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Hello from Dr. Dale

Hello Everyone!  I am very happy to say that our new website, with lots of member support is developing very rapidly. As you will see below there are many new articles available for our patients.

I would like to say a special thank you to Niko, who does much of the input into the site after I write the articles, as well as helping many patients sign up as members, while they are at the clinic.

In addition to the website as added support for your Wellness for Life quest, our frequency of newsletters is slowly increasing and you will be seeing more and more product and condition articles in the newsletter, so you can better understand how to create a Lifetime of Wellness.

Please remember to always let me/us know if there is any way we can better serve your healthcare needs.

New Articles on Our Website

New Articles on Website!  We are very pleased to announce that in the Member Topics section of our website, there are now a total of 21 articles plus 6 recipes, all provided by Dr. Dale.

The new product articles are on Nano-Greens, Laurrea Plus and Saccharomyces boulardii.  We've added Nutrition Protocols for Urinary Tract Health and Air Travel Protection. Additionally, there are new Important Topics articles: Why Cleanse; How Much Vit. D, Calcium Controversy, and Why No Multi?  And most recently we have added our Weight Loss section, with our Phase One Diet, Daily Weight Fluctuations and Eating for Weight Loss for Life.

The newest article, thanks to the suggestion of one of our patients, is a Phase One Shopping List! Just go to the "weight loss" tab of the "member topics" and you will find it there.

Please use this valuable resource to expand your awareness of the many options you have available to you for furthering your level of wellness. Then return frequently as Dr. Dale is continuing to expand your wellness topics.  Lastly, if you have a topic you would like covered. Send an email to Dr. Dale and he'll do his best to get to it asap.

Instructions for Website Log-In

y, finally our new Website is here!  The Home Page of the new website looks different, but pretty much has the same information and really is more for visitors than patients.  However, the exciting part of this new website is the Member Topics.  This section is for you, my existing patients', and requires a login and password.  Within this section you will find all kinds of resources at your fingertips, like: Recipes from Dr. Dale, Immune Protocols (in case you lost yours), articles on specific nutritional products that I recommend, copies of my diet (again in case you lost yours), and many other tips, articles and frequently asked questions!

As time goes by, more and more articles will go into this section, and eventually we will have a complete Wellness Library that you can depend on for all your health info.  This will make it even easier for you to Create a Lifetime of Wellness with Vitality and Longevity!

Click HERE to set up your own personal account!

  • After you have completed all the fields, click "Submit" on the bottom of the screen.
  • That's it, you are all set up!  Your account will be activated usually within the day, except weekends, giving you unlimited access to all patient resources.
  • If you have any questions or problems, click "Email the Doctor" at the top of the screen and send us a message, so we may help you the best we can.

Nutrition Ordering Through Our Website

We are excited to say that now you can easily order your supplements through our website!  Just click on the "contact us" tab on the left hand column.  When that page opens you will click on "Email: Santa Barbara Wellness for Life".  Then fill in the info, and in the "comment" box, just let us know what you need.  

Usually orders go out that day or the next business day.  We only charge what the shipping costs us, so this is a relatively inexpensive way to get your products, even for locals.  We will always follow up with an email confirming your order and letting you know when it will ship. 

Next Healthy Weight Loss Class:  Thurs, February 26th!

Please mark this down and call your friends, Thursday, Feb. 26th, from 6:00 - 7:15, at the clinic, Dr. Dale's Healthy Weight Loss Class, at No Charge, is back!

If I must say so myself, this is the most informative, interesting and motivating class on the subject around.  By the end of the presentation, you will understand: 1). How to go from the fat storage business into the fat burning business!  2). The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the many different diet fads and weight loss products in America.  Why and How, You Can Do Better.  3). How losing weight in a healthy way will dramatically improve your health, sense of well-being, and reduce your risk of the most dangerous diseases.  4). The Keys to reaching your "ideal weight" and how to maintain your "Weight Loss for Life"! Come and learn all about The Problem, The Causes and The Solution to the weight problem in America.

Special Offer: If you are an existing patient, and you bring a non-patient friend or family member to attend this class, you will receive a free gift of 5 Nano-Green Travel Packets.  Also, any guest who attends that night, will have the opportunity to sign up as a new patient at no charge for their first visit.  A complimentary, history and examination (normally an $95 visit)!

To register for this Free Class: Please call the office and let us know you are coming (687-0533), and the names of any guests you will be bringing.  Also, please be a few minutes early for class so we can start on time.  I look forward to seeing you there.



Important Probiotic Update

Saccharomyces boulardii (this is both the product name and the active ingredient's name), is our new replacement for FloraStor.  As some of you may know, I have used FloraStor with great success over the past 5 years.  For certain gastro-intestinal conditions, it has been the most effective probiotic option I have ever seen.  Recently the active ingredient in FloraStor, has for the first time in the U.S., become available to other companies, and I have switched to the Ortho Molecular brand, as it has the same quality and quantity per capsule, but at a much better price.  The savings to you is $17.00 per bottle, plus Ten additional capsules!

The active ingredient, Saccharomyces boulardii, is a strain of yeast that was first isolated by the French scientist, Henri Boulard, in 1923.  Bouldard observed natives in Southeast Asia chewing on the skin of the lychee fruit to help control the severe gastrointestinal affects of Cholera.  

S. boulardii has been used for over 56 years with an extremely safe record. It is a yeast that promotes the normal balance of intestinal flora.   I use it therapeutically for all forms of diarrhea, including Travelers diarrhea (it is part of our Travelers Protocol), antibiotic induced diarrhea, and parasitic induced diarrhea.  I also use it with patients who have Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and many patients who have challenges with regularity.  

S. Boulardii has anti-toxin, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial affects.  Additionally, it has been shown to increase the immune response in the intestines (and in some cases lungs), as well as creating an environment that promotes healthier intestinal cells.  

In addition to our pure S. boulardii, we also have a new product called Ortho-Biotic (capsules or powder), which includes S. boulardii as one of 7 strains of probiotics, and a children's powdered version called Flora Boost.  This broad spectrum probiotic for many patients is the best choice for long term intestinal health.

Please let me know if you have any questions as to, which probiotic is the best choice for you, and what your dosage should be. 

Announcing Our New Massage Therapist

We are proud to offer massage at our office from Marla Van Stein, LMT.  Marla has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 1991. She graduated from UCSB with double majors in Environmental Studies and Education. She completed her massage training at Resource Training Institute in Santa Barbara. Over the years, she has studied many different kinds of massage and integrates different combinations depending on her clients' needs and preferences.  Her training includes: deep tissue, reflexology, myofascial release, lymphatic drainage, as well as infant and pregnancy massage.

Marla believes that all of us are in need of more positive, nurturing touch in our lives. Slowing down from the business and pressures of life, and learning to relax is important to our quality of life. Massage has been shown to increase circulation, improve respiration, ease digestion and facilitate recovery from muscular injury and soreness. It relaxes the body and mind, and calms the spirit.

Marla works with people of all ages with a wide array of needs including: teaching parents how to massage their babies, pregnancy and post-natal care, cancer patients, elderly, and many people with varying stress and tension patterns. Marla's massages ease us into a slower way of life, where we can lie on a warm table with gentle music and calming hands to work out life's stresses, while promoting both healing and relaxation. Marla brings compassion, humor, peace and skill to each session.

Marla has lived in Carpinteria for 18 years with her husband and 2 sons. She enjoys reading, movies, yoga, walking on the beach, hiking and music.

If you are interested in Marla's care, please call her at: (805) 252-4261

Sign up using the form or call 805-687-0533 to make your appointment.

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Office Hours

Dr. Dale

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