Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
About Michelle and her work


Alternative and Naturopathic medicine and health care’s popularity expands rapidly as people search for methods to safely correct the cause of their health concerns. The more the population learns about the truth and the risks of the mainstream options available to them, the more alternative medicine is sought after and accepted. The following FAQs give further insight to Michelle Honda and Holistic Medicine at Renew You Holistic Health.

FAQ #1: What Types of Concerns can Michelle Honda Help?
FAQ #2: What is Holistic or Naturopathic Medicine?
FAQ #3: What Modalities Does Michelle Use?
FAQ #4: How Exactly does Michelle Work with Clients?
FAQ #5: What Takes Place During an Appointment with Michelle?
FAQ #6: What will I Need to do to Improve My Health?
FAQ #7: What are Michelle Honda’s Qualifications?
FAQ #8: What is Michelle’s Area of Expertise?
FAQ #9: Does Michelle Honda have any Specialties?
FAQ #10: Who gets Good Results working with her?
FAQ #11: What Can I Expect from Working with Her?
FAQ #12: When is a Good Time to consider Working with Michelle Honda?


FAQ #1: What Types of Concerns can Michelle Honda Help?

A: There are many ailments that can be helped via natural means. She can help people with a wide variety of issues. The most common are as follows;

  1. Weight loss
  2. Crohn’s Disease and Colitis
  3. Depression/Anxiety
  4. Diabetes
  5. Menopause
  6. Autism
  7. Acid Reflux
  8. Addictions
  9. ADD and ADHD
  10. Anemia
  11. Arthritis – Osteo and Rheumatoid
  12. Bladder & Yeast infections
  13. Cancer
  14. Children’s aliments and conditions
  15. Circulation Issues
  16. Endocrine System imbalances
  17. Fibroids and cysts
  18. Gastrointestinal disorders
  19. Eczema/Psoriasis
  20. General health and prevention
  21. Heart Disease
  22. High Cholesterol
  23. High Blood Pressure
  24. Hormonal issues (men and women)
  25. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  26. Immune and Auto Immune imbalances
  27. Infections
  28. MRSA/Staph infections
  29. Nervous System imbalances
  30. Pregnancy preparation
  31. Skin issues
  32. Stomach issues
  33. Thyroid issues
  34. Women’s issues


FAQ #2: What is Holistic or Naturopathic Medicine?

A: Holistic Medicine is a system of health care that uses natural substances to treat the patient and recognition that the patient’s mental, emotional, and physical states must all be considered for a lasting effect. Holistic practitioners focus on identifying and correcting the cause of a condition, not simply management of the symptoms. Many people interchangably refer to natural health care methods as Holistic and or Naturopathic.


FAQ #3: What Modalities Does Michelle Honda Use?

A: Michelle primarily works with food, nutrition, supplements, lifestyle changes, herbal medicine and homeopathy to affect change and improve well being. Medications all come from the natural source first. As a practitioner of natural and preventative medicine, Michelle uses a health care format that supports the body’s ability to defend and heal itself, addressing the whole body – not just the symptom or current issue. She essentially empowers the body to heal while simultaneously stop breaking the body down any further.


FAQ #4: How Exactly Does Michelle Honda Work with Clients?

A: Michelle is adamant about her patients understanding why their condition has developed and the process of reversal. Her first line recommendation is to help your body get what it needs through food. If you cannot get it through your diet, or the diet is far too low in essential nutrients, then supplements are recommended. And depending on the concern, herbs, herbal or homeopathic remedies may also be recommended. Also, in order to affect a cure, one must stop breaking down the body. This she feels is common sense – otherwise all of her great recommendations will help you but you may reach a plateau if you do not stop the cause of the existing problem.

Michelle will also help those that would benefit from reducing their medications – where applicable. She goes into great detail in this area since as mainstream medicine is aware of, drugs produce many more illnesses and imbalances in of themselves.


FAQ #5: What Takes Place During an Appointment with Michelle?

A: After taking a detailed health history prior to the appointment, Michelle spends quality time identifying the issues, compromised systems of the body, probable causes and best course of action to remedy it. The entire appointment is spent talking and educating clients on how your body, mind and lifestyle got them to the place they are also including what may have caused the problem. She will then address the diet, nutrition and lifestyle changes that will get you back on the road to good health and vitality. It all comes down to balance within the body and external environment.


FAQ #6: What will I Need to Do to Improve My Health?

A: You have to be willing to change your diet and lifestyle which could include bad habits and poor dietary choices. And if your normal eating patterns have been extremely deficient in necessary food nutrients, then extra supplementation will be required to correct major imbalances in the body.

You must also take responsibility for your health. In the vast majority of cases, you are the way you are because of the lifestyle and food choices you have made throughout your life. In order to gain a new vibrant level of health, you must change what you are doing. You must restore the optimal functioning of your body’s systems. A famous quote sums it up nicely here; “In order to have what you have not (vibrant health), you must do what you have not yet done (take better care of yourself)”.


FAQ #7: What are Michelle Honda’s Qualifications?

A: In addition to earning her Doctorate (Ph.D. D.Sc.), she holds an advanced degree in nutrition (RNCP), is a Master Herbalist and an IIPA Certified Iridologist.


FAQ #8: What is Michelle Honda’s Area of  Expertise?

A: Michelle has a Ph.D. She is an expert in nutrition, herbs, iridology and environmental medicine. She has over 10 years of full time school under her belt – all of it in health sciences, all of it involving advanced nutrition and related holistic modalities.

The academic program she chose to study was the most comprehensive and intensive one available that was based on the studies and life works of world renowned nutritionist and author Bernard Jenson. Jenson’s main protégé was his daughter in law Ellen Tart-Jenson Ph.D. who was one of Michelle’s main advisors during her academic years. Dr. Tart-Jenson gave special accommodation to Michelle upon completion of her Ph.D. in recognition for demonstrating a “special and rare level of excellence” in maintaining a 4.0 GPA from bachelors to completion of her doctorate illustrating Michelle’s commitment to excellence!


FAQ #9: Does Michelle Have Any Specialties?

A: The disease complaints are far too extensive that Michelle Honda treats in her day to day practice to list but having said that she is fast becoming an expert in all manners of Inflammation and has recently been asked to write a book on Reversing Inflammation Naturally (request by Random Hourse and her publisher Hatherleigh Press to be released May 31, 2017.

For Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, all stomach issues, and depression/anxiety suffers – she has tremendous success. These patients are especially fond of Michelle for her success where no other effective options appear to be available.

Weight Loss: Michelle also offers an extensive weight loss program for those that require extra help in reaching their goals and keeping them.

As for examples of what Michelle treats here are some topics; these include a wide variety of aliments found in mainstream complaints such as high/low cholesterol, high/low blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, all menopausal issues, endocrine system imbalances, gastrointestinal/gastritis conditions, (low thyroid, exhausted adrenals and other glandular problems), immune system imbalances, auto immune disorders and immune weakness. Also arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, cysts, all skin anomalies, all stomach and gut problems, depression, anxiety, ADHD and autism, gallbladder and liver issues, yeast and fungus, warts, obesity and weight loss or anorexia. Additionally, radiation poisoning, and a variety of cleanses either to restore health or aid weight loss. The list extends much further.



FAQ #10: Who gets Good Results Working with Michelle?

A: Anyone can get good results working with her. Average everyday people get good results. People who have exhaused the traditional health care system and have progressively gotten worse and are sick and tired of their current health and life status. Also highly proactive and committed people who wish to make good lifestyle habits, get great results because they are the most compliant with the recommendations made. See Testimonials – CLICK HERE


FAQ #11: What Can I Expect from Working with Michelle?

A: Michelle has often expressed how in awe she is of the body’s capacity to heal and rejuvenate itself – and so quickly once it is properly supported.

Her style and way of doing things is straight forward and realistic. That being said, you can expect to improve your health in working with Michelle. She gets above average to great results for a high percentage of people – as long as they are compliant with the recommendations.

The majority of clients get good results to complete resolution to their problems within 4-6 appointments (4-6 months). Depending on the issue(s), it is not unusual to observe improvement within the first 1-4 weeks.

Something called “bio-individuality” states we are all different. We all have had multiple thousands of different things affect us during our lives – food, air, chemicals, experiences, stress, toxins, traumas, beliefs, genetics, injuries etc. Therefore we all respond differently to different things. As with pharmacology and surgeries there too are no guarantees. The same can be said for natural health care modalities.

Though as a generalization, what can be said with confidence is that natural options will not give you the dangerous side effects that chemical medications can. They will not work to “only manage” your condition and keep you dependent on medications for life. Natural health care options will however work to correct the cause where possible so you can restore your health and vitality and move on with your life – safely and naturally.


FAQ #12: When is a Good Time to consider Working with Michelle?

A: Two scenarios. Firstly, people who want to increase their quality of health and find out what they may be missing due to their diet and/or lifestyle.

Secondly: As long as you are ready, now is the best time. Your condition may either be relatively acute (few weeks to a year or so) to chronic and degenerative (5-30 year conditions). Do not expect something you have been dealing with for 10 years to go away 1-2 weeks. Having said that, most people start to feel more energy and increased vitality within 2 weeks of starting Michelle’s program. Working with Michelle is not a replacement for your medical doctor. She should be considered a great compliment to your health care and the future direction it takes.