Inflammation is a very dangerous condition in the body that is unfortunately very prevalent in today’s world. Productive inflammation occurs when white blood cells jump to action to protect the body from threats of infection. Though this type of inflammation is essential to keeping the body healthy and removing harmful irritants, pathogens and cells, the majority of inflammation experienced by people today is not the beneficial type. Since more inflammation is often created in response to existing inflammation, it’s common for inflammation to become a self-perpetuating issue that causes other diseases and conditions. Continue reading Understanding How Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids Impact Inflammation in the Body
More and more Americans are beginning to turn to holistic and integrative medicine practices as they pursue enhanced health and wellness. Both forms of medicine focus on the whole person and approach healing as an art and science. Whether you are suffering from chronic migraines, hormonal imbalances, depression, or any other condition, holistic and integrative medicine doctors offer treatment methods that solve the underlying issues rather than merely hiding the symptoms.
An Introduction to Holistic Medicine Continue reading The Most Important Principles of Holistic and Integrative Medicine
Breast health is a critical issue for women of every age, and we are lucky to live in a world where advanced technologies are available to comprehensively monitor and support breast health. Breast thermography, for instance, is an innovative risk assessment tool that supplements mammography to maximize breast cancer prevention
What is Breast Thermography?
Breast thermography is also known as thermal imaging. It uses a sophisticated camera to measure the temperature of the skin on the breast. Though the connection might not seem obvious, the temperature of breast tissue is actually very important because inflammatory and cancer cells increase blood flow and metabolism- and thus temperature- as they grow and multiply within the breast. If breast thermography uncovers patterns of temperature imbalance in the breast, it could help detect early changes which can then be reversed with natural regimens while preventing or quickly addressing breast cancer. Continue reading What is Breast Thermography and Why Does It Matter?
The medical applications of laser systems have grown significantly over the last ten years. Lasers are now capable of doing everything from removing unwanted body hair and resurfacing the skin to improving vaginal health. FemTouch™ from Lumenis is an innovative non-surgical, non-hormonal treatment that uses advanced technology to support and improve vaginal health in a number of ways. Continue reading Is FEMTOUCH™ The Non-Hormonal Way to Relieve Vaginal Problems & Urinary Incontinence?
Maintaining your health and vitality as a woman isn’t always easy, especially as you age and encounter new challenges and obstacles. Fortunately, there are natural and holistic solutions to the common problems that women experience over time. Natural progesterone is one such solution that can improve many bothersome conditions like heavy menses, breast tenderness, and hormonal acne.
What Is Progesterone? Continue reading 3 Ways Natural Progesterone Can Improve Women’s Health
The art of detoxification dates back to ancient Roman, Greek, Indian, and Native American civilizations. Each culture utilized different processes, such burning sage, acupuncture, and the strategic use of herbs. Today, toxins exist in far greater quantities than they did in ancient times, which dramatically increases the importance of detoxification to the human body.
What is Detoxification?
Detoxification is the process of cleansing and nourishing the body from the inside out. As toxins are removed and eliminated, the body is able to more efficiently overcome illness, fight disease, and function with renewed vitality. The liver, kidneys, intestines, lungs, lymphatic system, and skin all play central roles in sustaining the body’s natural detoxification. Continue reading The Best Ways to Rid Your Body of Toxins
Unfortunately, we live in a world saturated in toxins. It is virtually impossible to find air, water, or food that has not been tainted with chemicals and pollutions. Even the most unsuspecting products like shampoos and fabrics are often laden with dangerous chemicals. When too many toxins accumulate in the body, the body’s natural detoxification systems become compromised and fail to protect against the diseases and illnesses that toxins can cause. This is why it is so important to use a structured detoxification system to flush toxin from the body and reverse symptoms of illness.
Toxins in the Body Continue reading Why Does Your Body Need Detoxification?