Antioxidants: Why do I need them?

Antioxidants: Why do I need them?

Antioxidants: Why do I need them? Antioxidants are substances that naturally occur in the body and can also be ingested through food and supplements. They are chemicals that can prevent or slow cell damage. Antioxidants are compounds that can donate electrons to free...
Flu Shot FAQS

Flu Shot FAQS

As a nurse practitioner, I have the privilege of helping my patients understand the choices they have to protect and improve their health. I have found some misunderstandings by some people about the influenza vaccine. I thought I would just review some of the...
Five Healthy Habits for Life

Five Healthy Habits for Life

The following article was featured in the July/August 2020 issue of North Idaho Wellness Magazine, and was written by our talented NP, Jana Pedersen. “Consistently maintaining 5 healthy habits can help decrease the chance of suffering from some of the most...
Supporting your Immune Health in Uncertain Times

Supporting your Immune Health in Uncertain Times

Our immune system protects us and enables us to fight off illness including the common cold, flu and coronavirus.  Supporting our immune system with a healthy diet, adequate fluids, proper sleep habits, regular movement and stress management can strengthen our...
Coronavirus Testing

Coronavirus Testing

So, you think you might have been exposed to Coronavirus and you want to get tested? How far back does that swab go anyway? We are testing individuals who do not have illness symptoms at our office. If you have symptoms of Coronavirus such as sore throat, coughing,...