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Exercise Before Breakfast Proves Most Effective to Offset a Bad Diet

This article talks about the benefits of exercising before breakfast. Although the study examined how this essentially can offset a bad diet the benefits on weight loss and general health are obvious.

One “Natural” Sweetener You Should Absolutely Avoid!

Fructose is one of the most commonly used sweeteners in the United States. It has found its way into most of our foods and poses a major threat to our health. The following information is based on the work of Dr. Robert Lustig, Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at the University of California, San Francisco. He is a pioneer in decoding sugar metabolism.

Plastic Hardener Linked to Decreased Fertility in Women

A recent study found that Bisphenol-A, a common component in plastic articles (recycle codes 03 & 07) and used to line metal food and beverage [...]

Recall of Hyland’s Teething Tablets

Please pass this information on to any parents of young children you might know. The FDA recalled Hyland’s Teething Tablets, a very popular homeopathic supplement used to ease the discomfort of teething in infants and toddlers. To this date many parents are unaware of this. According to the FDA the reason behind the recall were inconsistent amounts of Belladonna found in the product.

The Ancient Art of Infertility Treatment

“When it comes to getting pregnant, old world techniques may be just what today’s high-tech doctors will order.” If you are looking for an introduction to how and why acupuncture supports fertility, this article written by Colette Bouchez, an award-winning medical journalist, provides a broader perspective on alternative fertility treatments and is very informative for anyone thinking about getting pregnant.

Sleep, the New Weight-Loss Diet?

I recently read this article about the connection between sleep deprivation and weight gain, and wanted to share my perspective. The article discussed primarily the hormones, ghrelin and leptin, and how they are affected by lack of sleep, essentially contributing to weight gain.

Eating Healthy

"How can we eat healthier?" This blog discusses simple guidelines for healthy eating. It will enhance your experience of eating and bring more health and joy into your life.

Finding the Alternative Cure

“The Alternative Cure”, a newsletter and blog is designed to keep you up to date on pertinent health issues and will discuss general health topics, news, and research findings in the field of alternative medicine. Join the conversation!

“Fertility & Labor – Complete care for my pregnancy!”

I was having difficulty conceiving my first child. Dr. Schwerte listened to me and evaluated my life style and all other symptoms before offering his [...]

“My IVF cycle was successful!”

I started going to Dr. Schwerte while I was also going through some fertility procedures. During this stressful time, almost immediately, Dr. Schwerte’s calming personality, [...]

“I am finally pregnant…”

I had previously been to other acupuncturists trying to find one that understood infertility and could coach me through this process. Since I had met [...]

“We are complete believers now…”

My partner and I were trying IUI(s) to conceive a baby and everyone we knew was recommending acupuncture to support the fertility process. We found [...]

“I am a convert now”

I guess I'm something of a convert now. I'm very skeptical when it comes to anything outside of "hard science," and that normally applies to [...]

Effects of Antibiotics

Children who use antibiotics have a higher incidence of a repeat infection within six weeks then children who don’t use antibiotics. In part this is [...]

Stress and Wellbeing Seminar Notes

Stress and Wellbeing Seminar Notes

“Trigger Point Therapy — It works!”

I have suffered from hip pain for years after a car accident. Prior to Dr. Schwerte, I went to a chiropractor and a physical therapist [...]

“I am very greatful . . .”

I give thanks everyday that I found Dr. Schwerte and his practice. I've always been a relatively healthy person with minimal doctor/hospital visits and don't [...]

“Great Results, High Integrity”

"Doctor Schwerte made me believe in oriental medicine, specifically acupuncture. He did remarkable work in heeling me from pretty major injuries I had as a [...]

Recurrent Colds


Antibiotics and Digestion

Children who use antibiotics have a higher incidence of a repeat infection within six weeks then children who don't use antibiotics. In part this is [...]

“It’s the best thing I ever did.”

"Whoa. Marcel, you kind of look bad - again. Still not sleeping?"So went the conversation for months, with one of my closest friends. I've always [...]

” . . . I could not be more thankful.”

I have been dealing with chronic pain for over two years in my neck and arms. The sensations were crippling. After two years of seeing [...]

” . . . you have struck gold my friends!”

When you find a doctor that is not only professional and knowledgeable, but also passionate about their practice, you have struck gold my friends! I [...]


I want to thank you for encouraging me to try treatment on my back. It has not felt this free and aligned in years! Fabulous!Thank [...]

“It seemed to work faster than any of the antibiotics ever did!”

We brought our daughter in to see Dr. Schwerte for an acute ear infection. He gave her a herbal medicine which we gave to her [...]

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