ready to make changes in her life and work with a Health Coach. We’ll call…

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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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