The Brain in Your Gut

By Russell Skinner, MD.  Have you ever considered that there is more in your gut than your latest meal? The gut and brain may appear unconnected, each having different functions, but there’s a distinct correlation. What’s more, recent studies show that your brain affects your gut health and your gut may even affect your brain

Finding Breathing Bliss Through Tai Chi

By Judith Stuartcoale Bonner.  Bliss is known as the alpha brain state in which our electrical impulses that flow from neuron to neuron signal the brain to idle…be calm…move into deeper and deeper relaxation while being awake. In this idle state, reasons to think and deliberate are delightfully out of reach. In this silence, you

Should You Consider a Different Type of Doctor as You Get Older?

By Dr. Lorie Blessing. With the baby boomer population booming, many seniors are trying to find doctors that take Medicare. Should these seniors look for just any doctor taking Medicare? Or should they look for doctors that not only take Medicare, but also specialize caring for our aging population? Doctors that have elected to spend

Older Athletes Slow Aging by Staying Fit

By Fred Mays. They say, “Age is just a number.” I say, “B.S.!” I’m 74. There are physical things I can’t do anymore, due to my arthritis: “century” rides on my bike, wrestling a kayak on and off the roof of my car. The aging process is real. The only undefeated athlete is Father Time.

Millennials Stay Healthy by Practicing Tai Chi

By Judith Stuartcoale Bonner ~ Millennials, our first generation to grow into child and adulthood witnessing the horrifying events of 9/11, characteristically prefer to “go with the flow” as a lifestyle. It’s growing more common to find millennials flocking to Tai Chi searching for the antidote to high levels of stress from their start in

Is Your Colon Overdue for a Cleanse?

By Ronit Mor, ND ~ What if there was one organ in your body that had the power to control the way you look, feel and think? And what if this organ serves as a common denominator for most of today’s health problems? According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, anywhere from 60 to

Excessive Sugar on the Brain?

Too Much of Anything Is Not Good for Your Health By Ronit Mor, ND ~ While a healthy diet contains a significant amount of naturally occurring sugar (in fruits and vegetables, for example), the problem is that we’re chronically consuming much more added sugar in processed foods. Excess sugar consumption has long been linked to

Take Time to Express Yourself !!

By Vanessa Guild. Emotions make us human. They provide the expansion of music, joy, and the depths of your lovers’ slight touch. They also derive sorrow, anger and despair yet without these extremes we would not experience life itself. Emotions paint the light of our soul’s anguish and greatness but when squelched can become the

The Practice of Tai Chi: Meditation-in-Motion

By Judith Stuartcoale Bonner. “JUST BREATHE!”, a popular song title, is also the mantra of Tai Chi, an ancient form of Chinese martial arts modernized for our current world. Deep, slow rhythmic breathing activates the immune system and flow of blood in the body stimulating the chi – our vital life energy. This activated flow

MENOPAUSE: A Natural Time in a Woman’s Life

By definition menopause means that no menses have occurred for a full 12 months. Ovarian function in women decreases over time with the waxing and waning of hormone production generally between the ages of 45-50. Menopausal symptoms generally start during this time even if the periods are still occurring.  When the ovaries stop producing estrogen

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