Anyone who has ever been around a two-year-old who missed his nap or a teenager who stayed up too late studying for her midterms knows exactly how miserable children can be when they don’t get enough sleep. The words moody and cranky come to mind – butRead more →
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It’s back-to-school season, which means social media feeds are filled with photos of kids with crisp new clothes and yet-unstained backpacks. They wear smiles of, if not excitement, at least anticipation on their faces. But for many kids, those smiles belie a different reality – one ofRead more →
If you’ve ever been confused about what exactly homeopathy is, you’re not alone. Even among natural health devotees, there’s confusion about what homeopathy is and how it differs from other herbs, supplements, and natural medicines. To help clear that up, let me tell you a bit aboutRead more →
Are you so busy working and raising kids that you forget to take care of yourself? Guess what – as we age, our muscle mass starts disappearing. After the age of 40, most people lose 8% of their muscle mass per decade, and it’s usually replaced byRead more →
Mother’s Day is this weekend, and never has this quote by Sophia Loren been truer than now: “A mother always has to think twice, once for herself, and once for her child.” Thinking twice these days is wise for fathers, students, employees, healthcare workers, military personnel, andRead more →
Many people have difficulty sleeping these days. Are you one of them?
Finding the root cause behind a symptom can be tricky, and most doctors simply do not have the time or training to go beyond prescribing a sedative sleeping pill.
Sedatives can be dangerous…Read more →
As we near the end of one year and are about to begin another, it’s traditional to look back at the past and envision the future. We celebrate the holidays, and New Years’ resolutions quickly follow. Often health is a top priority (after the holiday celebrations). PopularRead more →
The holidays can be a joyous time, and they can also be stressful, as many people try to cram even more activities and to-do lists into their already busy lives. In fact, sadly, heart attacks spike on Christmas, the day after, and New Years’ Day. In myRead more →
The holiday season is upon us. For some it’s a joyous time of the year, and for others it’s beyond unhealthy and stressful. For those who experience distress at this time of year, I call it The Holiday Syndrome. Familiar scenarios that can send us spiraling towardRead more →
You may be thinking that this article is about the upcoming Halloween holiday. It’s not. Or, you may think it’s about those pesky negative thoughts invading your peace-of-mind. That’s a topic for another day. This is about the very real dangers of alcohol, energy drinks, and alcoholRead more →