Trauma and CranioSacral Therapy Trauma comes in many forms. What is traumatic to one person may not be traumatic at all to another. Trauma is a highly personalized experience that originates in the individual’s nervous system, not in the event itself. Could trauma have occurred and not even be recognized by the traumatized individual?
What is Functional Medicine? Functional Medicine is the future of medicine. It is a holistic, patient-centered, collaborative team approach to healthcare. Recognizing that each patient is a unique individual, it applies that patient-centered approach to an understanding of the complex relationships among the organ systems of the body. It does not see the body’s
The Gut-Brain Connection: Who Cares? Who should care about the Gut-Brain Connection? Anyone who has, or cares about someone with, a chronic health concern. Six in ten Americans live with at least one chronic health concern, such as pain, arthritis, depression, anxiety, heart disease and stroke, cancer, diabetes, and many others. Chronic illnesses are the
Before we can discuss intermittent fasting benefits, we must first know what intermittent fasting is. Intermittent Fasting (IF) is the self-imposed abstaining from food for a specified period, usually about 16 hours, with a window of 8 hours to consume meals. Most commonly, this is achieved by skipping breakfast and having the first meal of
Intermittent fasting is a popular fitness trend nowadays. Studies show that it helps you to lose weight and stay fit, and can also positively impact your life and even make your life longer. Bright Side decided to do some research on this topic and figure out what intermittent fasting is and how it works. We
For the past year and a half, Keith Taylor and his wife have adopted a lifestyle that includes fasting regularly. “For six days per week, we don’t eat until around 5 pm, but eat as much as we want and whatever we want from 5 pm until we go to bed. It is not a
Erika Schwartz, MD, was consulted for medical advice by an older man with serious health issues. Namely, she examined the medications and treatments he was subjected to and decided to consult his cardiologist to see if he would agree to change his therapy completely. The man suffered from excess weight, low testosterone and thyroid levels,
Intermittent fasting is a diet cycling between regular periods of eating and fasting, which has been linked to lower risks of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and aging. People have known for years that they can lose weight by fasting. But what if we told you that the longer you fast, the longer you can live?
There are many theories on how to boost the immune system to ward off diseases, particularly during cold and flu season, when people are most concerned with avoiding illness. But is there any truth in these theories? Let’s look at a few of the most common myths about your immune system, and the facts you
Many people in the Western world tend to burn the candle at both ends. They are stressed and try to pack too much into their busy day. Inevitably, the amount of sleep they get starts to decrease as they struggle to meet all of the demands placed upon them. Sleep is an essential part of