Dr. Katie

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About Katie

Dr. Katie Thompson, D.C., provides the missing ingredient: effective natural methods that are capable of discovering the actual causes of your health issues and provide effective, non-invasive and affordable solutions.

Sleep Does a Body Good

April 17th, 2017|

Sleep issues is one of the major symptoms we deal with at The Health Improvement Center. Whether it be difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. It is one of the most under-rated health habits and a restful night sleep is elusive to a lot of people! Are you getting seven to eight hours of restful [...]

Cholesterol Facts ~ Not Fears

April 11th, 2017|

Here is some interesting data: Of the substances most often found in clogged arteries, 74% are unsaturated fatty acids. So much for the myth that “saturated fat clogs arteries.” Now take a close look at the risks associated with cholesterol-lowering drugs. They include nerve damage to hands and feet, dizziness, memory loss and cognitive impairment, [...]

Cholesterol Facts Not Fears

March 27th, 2017|

A close look at how cholesterol guidelines are set in the first place and by whom certainly gives me pause. In a recent expose on cholesterol it was noted that in 2004, the U.S. government’s National Cholesterol Education Program panel advised those at risk for heart disease to attempt to reduce their LDL cholesterol to [...]

Back to Basics

March 13th, 2017|

I’m keeping it simple in this blog. Words to ponder. 2000 BC: Here, eat this root. 1000 AD: That root is heathen. Here, say this prayer. 1850 AD: That prayer is superstition. Here, swallow this pill. 1985 AD: That pill is ineffective. Here, take this antibiotic. 2000 AD: That antibiotic doesn’t work. Here, eat this [...]

Why Glandular Extracts

March 6th, 2017|

Animal glandular extracts are used for a very specific and important purpose. They are the key to rejuvenating a fatigued or sick gland or organ. They also get the gland or organ to work on its own. By using them, the whole vitamin food complexes can be directed to the exact part of the body [...]

All Diseases Become Autoimmune

February 27th, 2017|

I am continuing my studies in nutrition and right now I am studying Autoimmune Diseases. I’m learning quite a bit and I wanted to share with you some of what I have learned so far. First let me define what is an autoimmune disease. Autoimmune diseases are a type of disorder in which the body [...]

Are You a SugarHolic

February 20th, 2017|

Are you a SugarHolic? Everyone enjoys an occasional sweet treat. But do you have a sugar addiction? Take the test below to find out. What is your first reaction when someone says you should eat less sugar? Do you have mood swings if you go more than a few hours without eating? Do you cling [...]

The Glycemic Index

February 13th, 2017|

The glycemic index is a ranking of carbohydrate foods based on their immediate effect on blood sugar levels. Carbohydrates that breakdown quickly during digestion have the highest glycemic indexes. The blood glucose response is fast and high. Carbohydrates that breakdown slowly, releasing glucose gradually into the blood stream, have low glycemic indexes. The speed at [...]

The Danger of Synthetic Vitamins

February 6th, 2017|

It could be argued that never in history has so much money been spent on the advertising and purchasing of any merchandise with so little knowledge of the product itself as has been spent on vitamin and mineral supplements. What is the difference between natural and synthetic vitamins? Well, in short, it’s the difference between [...]

Allergy Season is Upon Us

January 30th, 2017|

Though we had snow today, allergy season is just around the corner. Now, ask yourself – Do I have allergies? First, let’s define an allergy. An allergy is when the immune system reacts to a normally harmless particle and causes a physical reaction. These allergens can either be toxins, such as automobile exhaust fumes or [...]