The knowledge around MTHFR mutations is growing. It’s not all about blood clotting tendencies anymore. Many docs are treating methylation defects and seeing improved health in cognitive function, improved digestion, increased energy, decreases in … [Read more...] about Could I Have an MTHFR Mutation?
This week is all about getting our bodies moving at the Holistic Health Center of Dallas. For most of us, getting started is the hardest part. There are so many factors in our lives that make it hard for us to add a new aspect to our routine. Here … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Your Excuses and Get Started
Summer vacations are coming! I just got back from Vegas where I was celebrating my mother’s birthday. Vegas is the motherland of food, from wonderful restaurants featuring Michelin chefs to gluttonous cheap buffets. Even though it’s not easy, there … [Read more...] about How to Stay on Track on Vacation
“I’m so tired that I can barely get out of bed, but I force myself to go to the gym anyway because I need to lose weight.” This is the story of about 80% of my patients on their first visit. Most have been pushing it to the max for months and seeing … [Read more...] about Extreme Exercise May Be Hurting You
Feeling blah? Testosterone may be to blame. Cortisol often takes the blame for most of our hormonal imbalances, but testosterone is a major player in our entire hormonal cascade. That’s right, ladies, testosterone is not just your boyfriend’s … [Read more...] about Natural Ways to Boost Testosterone
It's here! It's here! It's finally here!! Football playoff season, that is. In our house, these are holy months. Especially when the Cowboys have the number 1 seed. Say what??? There is truly no greater joy than cheering for the 'Boys while … [Read more...] about Healthy Munchies!!
You've been killing it since you first set out to reach your current goals. Your inflammation is down, your joints don't hurt, your digestion is on point, and your weight is finally at a level where you feel comfortable. All of this is due to your … [Read more...] about How to Stay Healthy Through the Holidays
I have been so blessed by the fact that I don't have major dietary restrictions such as celiac, dairy intolerance, severe allergies, etc. However, I like to eat for health and prevention, meaning I avoid inflammatory foods as much as possible. … [Read more...] about Dr. Purdy’s Healthy Thanksgiving Menu