Often people come to us having already visited a slew of other doctors and practitioners and we are often asked what makes Be Optimal different. To begin, there is no cookie cutter approach to what we do. We meet people where they are…
Detoxification is the process of removing toxic substances. Detoxification (on a medical level) is removing toxins from the blood. In this Blog, you will learn the benefits of detox, why you might need it for your body, how to get started, what you can do to assist your body while you detox and different detox program options…
There is a lot of buzz about keeping your heart healthy by reducing stress, eating healthfully and staying active. The questions are: How do I do that? What does that look like? and How exactly can I prevent any major cardiovascular incident? In this blog, you will learn what it means to prevent cardiovascular disease, experience the joy of health and how to exercise healthfully.
We’ve all heard that winter is the “season” for colds, the flu, and infections. But it doesn’t have to be! We see advertisements constantly for medications and shots, but what about boosting the immune system naturally to be able to fight off those pesky bugs and viruses that come around during the winter? We’re here to support your body to maintain optimal health, regardless of the season! Check out Dr. Abby’s top 8 ways to stay healthy all winter long!
With October being breast cancer awareness month, we decided to focus on how women can be in a space of preventative care! Because less than 1% of disease is truly genetic, we can absolutely change our environment and drastically reduce the chances of ending up with a chronic disease. Even though this month is focused on women's health, all of these tips apply to men, too!
We are so often asked what to buy at the store, where to start and how to cook a meal easily for just you or the whole family to prevent the need to prepare additional meals. We pride ourselves in helping people find ways for the WHOLE family to be eating healthfully without even knowing it because it tastes so good!
If you need lunch and dinner ideas along with a helpful shopping list based on some of our favorite items from Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods…you’re in the right place! Get started on your health journey now!
This month our focus is on the all-important gut! Did you know the human body contains more bacterial cells in the gut that there are human cells in the entire body? Pretty crazy, right? The gut is not only important for a healthy digestive system, it's also crucial for immune function, nutrient absorption, and even neurotransmitter production! Read on about how important a healthy microbiome is, and what can happen when it gets out of balance.