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Nutrition for Super Powered Mind & Body

What’s the best way to eat? Is the optimal diet paleo? Vegan? Keto? Should I count macros? We apply a lot of labels to our eating habits, but none of those labels explain how certain foods support our health.  In these stressful times, often our healthy eating habits fall by the wayside, and we turn [...]

COVID-19 Anxiety: 5 Ways You Can Rise Above

Much of the world is experiencing a high level of stress.  When we perceive something as stressful, our perception of it creates the same physiological response in our body whether that thing is real or not (1). And stress can manifest in many forms--anxiety, depression, or just a general sense of worry and unease. Regardless, [...]

The EastWest Immune Solution

Within each of us a complex system of cells, proteins, and signaling molecules are constantly adapting to new intruders, bacteria, and viruses that threaten our body. This is the immune system and is the body’s first line of defense in keeping us alive and healthy. What a Western approach often overlooks, though, is how the [...]

7 Ways to Change Your Life: Health & Success Through a Wellness Retreat

Have you ever experienced a wellness retreat? An opportunity or chance to really focus on your personal health and well-being?  It sounds indulgent but can be a life-changing strategy in your wellness toolbox. Often, the journey to wellness is confusing and overwhelming. I hear this from patients all the time.  Or, they have the information [...]

The Spread of Coronavirus: How to Protect Yourself

Coronavirus has infected tens of thousands of people, and killed more than 3,000, both in and outside of China (1).  Even though most cases of coronavirus are mild, and the number of people affected is a fraction of what the flu does each year, that hasn’t stopped coronavirus from triggering quarantines, stock market dips, and [...]

Why Your Hair Is Falling out And What You Can Do About It

We all lose up to 100 strands of hair per day, so shedding hair is a fact of life. But what’s the plan of action for when hair loss becomes more than just the annoyance of a clogged shower drain, and we begin to see less hair growing back than we’re losing? For a growing [...]

Inflammation Ages You Faster: What You Can Do About It

We usually feel inflammation as pain, swelling, or redness--especially after an injury--and it’s a normal and essential part of healthy immune function. But unlike acute inflammation, an ever-present, systemic, and low-grade inflammation is a major contributor to the aging process, and is often painless and hardly detectable. You probably won’t feel this type of inflammation, [...]

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How to Choose the Right CBD: From Seed to Supplement

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of dozens of different compounds naturally occuring in the cannabis plant. Unlike its sister compound, THC, cannabidiol is not psychoactive, and has exploded in popularity due to its many health supportive benefits. Cannabinoids play a role in the endocannabinoid system (ECS) which is involved in the healthy function of: Mood [...]

Why Does The Most Preventable Disease Kill 1 in 5 Women?

About once every 90 seconds, a woman’s life is taken by heart disease. That’s more than the top 4 other leading causes of death combined, which include all cancers, diabetes, dementia, and lung conditions. Why has this rate remained so high when 80% of cardiovascular conditions are entirely preventable? (1) Ensuring the health of your [...]

Ancient Secrets Hold the Key to Modern Health & Vitality

Ayurveda - The Fountain of Youth In India, 5000 years before modern Western medicine began researching the connection between the mind and body, the oldest and most complex collection of wisdom created health by healing the mental, physical, and spiritual aspects of the body. Much more than just a treatment of ailments, Ayurveda translates to [...]