Fluctuating moods are normal. Feeling lethargic after a long day, the ever-growing pressures of keeping up with work, family, relationships, health, irritability close to menstruation, and prolonged sadness after a personal loss or trauma are all natural (although perhaps less desirable) shifts in mood. There are thousands of reasons our moods can fluctuate, but what… Read More
Modern life is rife with hormone disruptors that in turn often lead to mood fluctuations – but thankfully many of these are within our ability to control (especially when you enlist the help of a professional!) Here are some of the main culprits: stress, nutrition, weight gain, menopause and pharmaceuticals.
An Integrative Approach to Seasonal Allergies It’s that time of year again, the days are getting longer and warmer and you are venturing outdoors with increased excitement. If you’re an allergy sufferer, this time of year may also present some apprehension. Will this year be as bad as the last? Will it be worse? Will… Read More
Everyone’s immune system is different and allergies can develop over time. If you haven’t experienced seasonal allergies in the past but are experiencing symptoms this year, an appointment with our providers can help you pinpoint the reason.
Most of the time, we take our digestive system for granted. But when it goes out of whack it’s a whole different story and digestive issues can quickly become all-encompassing. Stomach pain, gas, bloating, diarrhea, frequent bowel movements, constipation, even night sweats and unexplained weight loss or gain are just some of the signs of… Read More
As the world emerges from what was for many a prolonged period of inactivity and stress, it’s not just our bodies that have become soft – our brains are inevitably affected too. Just as Dr. James Levine coined the term “sitting is the new smoking” to describe the increase in heart disease and diabetes that… Read More
There are so many health products on the market that promise to “turn back the wheels of time.” From herbal teas to skincare products, the quest for youth and good health is highly sought after. What if I told you, your body already contains the element it needs for optimal health and longevity? It’s called… Read More
Chronic pain is a common and complex problem affecting 20–30% of the population of Western countries. The pharmaceutical industry has garnered billions of dollars in painkiller and anti-inflammatory sales, yet this hasn’t come without potential health risks to consumers from a well-documented crisis level of opioid addiction to frequent gastrointestinal complications and an increased risk… Read More
The holidays are right around the corner. While celebrations may look a little different this year, you may still find yourself wondering how to balance your health and holiday fare. Whether it’s a family Thanksgiving gathering on your mind or just what to do with the kid’s leftover Halloween candy, here are 6 ways to… Read More
Feeling stressed during this fall’s back-to-school season? According to the National Center for Health Statistics, nearly one third of Americans show signs of anxiety or depression since the pandemic entered our lives last spring. Given the stressful circumstances we find ourselves in, these numbers make sense. Techniques that support both the mind and the body… Read More