9x05 has written 13 posts for Dr. Joie Life Change Medicine


Joie Meissner, ND LifeChangeMedicine.com  5/19/2021 Post-Covid Syndrome (PASC) The medical community now recognizes the existence of health effects of COVID-19 even after a person tests negative for the SARS-CoV-2 virus and has named this phenomenon Post-acute sequalae of SARS-CoV-2 (PASC). You may have heard of this referred to by other names: — Post-COVID — Long-haulers … Continue reading

Tips for Not Getting or Spreading Coronavirus:

Get Vaccinated.  mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing both asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic infections SARS-CoV-2 infections in real-world conditions among health care personnel, first responders, and other essential workers. A December 14, 2020 to March 13, 2021 study looked at the effectiveness of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna mRNA vaccines in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections among 3,950 … Continue reading


You Can Get Infected When the Coronavirus Gets into Body Openings Like nose, and/or mouth, and possibly eyes.  If entering through the nose and mouth, the virus can get inside throat and lungs. Virus that gets into any of these locations can cause infection. Here Are 4 Ways That the Coronavirus Can Get into Locations … Continue reading


Joie Meissner, ND  June 27, 2020 Mask-wearing reduces the spread of the SARS-CoV2 virus, the virus that causes COVID-19. Life Change Medicine believes that the wearing of masks by individuals over the age of 5 years, when social distancing is not possible, is an evidence-based way for people to reduce the transmission of this potentially … Continue reading

Ginger Mousse

High in Nutrition Fun and Easy Recipe Bursting with flavor, my comfort food favorite with anti-viral and anti-inflammatory punch. Simple ingredients—just yams, non-dairy milk, and spices are all that you’ll need to make this very easy, non-dairy, dessert-like snack. INGREDIENTS: 4 to 5 Large or 6 Small yams Optional: 1 small pumpkin or winter squash … Continue reading

DON’T GET HURT TRYING TO STAY SAFE: Eating Safely & Healthily Before During & After the Pandemic

Joie Meissner, ND LifeChangeMedicine.com   4/26/2021 Over a year of evidence has demonstrated that coronavirus is mainly spread person-to-person through droplets and also aerosols and not from touching surfaces. That said, it is not impossible that a person could get infected by touching a contaminated surface and then touching their mouth, nose, or possibly their … Continue reading

Should I take this treatment ?

As a naturopath, patients often ask me questions like “Do you think I should I take this treatment I heard about?” Here are some of the things I consider when I try to answer such questions for an individual patients: When a patient comes to me and asks me about an experimental, FDA approved conventional … Continue reading

Public Health Pyramid Revised: More “Realistic” Public Health Interventions

DrJoieLifeChangeMedicine.com Health Library June 9, 2014 Public Health Pyramid Revised: More “Realistic” Public Health Interventions By Joie Meissner, ND   The basic concept of a public health pyramid supposes that there are societal interventions which have relative value as far as their health promoting effects and for which efforts directed at improvements in these interventions … Continue reading

Position Statement on I-522, Washington State’s GMO Labeling Initiative

Joie Meissner ND We as consumers have the right to know what’s in our food. It is unfortunate that in order to prevent any potential drop in their corporate profits, large companies have pooled their extensive financial resources in an attempt to confuse the public about the labeling issue. View Huff Post Poster I think … Continue reading

Unraveling the Crisis in American Health Care: Part 1 of a 3-Part Series (Full Length Version)

April 30, 2013 DrJoieLifeChangeMedicine.com HEALTH LIBRARY   Unraveling the Crisis in American Health Care Joie Meissner, ND   The lack of access to affordable healthcare in is a national problem of massive proportion. 50.7 million Americans do not have medical insurance and millions more have insurance that is inadequate. [1] Mammoth numbers of medical bankruptcies … Continue reading