An Introduction to High Blood Pressure and What You Can Do to Stop It

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading causes of death in the developed world. In America alone, about 600,000 people die every year from heart disease. This is a troubling statistic because in some cases, cardiovascular diseases can be prevented. We’ve got a few ideas that we share with our patients on how to avoid debilitating cardiovascular […]

What is Chronic Fatigue: A Persistent Pain or Complex Condition?

If your body chronically hurts in places for no particular reason, or you find yourself constantly exhausted (wanting to sleep anytime, anywhere), you may be experiencing the effects of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). CFS is a complex illness characterized by long-term fatigue and many other disabling complaints (see below). This condition is difficult to pinpoint because there is […]

What You NEED to Know About Seasonal Allergies

It’s that time of year again! The trees are budding; flowers are blooming…. and if you’re part of the millions that suffer from seasonal allergies, it also means the sneezing, coughing, running nose and puffy eyes are back. Contrary to popular belief, seasonal allergies are not normal, but rather a sign that the immune system […]

4 Types of Alternative Treatments for Women with Low Testosterone

As women age, their hormone levels naturally decline. Typically starting around age 30 or so, human genetic code has been programmed to reduce these levels, though the effects are more noticeable for many people after 50 years of age. These effects can include things like: muscle shrinkage, vision and hearing deterioration, and decreased brain and […]

The Health & Wellness Benefits of Chelation Therapy

The word “chelation” comes from the Greek word chele or claw and refers to the chemical process of grabbing onto heavy metal ions. Many people today are increasingly exposed to toxic heavy metals such as lead, aluminum, mercury and cadmium. These toxic metals have a propensity for accumulating in the heart.[2] Chelation Therapy is a […]

Complementary Medicine Practitioners See Great Results with Metformin

Metformin is the most widely prescribed anti-diabetes drug in the world. Practitioners of complementary medicine have recently begun to prescribe this medicine to non-diabetics because of its powerful anti-cancer activity and potential for antiaging purposes. Cardiovascular disease. Metformin is the only drug used to treat type 2 diabetes that also reduces the number of deaths caused […]

5 Types of Digestive Health Assessments You Should Know About

Several tests are useful to assess your digestive system. We prefer functional tests, because these reveal how well your digestive tract works or functions rather than imaging studies such as X rays or CT scans, which only reveal anatomy. A breath test for methane can determine whether you are lactose intolerant, in which case, you […]