Sports injuries! (Ahem… weekend warriors)
What’s worse than tennis elbow? Golf balls! Sheesh, sorry… these are the jokes. After a sedentary work week, scaling a mountain on Saturday and 36-holes on Sunday can take their toll by way of common sports injuries. The 7 most … Continue reading Sports injuries! (Ahem… weekend warriors)
PRP Success Story: Paul’s Big Toe
Paul is a kickboxing coach who tells us his story about how he had an injury to his big toe after a wrestling accident. He wasn’t recovering well on his own so he received PRP treatments from Dr O’Connell and … Continue reading PRP Success Story: Paul’s Big Toe
Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies [with keto/vegan variation]
Everyone has been asking me for this recipe and I totally understand why! These cookies are so tasty and soft. They can be enjoyed by a few special populations (grain-free, vegan, dairy-free, lower-carb), but even people without any dietary restrictions … Continue reading Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies [with keto/vegan variation]
Stop what you’re doing and read this post about making your own kombucha at home! Trust me, it’s worth it. Continue reading Homemade Kombucha!
The Red Coats are coming (and giving me CRAMPS)!
Sisters in solidarity! Say goodbye to pesky period problems with these natural cures! Check out my latest blog post for tips on how to ease those monthly woes. Continue reading The Red Coats are coming (and giving me CRAMPS)!
Probiotics, pickles, and ferments
Calling all curious minds! Want to learn about the power of #ferments and #probiotics for gut health? Let’s dive into the world of live cultures and explore the benefits they have to offer! Get ready to discover a whole new world of flavor and health! Continue reading Probiotics, pickles, and ferments
Dear Ladies, please sleep.
Hey ladies! Did you know that good sleep is crucial for our health and well-being? Check out my latest blog post for tips on how to prioritize sleep and improve sleep quality. Continue reading Dear Ladies, please sleep.
Female Hormones Mini Course
Estrogen and progesterone are two hormones that play a central role in women’s bodies throughout the menstrual cycle and pregnancy, but are key to optimal health of a woman throughout her lifetime. Estrogen helps regulate the growth and development of … Continue reading Female Hormones Mini Course
Keto Caramel Swirl Cheesecake
Allulose is used in this keto caramel cheesecake with a rich cocoa crust. Your normie friends will ask for seconds! Continue reading Keto Caramel Swirl Cheesecake
Gut health & depression
What is “leaky gut?” Imagine a wall made with bricks and mortar. Your gut walls are similar with junctions between cells that are supposed to be tightly stuck together. This gut wall is a barrier to keep the outside world … Continue reading Gut health & depression
Interview with Dr. O’Connell: Regenerative Medicine
Watch Dr. O’Connell talk with NourishDoc.com about regenerative medicine for musculoskeletal pain! Continue reading Interview with Dr. O’Connell: Regenerative Medicine
Naturopathic and Functional Neurology
What continues to do its job after it’s fired? A neuron… 🙃 Here are some natural ways to improve brain health and longevity: 🐝Make strong social connections: join a club or take a class at a community center because social … Continue reading Naturopathic and Functional Neurology
😩 “Doctor… I’m having such a tough time lately. I’m a teepee.” 👩🏽⚕️ “Mmmhmm…” 😩 “I— actually… I’m a pup tent.” 👩🏽⚕️ “I see…” 😩 “NO! I’m a teepee! …wait… I’m also a pup tent.” 👩🏽⚕️ “I know what’s wrong … Continue reading Men’s Health
Mental Health Info
“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” ― Albert Camus When in the depth of mental, emotional, and physical winter, what can help us to dig deep and find that hope; … Continue reading Mental Health Info
How can you tell if your fridge is going through menopause? It’s all hot and out of eggs! For real though, hormones can be frustrating when they’re out of balance. Now, where’s that pesky moon calendar…… Everyone is unique and … Continue reading Hormones!
A man walks into a doctor’s office. He has a cucumber up his nose, a carrot in his left ear, and a banana in his right ear. “What’s the matter with me?” he asks the doctor. The doctor replies, “You’re … Continue reading Family Medicine
Alpha 2 Macroglobulin Treatment
Where did Axl Rose get arthritis? … in his sha-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-knees knees! Sorry– had to *crack* a little arthritis joke. 🥴 Anyway… When someone is suffering from arthritis, cartilage-destroying chemicals affect their joints. Catabolic proteases (chemicals that cause cartilage to break … Continue reading Alpha 2 Macroglobulin Treatment
A little help for neck pain
Neck. Pain. Ugh. What can we do? Most people over 20 years old have, or have had, neck pain. That sucks. And it can affect us, not just physically, but also with social and psychological aspects of our beings. It … Continue reading A little help for neck pain
What’s a trigger point?
What are trigger points? Do I have them? In another post, we talked about knee pain sometimes being caused by trigger points in the thigh. But that’s not the only place they can be! Trigger points are defined as areas … Continue reading What’s a trigger point?
When knee pain isn’t from the knee
Is my knee pain coming from my quads? In a recent study on young athletes, it was found that there may be a link between anterior knee pain (pain in the front of the knee) and trigger points in the … Continue reading When knee pain isn’t from the knee
Normal BMI Improves Immune System Function
Inflammation and body composition are INTERTWINED, y’all! If we know anything about overall, body-wide inflammation, we know it SUCKS. But beyond it making people feel like utter garbage, it makes people have an increased risk of dying from illnesses, allergic … Continue reading Normal BMI Improves Immune System Function
Fat Loss = Health Gain
A little weight loss goes a long way! For obese persons (BMI >40) losing 5-10% of weight can drastically improve blood pressure and cholesterol. Depression, quality of life, mobility, sexual dysfunction, and urinary stress incontinence are significantly improved as well. … Continue reading Fat Loss = Health Gain