I've learned a lot over the years as a massage therapist in Fargo, ND and would like to share my findings with you! All the entries in this section are either my life experiences, the experiences of others, or ideas that I believe to be true. Some of the health ideas and suggestions may work for some people but not for others. I AM NOT A DOCTOR OR A MEDICAL PERSON so I cannot diagnose, only give suggestions from my personal experience, which you may or may not find beneficial. It is my hope that if you try any of my Health Ideas that you and your family may lead a healthier life!


"Unless we put medical freedom into the constitution, the time will come when medicine will organize into an undercover dictatorship. To restrict the art of healing to one class of men and deny equal privilege to others will constitute the Bastille of medical science. All such laws are un-American and despotic and have no place in a republic. The Constitution of this republic should make special privilege for medical freedom as well as religious freedom."

-by Benjamin Rush, MD, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and physician to George Washington


Lipase: Should You Supplement With This Digestive Enzyme?

One of the most crucial aspects of digestion are enzymes — these are proteins that are necessary in speeding up a particular biochemical reaction.1 Enzymes are crucial not just for digestion, but for every single cell in your body and all your physiological processes. In terms of digestion, however, there are eight main types of enzymes, each with its own specific purpose. One of these enzymes is lipase. Most healthy people actually produce enough lipase and other enzymes on their own not to warrant supplementation, but there are some who may need an additional supply of it. In this case, they can turn to lipase supplements. But first, what exactly is lipase and why is it necessary for optim