Nutrients Can Change Genetic Expression

The latest trend in functional medicine is to test patients' genetics to help individualize treatment. Perhaps the most recognized example of this is the MTHFR test for methylation defects. Sites like have helped to educate thousands of people on this. However, recent studies are also showing that the appropriate intake of nutrients can influence [...]

Ultraviolet Blood Irradiation Helps Patients with Lyme Disease

Chronic infections like Lyme disease are becoming epidemic in the US. According to the CDC, 300,000 new cases of Lyme disease are diagnosed each year. The struggle to find new effective therapies is a real one. Antibiotics often do not adequately kill or control the infection, with a significant negative impact on the digestive tract. [...]

Antioxidants Help Decrease Smart Phone Stress

Everyone has a smart phone practically attached to their bodies nowadays. The problem with this is that they are literally cooking your body, just like a tiny microwave oven. If you're talking into it, it's cooking your brain. If you're carrying it in your front pants pocket, it's cooking your ovaries or your testicles. If [...]

Family Practice Services Now Available

For a few years we have been getting numerous requests from current and prospective patients to serve them or their families as their family practice doctor. However, due to the specialized nature of our current practice providers, including our medical director Dr. Megan Strauchman, we have been unable to accommodate these requests........... .........until now. Starting [...]

By |2016-06-01T15:45:24-04:00June 1st, 2016|Announcements, Doctors|0 Comments

The Ticks Are Bad This Year! Learn How to Prevent Lyme Disease.

Over the last 5 years we have received 2 live ticks in the office to send out for Lyme testing. Already this year we've had 3! For anyone who doesn't know, we have Tic Kits in the office that we can use to send a tick out to be tested for Lyme disease. The tick [...]

Comprehensive Lyme disease treatment now available in Michigan

Grand Blanc, MI - Lyme disease is the fastest growing tick-borne illness in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Approximately 300,000 people are infected with Lyme disease each year, an alarming number. The staggering statistics continue: according to the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS), 50% of all ticks [...]

By |2016-03-07T22:10:11-05:00March 6th, 2014|Dr. Morningstar, Lyme disease|1 Comment

Onward Toward Scoliosis Prevention…….Not Just Treatment!

The amount of scoliosis research has grown considerably over the last decade, with much of it devoted to non-surgical, conservative exercise-based treatment options. While this trend is extremely positive, it is still nonetheless geared toward treating the symptom of a whole-body disorder we all know as scoliosis. While the conventional medical community continues to look [...]

By |2016-03-07T23:25:07-05:00February 11th, 2014|Dr. Morningstar, Scoliosis|0 Comments