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Dr. Connealy graduated from the University of Texas School of Public Health and the Chicago Medical School. She then completed her post-graduate training at the Harbor/UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. A genuine health leader, Dr. Connealy has been published in the Journal of the American Nutraceutical Association, as well as in numerous health columns and magazines. She’s also a frequent guest speaker for media and professional organizations all over the country. Today, Dr. Connealy is the Medical Director of the Center for New Medicine in Orange County, California and the author of the Newport Natural Health Letter. Dr. Connealy’s e-newsletter and website feature the same outlook she provides to the patients in her clinic – a combination of honest information, unique solutions, simple marching orders, and tough love. You’ll find that the advice Dr. Connealy has to share is thorough, effective, and supported by medical science — yet it’s easy to understand and act upon.
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  • 4 Supplements that Lower Blood Sugar

    4 Supplements that Lower Blood Sugar

    Getting your blood glucose levels under control has immediate health benefits – you will feel better, find it easier to maintain a healthier weight, have more energy, put less strain on your joints, and maintain healthier cholesterol and blood pressure | Read More »

  • Omega 3s: Essential Fats You're Missing

    Omega 3s: Essential Fats You’re Missing

    Many health concerns—inflammation, joint pain, depression, dry skin—can be helped by omega-3 essential fatty acids.

  • Cardiac Technology Lifesavers

    Cardiac Technology Lifesavers

    Advances in cardiovascular technology can help you avoid a heart attack and reverse cardiovascular disease. These technologies are readily available.

  • Turmeric Fights Arthritis, Heart Disease, and More!

    Turmeric Fights Arthritis, Heart Disease, and More!

    As we become increasingly aware of conventional medicine’s limits when it comes to healing many conditions, safe, natural remedies have become rising stars.

  • Natural Supports of Wellness

    Natural Supports of Wellness

    This week, I’d like to discuss four pillars of health: food, water, supplements, and correcting imbalances in your body’s acidity or alkalinity.

  • The Basics of Living Well

    The Basics of Living Well

    Four of my best recommendations for good health. These activities will make you thrive in health and wellness.

  • Is Your Stomach Ache an Ulcer?

    Is Your Stomach Ache an Ulcer?

    Thanks to the efforts of Warren and those who followed, we now know that more than 50 percent of the world’s population is infected with H. pylori. While most of those people are free of symptoms, the bacteria still puts them at risk for ulcers, stomach cancer, and even lymphoma.

  • Parkinson's Disease Information

    Parkinson’s Disease Information

    Follow my guidelines for eliminating accumulated toxins in your body, preventing toxin exposure, and making lifestyle changes to avoid Parkinson’s disease.

  • Weightloss by Habit Changing, not Dieting

    Weightloss by Habit Changing, not Dieting

    Weight loss begins in the brain. This is true for anyone who shudders at the thought of broccoli or is reluctant to give up the Standard American Diet (SAD).

  • Reduce Your Autoimmune Risk

    Reduce Your Autoimmune Risk

    Painful, difficult to diagnose conditions can be avoided — and sometimes even reversed – by making lifestyle changes and taking appropriate supplements.

  • Clean Your Water of Toxins and Contaminants

    Clean Your Water of Toxins and Contaminants

    Here’s a question I often hear from my patients: what’s one simple thing I can do to improve my health? My answer used to be, “Drink more water.” Then I spent some time researching the topic and discovered that much | Read More »

  • Tips to Fight Memory Loss

    Tips to Fight Memory Loss

    Being proactive about protecting your memory and brain health is not that difficult and the pay-off is huge.

  • Supplements You Should Take Now

    Supplements You Should Take Now

    A new study finds that the nation’s health expenditures would fall by billions if people with some of costly conditions used nutritional supplements.

  • Cold and Flu Prevention

    Cold and Flu Prevention

    Are you doing everything you can to avoid colds and flu this spring? At my clinic, I’m seeing a steady stream of patients suffering from symptoms of both conditions.

  • Vitamin D & Other Treatments for SAD

    Vitamin D & Other Treatments for SAD

    For many physicians, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is an ailment that flies under the radar, so it’s easy to see how it can be overlooked or mistaken for something else.

  • Why Sugar is Bad for You & 3 Healthy Alternatives

    Why Sugar is Bad for You & 3 Healthy Alternatives

    Although it’s easy to think of sugar as nothing more than a natural ingredient in some of favorite foods, the truth is more complicated. But ordinary table sugar, technically known as sucrose, has been refined to the point that it no longer supplies the vitamins and minerals found in raw sugar.

  • Flu Shot Side Effects

    Flu Shot Side Effects

    “So last year I got a flu shot,” Gary told me, “because everyone kept telling me I needed one. And then I got the flu! I’m not doing that again this year. But what am I supposed to do to | Read More »

  • What is Prediabetes & How Can You Prevent It?

    What is Prediabetes & How Can You Prevent It?

    The “diabesity epidemic” is a good example of how overall health has declined in recent years. “Diabesity” is the name given to the ever-growing number of people being diagnosed with dual health challenges — excess weight and difficulties with blood | Read More »

  • Improve Your Memory with These Supplements

    Improve Your Memory with These Supplements

    If you’re like most of my patients, you’re concerned about your memory. As the years go by, you’ve probably noticed small – but disturbing – changes: forgetting a good friend’s name, walking into a room and then wondering why, telling | Read More »

  • How to Build Up Your Immune System

    How to Build Up Your Immune System

    I’d like to begin by sharing an email I received recently from a patient. Dear Dr. Connealy, I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to explain how the immune system works. Now I understand why I was | Read More »