Category: Conditions

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How Traditional Chinese Medicine Improves Digestion

How Traditional Chinese Medicine Improves Digestion

Imagine you are about to cook something. Assuming you have already prepped your ingredients, what is the first thing you do? You turn on the stove. Fi [...]
10 Steps to a Healthier and Youthful Brain

10 Steps to a Healthier and Youthful Brain

Understanding brain health is more important than ever these days. It is estimated that at least 5 million people have dementia in the United States; [...]
Reversing Prediabetes to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Reversing Prediabetes to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

A diagnosis of prediabetes increases your risk for type 2 diabetes, but it does not necessarily follow that you will be afflicted with the disease. Yo [...]
Protect Your Immune System Naturally This Holiday Season

Protect Your Immune System Naturally This Holiday Season

The glorious fall days are upon us, along with their promises of pumpkin-picking excursions, Thanksgiving, and all the special holidays, including rin [...]
Does Bottle Feeding Cause Sleep Apnea in Children?

Does Bottle Feeding Cause Sleep Apnea in Children?

As parents, we always try to do the best for our kids. We believe in breastfeeding; many health-conscious parents go out of their way to find organic, [...]
Massage Therapy as Treatment for Fibromyalgia

Massage Therapy as Treatment for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a pain condition that is fairly common throughout the United States. Although there is no cure, there are various treatment options av [...]
Low Levels of Vitamin D Increase Risk of Breast Cancer

Low Levels of Vitamin D Increase Risk of Breast Cancer

When you think of breast health, do you think of vitamin D? Well, you should! Research has found that women with low levels of vitamin D are at a high [...]
Are You Touch Deprived?

Are You Touch Deprived?

Who isn’t completely stressed out these days? With the ongoing pandemic, intense political climate, and civil unrest, we are all on edge more than eve [...]
Chronic Pain: Treating the Invisible Disorder

Chronic Pain: Treating the Invisible Disorder

Almost all of us have encountered pain at some point, usually in its acute form. However, chronic pain is different and can frequently lead to restric [...]
What Does Your Tongue Say about You?

What Does Your Tongue Say about You?

Ever look at your tongue and think: “That isn’t NORMAL?!” “What in the world does that mean?” “I haven’t seen that before!” If you have never looked [...]
How to Be Fabulous Over 50

How to Be Fabulous Over 50

Aging is a natural part of life. Physiologically, during a process called sarcopenia, our bodies lose 3–5% of our muscle mass after age 30. Our fascia [...]
Softer Skin Than You’ve Had in Years

Softer Skin Than You’ve Had in Years

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Spa Director—Clinical Aesthetician Laura Duffany—atThe Spa at Litchfield Hills to talk about the hottest new t [...]
Treat Symptoms Before They Arise with Anti-Aging Medicine

Treat Symptoms Before They Arise with Anti-Aging Medicine

Doctors are trained to diagnose medical conditions and apply the correct treatment for those diagnoses. In anti-aging medicine, doctors attempt to do [...]
Breast Cancer Screening Under 40: Bridging the Gap

Breast Cancer Screening Under 40: Bridging the Gap

You probably know women who have been diagnosed with a life-changing, life-threatening disease at a young age, but you never think it can happen to yo [...]
Erectile Dysfunction (ED): Natural Ways to Address Its Complexities

Erectile Dysfunction (ED): Natural Ways to Address Its Complexities

Did you know that erectile dysfunction (ED) is very common among American men of all ages and that the risk of its development increases with age? Und [...]
Aging Gracefully

Aging Gracefully

One of the plagues of aging is falling—even perfectly healthy seniors with no pre-existing medical problems have a greater chance of taking a tumble t [...]
Nine Tips for Healthy Aging

Nine Tips for Healthy Aging

We are all aging—but we are also living longer lives, so it is important to keep our bodies and minds as healthy as possible. Here are a few tips to h [...]
Facial Cupping Is the Hottest Anti-Aging Trend

Facial Cupping Is the Hottest Anti-Aging Trend

Before the 2016 Summer Olympics, many of us in the U.S. had never heard of cupping. We learned that swimming champion Michael Phelps received regular [...]
Rethink Your Oral Health

Rethink Your Oral Health

Most of us know that oral health is very important. We take measures to maintain good oral hygiene, going for regular dental visits and having two cle [...]
How Music Helps You Heal

How Music Helps You Heal

Music is primal to life and expressed by each of us every day, whether through dancing to a favorite tune, keeping rhythm with a pencil, or rememberin [...]
The Importance of Massage as We Age

The Importance of Massage as We Age

For most of us, aging is not something we look forward to; the impact it has on our physical (and mental) health is dramatic. As kids, all we want to [...]
The Power of CoQ10

The Power of CoQ10

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is an organic compound that is fast becoming my favorite supplement. Among its many functions is its critical role in ATP, or ene [...]
Oh, Sweet Slow Waves of Deep Sleep! A Deep Dive into Dreamland

Oh, Sweet Slow Waves of Deep Sleep! A Deep Dive into Dreamland

Feeling tired today? According to the National Sleep Foundation’s 2020 poll, the average American feels sleepy three days a week, and close to half sa [...]
Reducing Stress Is the Heart’s Work

Reducing Stress Is the Heart’s Work

You’ve probably sat through a Zoom meeting and watched a weak presentation, thinking, “What an incoherent presentation that was!” Or maybe you saw som [...]
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