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
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.
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.
Gas can make you feel bloated, crampy, and lousy by day then disrupt sleep at night. So what’s going on in our bodies to create all that gas? And what can we do to minimize it? Here are a few tips for less gassy living
The exact cause of Alzheimer’s is still unknown, but most likely involves multiple factors, like many other chronic diseases. In addition to age and genetics, lifestyle and diet also weigh in. Starting down a preventative path today is the best plan if you have any concerns about Alzheimer’s in your future.
Working up a sweat has a positive impact on what’s happening inside your head—and the benefits are major, ranging from improved memory and increased focus to a better ability to manage stress.
As the owner of your body, you are in charge of your health, and when it goes off the rails, you need to take the reigns to get back on track. But what happens when you keep getting sick? When just as you are coming out of a cold and immediately catch another? It’s massively frustrating for people and it’s a complaint most people are all too familiar with. As unpleasant as recurring ills are….
When our gut and digestion are on track, most of us feel pretty darn good. When they’re not, a range of gut troubles can make us feel miserable. Here’s some key intel on how you can start turning the health of your gut–home to roughly 70 percent of your immune system–around.
As you continue to enjoy the warm summer days, we want to make sure you are supporting your healthiest and happiest self! Here are 10 tips you can use to be well all summer long
Constipation. It’s uncomfortable, unpleasant and disruptive. And much as we don’t want to talk about it, most of us are troubled by it at one point or another. Constipation is, for better or worse, your body’s way of telling you that you need to pay a little more attention to what you’re putting in it
Constantly looking down at a screen, promotes a hunched mid back and a reverse curve in our neck region. Good news is there are things we can do to reduce some of the stress we place on our bodies due to technology.
Mitochondria. Whether you’re aware of them or not, we all have billions of them, but few of us actually know what they are, much less how to treat them right or why absolutely everyone should be paying a lot more attention to them! Simply put, your mitochondria are your energy powerhouses: the tiny factories in your cells that turn the food you eat and oxygen you breathe into energy and keep you feeling young and vital.