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The Art of Medicine

In consulting with a new patient, the seasoned practitioner of holistic medicine will often have a clear sense of the course of treatment needed to help the patient.  Time and experience are our best teachers in this regard.  The real challenge in medicine is not simply the conveyance of information but in empowering a patient […]

Cheap Weight Loss Part 7: Sleep & Sleep Apnea

A lack of sleep can cause or contribute to a number of health problems.  Sleep isn’t just rest, it is a profound opportunity for healing.  Sleep deprivation can also undermine one’s ability to lose weight.  When either quality or quantity of sleep becomes compromised, a hormonal imbalance ensues which affects your body’s metabolism.   Previously, […]

Infections Part 2: Treatment

After understanding the landscape of chronic infections, we need to turn our attention to strategies to boost immunity, treat the infection directly, or both.  But how do chronic infections take root to begin with?     With a robust immune system, many acute infections can be overcome efficiently, and recovery, rapid.  Such is the case […]

Breathing Yourself to Better Health

Breathing Yourself to Better Health

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.19.6″] You may not think the mundane act of breathing could be a powerful influencer of health and disease, but there are many instances where a breathing pattern disorder is a major contributing factor to chronic illness.  The rate, depth, and intensity of respiration […]

Cancer

Currently in the United States, cancer is the cause of death of one out of every four people, and by some estimates, will increase as much as 50% by the year 2020.  Although malignancy has always been an affliction of humanity, these statistics of epidemic proportion are likely out of sync with the rates of […]