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Tirzepatide

Tirzepatide

By: Megan Reed Tirzepatide is a groundbreaking medication that has recently gained attention for its potential in assisting with weight loss.  What is Tirzepatide? Tirzepatide is a type of medication known as a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist. It...

What is Semaglutide and why does it work for weight loss?

What is Semaglutide and why does it work for weight loss?

By: Jen Fletcher, FNP-C             In 2018 a new medication came out for Diabetes Type 2 (adult-onset diabetes) called Ozempic. It was a huge breakthrough because not only were patients getting better blood sugar control, but they were losing weight.  It proved to be...

My Top 5 Things to De-Stress

My Top 5 Things to De-Stress

By: Jennifer Fletcher, FNP Let’s admit it, almost every American deals with stress on a daily basis.  It is often overwhelming.  I would say that 25% of my patient visits are regarding stress, anxiety, and depression.  I have noticed these numbers...

Genesight Testing

Genesight Testing

By: Megan Reed It is not uncommon for people to try numerous mental health medications until they find the “right” one; however, there is now new testing that enables us to take a lot of the guesswork out of medication choices. At Active Family we offer...

Vitamin D

Vitamin D

BY: Megan Reed As we are now in the long dark winter of Northern Idaho our loss of long sunlight hours can directly affect our vitamin D levels. Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that we get from a few foods, supplementation and from the sun. Vitamin D helps with...

October Breast Cancer Screening Awareness Month

October Breast Cancer Screening Awareness Month

October Breast Cancer Screening Awareness Month by Megan Reed, NP Every October is breast cancer awareness month which helps bring attention to the impact of breast cancer. Breast cancer is the second most common cause of cancer in women behind skin cancer and the...

Ultra Endurance Events and IV Infusions

Ultra Endurance Events and IV Infusions

Ethan Harrison is a local athlete who competes in Winter Ultra Endurance bike events. We were able to help him with IV infusions last winter and were so excited to see him complete his races. Heres a little of his story in his words: "Hello, my name is Ethan Harrison...

Colon Cancer Screening Updates

Colon Cancer Screening Updates

Colon cancer is the 3rd leading cancer among men and women and we are seeing a rise in younger people between the ages of 45-49. This rise has led to a change in guidelines for colon cancer screening to provide earlier detection of colon cancer. Previously, we would...

NAD+ Therapy in Coeur d’Alene

NAD+ Therapy in Coeur d’Alene

Why NAD+ Therapy? NAD+ (also known as nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide) is a great way to boost your energy and provide anti-aging treatment as we head into summer. NAD+ is a coenzyme in our body that we use for energy and cell repair. NAD+ has been found to help...

Nutrition Tips for Wonderful Mothers

Nutrition Tips for Wonderful Mothers

3 Nutrition tips for the busy and wonderful mother that you are! 1.      Keep a water bottle with you AT ALL TIMES. It may seem silly but you MUST find a water bottle that motivates you to drink water. The USDA recommends women drink about 11...

Seasonal Allergy Relief in Coeur d’Alene

Seasonal Allergy Relief in Coeur d’Alene

Here are a few tips for pollen season which some of you likely are already feeling!  The first spring time pollen to start up is cedar tree pollen, which is cross reactive with common landscaping bushes like arborvitae.  Cedar tree pollen generally starts up by...

NAD+

NAD+

In a world full of pollution, stress and inflammation our bodies can all use a little help to combat these negative health factors. While there are some things we can do to help with these health factors on our own (eating right, exercise, meditation to name a few)...

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