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High Cholesterol???


by Glen Depke Time and time again, clients walk into my office with a main concern of high cholesterol. I understand this because most conventional medical doctors put the fear of death into patients that have high cholesterol. When our clients visit Depke Wellness with cholesterol issues, we use their lipid panel to understand function […]

Detox w/o Drainage…Scary!

by Glen Depke Most everybody has heard about detoxification but very few are familiar with drainage. The interesting fact though, is that drainage is actually more important than the detoxification. You’ll “get” this today. If you have been following Depke Wellness for some time, you already know that I am not a fan of moving […]

My Health Journey

by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath So many people feel that health is easy for me because I have always been healthy. Unhealthy Puffy Glen Now that’s funny! I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago where I lived until I was 44 years old. Trust me when I say that the Chicago area is not […]

Heart Disease…Winning or Losing?

Stethoscope and heart

by Glen Depke Heart disease was such a focus for so long but isn’t it funny that we rarely here of this anymore?  Is this because we are winning or losing? Let’s find out. Here is an American Heart Association year-end report: Statistics Highlights: Although death rates from heart disease and stroke continue to fall, […]

Are Your Hormone Creams Hurting You?


by Glen Depke So, are your hormone creams hurting you or helping you?  You may be surprised by my answer. Far too often I see clients in my office that have been put on hormone creams only to find themselves toxic in those very hormones or at times, creating other more problematic hormone imbalances. Today […]

Caffeine: Pros/Cons


by Glen Depke I have shared for years that we have three legal drugs available to us on a regular basis. These three drugs are sugar, alcohol and our subject today which is caffeine. Searching a medical dictionary, the definition of a drug is, a chemical substance that affects the processes of the mind or […]

Steps for Optimal Healing


by Glen Depke You have heard me in the past discuss most aspects of healing but how do you put it all together. Well, there is one way to do this that I definitely do not recommend and that is doing it all at once. Your body, mind and spirit did not fall apart all […]

Enough With Antibiotics Already!

Various pills

by Glen Depke Simply put, antibiotics are poisons that are used to kill. Only licensed physicians can prescribe them and they are used to kill bacteria. While many have benefited from antibiotics, it is important to understand that antibiotics kill organisms and you are an organism. So what are the biggest challenges when taking antibiotics? […]

What is the Gut/Brain Connection?

by Glen Depke So you think your brain is all in your head? Well, think again. Obviously it starts in your head but your brain extends into the brain stem, from there this leads to the vagus nerve which then extends throughout the gastrointestinal system. Yes that same nerve tissue that is within your brain […]

Where do I Find Wellness?


by Glen Depke It is of utmost importance to recognize that you always find health and wellness within yourself and never externally. With this in mind, I can share that I have recognized some key patterns that lead to overall imbalances and symptoms of disease. These patterns that I will address are the recognized core […]