Health

Rising Above Adversity

How to Strengthen Your Resilience Muscle by April Thompson At one time or another, an estimated 70 percent of people experience a life-altering traumatic event, and most grow stronger from surviving it, according to decades of research by leading institutions like Harvard and Yale universities and the University of Pennsylvania. We can prepare now for life’s inevitable hurdles and setbacks ... Read More »

New You, New Brain with NAD+ IV Therapy

If only there were a compound that can help turn back the hands of time by restoring your energy, improving your mood and mental clarity, increasing your athletic performance and taking away your cravings for alcohol and drugs. Well there is! A new you this February boils down to your brain and how clearly you are able to think. By ... Read More »

Eating More Mindfully

by Elizabeth McMillan It has been a long day at work, you come home and feel ravenous. You just want 20 minutes to yourself before picking up the kids from soccer. You sit down with a bag of chips to have a snack and poof, before it’s even time to pick them up the entire bag is gone. How many ... Read More »

A Free Talk: Why Are My Joints and Muscles Hurting?

Many people suffer with insomnia, muscle and joint pain, inability to exercise because of pain and fatigue, depression or lack of motivation, memory problems, brain fog, nervous and emotional problems without any hope of relief. Dr. Serena Satcher, M.D., has an approach that can get at the root causes and is offering a free talk that will help participants to ... Read More »

10,000 Steps and Counting

Keep Moving to Stay Fit by Kathleen Barnes We have become a nation of couch potatoes. The average American takes only 5,900 steps a day, somewhat better than the sedentary Brits that average less than 4,000. The notion that overall we need to take 10,000 steps a day to be physically fit started with manpo-kei, a 1960s Japanese marketing tool ... Read More »

The Surprising Benefits of Papaya

by Laina Poulakos Papaya is a wonderful support for good digestion health. This delicious fruit is rich in many valuable proteolytic enzymes, such as papain, chymopapain and caricain which can help human bodies digest and process meat. This is useful because digesting meat proteins can be taxing on the pancreas and digestive system. This process can also cause unpleasant symptoms ... Read More »

Stress and Medical Cannabis

by Patricia C Frye, M.D. Tis the season to be jolly, but this time of year often brings more than good cheer. Shopping for the perfect gifts, finances stretched to the limit, travel, having houseguests, being a houseguest and other obligations of the season, while often enjoyable, can cause mental stress that can be detrimental to the body if allowed ... Read More »

How Leaky Gut Impacts Your Overall Health

A happy gut is a healthy gut. Gut health is extremely important to restore health. Oftentimes a leaky gut is found where the intestinal permeability is compromised. Molecules that are not supposed to pass through the cells that are lining the intestinal wall travel into the blood stream. This causes low-grade chronic inflammation. Gluten for example, in sensitive people, has ... Read More »

Dial Down Stress

How to Stay Calm and Cool by Lisa Marshall People with a stress-hardy mindset may temper stress as an “excite-and-delight “challenge in adventurous situations. Others “tend-and-befriend”, reaching out to help and comfort in times of tragedy. Studies show that when participants are told, “You’re the kind of person whose performance improves under pressure,” it does—by as much as one-third.~ Harvard ... Read More »

Understanding Nutraceuticals

How They Differ from Health-Store Supplements by Linda Sechrist Savvy consumers seeking products that might help them achieve and maintain good health may be noticing two new categories: medical food and nutraceuticals. Medicalized terminology is now being used to describe certain products we may already have been buying from brand-name dietary supplement companies and retailers, and they have a higher ... Read More »