• How to boostimmune system - Coronavirus Immunity Boost

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 [...]

  • Wellness Retreat

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 [...]

  • Coronavirus: How to protect yourself

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 [...]

  • Inflammation Ages You Faster: What You Can Do About It

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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  • Are Plant-Based Meats Just A Fad? 2020 Health Food Trends You Shouldn't Ignore

Are Plant-Based Meats Just A Fad? 2020 Health Food Trends You Shouldn’t Ignore

A couple weeks ago on The Rachael Ray Show, I showed you a few 2020 Healthy Food Trends you should either ‘toss’ or ‘try’. We highlighted some of these things, but if you’ve been watching the headlines this New Year, you know a lot has changed with our food. Steer clear of some of these [...]

  • Stress: The Disease of Modern Life

Stress: The Disease of Modern Life

Welcome to a new decade! You made it through hectic holidays, travel adventures, and weeks of delicious comfort food. But beginning this new chapter of our lives doesn’t mean the stress is over. Perhaps you’ve committed to an ambitious “boot camp” January workout, overextended your finances during holiday shopping, or are having trouble sleeping after [...]

Travel Health: Your Guide To Healthy Pre And Post Travel

It’s the holidays, and Christmas Break for many families, and that usually includes some travel. Whether it’s an exciting vacation, a much-needed break, or getting in the car to see family or friends, there are health precautions to take to make sure you don’t get sick. I think we can all agree that there’s [...]

  • How Acupuncture Works

How Acupuncture Works

Acupuncture has been a staple of Chinese medicine for more than 2000 years. The acupuncture process sounds strange at first -- inserting needles all over your body seems like an odd way to feel better -- but acupuncture is a powerful tool when it comes to your wellbeing.  As an integrative physician, I’ve spent [...]

How to Cure Candida Naturally

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography You may have heard of Candida before. It’s short for Candida albicans, a type of yeast that we all have in small amounts in our mouths and intestinal tracts. Candida is a normal part of a healthy gut biome, and as long as your gut is balanced by plenty [...]

4 Natural Ways to Ease Chronic Pain

Have you ever had chronic pain? It can make your days miserable, sap your concentration, and literally change your personality. The closest I ever came to chronic pain was a back sprain and I couldn’t focus for a week. I can’t imagine how difficult it must be to deal with pain, day in and [...]