Is SAD making you sad?

Is SAD making us sad?  It may be the case.  There is emerging evidence that the Standard American Diet (SAD), which is low in fiber and high in sugar and saturated fats, may initiate the inflammatory processes that leads to chronic illness, including worsened...
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10 Ways to Healthy Aging

September is Healthy Aging Month and the truth is, healthy aging doesn’t have to become a priority late in life. No matter how old you are, one of the best ways to stay healthy as you age is to prioritize preventive health. Here are 10 things you can start...
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What Your Migraines May Be Telling You

Do you ever wonder what the root cause of your migraine is? Likely not in the middle of having one! Maybe you’ve tried medications that treat your migraine problem, but it’s only a temporary fix. This is where integrative medicine comes in. Integrative...
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5 True Self-Care Practices that Improve Mental Health

The term "self-care" is probably one of the most over-used and misused in our modern vernacular. Many think of self-care as a paraffin wax pedicure or an exfoliating facial and while we fully endorse all the spa day treats, that's only scratching the surface....
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Flipping the Switch: How Acupuncture Helps with Stress

As an Acupuncturist, it’s common for me to walk into a treatment room to work with a patient whose chief complaints are largely centered around stress. And while acupuncture as a modality has been known for thousands of years to be helpful for stress, most...
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Happy World Health Day! How Can We Achieve a Healthier & Fairer World?

Today is World Health Day and this year's message is: "Together we can reach a fairer and healthier world." In this spirit, the World Health Organization is calling to end health inequities worldwide by urging leaders to address root causes of health...
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Add a Restoring Detox to Your Spring Cleaning To-Do List!

Spring is the perfect time of year to invest in repairing, replenishing, and restoring your body and your health. There is no better way for a reboot than a personal spring cleaning, a detoxification of your organs, systems, and functions to get you back on...
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Keeping Brain Health Top of Mind

"Why do you focus on brain health?", people sometimes ask me. And I tell them, "Your brain is important, it has to last you the rest of your life." Since that is the case, we should take good care of our brains. We want to keep our brains to be in optimal...
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How to Celebrate Thanksgiving While Being Apart

For many of us, Thanksgiving will look very different this year and coming together as a family may not be possible. Try not to let the distance between your loved ones prevent you from connecting with each other and embracing the opportunity to create unique...
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Redesign Your Destiny

As we continue to learn more about the novel coronavirus and the toll it has taken all around the world, we're also learning more about why it affected some much worse than others. While many healthy people died from COVID-19, the vast majority of cases had...
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