Dr. Lauren

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About Dr. Lauren

Dr. Lauren Deville is board-certified to practice medicine in the State of Arizona. She received her NMD from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ, and she holds a BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics from the University of Arizona, with minors in Spanish and Creative Writing. She also writes fiction under a pen name in her spare time. Visit her author website at www.authorcagray.com.

Spotlight On: Cinnamon

We’re entering the holiday season, which always makes me think of warming spices like cinnamon. The smell and flavor of cinnamon are due to an oil called cinnamaldehyde, which comprises about 90% of cinnamon’s essential oil. Cinnamaldehyde is believed to be the source of cinnamon’s spectacular array of health benefits. [...]

By |2019-10-11T08:31:59-07:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Nutrition|0 Comments

Spiritual Sight: Mark 6:41

Today’s meditation comes from Mark 6:41.  Jesus “looked up” = anablepo, also translated “receive sight” or “recover lost sight” elsewhere.  Isaiah 26:3: “yetser” = “mind”, also translated conception or imagination. Numbers 13-14: 10 spies in the Promised Land, and 8 of them had an evil report This is the Living [...]

By |2019-10-04T09:04:05-07:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|0 Comments

How Your Gut Makes Serotonin

We know that there’s a huge connection between the gut and the brain—so much so that it’s got its own term: the gut-brain axis. We’ve also known for awhile that there is a definite relationship between the gut and mood regulation. Serotonin is the “happy” neurotransmitter best known for its [...]

By |2019-10-04T07:40:25-07:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Mental Health|0 Comments

Magnify the Lord: Psalm 69:30

Today’s podcast is a meditation on Psalm 69:30. We jump around to a few more verses:  Psalms 69:30 says that thanksgiving magnifies God (gadal: same word as a child growing up physically). To make great, to lift up The leper who came back to thank Jesus glorified Him (Luke 17:16-18).  Romans [...]

By |2019-09-20T09:05:38-07:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|0 Comments

Methylation and Neurotransmitters

Methylation involves taking a group of one carbon and three hydrogens (-CH3) from one biochemical compound and tacking it on to another. This changes the identity of both compounds. The process mostly refers to the “activation” of folate, and it involves passing the methyl group from one compound to another to [...]

By |2019-09-20T06:59:35-07:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Allergies|0 Comments

Why Does Your Period Cause Insomnia?

There are some period symptoms that are common but fixable in most cases (like PMS,  cramping, and moodiness), and others that, for the most part, are physiologic (like bowel changes)–but it’s possible to mitigate them with a few habit changes. Sleep disruption around menses falls into the latter category, too, [...]

By |2019-09-06T11:55:21-07:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Women's Health|0 Comments

The Righteous Shall Live by Faith: Habakkuk 2:3-4

Today’s podcast is a meditation on Habakkuk 2:3-4. We also jump to Romans 1:17, Galatians 3:11, and Hebrews 10:38. Download the latest episode of Christian Natural Health! Dr. Lauren Deville is board-certified to practice medicine in the State of Arizona. She received her NMD from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine [...]

By |2019-09-06T09:07:37-07:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|0 Comments