Category Archives: Stress

Bring in the Spring

The Spring Equinox has arrived heralding the coming of warmer weather and longer days. YES! Bring in the Spring! This is a great time of year for letting things go (ideas, habits, relationships, stuff) that no longer serve you. And by “serving you” I mean anything that makes you feel bad, feel stressed out, feel […]

The 3 Pillars of Self Care

The 3 Pillars of Self Care   Self care can be so easy, but so hard at the same time. We are all busy doing things in our lives and taking care of other people – sometimes we forget that we have to take care of ourselves too! As summer arrives and activities begin, let this be […]

Probiotics

Probiotics – Are they worth the hype? The answer, in short, is YES! Probiotics are basically “gut friendly” bacteria that play a very important role in our bodies. They help regulate our digestive health to ensure optimal absorption of vital nutrients from our food we eat, but there’s more! Probiotics have other great health benefits […]

Winter Hibernation – Just What The Doctor Ordered

Winter Hibernation – Just What The Doctor Ordered We are neck deep in the holiday season right now and many people feel burnt out. From Halloween to the New Year, the beginning of winter is often a frenzy of eating, drinking, and social activities that can leave us feeling tired and depleted. Part of why […]

Yin and Yang and your relationship

Yin and Yang and Your Relationship   The terms Yin and Yang (pronounced yong, as in ‘gong’) may sound familiar. Usually they are related to something in East Asian culture. Yin and Yang are often used to describe opposites like black and white, north and south, sun and moon, male and female…you get the idea. […]

Ditch the Downers

This quote was one of my most engaging Facebook posts from last week. It seemed to have struck a nerve with people so I thought I would delve a little deeper into why it’s important to “Ditch the Downers” in your life. Before I go on, I know that it’s impossible to live in a […]

Sleep, Supplements, Stress, & Sex: 4 Ways to Improve Heart Health

Heart Health

  Sleep, Supplements, Stress, & Sex: 4 Ways to Improve Heart Health   February is American Heart Month, focusing on prevention of heart related illnesses like heart attack and stroke, hypertension, and diabetes. Here are a 4 easy ways to start improving your heart health today! SLEEP Sleep is important in maintaining a normal circadian rhythm which helps […]

What Actually Causes Stress? A Revealing Look Inside The Stress Epidemic

What Actually Causes Stress? A Revealing Look Inside The Stress Epidemic I have read that approximately 80% of our chronic health concerns are caused by ongoing stress.  The question I have is, what actually causes stress for YOU?  Given the fact that stress is such an important factor in the creation of imbalance and disease within […]

Hammer out Headaches and Migraines

Hammer out Headaches and Migraines I see many patients who experience an occasional headache to raging migraines on a monthly basis. And unfortunately most pharmaceutical medication has side effects and offers only a temporary solution. If you are tired of dealing with the headstorm, read on the learn more about how to hammer out headaches and […]

Icing injuries – Why I am anti-ice

Over the past few months, I have had many conversations with patients about icing injuries and sore muscles. Most are surprised to learn that I highly object to icing since it is commonly practiced. In talking to other doctors or physical therapists this viewpoint is controversial. So let me share with you why I am […]

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