December 21, 2018

Episode 59: When I Get That Feeling, I Need Functional Healing

Functional Medicine Consultant Dr. Lacey Chittle shares information with us to best use our greatest healing tool, our body, to ease the symptoms of illnesses. This does include ways to boost the immune system to combat HSV expressions through the physical body. We're not talking about cures here by any means. We're talking about giving the body the best chance to keep illnesses at bay which happen to include herpes outbreaks. Dr. Lacey names off various supplements to help and those will be mentioned below:

*DO NOT DIVE IN TO ADDING THE MENTIONED SUPPLEMENTS INTO YOUR DIET WITHOUT FIRST CONSULTING YOUR DOCTOR OR PHYSICIAN

Supplements for herpes: Lomatrium (herbal antiviral), Monolaurin (lauric acid from coconut works as an antiviral), lysine (an amino acid from protein)

Supplements for general immune support: Vitamin D3 sources are sunlight, mushrooms, salmon, liver, egg yolk and supplements, vitamin C sources are fruits and veggies such as acerola cherries, rose hips, sweet and spicy peppers, black currants, guava, oranges, kale, broccoli, papaya, strawberries. Supplement sources are ester-c, liposomal vitamin C, ascorbic acid, buffered vitamin c/ascorbic acid. Best absorption is with liposomal vitamin C or ester-C. Zinc (food sources include seafood, meat, eggs, beans, nuts, seeds and soy. Supplemental zinc best absorbed form is zinc picolinate.

Connect with Dr. Lacey Chittle on Instagram like I did @Drlaceychittle. If you have questions or want to reach out for a consultation, email her at: lacey@drlaceychittle.com and visit her website: www.drlaceychittle.com 

I'm on social media @Honmychest. Follow me and the hashtags #Somethingpositiveforpositivepeople as well as #spfpp.

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