Young, Sick and Invisible – A Dangerous Trend

Young, Sick and Invisible – A Dangerous Trend

In today’s society, young women are expected to be a beacon of health, beauty, and fertility.  But statistics show that young women are disproportionately affected by certain diseases and health conditions, and they’re often not taken seriously by both their doctors and the general public – especially when they “look” healthy.  

This is why it is becoming more important than ever to advocate for yourself.  It is not normal to not feel well all the time.  Brushing off symptoms such as fatigue, headaches, bloating, aches and pains, etc simply because you’re young is not a good solution – in fact, it is dangerous. 

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3 Ways to Improve Your Gut Mircobiome

3 Ways to Improve Your Gut Mircobiome

Many chronic diseases can be related to gut microbiome – the bacteria that lives in your gut.  The bacteria can be good and bad, and is always a combination of both.  When good bacteria thrives, good things happen to your health.  Good gut bacteria can help with things such improved digestion, strengthening your immune system, decreased inflammation, and even mood.  And when bad bacteria thrives, your health will be negatively affected.  Many lifestyle choices people make today impact their body’s ability to maintain healthy gut bacteria, but the solutions may be easier than most realize.

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An In Depth Look at Functional Medicine and Cardiovascular Health : Dr Kim Blog

An In Depth Look at Functional Medicine and Cardiovascular Health

An In Depth Look at Functional Medicine and Cardiovascular Health

One in three Americans suffer from heart disease. For most, it is preventable and reversible, however majority of people are getting only a fraction of the picture when they have their annual labs run for cholesterol. You can take action to improve your heart health by focusing on in depth functional labs and four aspects of the biochemical system. At Colorado Center of Health and Nutrition we dig deeper and look at all aspects of cardiovascular health to give our patients the full picture of their cardiac risks. Continue reading “An In Depth Look at Functional Medicine and Cardiovascular Health”

An Alternative Approach to Pain Relief : Dr Kim's Blog

An Alternative Approach to Chronic Pain Relief

An Alternative Approach to Chronic Pain Relief

By definition, chronic pain is pain that consistently lasts longer than six months, and it’s a serious problem in the United States. It affects over 100 million people, diminishing productivity and quality of life.  Billions of dollars are spent each year on prescription and over the counter pain medicine.  The opioid epidemic has a frightening grasp on this nation and it’s not going away anytime soon.  However, we are fortunate to also live in a time of easy access to alternative therapies to manage – and even eliminate – pain.  Here are a few alternative approaches to pain management. Continue reading “An Alternative Approach to Chronic Pain Relief”