Gut Health

Spring Tune In & Up


To all my liver lover health geeks n freaks: Spring is your time. The liver and gall bladder are the official directors for the next few months. This is the time for our visionary selves to be in full throttle.  This is the time for vision boards, planners, and actions. In accounting world, Q1 begins…

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Who cares for those who care for the mentally Ill?


I tend toward melancholy and I tend toward anxiety. But if I am to be honest, it is only when I am majorly compromised (think fired from my job) that these predispositions reach a clinical level. Do I have trauma in my past? Yes.  To name but a few emotional hardships I’ve faced: I was…

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How NSAIDs Block the Pathway for Healing


I recall a terrifying mind-body study I heard years ago that concluded taking Tylenol (not an NSAID – read more below) is not only a top cause for liver failure in the United States, but it also reduces peoples capacity for empathy.  With the world as we know it today, what we need is empathy…

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Healing Trauma Defines Our Health


This date, April 26th marks the last anniversary of a major series of trauma cuts and residue that I have been slowly healing over the past year.  My miscarriage was a marker of my life.  All I wanted was to be a good mom, single or partnered.  My family was radically adverse to the idea…

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March against Monsanto for Gut Health: Part 2


As I promised, there would be follow up on one of the major criminal corporations of our time.  The more I read the more I see it in clinic: This is why every single woman comes in with infertility, acne, PCOS-like symptoms, endometriosis, and menopausal symptoms that wreak havoc in their life. One of the…

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March against Monsanto for Gut Health: Part 1


You may want to march against Monsanto if you have fatigue, weight gain, depression, asthma, autoimmune symptoms, Thyroid issues, Arthritis, Dementia, Hives of unknown cause, pain…. Why? The information shared in the Copesthetic Community email yesterday got my wheels turning in a big way.  I have contemplated the causes of food-intolerances (click here for a…

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Copesthetic Cleanse : Quick Bullet Points While Juicing


Rest! Juicing for weight loss and picking up new training at the same time is a bad idea. Nourishing your adrenals (try picking up an adaptogen herb). Juice every 2-4 hours. Drink @ least half your body weight in oz of water (AT LEAST!) Prep properly. You can cause more harm than good to your…

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Gut Friendly Flying : Copesthetic Gut Series


There are a number of contributors to maldigestion, absorption and downright discomfort for our healing our guts as we travel.  The Mind-Body Connection Effective Relaxation Breathe. Chill out.  Take 10 breaths before you eat inhaling momentness and the sweetness of what you are about to consume, exhaling tension from your belly.  Eat with both feet…

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Copesthetic Cleanse: Overview, What’s Included? And More…


Hello! Intention of Copesthetic Gut Health Series: Create Supportive Community for Health! PLEASE ASK TO JOIN THE COPESTHETIC COMMUNITY GROUP ON FACEBOOK! Expedite Health Goals ! Hormone balancing, midriff weight, autoimmune issues, fatigue, adrenal & thyroid imbalances all have one thing in common: they are connected to our gut through the: Vagal Sympathetic Response, through Microbiota…

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About Dr. Alexana

Dr. Cope deeply enjoys and appreciates working with patients to holistically balance hormones, manage depression and anxiety, and weight management. Dr. Cope also manages diabetes, endocrine conditions such as thyroid, and cardiovascular disease including high blood pressure and cholesterol. Dr. Cope's treatment comprises of a unique combination of nutritional supplementation, body work, custom herbal formulations, flower essences, personalized cooking and shopping plans. Dr. Cope truly believes minor changes in your daily routine is a key factor to health. Alongside treating the current symptoms, Dr. Cope investigates & addresses the root cause of your disease so that you may shift closer to centeredness and health with more ease. She will work with you in order to establish a daily routine that works with your schedule and most efficiently nourishes you so that you may go out in the community a more joyful beautiful you.