Integrative Health

6 Ways To Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

6 Ways To Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Following these practices will bring you many health benefits and prevent type 2 diabetes, and if you are already a diabetic, lessen your risk of developing complications associated with it.

How Stress Could Be Making You Fat, Tired, And Sick

How Stress Could Be Making You Fat, Tired, And Sick

When your body thinks it’s in a state of emergency, it’s cortisol’s job to make sure you don’t starve to death in the process. To do that, cortisol prompts the body to divert resources away from functions like metabolism and weight loss.

3 Weight-Loss Rules to Rethink

3 Weight-Loss Rules to Rethink

Every day new patients arrive at my office with a variety of health issues that need to be addressed — and weight problems are close to the top of the list. One of the things that always surprises me is the durability of the weight-loss myths that so many of us were raised on. Here are three of the most common weight-loss myths out there — and why they’re wrong!

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Glutathione – Your Energy and Youth Boosting Antioxidant

Glutathione is the single most powerful antioxidant your body produces – and recycles. A combination of three amino acids — glycine, glutamate and cysteine — glutathione helps prevent cell damage from heavy metals and free radicals, so having enough circulating in your cells is essential to living a vibrant, energetic life.

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10 Ways to Protect Your Brain from Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s. The mere mention of the word sends shivers down our collective spines. Millions have been touched by it, having witnessed the devastation up close with loved ones who’ve been diagnosed. It is, as we all know, a grim picture, so it’s imperative that each one of us does everything possible to avoid the disease

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A Healthy Microbiome Equals a Healthy Heart

I am a functional and integrative cardiologist, I often look first at a patient’s gut health to shed light on the underlying cause of heart disease. What could the gut possibly have to do with the heart? It’s all about inflammation.

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20 Healthy Ways to Stop Headaches

Headaches. We all get them, and when we do, all we want to do is get rid of them, as quickly as possible. While there’s no shortage of prescription and over-the-counter meds on the market designed to kill the pain, as most people with a headache will tell you, few if any really work – nor do they get to the root causes. Worse, the more you try to ‘treat’ them with drug.