About John Cartmell
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Client Information Form
Proper Nutrition is Essential for Health
In these times of increased health
care costs and economic uncertainty it's more important than ever
to take personal responsibility for one's health and well-being.
Proper nutrition is a foundation for health and an essential part of
health care and self-care for
maintaining health, preventing disease, and restoring health in the face of
The balance of nutrition is unique to the individual and can
vary significantly depending on age, race, gender, lifestyle,
medications, and state of
health or ill health.
deficiencies are common in chronic and degenerative disease,
trauma injury or surgery.
The common symptom in every disease is the loss of health, and
this is the one symptom doctors
often fail to specifically treat.
Any symptom can be made worse if the nutrition is insufficient
to support health
Medications can't correct for nutritional deficiencies, and
long term use of medications can increase the risk of side
effects which are
often treated with more drugs.
By improving nutrition and
health, medications can often be decreased or even discontinued.
Nutrition consultation and assessment identifies areas of
nutritional weakness that can negatively impact health, and
provides information on how to strengthen these areas to improve
overall nutrition and wellness.
- See Consultation-Assessment
Nutritional Consultations and
Counseling Are Covered by Many Health Plans
John W. Cartmell is an in-network
Aetna, Alliant health plans,
Northwest Health, CIGNA, First Choice
Health, Group Health Options, KPS Health Plans, Medicare and
Medicare Supplement/Advantage Plans, Premera Blue Cross,
Regence, and Whole Health Network.
health plans may also provide benefits for medical
Ask your health insurer if your benefits include Medical
Nutritional Therapy or Counseling for conditions like Acid Reflux
(GERD), Arthritis, Bloating, Cancer, Chronic Fatigue,
Chronic Pain, Constipation, Crohn’s Disease, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Digestive
Problems, Eating Disorders, Fibromyalgia, Food Allergies or
Sensitivities, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, High
Cholesterol, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, IBS, Loss of
Appetite, Nausea, Obesity, Ulcerative Colitis, Yeast
other chronic or degenerative disorders.
To Schedule a Nutrition Consultation and
Contact: John W. Cartmell
Download: Client Information Form
John W. Cartmell,
MS, has been a Certified Nutritionist since 2004, receiving a
Master of Science degree in Nutrition Research from Bastyr
University of Natural Medicine in Kenmore, WA. His master's thesis
was on "Nutrition in Fibromyalgia".
As a Certified Nutritionist, he specializes in
helping to address
the specific nutritional needs of clients with
acid reflux (GERD), allergies, arthritis,
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), autism, autoimmune
disorders, cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), depression,
diabetes, digestion problems, fibromyalgia, heart disease, high
cholesterol, hypertension, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
(Crohn's disease, ulcerative
colitis), insomnia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), memory
problems, obesity, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD),
age-related degenerative disease, and other
chronic conditions of ill health.
He has published
papers and letters
on health and nutrition in several professional journals. His book,
“Fibromyalgia, a Nutritional
Approach to Prevention, Treatment and Cure”, was published
in 2008. He is a frequent public speaker on nutrition and
health (see Public Speaking).