Cleanse & Detox Series: Start with What's Going In cleanse detox Sep 12, 2023

For the first video in our cleanse and detox series, Dr. Thoma shares what he thinks is the most important first step. This step is critical to the overall success of your cleanse and/or detox.

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Do you feel like you need to detox? cleanse detox Sep 05, 2023

Often times patients feel like they would benefit from a cleanse or detox. What they are usually looking for is a quick drink or pill that can help clean out all of their body's system.

Unfortunately, it's not that easy. Dr. Thoma believes that when you do a cleanse or a detox it should be with...

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Intentional Identity - How do you see yourself? intentional identity Sep 01, 2023

Personality traits not only vary over time, they are also subject to the filter of the person considering them.

Who we see ourselves as, through the filter of our internal dialogue, upbringing, experiences, etc, may be different from how other see us through their filter.  Neither...

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Can you take too many supplements? supplements Aug 29, 2023

While supplements are definitely beneficial in the right circumstances, can it be too much?

In this video, Dr. Thoma shares a recent conversation he had with another member of the health and wellness community about supplementation and whether or not too much is a good thing.

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Sitting is the new smoking activity small vessel disease Aug 22, 2023

If you’re one of the many people who lead a very stationary life, you may not realize the impact it has on your long term health.

In this video, Dr. Thoma shares about the impact to your health if you do not get regular activity.

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You can reverse Type 2 Diabetes diabetes diet Aug 15, 2023

Have you been told by doctors and health professionals that you cannot reverse your Type 2 Diabetes? Dr. Thoma disagrees.

In this video, Dr. Thoma briefly shares his experience with implementing lifestyle changes to reverse Type 2 Diabetes. If you’ve been diagnosed with this, or even as...

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Why do you have bags under your eyes? Aug 08, 2023

Have you ever wondered why you have those bags under your eyes and what you can do about them?

In this video, Dr. Thoma shares a few reasons why you may have bags and steps you can take to reduce or resolve them.

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What does Dr. Thoma think about marijuana usage? anxiety marijuana pain Aug 01, 2023

Now that the laws are changing, we have seen an increase in marijuana usage, which Dr. Thoma supports in certain circumstances. 

In this video, Dr Thoma shares his thoughts, as well as the risks and warnings he thinks you should be aware of, before you commit to regular marijuana use. ...

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Are your diabetes medications giving you the right results? diabetes Jul 25, 2023

The number of individuals on medication for diabetes has been on the rise. While there is definitely a need for these medications, there are also lifestyle and diet changes that can be implemented to lower your blood sugar.

In this video, Dr. Thoma shares his thoughts on managing Type 2 Diabetes...

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Do you know how to stretch to loosen your knees and quadriceps? exercises knees stretches Jul 18, 2023

Another stretch Dr. Thoma frequently recommends is the “Kitchen Table Stretch” which is for the knees and quadriceps.

In this video, Dr. Thoma demonstrates this stretch, how to make adjustments that focus on different parts of the leg, and common mistakes. 

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Do you know how to stretch your low back, hamstrings, and calves? exercise lower back stretches Jul 11, 2023

Dr. Thoma frequently recommends the “Kitchen Sink Stretch” as a great way to loosen your low back, hamstrings, and/or calves.

In this video, he demonstrates how to do this stretch and points out various ways to isolate certain muscle groups.

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Intentional Identity - Your Motivations core values intentional identity Jul 06, 2023

Core values are those deeply held, intrinsic motivations that drive each decision we make and how we prioritize our lives.

Our upbringing, experiences, lifestyle, geography, and every other factor in our life, affect how we see the world and decide what is most valuable to us.

If we are living a...

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