Articles by Dr. Grace Alessi

How to OPTIMIZE bone density!

More than 30 million American women and 10 million men currently have osteoporosis. The number of Americans with a low bone density, not yet severe enough to be labeled as osteoporosis, could be twice this number. A woman’s risk of fracture related to osteoporosis, is higher through her lifetime than her risk of getting breast… read more

DANGERS OF CELL PHONE USE. Protect Yourself and Your Family!

While manufacturers of cell phone and similar devices  would like us to believe that there are no negative impacts on our health from chronic cell phone use, recent studies and case  reports are very convincing that this may not be the case . In 2011 The World Health Organization and the International Agency for Research… read more

Is Your BREATH Making You Sick? SIBO, Not IBS, Might Be Your Problem!

IS your BREATH making you sick?? TIRED of feeling gassy, bloated? Suffering from abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, ugly poop?? You may have SIBO!!! At Balanced Well – Being Healthcare we have a low threshold for testing for SIBO and treatment can be lifesaving. What is it? SIBO stands for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth. Relatively speaking,… read more

Eating an Alkaline Diet to MAXIMIZE Bone Health

Last month we talked about the nutrients that are important to consume for healthy bones. Remember the “stars of the show” calcium and vitamin D, but the “supporting cast” contains over 15 other nutrients also important in maintaining bone health. Let’s talk this month about the importance of a properly balanced pH and its effect… read more

A Cure for Snoring (Obstructive Sleep Apnea)

Beware, SNORING, may be a telltale sign that your sleep is not restorative and healthy!!!  Snoring is very often associated with a condition called  obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Did you know that sleep apnea may be associated with conditions such as hypertension or high blood pressure, heart disease, atrial fibrillation and hormonal imbalances?  It is… read more