The Dangers of Sugar

The Dangers of Sugar Too much sugar is toxic, yet studies have shown that we typically consume our body weight in added sugar every year. Sugar-related illnesses are growing rapidly. Sugar is killing us. We are literally sweetening ourselves to death but do little to stop it. Why? For the answer to that, we need…

Stem Cells Demystified

Stem Cells Demystified Most people are familiar with stem cells — or at least aware that they exist. Stem cell use has been both deified for its potential to cure disease and demonized as an unethical medical practice. The truth is that these miraculous living organisms really can improve the quality of your life, which…

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The Role of Cortisol

The Role of Cortisol Cortisol is a hormone the adrenal glands release during stressful situations. The adrenal glands sit on top of each kidney and excrete cortisol into the bloodstream. It’s essential to maintain the right cortisol balance to stay healthy. Too much or too little cortisol can have detrimental effects on the body. The…

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The Benefits of Integrative Medicine

The Benefits of Integrative Medicine Integrative medicine combines Western medicine and alternative therapies to focus on the whole person to promote healing and good health. Combining therapies offers more avenues for physicians to identify the best treatment options for various illnesses. Integrative medicine acknowledges the value of patient and practitioner relationship in improving the patient’s…