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In this episode I had the pleasure of speaking with (soon to be Dr.) Nate Deitz. Nate has joined me over at Connect My Brain and I’m so glad he was able to share with us today. When Nate was a kid, he was climbing and fell 6 feet, landing on his head. This resulted in a major concussion and from there his health started to snowball out of control. In the midst of dealing with that, he also watched his mom’s health drastically decline as she battled misdiagnosed health conditions for almost 20 years. Eventually she saw a naturopath who put her on an intense detox and sent to her to a chiropractor. When she did this, her health completely turned around in just two weeks. Watching his mom’s health journey unfold is really what shifted Nate’s perspective on health. He is now a firm believer in getting to the root cause of health issues.
As we talked, Nate shared a great analogy of pain being like the check engine light in a car. Getting rid of pain but not addressing the cause of the pain is like seeing the check engine light come on in your car and just covering it up with a piece of tape. Pain is your body’s way of telling you there is a problem that needs to be addressed. If you’re not getting to the root cause of that pain, you will never reach full health and you will likely see your health worsen. Nate is relatively new to the field of chiropractics but that doesn’t mean he isn’t really good at what he does. I loved talking with Nate and hearing his perspective and I think you’ll enjoy this conversation, too!
In this episode, we cover:
- Nate’s own health story and his shift from western medicine to holistic health
- Your body’s check engine light and what pain is trying to tell you
- A brain and body approach to full health
- Dr. Laura’s new location, Brain & Body Rehabilitation Specialists
- Download Dr. Laura’s guide to Developmental Milestones (it’s free!)
- Connect with Dr. Laura on Instagram and Facebook
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More about Connect My Brain:
Why is this happening to my kid and what can I do about it? If you’re the parent of a developmentally delayed child, you’ve probably asked this question more than once. That’s where I come in! I’m Dr. Laura Hanson and I specialize in identifying the “why” and telling you the “what.” Join me every Thursday for a deeper look at how our brains are wired and how to get the most out of your mind. Are you looking to break negative patterns, overcome mood disorders, or optimize your potential? Maybe your child struggles with ADHD, OCD or other learning difficulties. Tune in to Connect My Brain, where I explain concepts like biofeedback and neurofeedback, brainwave frequencies, and much more. Let me help you change your life by changing your mind! Contact me HERE.