Burns Integrative Wellness Center


Expert Panel

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Dr. Burns will be on the panel of experts for medical marijuana at the Cannabis Expo next Wednesday at 4 pm. We will be talking about pain management and how medical marijuana can help with that.

We now have an app.

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The Bienetre Center now has an app on Google and will soon have one for Apple.

Dr. Burns on Sonoran Living-SIBO

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Dr. Burns is on Sonoran Living talking about Small Intestinal Bacteria Over Growth. http://www.abc15.com/lifestyle/sonoran-living/the-bienetre-center-explains-what-causes-small-intestinal-bacteria-overgrowth-sibo

Dr. Burns on Sonoran Living

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Dr. Burns was on Sonoran Living talking about eating gluten free. http:// www.abc15.com/lifestyle/sonoran-living/the-bienetre-center-shows-easy-recipes-to-eat-gluten-free

Gluten Free Pumpkin Muffins

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libbys pumpkin muffins


  • 3 cups gluten free flour
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 cups evaporative cane juice
  • 1 can (15 ounces) Pure Pumpkin
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup water or orange juice


PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Paper-line or grease 30 muffin cups. COMBINE flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Combine sugar, pumpkin, eggs, oil and juice in large mixer bowl; beat until just blended. Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture; stir just until moistened. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling 3/4 full. BAKE for 25 to 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Store muffins in covered container or resealable plastic bags. FOR 72 MINI MUFFINS: PREPARE as above; filling 3/4 full. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes. FOR 12 JUMBO MUFFINS: PREPARE as above; filling 3/4 full. Bake for 33 to 36 minutes.

modified recipe from libby’s website

Top experts talk about the one thing they do everyday.

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Dr. Burns is listed on #26

Develop Good Habits

How to obtain a Medical Marijuana Card.

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I had a few people ask me how to obtain a medical marijuana card. Because of the new rules that were enacted on July 3rd of this year there was a slight change in how people can obtain their mmj card.

There are certain medical conditions that qualify for medial marijuana. They are…..

HIV, Cancer, Hep C, ALS, Glaucoma, Crohn’s Dz, Alzheimer’s, PTSD, AIDS, Wasting Syndrome, Chronic Pain, Severe Nausea, Seizures/Epilepsy, Severe and persistent muscle spasms like MS

How to obtain a card?

  1. Bring in your current medical records from the past year. If we don’t have them then we can’t do the certification.
  2. Meet with a doctor that issues mmj certifications.  They will go through a physical exam and also take a look at the current doctors notes that you bring to the office.
  3. Once you have your mmj certification from the doctor then there is the application that is sent to the health department for you to get your card.  It will come in the mail.

What costs are involved?

There is a fee to see the doctor for you to get your certification it can range from $45-$150

Then there is the application fee to the health department that is $150 unless you are on food stamps then the fee goes down to $75.  This must be paid by Visa or MasterCard.  The health department does not take cash or checks.

It’s that simple.  Just make sure to bring your medical records with you. 🙂



Joke of the Day

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Yesterday I emailed a friend to see if they could look at some papers for me. Here is the summary of the emails.
Me: I need you to look at these papers for me.
Friend: I can look at them Friday since I am underwater.
Me: I didn’t know you could send out emails underwater. Awesome.
Friend: Funny 🙂

Find humor wherever you go!!!

MMJ Conference

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There is a MMJ conference coming up for anyone who wants to meet the speakers to learning about the basics for MMJ.
Dates are October 27-28. The website will have more details for you. swccexpo.com. It’s not to late to sign up.

How to stay calm at 2 am.

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This last week my child has decided to be up at 2 am. I have no idea why. As I go into her room to see what is going on I am greeted with a smile and someone trying to get ready for the day. I let my child know that it’s 2 am and that they can go back to bed for a few more hours since we have to be out the door by 7:30 am for school.
I tuck my child into bed and I hope to get a few hours of sleep.

What is the first thing to do when being woken up in the middle of the night? To listen to your child. They are just as human as you are. They may be scared or may be feeling sick. Try to listen instead of yell.

2. Remember it’s not about you. Don’t take it personally if you get woken up. It is about them and they need help.

3. Remember how much you love your child. In the middle of the night can be some of the best bonding experiences.

4. Your child is counting on you to be there for them. You can let them know that you are tired. I find that having a pretend sleep over helps get my child back to sleep quicker. I’m ok sleeping on the floor.

5. We were all kids once. Having kids reminds me of how fun life can be.

6. Life is suppose to be fun. Kids remind us of that everyday.