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A Family Healing Center, PC

McMinnville Clinic

330 SE Baker Street
McMinnville, Oregon 97128
PH. 503 883 0333

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The Importance of Magnesium

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals in the body. Magnesium plays a role in many vital physiological functions. Magnesium deficiency is very common among patients admitted to the hospital. Magnesium deficiency can cause a large array of issues including neurological and cardiac problems... [read more]

Teaching your Children How to Swallow Pills

Swallowing pills can be a daunting endeavor, especially if you are a 7 year old. I taught my children very early how to swallow pills, almost before they could comprehend that it might be a scary thing. Most people are going about it all wrong.... [read more]

The Freedom Diet – coming sooooooon!

The food revolution is here and can be confusing to navigate. With dietary suggestions coming from all directions, one must be able to search through all of these suggestions and come up with the plan that is the best fit. Not all of the recent... [read more]

Coffee: Healthy or Unhealthy?

Coffee has been under large debate in previous years but mounting research is in support of drinking moderate amounts of coffee for improved health in many arenas.   For example, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) released a report this year stating that moderate amounts... [read more]

Testosterone for Health

Testosterone is one of my favorite hormones to discuss because its popularity is very low compared to estrogen and progesterone. Especially woman who are familiar with bioidentical hormone replacement, usually estrogen and progesterone are highlighted in bioidentical hormone replacement but testosterone is only minimally discussed.... [read more]

Senate Bill 442

This article is written on behalf of my family, my daughters, my many patients, and all Oregonians who deserve the right to MEDICAL CHOICE. I am a naturopathic family and pediatric physician. For over thirteen years I have offered primary care to families of Multnomah... [read more]

What You Should Know…Shaving “Down There”

After years in practice and doing many female exams, I have begun to see some patterns that I want to share with you. I will start by saying this blog may test your comfort limits but this is a subject that should be talked about.... [read more]

The Magic of UNDA numbers

If you have been to our clinic, then you have most likely been introduced to UNDA numbers. We use UNDA numbers in our practice quite a bit. Biotherapeutic drainage may be another term you hear us use when we refer to the work that UNDAs... [read more]

Obesity Increases Cancer Risk

It is not shocking news to learn that obesity significantly increases cancer risk. One of the newest studies connecting obesity to cancer was just published online in the Lancet in August. The study included more than 5 million people which makes it’s conclusions very valid.... [read more]

Depression, Anxiety, and Pyroluria? What?

Is the answer to your anxiety, depression, or emotional issues more simple than you think? Take a simple questionnaire to find out…click the link below at the end of the article. You don’t have to be able to pronounce it, Pyroluria “Pie-roll-YER-ee-uh” or remember what... [read more]