Heart disease (also known as cardiovascular diseases) are conditions that involve restricted or blocked blood vessels that may lead to heart attack, stroke, or chest pain (angina). It is the number one cause of death in the United States, claiming... (Read More)
Brushing is a part of your daily routine. You brush your hair, you brush your teeth, you brush your body. Wait, what?
Dry brushing is a process that involves brushing your skin with a natural brush to remove toxins from your body. It may sound... (Read More)
What is Integrative Medicine?
Integrative medicine involves the use of appropriate healthcare professionals, therapeutic approaches and the disciplines to reach optimal healing and health. It focuses on the entire body and combines conventional... (Read More)
We've all heard of the adage, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." The original phrase was, "Eat an apple on going to bed, and you'll keep the doctor from earning his bread." There have been many iterations of this popular saying, but the meaning... (Read More)
In today’s world, we have access to a wider variety of food than at any other point in human history. However, the irony is that we have picked up unhealthy eating habits that have led to the proliferation of diseases of civilization, such as high... (Read More)
The potential benefits of meditation can be vast: less stress, improved cardiovascular health and increased self-awareness, to name a few. Meditation as a practice has been around since the prehistoric times, and while eastern holistic medicine has... (Read More)
With age, both men and women lose hormones in their bodies. It is a natural part of human aging. For women, this process is known as menopause. For the male counterpart, andropause. However, the awareness of hormone-decline in men as they age is not... (Read More)
Did you know that your gut houses the majority of the cells that make up your immune system? That explains why inflammation happens in your stomach when you aren't feeling well. Maintaining gut health is essential to a whole body approach to... (Read More)
The history of Lyme disease can be traced to rural Connecticut. In 1975, a cluster of children and adults residing in Lyme, Connecticut developed atypical arthritic symptoms. Within the next two years, the first 51 cases of Lyme arthritis were... (Read More)