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Dr. Sherri Jacobs

Naturopathic Physician

Dr. Jacobs earned her Naturopathic Medical Degree from Bastyr University in Seattle, WA. Bastyr University, has the distinction of being the leading educational and research institution for science-based natural medicine. Prior to receiving her Doctorate Degree, Dr. J obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Health Minor from the College of Charleston.

Dr. Jacobs completed clinical rotations in various outreach clinics in the Seattle area as well as preceptored with some of the world's leading Naturopathic Physicians. Her practice is centered around clinical nutrition, homeopathy, herbal medicine, and lifestyle counseling. She has received additional training in the areas of detoxification, women's health, and the natural management of psychiatric conditions. She is the Vice President of the South Carolina Association of Naturopathic Physician and a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.

A frequent writer and lecturer, Dr. J is passionate about health education and works closely with people to help them identify and meet their health goals. She teaches a weekly whole foods cooking class where she shares her thoughts about the healing power of using food as medicine.

"Essential to achieving optimal wellness is finding your inner strength and putting yourself first. Ask questions, seek alternatives, talk to qualified health practitioners and find your own truth for health and wellness." Dr. J

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How many cla tablets do I take every day? With food or without?

Most of the studies have utilized 3-4 grams per day of CLA for weight loss. It may take about 3 months to notice a difference. This is true for all essential fatty acids, it takes about 3 months for them to get incorporated into the cell membrane. Stick with it, and remember, you will get the best results by combining a healthy diet, exercise, and supplements. Take with food....

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Category: Weight Loss
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As a result of an angiogram, I was told that I have 60% blockage but no medication is suggested. Diet and Exercise. Are there any herbs I can take and what kind of a diet?

This is the perfect time to start focusing on diet and lifestyle changes as well as starting a few key supplements. Inflammation is the main cause of plaque formation. You need to focus on lowering overall inflammation. You can do this by eating a whole foods, plant based diet, and supplementing with antioxidants. Essential fatty acids, like cod liver oil and fish oil, decrease...

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Category: Heart/Cardio
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are chondroitin / glucosamine blood thinners i take plavix

There is concern about taking chondroitin with blood thinners. Chondroitin potentially acts as a blood thinner, therefore people on blood thinners that choose to take chondroitin need to be closely monitored by their prescribing Doctor. You should consider taking glucosamine by itself to avoid any unnecessary risk.

In Health,

Dr. J

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Category: Men's Health
Answered by: Dr. Sherri Jacobs