Month: March 2018

Sound Health

Sound Health There is much about the human brain and nervous system that we do not understand. There is much about the health benefits from ancient practices like music that we still do not understand. But research continues and a recent workshop, Sound Health, explored these connections. The collaborative workshop, an early step in the …

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Gut Health Importance — Functional Medicine Assessment

Gut Health Importance For such a significant impact on our health, we know so little about the gut microbiome. There are more and more articles about gut health importance; however, they often open more questions than they answer. While the science behind gut health is still catching up, some physicians give considerable time to assessing …

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Life Changes Lifestyle– Ayurvedic Supplements for Menopause: Do They Work?

Life Changes Lifestyle Many women contemplate that phase of Life when they undergo “The Change”. Menopause is natural, if inconvenient and sometimes unpleasant. As with many conditions, how we choose to address menopause matters greatly. Quite simply, life changes lifestyle. What we did at age 10 is different from age 20 and is different from …

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New study provides evidence that art courses can improve mental wellbeing

Art Improves Wellbeing Ever catch yourself doodling when bored or stressed? Why is it that we find relaxation and release in such a simple activity? The simple answer is that art improves wellbeing. As more consumers look for non-medical interventions and more primary care physicians have expanded their practice to be more holistic, researchers have …

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12 Healthy Foods Everyone Should Have In Their Kitchens

Healthy Foods The secret to lower healthcare costs is really quite simple… eat healthily. We can avoid many chronic diseases through better Lifestyle decisions. In fact, studies show that nutrition plays a critical role in health. Good nutrition from healthy foods leads to good health. Poor nutrition from fast food and processed foods leads to …

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How exercise in old age prevents the immune system from declining – BBC News

Exercise Boosts Immune System As we age many bodily processes change… often to our detriment. But there is a way to boost the immune system as we age. New research has shown that exercise boosts immune system in older people. Now there is another reason to admire those in their 70’s, 80’s and beyond who …

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Science Supports Meditation: In Depth | NCCIH

Science Supports Meditation Meditation, mindfulness, etc. have generated much interest recently. For thousands of years humanity has recognized the importance of mind – body practices like meditation, yoga, Taichi, Qigong, and more. Increasingly, conventional science supports meditation as this recent article from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health highlights. What Is Meditation? Meditation is …

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Neighborhood wellbeing and a sense of community is at the heart of a good home, say researchers — ScienceDaily

Neighborhood Wellbeing It may seem obvious that our surroundings affect our wellbeing. However, we often overlook the impact of neighborhood wellbeing when we think about health and healthcare. A sense of wellbeing and a thriving community is key to a happy neighbourhood according to housing researchers, who looked at the relationship between the experience of …

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Everyday Supplements for Health

Everyday Supplements Let’s start this article with a standard, but important, warning… do not take any supplements without consulting your healthcare provider.  Remember, supplements have an impact on your wellbeing and we want that to be a positive impact! That said, there are everyday supplements that can be beneficial. The challenge is usually cutting through the …

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