• 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, [...]

2020-03-09T08:42:33-04:00By |Categories: Men's Health, Wellness, Women's Health|Tags: , |

Can Coffee Cause Cancer?

Thanks to a new lawsuit, we have a new controversy about coffee on our hands. The Council for Education and Research on Toxics (CERT), a non-profit organization, are claiming that coffee sellers expose people to harmful chemicals—specifically Acrylamide. This chemical is created when coffee beans are roasted, and when other foods are fried, baked, or [...]

2020-02-10T00:15:51-05:00By |Categories: Men's Health, Superwoman Wellness, Wellness|Tags: , , , |

Seven Simple Steps to Reduce and Prevent Cancer

How do cancerous tumors travel from one area of the body to another? Researchers are still working on answers to what causes metastases, but science took a step closer to a solution thanks to a study released last week in the journal Nature. A team of researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering [...]

Get to Know Your Skin Story

Every skin has a unique story, with color and features distinctively its own. Even more, our skin shifts over time, changing with each season and each phase of our lives. It’s no wonder there are so many pricy cleansers and lotions out there to target your every skin need! […]

Calm the Fire Within: Foods that Fight Inflammation

One word I want every patient to know is – INFLAMMATION!  The more we learn, we recognize that inflammation is the root of some of the most chronic diseases. Need proof? The Department of Health and Human Services and the American Heart Association both show that chronic inflammation is linked to diseases such as arthritis, osteoporosis, [...]

5 Anti-inflammatory Diet Tips for Arthritis Relief

Are you burdened by chronic stiffness and achiness? You’re not alone. One in 5 adults has been diagnosed with arthritis (inflammation in the joints) and the number climbs to 50% in those over 65. 1  Women are more susceptible than men due to genetic predisposition, hormones/menopause, pregnancy and physical structure.There are two main types of [...]

My Journey Into Autism-Honoring Autism Awareness Month

This is a really exciting week for me.  Five years ago, this month, I began my integrative medical practice.  Five years have brought over 5000 patients, with amazing stories, hard won successes and sometimes, difficult to accept challenges.  I realized early in my practice that every day brings in new patients, with unique challenges and [...]