What your DNA can tell you and how to use this information

What your DNA can tell you and how to use this information lecture was the first lecture at Johnson Compounding and Wellness kicking off the our fall lecture series.  Almost every seat was taken.  Dr. Gary discussed what gene SNPS are, what they tell us and how this information can be used to help with current health issues.  Also discussed was how this information can be used to help maintain  health as the years roll on.  Genetics, epigenetics and methylation were discussed.

Also discussed was what is involved, the process for analyzing the data and what can be accomplished.

Here is the recording of the presentation.

Click here for DNA test kit order form.

Feel free to contact Dr Gary at 781-893-3870 x2 or gary@naturalcompounder.com if you have any questions.

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Vitamin D vs. Flu Shots

 

Flu season is upon us again. To prevent the flu, we’re told that the best remedy is to get a flu shot—a shot which is consistently ineffective, and, incredibly, still contains mercury in many cases. We at ANH-USA have been beating the drum about vitamin D and its well-documented anti-viral capabilities for years, and there is new evidence demonstrating vitamin D’s role in preventing respiratory infections. When faced with the choice of a cheap, safe, and effective natural immune defense against the flu, or an expensive, dangerous, and ineffective vaccine that makes drug companies billions of dollars—which will our crony health officials choose?

The study, which pooled data from 25 studies that included more than 10,000 participants, found that vitamin D supplementation reduced the risk of respiratory infections (cold and flu) by 10 percent overall—and there are reasons to think this figure greatly understates the degree of protection. The protective effect of the sunshine vitamin was even more dramatic in those who were deficient. For the deficient, which about 40% of Americans are, the risk of infection was reduced by half with vitamin D supplementation.

click this link  Vitamin D vs. Flu Shots to read the full article

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Homeopathy Film Festival

Two great films, a fun afternoon and a great way to learn about homeopathy.  Get your tickets early and save!

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A new approach to wellness-what DNA testing can tell you

With the advancement of DNA testing and measuring, a new approach to wellness is emerging. Functional Medicine focuses on finding the root causes of illness rather than focusing on and treating symptoms.

DNA researchers have discovered that the root cause of most illness is the presence of free radicals and oxidative stress. Now through genetic saliva testing, we can measure your ability to make and use enzymes that are critical components of your health.

Click here for more info on DNA Testing.

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Recordings of past lectures and interviews

At Johnson Compounding & Wellness we provide lectures monthly throughout the year. These lectures provide good information so you can take charge of your health and be informed on what you can do to help your body/mind function at its highest level.

Many people have been asking how to get info on previous lectures they were not able to attend,   We record the presentation and have them posted on our YouTube site.

I also posted recordings of interviews I had with different practitioners, researchers etc. that are now available on YouTube.

You can reserve a seat for lectures at Johnson Compounding & Wellness at Eventbrite.com.  We post information usually about one month prior to the lecture.  Our bi-weekly newsletter is a also a great source of information about health concerns, products, upcoming lectures and sales at the wellness center.  Click here to subscribe to our newsletter.

 

 

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Digestion, Elimination and how to feed the Microbiome

Digestion, Elimination and how to feed the Microbiome lecture was presented by Dr. Gary Kracoff and our integrative and functional dietitian, Bridgitte Carroll. Poor digestion and elimination are the underlying causes in most of our chronic health problems; allergies, hormonal, adrenal and thyroid imbalances,weight control, inflammation and sleep issues to list a few.

They discuss some common problems and offer some suggestions to help restore normal digestion and elimination, how proper selection of food and proper supplementation is necessary to heal the gut, fuel the body, and keep
your microbiome in balance.

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Book a consultation with Dr. Gary click here .

Book a consultation with Bridgitte click here .

 

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Help for Osteopenia/Osteoporosis

Many women are exercising regularly, eating a clean, well balanced diet, taking their vitamin D3, calcium and magnesium and still their bone density keeps going down.  probonoMany times they are told their bone loss it is genetic, and they are doing everything they can to address the bone loss.

There are many nutrients that are necessary for the body to absorb calcium and magnesium and build and maintain bone density. If any of these are missing, the body may have trouble maintaining bone density.

ProBono is a product that is a multi-faceted bone building formulation.  It has been shown to:

  • increase skeletal strength
  • promote healthy bone density
  • improve bone remodeling
  • provides a comprehensive blend of foundational micro-nutrients

Click here for more information about Pro Bono and how it may help you.

 

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Help for Spring/Summer Allergies

The weather is finally getting warmer and the pollen count is rapidly rising.  Now is the time to choose some natural therapies to help you help your body deal with the pollen and your symptoms.

Here is a short video explaining why some people have common allergy symptoms, and why some people do not have any problem with pollen.

I also discuss a few natural products that have been very effective in supporting the body, help with symptoms, and assist your body in reacting more appropriately.  The products are safe for all family members from children through seniors, and can be taken with conventional allergy products.

Feel free to e-mail me with any questions or if you would like to book a consultation, click here.

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