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How I Became Addicted to Tums

by Kristofer Young April 1, 2015

As a child I had a sensitive stomach.

By 16 my medical doctor prescribed Maalox for my budding duodenal ulcer and recommended that I drink milk to coat my stomach.

My heartburn and gut pain continued and so did my multi-time per day use of antacids. I’ve lost track now, but somewhere…

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Doctors Have All The Answers

by Kristofer Young February 24, 2013

Wouldn’t it be nice if we doctors had all the answers?

Obviously, we don’t. But, a much bigger problem is that we doctors don’t ask enough questions.

Rather than complain about what I perceive as a dangerous shortage of doctor-asked questions, I will offer one.

How is it that a patient with a…

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I’m Not an Ophthalmologist, but … Glaucoma

by Kristofer Young December 29, 2012

First of all, what’s a Functional Medicine Chiropractor to do? I can’t specialize in all things, but as word gets out that a bright generalist can often be of enormous help in understanding and resolving those stubborn symptoms and hopeless conditions, patients keep coming to me with issues for which…

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Kids’ Food-Induced Behavior Wreaking Havoc on Your Holidays?

by Kristofer Young December 18, 2011

photo courtesy Citril @ Flickr

An enormous number of American families suffer with children with food-induced challenging behavior. For many, the stress of these behaviors damages the entire family.

Many families don’t even realize that everyday foods can turn an otherwise wonderful child into a Mr. Hyde. Still others see their children…

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