• black health and racism

Is Racism a Public Health Crisis?

Do you think racism has an impact upon health? Research validates what many Black Americans have known for a long time: that racism is still very prevalent in daily life, and it dramatically impacts the approach to healthcare, wellness, and preventative care. The wellness community is in a unique position to see the detrimental effects [...]

  • Reboot Your Health Post-Quarantine

How to Reboot your Health Post Quarantine

We’re anxious to put the COVID-19 pandemic behind us, and to get back to our regular routines--school, work, and being able to do things together.  But how will we rejoin the world, and what changes will we need to make in order to reclaim our health and wellbeing, while not forgetting the lessons this global [...]

  • Self-Care During Coronavirus: Your Personal Wellness Retreat

Self-Care During Coronavirus: Your Personal Wellness Retreat

Has social distancing, emotional stress, and learning to cope with the reality of a pandemic taken a toll on your wellbeing? Would you rather swap all those worries for a week-long get-away with chef-prepared meals, yoga sessions, and afternoons spent gratitude journaling? Well, jet-setting to a faraway destination might not be an option right now, [...]

  • east west medicine immune solution

The East West Medicine Immune Solution

Within each of us is a complex system of cells, proteins, and signaling molecules 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 in women

Inflammation in Women Speeds Up Aging: 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 in women is a major contributor to the aging process, and is often painless and hardly detectable. You probably won’t feel this type [...]

2020-07-30T14:17:50-04:00By |Categories: Men's Health, Wellness, Women's Health|Tags: , |

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 [...]

  • 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 [...]