Q: As a breast cancer survivor, should I eat or avoid soy? – Amanda in Bartlesville
A: New research indicates that soy foods decrease the risk of breast cancer recurrence.
Naturopathic oncologist Dr Tina Kaczor states: “As the following studies show, evidence suggests there is no increased risk of recurrence for any subpopulations of breast [...]
Q: At each of my diabetes check ups, my doctor adds another drug. I’m up to 6 drugs now for blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure, and neuropathy. I want to get better, and I don’t want to take more drugs. Is there another way? — Ed in Muskogee
A: We’ve helped many people to restore [...]
Q: I have PCOS and have been taking birth control to regulate my cycles. I would like to have a child. Are there natural options for regulating my cycle and for increasing fertility? – Annie in Owasso
A: PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) develops as a result of insulin resistance and hormonal imbalance. While birth control [...]
Q: Our son’s teacher has advised us that he needs medication for ADHD. Before we use medication, what are the other alternatives? — Sarah in Broken Arrow
A: Natural therapies can be very helpful for children with ADHD. Benefits that parents often notice include better focus at school, fewer melt-downs at home, better interactions with [...]
Q: My wife is starting chemotherapy for breast cancer next month. What can we do to help her stay healthier during treatment? Is there anything we can do to help the chemotherapy work better? – Ron in Jenks
Eating well, exercising, and taking nutritional supplements are keys to thriving through chemotherapy. For breast [...]
Q: Everyone at work seems to have a cold, flu, or sinus infection. What should I do to protect myself ? – Denise in Tulsa
1) Wash hands frequently
Read what happened to the frequency of illness in an elementary school that scheduled hand washing 4 times daily.
Then, check out our tips on [...]
Q: I’m taking calcium and my T score is getting worse. What are some of the natural options to build bone density? – Anne in Tulsa
A: There are several things that you can do to build bone density. These include weight bearing activity, hormonal balance, and nutritional supplementation. For activity, try walking or even [...]
Q: I’m a school teacher. As part of my job, I have to spray hand sanitizers on myself and the kids several times a day. I’ve read that not all hand sanitizers are kid-safe. What would you recommend? – Ann in Bixby
A: Hand sanitizers can be a great way to prevent the spread of [...]
Q: I’m concerned about the chemicals in house cleaners. My husband says that if we’re not putting the chemicals in our mouths, then it doesn’t matter. Who’s right? Are there alternatives? – Denise in Owasso
A: Yes, chemicals in common household cleaners can make your family sick. When chemicals touch your skin, or when you [...]
Q: Help, I’m getting eaten alive by mosquitos! Is it safe to use DEET repellants? Are there alternatives that work?
– Peter in Tulsa
A: Don’t put anything on your skin that you wouldn’t put in your mouth; it does absorb. 48% of DEET is absorbed into the skin within 6 hours of applying it.