Ask the Doctor2017-07-06T14:52:49+00:00

Ask the Doctor

Dr. Laura Miles shares her knowledge on getting healthy and staying healthy through conventional, alternative, and restorative techniques.

5 tips for addressing cholesterol

I have had a request to revisit cholesterol and options for treatment.  To understand what your cholesterol goal should be you need to know more than just your regular, standard cholesterol numbers. As far as treatments go, the lipidologists (those physicians that focus on cholesterol) [...]

January 18th, 2020|Educated Consumer|

3 surprising home toxins

We have been detoxing this past week and on Monday I had a great group discussing all the areas we can work on in our home to decrease our chemical exposure.  I remember when I first started doing functional medicine, when heavy metals/toxins were brought [...]

January 11th, 2020|Educated Consumer|

The benefits of detoxing

Thanksgiving is usually filled with food, food and more food.  Many of you might be suffering a post-Thanksgiving food hangover.  Symptoms like bloating, joint pain, headaches, swelling fingers, bottom of feet hurting when you first get out of bed, diarrhea, and constipation can be related [...]

November 23rd, 2019|Diet & Weight, Educated Consumer|

Is the Impossible Burger good for you?

I have been hearing a lot about the impossible burger these days and thought I would explore what all the hype was about.  The impossible burger is the latest in attempts of plant based products that supposedly looks, tastes and even bleeds like real meat.  [...]

November 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Rotisserie Chicken Concerns

The $4.99 Costco rotisserie chicken is such a great deal and so easy to grab for dinner who wouldn’t grab and go?  It seems so easy and a quick healthy alternative.  Not so fast….  Sometimes quick and easy is not always the best. READ ON [...]

November 10th, 2019|Educated Consumer|

Anxiety top 10 tips

As we turn the corner leading into the holidays, there is typically a plethora of emotions that many people encounter:  dread, panic, fear, sadness and probably one of the most common…anxiety.  Anxiety can manifest in several ways:  worry, obsession, fear, anger, erratic thoughts, forgetfulness, confusion [...]

November 3rd, 2019|Educated Consumer|

Testosterone Risks for Women

Last week I discussed the risks of too much testosterone for men so now let’s look at women.  There has been a huge push for testosterone in women in the last five years and is being touted for energy and libido.   Advertising leads us to [...]

October 28th, 2019|Educated Consumer|