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Category: Holistic Medicine

Stress: The Good, Bad and Ugly

  • Aromatherapy
  • Colon Hydrotherapy
  • Detoxification
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Hormone Health
  • Pain Management

Stress is a condition that many (if not all) people encounter at least once in their life. Whether it’s because of school, work, or relationship, stress can take a toll on your mental, emotional, and even physical health. Although it can be tempting to simply ignore stress and go on with your life like it’s

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What is Autoimmunity?

  • Autoimmune
  • Diabetes
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Hormone Health
  • Men and Woman's Health

The healthy human body is equipped with a powerful set of tools for resisting invading microorganisms such as viruses, bacteria, and parasites.

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What is EMR and why is it a problem?

  • Detoxification
  • Holistic Medicine

What is EMR? Cell phones, cordless phones, GPS, all wireless devices, appliances, power lines, smart-meter networks and cell towers generate non-ionizing radiation from magnetic fields. Electro-magnetic radiation (EMR) from cell phones, computers, appliances, power lines, GPS, TVs, E-pass and WiFi damage our DNA. EMR is a form of energy commonly known as “electropollution” and it

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Astragalus: The King of Herbs

  • Autoimmune
  • Diabetes
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Hormone Health
  • Men and Woman's Health

Astragalus, also known as Milkvetch or huáng qí in Chinese, is an herbal medicine that has been used for hundreds of years, with its roots in traditional Chinese medicine. One of the few all-purpose herbs used, it is believed to support a wide array of biological functions. Despite the fact that Astragalus has over

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5 Surprising Things That Hurt Your Microbiome

  • Brain & Emotional Health
  • Colon Hydrotherapy
  • Diabetes
  • Gut Health
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Hormone Health
  • Weight Loss

The human gut contains trillions of bacteria – also referred to as the gut flora or microbiome – and these tiny unicellular organisms play an unfathomable role in overall health. For instance, a healthy gut flora has been shown to improve gut health, heart health, brain health, weight management, and blood sugar regulation, among others. While most of these thousands

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New Frontiers In Fish Oil – Part One

  • Colon Hydrotherapy
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Pain Management

This is part one of a two-part series on the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids and fish oil. Stay tuned for part two about how to incorporate fish oil into a regular diet. From supporting cardiovascular health to promoting ideal body composition to optimizing inflammatory pathways, omega-3’s substantive impact on a wide variety of health

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Why EMR Radiation is Killing Us and What We Can Do

  • Detoxification
  • Diabetes
  • Holistic Medicine

What is EMR? Electro-magnetic radiation (EMR) from cell phones, computers, appliances, power lines, GPS, TVs, E-pass and WiFi damage our DNA. Cell phones, cordless phones, GPS, all wireless devices, appliances, power lines, smart-meter networks and cell towers generate non-ionizing radiation from magnetic fields. EMR is a form of energy commonly known as “electropollution” and it

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4 Ways Refined Sugar Is Hindering Healing

  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition

It’s the villain of the health and wellness world. It’s sneaky, and hides in all sorts of non-Paleo foods. It’s cheap, addictive and blended into just about everything on supermarket shelves today. That’s right—it’s sugar. And it’s seriously bad news for anyone who’s trying to feel better, sleep better, or heal from any type of

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Nutritional Genomics As It Relates to Detoxification

  • Detoxification
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition

The study of nutrient-gene interactions is becoming a popular and developing area of science, and people now accept the diet-genome relationship affects our health. In other words, the belief there is an optimal individualized diet which, if compromised, could expose a person to greater health risks is gaining credibility. As the poet Lucretius stated long ago, “What

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Dive into the Gut – Brain Connection

  • Brain & Emotional Health
  • Colon Hydrotherapy
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Hormone Health

In an 1817 study on Parkinson’s disease (PD), James Parkinson noted that many of the patients with PD had gastrointestinal issues, and that up to 80% of these patients suffered from constipation. Even 200 years ago, we knew about the gut-brain connection. Currently, the literature demonstrates that the microbiome does, in fact, affect the function

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INFERTILITY ON THE RISE?

  • Acupuncture
  • Fertility
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Men and Woman's Health

In the United States, approximately 10% of couples are infertile, and the number could be as high as 8-12% worldwide. With rising infertility rates, and the culpability pointing to factors such as environmental toxin exposure, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and water contamination, the data looks grim for the next generation. But that’s not the whole story.

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A Roller Coaster in the Bloodstream

  • Brain & Emotional Health
  • Colon Hydrotherapy
  • Diabetes
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Hormone Health
  • Pain Management

Maintaining healthy blood sugar levels can be complex and unyielding. In addition to food and beverages, our blood glucose levels fluctuate in response to a variety of other factors. Exercise, emotional stress, the previous night’s rest, and genetics all play a role in the body’s attempt to tightly regulate the levels of glucose circulating in

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Create Calm With Adaptogens

  • Brain & Emotional Health
  • Colon Hydrotherapy
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Pain Management

At some point in our lives, we all experience some degree of anxiety or stress. It seems almost inevitable. Because stress can be at the root of many health issues, its management or alleviation is critical. Intuitively, people know that being in a calm state is the best foundation for a healthy life and, throughout

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DHA Pathway To The Brain

  • Brain & Emotional Health
  • Colon Hydrotherapy
  • Holistic Medicine

The health benefits of two omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), seem indisputable and range from improved cardiovascular risk factors and body composition to promotion of healthy inflammatory pathways. Lately, however, DHA has received a brighter spotlight of attention in the news due to its ability to influence the structure, function

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8 Self-Love Strategies To Lower Your Stress Levels Naturally

  • Brain & Emotional Health
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Pain Management

De-stress, pamper and support your body through daily stresses with these holistic self-love strategies to have you feeling incredible in no time. 1. Pour Yourself A Cuppa But not just any cup of tea… Choose a calming chamomile! This soothing herbal brew has been used for centuries to create calm, settle an anxious tummy and

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The Dangers of Modern Wheat

  • Allergies
  • Autoimmune
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition

Why is everyone going gluten-free and ditching wheat based products? It seems that every second person is allergic, intolerant or unwilling to consume wheat-based products today. It’s not just a trendy fad, there are very solid reasons behind this shift. Many are asking, what’s changed in our bodies to make us allergic to something we’ve

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The Ins & Outs of Peanuts

  • Allergies
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition

Peanuts: they’re part of some people’s fondest childhood memories, while being the bane of others’ existence. Some parents happily pack a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, knowing the smile it’ll bring to their child’s face, while those who have children with severe peanut allergies have learned to scrutinize every birthday party cupcake, every piece of

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Sage is All the Rage

  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Weight Loss

There is a laundry list of traditional foods and tasty recipes associated with the holiday season. Yet it’s the seasonings—the herbs and spices—that really make them pop. Sweet potatoes and cinnamon, for example, are a match made in heaven. And while poultry and butternut squash come alive when paired with any number of seasonings, Salvia

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Want Glowing Skin? Try These 12 Hydration Tips!

  • Anti-Aging
  • Detoxification
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition

Water is essential for every system in the body to function optimally and therefore drinking an adequate amount of water daily is important for overall good health and wellbeing. Water plays a vital role in digestion, blood circulation, the absorption of nutrients and the elimination of toxins. The body uses water to help heal from

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Happy “Healthy Heart”

  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition

A vital organ, the heart beats over 100,000 times a day, pumping nearly 8,00 liters of blood throughout the body. 8,000 liters might not even fit on the shelves of an average supermarket, but that amount of blood courses through our veins each day. Our hearts never stop beating and carry a weighty responsibility for

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Thyme For Gut Health

  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition

More often than not, we associate thyme with the culinary world. The beloved, leafy herb that accompanies chicken or other savory dishes, we think of it flavoring a stuffing, sauces, stews and soups. The history of its use, however, reaches way beyond a cookbook, and back to the ancient Egyptians who used it for embalming, or

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Diabetes Raises Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

  • Diabetes
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Hormone Health

Research suggests that diabetics under age 50 have a seven-times higher risk of succumbing to sudden cardiac death compared to nondiabetics.* Sudden cardiac death occurs when the heart’s electrical system malfunctions and the organ suddenly stops. The 10-year Danish study looked at the medical records of all Danes in two groupings: those between the ages

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Daydreamers Are Smart

  • Brain & Emotional Health
  • Holistic Medicine

Researchers Eric Schumacher and Christine Godwin from Georgia Institute of Technology, have found that people who daydream are thinkers, not slackers. They feel that these thinkers may have more brain capacity or more efficiency than the “average” person and therefore have to add more thoughts to the brain to keep it running correctly. Using MRI […]

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Vitamin C Plays Protective Role Against Degeneration Associated with Osteoarthritis

  • Anti-Aging
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Pain Management

Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a major cause of functional disability as we age. When comparing the chronic diseases suffered by the elderly, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis are known to be the most common conditions. The prevalence of co-morbid conditions makes treating the elderly osteoarthritis patients different from other populations. Many of these

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