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 [...]

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How Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture Works

Acupuncture has been a staple of Chinese medicine for more than 2000 years. The traditional Chinese medicine 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 [...]

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 [...]

Put Yourself on Your List: 8 Holiday Self-Care Tips

The holidays are a time for celebration. They bring out the best in us -- gratitude, gift-giving, love, family, friendship, and more. But as wonderful as they are, holidays can also get stressful quite quickly. While we look forward to seeing family and friends, the pressure of managing gifts, traveling, and even family dynamics [...]

How To Kick Holiday Sugar Cravings

Sugar is everywhere during the holidays - between the candy, cookies, parties, and yummy desserts, it’s tough to stay away from sugar during the holidays. The trouble is that even just a little bit of sugar can kick off cravings and the temptation binge, even for the best of us. Many people don’t realize the [...]

Holidays Got You Feeling Stressed? Here’s What to Do

It’s so easy to get frazzled during the holidays. Gifts, parties, outfits, in-laws -- it can be challenging to manage your stress and energy with so much going on, especially because stress tends to sneak up on you if you don’t keep an eye on it. Many people don’t realize that the more stressed [...]

  • Is Vitamin B12 Deficiency Impacting your Mood, Wellbeing, and Hormones

IS VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY IMPACTING YOUR MOOD, WELLBEING, AND HORMONES?

Are you getting enough vitamin B12? You want to make sure you have plenty of this amazing vitamin. B12 is a building block for wellbeing. Your body uses it for a wide variety of things, including smooth brain function, hormones, vibrant skin, and mood regulation. About 15% of Americans are deficient in vitamin B12 and [...]

  • 4 Steps to Get Better Sleep

NO SLEEP? 4 STEPS TO GET BETTER SLEEP

Sleep is a foundational part of wellbeing. Your body needs deep, quality sleep to recover and restore your cells after the stresses of a long day. Sleep is especially important for your brain; it’s during sleep that you consolidate memories and repair your neurons. If you have trouble relaxing at night, or you feel like [...]

  • Top 4 Natural Cold and Flu Remedies

TOP 4 NATURAL COLD AND FLU REMEDIES

Winter is coming, and it’s bringing cold and flu season with it. There’s still no cure for the common cold, and in my experience flu vaccines are hit-or-miss. But if you dread this time of year, I have some good news: there’s plenty you can do to keep yourself healthy. These four natural remedies bolster your [...]