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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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Pyroluria Questionnaire

Pyroluria: A condition related to many emotional challenges The following symptoms can be directly related to low levels of zinc and Vitamin B 6. Pyroluria is a common metabolism problem that results in increased pyrole excretion in the urine. When these extra pyroles are made,... [read more]

The Magic of Warming Socks!

I have used warming socks on patients and my own children for over a decade and they work! It is a simple concept and essential in helping the body recover from any problem affecting the head or sinuses. Warming socks are especially important for ear... [read more]

Food ABSOLUTELY Affects Mental Health

Keeping yourself emotionally sound is a daily job. Working towards better moods, better thought processes, and better ways to deal with stress are important to keeping yourself emotionally more stable. New research has shown that certain foods can, in fact, affect nervous system and brain... [read more]

Fighting the Flu

There have been quite a few cases of the flu circulating through the Portland area. The flu has been responsible for many hospitalizations already in 2014 and has been responsible for a few deaths. It is not something to take lightly and everyone must take... [read more]

The Alzheimer’s Diet

The incidence of Alzheimer’s is increasing in our society. Currently it is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. It is not too early to start prevention of Alzheimer’s disease and it is not too late to begin a healthy diet once... [read more]

Fruits Diabetics can Eat and Love

Diabetes has become a rather large epidemic in the United States and worldwide. And it is a disease that has mostly been self inflicted by our dietary and lifestyle habits. According to the World Health Organization, diabetes affects 340 million people worldwide. Type 1 diabetes (also... [read more]

What’s Wrong with Paleo?

  Everyone is searching for the best way to loose weight, feel better, have more energy, and look better. Dieting has been part of American culture for a very long time. But why should we need to restrict the food we are eating? Because we... [read more]

Why Low Progesterone May be Bad for You

Hormone balance is important. Any woman can tell you that she notices when her hormones are off. Imagine many of the diagnoses that women come to the doctor with that are related to an imbalance in hormones. Menopausal symptoms, hot flashes, night sweats, PMS, postpartum... [read more]

Drinking Vinegars are all the rage in Portland

Drinking vinegar for health dates back a long time, especially in Japan, where it started as far back as during the Samurai Warrior times. The warriors would bring a tonic of vinegar and water into battle to fend off fatigue, helping them to fight longer... [read more]

The Anti-Inflammation Diet

The Anti-Inflammation diet is designed to improve people’s health. It is a lifestyle change that is extremely rewarding. Many foods cause unnecessary micro-damage resulting in long-term inflammation, otherwise referred to as “chronic inflammation.” At first, this inflammation goes un-noticed for a long time. Later,  symptoms... [read more]