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I am feeling so much better. In fact, I have not felt this good in many years. I am so thankful for all you have done to help me get this far. I was virtually out of hope by the time I came in, but now I know that one day I will be healthy again and will not need drugs to sleep or deal with life.That makes me one joyful person.




Dr. Mila McManus is a contributing writer for i-am magazine.  Read her article about bio-identical hormones in this month's issue.
Supplements of the Month: 
Natural Supplements that can 
reduce blood pressure

Neo40 Daily


Neo 40 boosts nitric oxide levels.  


Read on..





Magnesium has numerous benefits, one of which is to relax smooth (involuntary) muscle cells, including those responsible for constricting your blood vessels and affecting your blood pressure.  


Read on..




*The product information provided is for educational purposes and is not intended as either diagnosis or treatment of any disease, nor does it replace professional medical advice.  (The FDA makes us say that)
*Warning: Please consult a health care professional before using these products.


Recipe of the Month:  


Salted, Seedy Chocolate Bark

A Healthy Treat for Special  Occasions


Makes 8, 1 ounce servings 



  • cup raw shelled pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
  • 2 T hemp seeds
  • 2 T sesame seeds
  • teaspoon flaky sea salt or kosher salt
  • 8 ounces chopped 70% cocoa chocolate

You Asked For It!

Meet our expert in Botox and Fillers, 
Donna Lloyd, RN

Due to constant requests, we've partnered with Donna Lloyd, RN, to offer Botox and Fillers at our facility.

Call 281-298-6742 to learn about our introductory offer and to schedule your free aesthetic consultation with Donna.

Donna has been practicing aesthetics for the last 8 years, establishing an incredible foundation and passion for injectables, including Radiesse, Belotero, Juvederm, Botox, Voluma, and Artefill.

(limited supply!)

Plan your own private girls night out! Now offering Botox parties with hostess benefits. 
Call 281-298-6742 for details!

Dr. Sherry Durrett Celebrating
30 Year Anniversary

Durrett Chiropractic is celebrating its 30th year and offering extremely generous specials to new and current patients.

This month is Part 5 of our 5 part series to focus on the dangers of some of the most widely prescribed prescription drugs.  This month is about blood pressure medications.

Topics include:
  • Common side effects
  • Why these drugs are actually making you sicker
  • Recommendations to help you eliminate these drugs
The medications we're focusing on in the 5 part series, in order, include:
  • Statin drugs to lower cholesterol such as Lipitor, aka atorvastatin, Zocor, aka simvastatin, Crestor, aka rosuvastatin, Pravachol, aka pravastain, etc (If you missed this one, click here)
  • Anti-acids such as Nexium, Prevacid, Prilosec aka omeprazole, Zantac, aka, ranitidine, Pepcid aka famotidine, TUMs, etc  (If you missed this one, click here)
  • Antidepressants such as Prozac, Effexor, Wellbutrin, Lexapro, Celexa, Pristiq, etc (If you missed this one, click here)
  • Allergy medications such as Zyrtec, Claritin, Xyzal, Allegra, Benadryl, decongestants, nasal steroids (eg Flonase), Afrin, etc (If you missed this one last month, click here)
  • Blood pressure medications such as Metoprolol, Atenolol, Norvasc, Cardi-zem, HCTZ, etc

Dangers of Blood Pressure Medications

by Mila McManus MD


In medical school, we are taught that 95% of the cases of hypertension (high blood pressure) that we come across are considered idiopathic, meaning that it does not have a known cause.  We know there are some obvious contributors to high blood pressure such as stress, being overweight, and taking certain medications, but how can it be that so many people require blood pressure medication for no known reason?  From a wellness perspective, most cases of hypertension do have an obvious underlying cause, and that's diet.  The ever-worsening American diet is causing an ever-increasing number of people with high blood pressure.  It's time to reflect on the amount of sugar, alcohol, caffeine, salt, toxins, grains, and allergens you are consuming if you have high blood pressure.


Below is a list of common classes of blood pressure medications and some of the more common side effects of them:


Click here to read about side effects of blood pressure medications and learn about alternatives to improve your blood pressure naturally.

The Vicious Cycle

by Nancy Mehlert, MS


This diagram depicts the vicious and stressful cycle that causes the vast majority of the chronic lifestyle diseases of our time, including high blood pressure.  


Click here to read on and see the enlarged diagram.

Learn about
as a hormone replacement option for our male and female patients.


Lunch and Learn

Dr. Mila McManus, founder of 
The Woodlands Institute for Health & Wellness, 
cordially invites you to a  
Lunch and Learn!


Friday, May 15th
12:30 to 2pm 


While enjoying a complimentary, healthy lunch provided by The Dinner Dude, listen to 
Dr. McManus speak about safe, natural and effective solutions to your health problems. She will also discuss the ins and outs of the 
HCG diet (as seen on Dr Oz Show).  
  Share the good news and bring a friend!    
Seating is limited.
Reserve your spot today!  
RSVP to   [email protected] 
or call: 281-298-6742

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In Good Health,
Mila McManus MD
26110 Oakridge Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 77380
The Woodlands Institute for Health & Wellness
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