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What’s Your Digestion Telling You?

By | July 9th, 2015|Disease Management|

A common issue concerning health today is poor digestion. Chronic constipation, flatulence, irritable bowel syndrome and candida are just a few signs of the havoc being wreaked on many people’s digestive systems. The main cause? Poor diet! While these listed symptoms may seem like minor aggravations, they can actually lead to more serious illnesses such as colitis, Crohn's disease, cancer or a condition called leaky gut syndrome. Leaky gut is caused by food allergens and [...]

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Happy Thinking Is Happy Health

By | June 19th, 2015|Disease Management, Stress Management|

Is your glass half empty or half full? Are you a pessimist or an optimist? Your answers to these questions may be a reflection of your outlook on life. Food for thought: Positive thinking is an effective tool for stress management and it allows for a more tolerable, achievable experience when dealing with life’s difficulties. In the long run, the ability to manage stressful situations more effectively reduces the harmful effects of stress on your [...]

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Ask the Doctor: How Can I Get That Elusive Good Night’s Sleep?

By | January 3rd, 2014|Ask an Expert, Disease Management|

Our Western lifestyle affects a number of health factors, one of the most important of which is sleep. Poor nutrition and eating habits, alcohol and drug use, shift work, evening habits, exercise (or the lack of it), TV and electronic devices, busy schedules, and stress all work against us getting the restorative sleep we need. Nearly all disease states are affected by lack of sleep. Health can be defined not just as the absence of [...]