Entries by Heather

Why the docs at Lake Pointe detox twice a year, and why you should too!

Here’s the honest truth: Staying healthy is hard work. We’re all managing the best we can but between busy schedules, stress and daily toxin exposure, we could all put more effort and focus into being healthier. Lifelong good health takes dedication. That’s why we recommend detoxing twice a year. It’s a great opportunity to check […]

Case Study: Looking Good Doesn’t Always Equal Good Health

You may think that if you look fit and feel pretty good overall, that your body is healthy and there’s nothing you need to change to become even healthier. The truth is: you can’t always tell what’s truly going on just by the way you look and feel. Case Study A patient of ours recently […]

Why it’s important to get more Vitamin D in the Winter

It can be especially hard during winter months to get the right amount of Vitamin D in your diet. You may be feeling blue, or unable to shake the virus that’s been making its way through the office. That’s because we typically get the majority of our daily Vitamin D intake from the sun—which is […]

Be Rested: Tips for Better Rest

We’re always searching for the best ways to get better sleep and feel more rested throughout the week. Here are our best suggestions (that we use too!) to help you get better rest. 1. Acupuncture Acupuncture is a wonderful holistic way to help your body get better rest. It can help produce melatonin, your body’s […]

3 Easy Tips for Improving Focus

Focus. Whether you’re juggling multiple projects at work, your kids’ hectic schedules, or simply a busy person with a lot on their plate, it can be a challenge to give each task the attention it deserves. That’s where practicing focus techniques comes in handy. Our increasingly plugged-in and connected world has us pulled in so […]

Build Your Own Natural Medicine Cabinet

With cold and flu season fast approaching, many of you might be busy stocking your medicine cabinets with symptom relievers and pain medicines. What about filling your shelves with herbal remedies and vitamins that will help you stay strong and healthy instead? Here are our favorite vitamins, oils, and supplements we recommend taking to stay […]

What are probiotics, exactly? Probiotics are the good bacteria living in your gut. When you take a probiotic, whether it’s a supplement or your favorite fermented food, you’re ingesting billions of live microorganisms that help keep your gut balanced, your waste system running smoothly, and your body healthy and happy. Over the past decade, study […]

Be Fertile: 5 Ways to Combat Hormonal Imbalances

Hormonal balance is vital to your overall health—especially if you’re having issues with fertility. Many fertility issues—for both men and women—stem from hormones gone haywire. Hormonal imbalances can be caused by a number of different factors, from what’s on your dinner plate to your everyday stress levels. We’ve put together a great list of things […]

What It’s Like Getting A Functional Physical

What it’s like getting a Functional Physical As the new social media manager and blog writer at Lake Pointe, the doctors invited me in to experience a Functional Physical for myself so I could fully understand its purpose and process, as well as get an idea of where my health is right now. What is […]