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Enjoy everyone. Be Well. Dr. Audette

Eating Healthy the Scrooge Way

If I had a dollar for every time I have heard a patient tell me that “I can’t afford to eat healthy”, I would be as rich as Scrooge. The sad thing about this is that everyone can afford to … Read More

Cars and Cortisol

In today’s alternative health setting, we are seeing a lot of chronic diseases and inflammatory disorders that have substantial roots in adrenal fatigue.  There are many causes of adrenal fatigue, but stress is at the top of the ladder.  In … Read More

The Toxic Waste Dump Called Home Sewage

I hate ruining a party, especially one that I am also enjoying.  However, that is what I am doing right now by writing this week’s blog.  Most of us abhor all of the environmental pollution that occurs in industry and … Read More

Medical Iodophobia and the Ridiculous Daily Amount

Iodine was first discovered in 1811 by Bernard Courtois (a saltpeter manufacturer in France), by adding sulfuric acid to charred seaweed. The purple gas that was liberated condensed into crystals and was dubbed “iode” from the Greek word “iodes”, meaning … Read More

Oxytocin and the Female Deer Exercise

The hormone oxytocin is perhaps best known for its role in female reproduction and is secreted by the pituitary gland during mechanical stimulation of the nipples and genital area during labor, breast-feeding and sexual activity.  It produces muscle contractions associated … Read More

The Ode to Big M.

To the crème de la crème In a Posilac vein Do you grace our fair world With a milk colored stain In war you’re our friend To a 2,4,5 – T With an agent of orange For mommy and me … Read More

Do yoga, get bent

If I had a nickel for every time I have heard the following phrase, I’d be a nickel millionaire: “I’m not flexible enough to do yoga”.  It is also a rather ironic statement since we do yoga in order to … Read More

Fermented foods preserve your guts

Hippocrates once said: “All disease begins in the gut”. This statement has proven to be far more accurate than he would ever have guessed and the reason is gut flora. Defective gut flora or “gut dysbiosis” can occur in anyone … Read More