Hello, I'm Dr. Leona, founder of Freedom Health Systems and author of A Journey to Healing: 5 Stages to Achieving More Freedom in Your Health and Your Life, and I am dedicated to helping you get your health and your life back.
If diabetics had known about the 5 early warning signs of prediabetes, they could have made some effective lifestyle changes to prevent being diagnosed with full-blown type 2 diabetes and all the complications associated with it. According to the CDC, there are more than 29 million people in the United States with diabetes (9.3% of the
Many of us strive to be healthy, but do we really understand what being healthy means? Health can mean different thing to different people.What is your health definition? Let me share an example. You get a headache (symptom), take an Advil® and the headache goes away. Advil® wears off, headache returns, you take another Advil®, and the cycle
Vitamin D deficiency in African-Americans African-Americans need to spend more time in the sun and supplement with a natural vitamin D3. A recent study by The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey found that nearly 82% of blacks are deficient in vitamin D; however half of the overall population is vitamin D deficient, regardless of race. Melanin,
Can’t Lose Weight Despite Diet and Exercise? The struggle is real…… Are you struggling to lose weight despite diet and exercise? Have you tried every cleanse, weight loss program, pill, potion and lotion and still struggle to lose 10, 15, 20 or more pounds? The struggle is real and you are not alone. Not only
The title of this article was inspired by an April 2015 episode of Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday interview with Dr. Christiane Northrup. She was discussing the study of healthy centenarians all over the world. What do they have in common? They practice the causes of health. As Dr. Northrup perfectly stated, “The leading causes of
Have you been diagnosed with high cholesterol and prescribed a statin drug to lower your cholesterol and risk for heart disease? I can’t tell you to come off your medications, but I can educate you and help you understand cholesterol. This information could save your life. We have been told to avoid saturated fats and
Are you experiencing any of these symptoms and your blood work still comes back normal? Weight gain that doesn’t respond to diet or exercise Sleep trouble or fatigue Hot flashes Cold hands and feet, or just feeling cold in general Depression Brain fog Thinning of the hair or losing hair in the outer third of