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Dr. Jeffrey McCombs
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Dr. Jeffrey S. McCombs, DC, author, Doctor of Chiropractic, is a third generation graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic and developer of the Candida Plan.

Dr. McCombs developed the Candida Plan which is a detoxification and dietary plan that counters the detrimental effects of antibiotics and reestablishes the normal body flora, detoxification pathways, and regeneration cycles of a vital, youthful, and healthy body.

His 1st book, "LifeForce : A Dynamic Plan for Health, Vitality, and Weight Loss" is time tested and based on functional analysis of how the human body functions and interacts in this modern world. His book and website have been referenced in New York Times Best sellers.
His latest book, "The Everything Candida Diet Book" for Adams Media (2014) looks at successful ways to address the post-antibiotic effects of candida and human health.

His 30+ years of ongoing research and practice emphasizes addressing the nutritional, environmental, emotional, structural, and biochemical aspects of acute and chronic health conditions in his patients. An innovative forerunner in the continuously evolving fields of advanced healing arts, Dr. McCombs has worked with Olympic and Professional athletes, celebrities, dancers, CEO's, and people from all walks of life. He currently consults with people from around the world and can be reached at

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DUI for Candida

(1) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 4:32 PM

Imagine that you haven't been feeling like yourself for a while. You wake up every morning feeling a little sick and having a hangover. You've put on weight and are constantly dealing with excessive gas and bloating, and occasional abdominal pain. You notice that sugar really makes all of your...

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When Health Care Isn't Healing

(0) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 11:22 AM

Health care isn't healing when the interests of the patient are placed second to the interests of the doctor. This often happens in practice-centered models of care, instead of patient-centered models of care. The goal of the practice-centered model is to increase the practice size and make money, while the...

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The World Cup of Antibiotics

(3) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 11:27 AM

The results are in for the Finals of the World Cup of Antibiotics. The patients have lost! Having come into the game as the clear underdog in this event, it was hoped that somehow they would be able to make it through and come out ahead of the relentless physician-prescribing...

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Is Being Sick All in Your Head?

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 2:05 PM

There is a chasm of knowledge that doctors face every day as patients with complex issues, and sometimes not-so-complex issues, show up in a doctor's office with an illness that defies everything the doctor knows. At this point, the doctor can delve into the abyss of the unknown, ready to...

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The Cure for Everything

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 1:42 PM

If we are to have any chance at adapting and staying healthy in the toxic world that we've inherited and continue to create, we need to use the one thing that can adapt faster and more efficiently than we can, the human microbiome.

Bacteria, yeast, fungi, and all other microbes...

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'Hygiene Hypothesis' or 'Old Friends' Theory?

(0) Comments | Posted November 27, 2012 | 11:51 AM

Is it the "hygiene hypothesis" or the "old friends" theory that makes the most sense? From this report on recent papers from the International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene, it seems like it's just two views from different sides of the same coin.

The hygiene hypothesis says that...

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Green Eggs and Ham

(4) Comments | Posted August 23, 2010 | 7:41 PM

Despite its popularity as one of Dr. Seuss's most popular books, the idea of green eggs and ham has never sounded appealing to me, except when the only other option is salmonella eggs from Iowa. Over the weekend, two farms in Iowa recalled over half a billion eggs after over...

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Adventures of a Preterm Daddy: Part IV - The NICU at Cedars-Sinai

(1) Comments | Posted July 15, 2009 | 12:02 PM

Immediately following the birth of our 25 week-old twins, I was whisked away to the 4th floor of Cedars, while my wife was wheeled to a 3rd floor recovery room following her c-section. In a somewhat numbed state, I entered the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Like Alice, or perhaps more...

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The Adventures of a Preterm Daddy: Part III

(6) Comments | Posted July 8, 2009 | 10:09 AM

As the second day of our stay at Cedars rolled around, my wife's symptoms had slowly subsided. Our substitute OB doctor, Dr. M, made another appearance early on and brought along another colleague, Dr. X, whom he introduced as a specialist in ultrasounds and neonatal care. Yet another ultrasound later,...

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The Adventures of a Preterm Daddy: Part II

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2009 | 4:44 PM

There's an old spiritual saying that goes something like, "God will never give you more than you can handle," to which Mother Teresa was quoted responding, "I just wish that he didn't trust me so much." These statements will soon become a core part of our life during this pregnancy....

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The Adventures of a Preterm Daddy: Part I

(2) Comments | Posted June 15, 2009 | 6:16 PM

As we sat with my family at Thanksgiving last year, my wife announced that we were going try to get pregnant. This was happy news for my mother who has been waiting for her 50 year old son to contribute to the family line like my two sisters and brother...

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A "S.A.D." Lifestyle

(3) Comments | Posted November 17, 2008 | 3:23 PM

As our country deals with the effects of past deregulation and the current financial crisis, I am struck by how America has also become deregulated in the area of its dietary choices and the resultant health crisis that is developing as a result. Sound dietary practices have been dismantled and...

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A Toxic World?

(0) Comments | Posted October 28, 2008 | 6:04 PM

Some people think that detoxification is a "new age" idea. For me it isn't, but I decided to at least look and see what shows up. First stop, PubMed, an Internet site put out by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. Entering detoxification into their...

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Healthcare Abducted

(2) Comments | Posted October 24, 2008 | 10:56 PM

Mainstream healthcare in America has been abducted by the pharmaceutical and insurance companies. As profits have moved to the center stage, patient care has become secondary.

We need to make healthcare more affordable for Americans once more. We can start by creating a law that drugs in the U.S....

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The 1% Solution: A Story of Modern Medicine

(11) Comments | Posted October 21, 2008 | 6:25 PM

In today's world and ever changing environment, we are quickly discovering that personal responsibility for our health and finances is the best way to secure a safe and sound future. The recent changes in the financial markets have demonstrated that we cannot hand over our future to others and think...

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God's Hybrid

(5) Comments | Posted October 17, 2008 | 5:03 PM

Somewhere along the primordial way, a bunch of micro-organisms became enclosed by, fewer in number, but larger "tissue" cells and the evolutionary race was on. This co-operative, bi-partisan effort allowed both types of cells to emerge from the primordial goo and the foundation for the human race was set. Through...

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A Healthy Transformation

(0) Comments | Posted October 15, 2008 | 6:42 PM

The World Health Organization (WHO), since 1948, has defined health as a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. This was later expanded to include intellectual, environmental, and spiritual health. This is a very remarkable statement, considering that it was originally...

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