Dr. Mikell Parsons

ADHD symptoms in kids? No medication and let them play. Image of four boys playing.

ADHD Symptoms in Kids? A Non-Medication Treatment Option

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / September 12, 2021 /

Where do some kids get their endless energy? Yes, it’s a normal part of being young but have you been an observer of a child that you would love to find the “off switch” for? I know that many parents, siblings and teachers have often wished for the known location of such a switch. It’s…

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How to Drink More Water

How to Drink More Water to Help You Detox

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / July 27, 2021 /

Why should we drink more water? Because the solution to pollution is dilution.  If you struggle with toxicity, sluggishness and fatigue, water is one of the best “medicines.” Our toxicity levels can go down when we are well hydrated. And yet, over 80% of people that I test in the office are dehydrated. Why is…

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Do Multivitamins Work? Yes and Here's Why You Need Them

Do Multivitamins Work? Why You Need One

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / June 6, 2021 /

As a nutritionist, one of the most frequently asked questions I get asked is “Do multivitamins work? And do I really need to take them?” The short answer is YES! Here’s why (it’s not exactly why you might think). Our world is toxic and it’s only getting worse. For us to have a detoxification system…

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Is Organic Food Worth It? What to Buy First

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / April 23, 2021 /

Is organic food worth it? Are organic fruits and vegetables really worth it? As a Certified Clinical Nutritionist I get asked this all the time. The answer? Yes, eat organic vs non-organic as much as possible! But it isn’t always feasible from a cost or availability standpoint. Since you might not always be able to…

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Good Gut Health: Yeastie Beasties and Treatsies - image of yeast microbes

Good Gut Health: Yeastie Beasties and Treatsies

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / March 11, 2021 /

Do you have “bugs in the gut?” You should! Everyone has them, but the right kind are important for good gut health. So there are the “good guys” and all of the rest of the guys when it comes to bug balance in the intestines. And for us female folk, we often have an imbalance…

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Flu Season is Peaking: Reinforce Your Healthy Habits Now

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / February 11, 2021 /

How can you keep your immune system as strong as possible, especially during the flu season? Right now we are four weeks into the flu season and it has been very mild. Experts are suggesting that the COVID-19 / coronavirus precautions that we’re all taking is making a difference in the number of flu cases.…

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ADHD Symptoms in Kids? A Non-Medication Treatment Option

ADHD Symptoms in Kids? A Non-Medication Treatment Option

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / August 11, 2020 /

Where do some kids get their endless energy? Yes, it’s a normal part of being young but have you been an observer of a child that you would love to find the “off switch” for? I know that many parents, siblings and teachers have often wished for the known location of such a switch. It’s…

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The (Greater) Purpose of Chiropractic Tests

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / June 30, 2020 /

When your body is under stress the effects are often found in the nervous system in the form of unhappy muscles. Reducing stress and mitigating the results of that stress becomes an important goal for me and my patients. That’s why I start with chiropractic tests along with other diagnostic tests. Pain, nutritional issues, brain…

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Why Zinc Supplements are So Popular Right Now

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / May 19, 2020 /

Good old, overlooked zinc. Supplements of this mineral are suddenly popular and everyone has questions about getting more zinc in their diet as well as taking zinc lozenges and supplements. Why is that? Because zinc is a mineral that is required for very important processes in the body including cell division, DNA and protein synthesis,…

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How Stress and Anxiety Kills Us

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / April 15, 2020 /

Our body is wonderfully made. It has multiple, complex mechanisms to keep us up and running. There is a process to eliminate substances which the body does not need. There’s a system so we don’t have to consciously tell our heart to beat, or our lungs to inhale and exhale. And we have an amazing…

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