When anxiety is running high, meditation can feel impossible. Thankfully, meditation isn't the only method for reducing stress and reclaiming your calm. Here are some alternatives to meditation you can learn in our Philadelphia office. You’ve heard it before. Meditation is the next big thing. … [Read more...] about Can’t Meditate? Try These Other 5 Stress Busters
I never thought of myself as an athlete. Running makes me feel like my body is decaying one step at a time and I never participated in sports (hate competition). It might surprise people then that last month I participated in my own personal 30-day Bikram Yoga Challenge. I spent roughly the … [Read more...] about Why I Hate the Heat, but Did a 30-Day Bikram Challenge
Not sure if you should avoid gluten? The Moday Center, which offers gluten sensitivity testing in Philadelphia, weighs in with the two best ways to find out. You can do one of these tests for gluten sensitivity at home - though we recommend consulting a nutrition professional. So, you've seen … [Read more...] about Should I Avoid Gluten? 2 Best Tests for Gluten Sensitivity.
Have you gone to your doctor with digestive or other symptoms, only to be given a prescription for drugs and no answers? If you’re one of the many people who think they may have a gluten sensitivity but are simply told that “your celiac testing was negative” –read on. Celiac disease is a … [Read more...] about Why Is Your Doctor Missing Your Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity?
I spend a lot of time talking with my clients about how toxins in our environment cause damage to our bodies. This damage can manifest as all sorts of symptoms including headaches, weight gain, rashes, brain fog, fatigue, body aches or even issues such as cancer, hormone imbalances, autoimmune … [Read more...] about Is your Beauty Regimen Making you Sick?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YYmfM2TfUA So I loved the original Rocky from 1976 and I am looking forward to seeing Creed when I get around to it. In general, I love a story about overcoming obstacles and reaching your goals against all odds. I especially love that every day I can run up the … [Read more...] about When does Functional Medicine fail?
Well, in terms of semantics- no. This may come as a shock to many of my clients as one of my go-to standard tests is a 4 point cortisol and DHEA saliva test. So let me explain, adrenal fatigue is not a medical term, but it's something that we can all understand conceptually and it's much easier … [Read more...] about Is Adrenal Fatigue real?
One of the biggest complaints I hear from my patients concerns their brain function - brain fog, lack of concentration, failing memory etc. Sure many of us around 40 start to get concerned about forgetting where we parked our car, or someone’s name, or - oh yeah, “did I tell you this story … [Read more...] about Hack my brain – 5 Great Supplements for Supercharging Your Brain