Dr. Laura M. Brown, ND's Latest Posts

Dr. Laura Shares: GUT Viruses Implicated in Parkinson’s Disease

This article on the link between viruses found in the gastrointestinal tract and Parkinson’s Disease is from www.medscape.com Gut Viruses a Potential Trigger for Parkinson’s Disease? Pauline Anderson July 19, 2018 Shifts in gut bacteriophages, viruses that infect and replicate within bacteria, are implicated in the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease (PD), new research suggests. “Most likely, bacteriophages […]

| July 20th 2018

Dr. Laura: Anxiety Antidotes

Is there a solution to anxiety, feeling uneasy, overwhelmed, or difficulty concentrating? We can feel anxious for just about anything. How does this happen? What is going on in the body while this happens? How do you make it stop? Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in North America as stated by the […]

| July 12th 2018

Dr. Laura: 21 Reasons You Might be Constipated

Bowels that move slow or are difficult to pass are not only uncomfortable, they are unhealthy. It is important we eliminate from our bowels at least once, and up to three times per day. Constipation is an issue affecting up to 20% of the population(1). When the stool stays in the colon for extending lengths […]

| July 7th 2018

Dr. Laura’s Electrolyte Recipes

Working out or exercising outdoors? Have you thought of an electrolyte replacement recipe? If you are active for more than an hour, replacing your electrolytes might help boost your performance, not to mention your health. Electrolyte replacement recipes: A.           1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 cups of filtered […]

| July 3rd 2018

Dr. Laura’s Veggie Wraps

Veggie Wraps: Easy Quick and Simple Lunch  The collard greens make great wraps, warm or cold. Ingredients: Sprouted Mung beans, cooked according to package. Quinoa, cooked according to package 2 tbsp olive oil. Collard leaf greens Cooking Quinoa: Generally quinoa needs twice the amount of water to cook. You bring it to a boil without […]

| June 18th 2018

Dr. Laura: 11 Ways to Use Plants as Medicine

11 Ways to Use Plants as Medicine Plants are essential to us. They provide food, healing and medicine. Learn 11 different ways plants can be used as medicine. 1. Plants as Food – Food as Medicine PHYTOCHEMICALS There are more than 5,000 phytochemicals identified plus many we suspect still remain unknown. Turns out, Mother Nature […]

| May 29th 2018

Dr. Laura: Organ System Screening

Organ System Screening Detection of internal events by electrical changes in the skin is a well accepted tool in medicine.   Most are aware and have used one or more of the following medical measurement devices: Electrocardiogram (EKG) – electrical conduction of the heart Electroencephalogram (EEG) – electrical conduction in the brain Oximeters- pulse-rate monitors- electrical […]

| May 6th 2018

Dr. Laura: 5 Major Factors in Menopausal Weight Gain

Menopausal weight gain is troublesome and annoying. Menopausal weight gain can increase risks for cardiac events and insulin dysregulation. 5 Major factors in menopausal weight gain: Genetics Sex hormone changes Sleep Depression Stress Diet Figure out what’s going on in your body!  Learn how hormone levels, including the thyroid estrogen and progesterone, sleep hygiene, physical […]

| May 6th 2018

Dr. Laura: Root Cause Medicine

Root Cause Medicine   How do you get to the root cause of your health problems? Welcome a medical professional who: Goes over the underlying patterns identified in your recent blood work, imaging and lab reports. Considers laboratory values within ranges and patterns to achieve optimal health, not necessarily waiting until there is frank disease. […]

| April 10th 2018

Dr. Laura: Get your GOOD Carbohydrates: Easy Roasted Veggies

FRESH, WHOLE & NATURAL Our bodies are designed with a blueprint made many hundreds of years ago.  Our lifestyles and environment have changed a lot since then, but our bodies have not.  We need whole, real foods. This means preparing ahead, especially things like our complex carbohydrates. We need to look to root vegetables more and […]

| April 10th 2018