Maybe you are like me during the holidays… finding myself 5-10 lbs heavier starting the New Year after indulging in festive meals with family, fun adult beverages and a cookie decorating obsession with grandma’s sugar cookie recipe. But if I’m honest, it’s been more and more difficult overall to lose those last 10 lbs since…
It’s cold and flu season, and with coronavirus on the rise, immune health is vital. While I can’t share a proven way to prevent COVID-19, I can give you some insight on best practices for building the immune system during the winter season. Scientifically speaking, boosting your immune system is going to be your best line of defense against any virus this winter.
What does our hormone balance and immune system have in common? Probably more than you think! I’d even say they have everything in common as both systems share the same operating system: the gut microbiome. Summer has arrived and we are learning to navigate the post-quarantine ‘new normal’. We can meet up with friends, go…
What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is an ancient form of healthcare that originated in China at least 2,500 years ago. It has been practiced throughout the Asian world for many centuries. Acupuncture has been accepted into the Western mainstream culture since the 1970’s and is currently soaring in popularity throughout many parts of the Western hemisphere.
The main symptoms of this pattern include: fatigue, irritability, restless sleep, low back pain, anxiety, depression, nervousness, feeling wiped out upon waking, many female hormonal problems, food cravings and various addictions, weight gain, sluggish metabolism, and so on.
It is estimated that approximately 62 million Americans experience digestive problems on an ongoing basis. This is due to the harmful repercussions of the standard American diet on our population coupled with the high level of stress that the average American experiences.
Approximately 38 million Americans suffer with chronic anxiety or depression. One out of eight adults are currently taking antidepressant medications.
Fibromyalgia is escalating to epidemic proportions, yet there is much about this condition that remains a mystery to allopathic physicians. After working with many patients who suffer from fibromyalgia, I have concluded that their causes and, thus, their treatments are multi-factorial.
Approximately 44 million Americans have been diagnosed with arthritis. Many of these people are being treated with Western medications such as steroids and anti-inflammatories, while many others’ symptoms are left untreated, as they do not want to pursue conventional Western treatment options.
Sleep disorders plague millions of Americans and can be attributed to a variety of causes. Perhaps the main cause of insomnia and restless sleep is the whirlwind pace that most modern people live with day in and day out.