Winter Wellness Guide to Holiday Stress

Author: Sarah Clark Williams ‘Tis that season again! You know, the one where you haven’t yet tasted the dishes of Thanksgiving’s feast before the bombardment of Christmas begins. While thoughts of hot cocoa, carols and snowy days warms the heart, the endless ads and commercials pushing you to buy more, eat more and host more may …

Women’s Health and Hormonal Axes

What to Know about the Pregnenolone Steal and other Hormonal Interactions Author: Courtney K. Pickworth One of the cornerstones of women’s health is the pursuit of a balanced, optimally-functioning hormonal system. This goal is emphasized by practitioners of any type because of how absolutely critical it is for wellness and vitality, but the topic of …

Saw Palmetto–Serenoa repens

Saw palmetto is an alterative herb, meaning that when it is used for treatment it will gradually restore bodily function and restore health and vitality. It is a member of the palmacea or palm family and is a low growing shrub. It grows abundantly in the southern United States. Historically saw palmetto was used as …

Why Your Doctor Wants You to Go Take a Hike

Around the world doctors are addressing diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, mood disorders, and more with an age-old prescription: Go to the mountains. What do you do when life gets stressful? As a medical student, there are weeks when I start to feel overwhelmed by all the study material, the tests, and the …

A Healthy Dinner for Men: Foods and nutrients for optimal men’s health

Men’s health is a subject often overlooked. Many American men have a poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle, which sets the stage for the development of several diseases including prostate health, heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and cancer. Good nutrition is vitally important for regeneration and repair, optimal metabolic functioning, and to prevent the development of …