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Necessity is the mother of invention (innovation), a commonly used proverb when someone comes up with a way to do things better or hasn't been done previously.  This proverb is not limited to ultra-technical fields and is now quite the driving force for innovation in...

When we think about body recovery, the first thing that comes to mind can be different for each of us.  For me, I think about recovering from a workout.  Others may think about recovery from a medical condition.  This blog will focus on two areas...

Menopause is the natural decline of female reproductive hormone production and the conclusion of a woman’s menstrual cycle. It usually begins sometime in the 40s or 50s. Common menopause symptoms include hot flashes, brain fog, vaginal dryness, chills, night sweats, weight gain, irregular periods, decreased...

When builders build a home, they usually start with a solid foundation and then work up from there. The same is true concerning taking care of your body and overall health. For example, since digestion plays a significant role in your overall health, starting with...

Let's face it; the liver is the primary organ in the body that often gets overlooked when it comes to health. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the liver is responsible for the smooth flow of emotions, Qi, and blood. Therefore, it is the organ most...

Hippocrates was credited with saying, "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." He was an important figure in the history of medicine because he was among the earliest to assert that natural processes caused diseases.   The idea of what we eat and...

One of the more popular questions I receive is, "What can I do to lose weight?".  Unfortunately, there are a lot of people who claim to eat right and exercise and still struggle with their weight.  As a 58-year-old male, I have noticed the same...

Regardless of age, going back to school season is a great time to make sure you have a few of the essential health areas covered. We need to focus on four areas:  Immune Health, Stress, Sleep, and Memory/Focus. This blog will dive into what supplements...

In modern medicine, we often look at cognitive issues being caused by age, neurotransmitter issues, free radical damage, and even circulatory problems.  What often gets overlooked are other underlying risks such as sleep and stress.  When we look at stress, sleep, and cognition, we can...