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LGBTQ+ and Gender-Affirming Care


Health care is essential for all people, no matter the sex, gender identity, age, or race. There are many struggles when it comes to receiving quality health care when you identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community (see the latest research in References below). Marginalized populations tend to receive judgement and a lack of understanding [...]

LGBTQ+ and Gender-Affirming Care2021-12-15T17:58:46-08:00

De-Stress with Vagus Nerve Stimulation Exercises


The holidays can bring on the stress in many different ways, and we can feel those effects in our bodies and our minds. Luckily, there are some simple de-stressing exercises that you can do right now to ease your tension. Vagus Nerve Stimulation Exercises can help you relax when you're feeling anxious and stressed. Dr Greg [...]

De-Stress with Vagus Nerve Stimulation Exercises2021-12-15T16:48:20-08:00

November is Diabetes Awareness Month


From the National Institutes of Health (NIH) November is National Diabetes Month, a time to bring an awareness to the increasing prevalence of diabetes in the United States. This year’s focus is on prediabetes and preventing diabetes. Prediabetes is a serious health condition where your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high [...]

November is Diabetes Awareness Month2021-11-07T16:34:41-08:00

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month


By Dr Lisa Thompson October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This national awareness campaign is a reminder of how we can empower ourselves to take charge of our health. Below we'll review the most important steps that we can take to detect abnormal breast cell changes and prevent breast cancer from advancing. These tools help [...]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month2021-10-06T14:38:22-07:00

Soup Season! Thai Pumpkin Soup


From the kitchen of Dr Chelsea Eilts In Classical Chinese medicine, golden-orange is the color of the digestive meridians. Autumn time foods such as butternut squash and pumpkin are considered to be nourishing and supportive of digestive health. As an added bonus, these squashes are loaded with vitamin A which supports immunity. Thai Pumpkin Soup [...]

Soup Season! Thai Pumpkin Soup2021-10-06T12:01:04-07:00

Rotator Cuff Tears


By Dr Morgan Kinnear, DC, MS What is the Rotator Cuff? The rotator cuff is a series of four muscles that surround the head of the upper arm bone (humerus). They assist in movement initiation of the shoulder and increase the depth of the shoulder joint. The rotator cuff provides increased stability during arm movements, [...]

Rotator Cuff Tears2021-08-06T20:34:42-07:00

LENS Neurofeedback Treatment


By Dr Greg Lamont-Mitchell LENS, or Low Energy Neurofeedback System, is a unique form of neurofeedback treatment. It is quick, efficient and addresses many of the issues arising from our busy, modern lives. LENS works by essentially ‘resetting’ the brain and nervous system. This reset allows the brain to find a new baseline to operate [...]

LENS Neurofeedback Treatment2021-08-07T09:05:00-07:00

In Defense of Fear


By Rhea Morais, MA Fear is the mind killer…or is it? Fear is often viewed as something to be avoided, but what are some psychological benefits of fear? In my practice as a therapist, inevitably clients will bring up personal fears and anxieties in our sessions. “What if I’m not good enough/smart enough/talented enough?” “Am [...]

In Defense of Fear2021-08-07T09:39:17-07:00

The Sunshine Vitamin


By Chelsea Eilts, ND, MSOM, LAc Vitamin D is the one essential vitamin that your body produces on its own when given enough sun exposure. However, for people living north of the San Francisco latitude, there is insufficient UVB exposure to make enough of this vitamin outside of the summer months. Certain foods do contain [...]

The Sunshine Vitamin2021-07-02T18:45:39-07:00

Delicious Summer Salad Recipe


By Lisa Thompson, ND Now that we are well into summer we have an abundance of fresh, healthy herbs from the garden, farmer’s market and grocery store. This recipe calls for 3 different herbs and is packed with nutrients and flavor. The rainbow of veggies and herbs are rich in antioxidants and provide all [...]

Delicious Summer Salad Recipe2021-07-02T18:49:12-07:00

Feverfew for Migraine Headache


By Greg Lamont-Mitchell, ND Feverfew (Latin name Tanacetum parthenium) belongs to the Asteraceae or daisy family of plants. It’s a medicinal plant traditionally used for the treatment of fever, migraine headache, rheumatoid arthritis, stomachache, toothache and insect bites. Found in gardens and along roadsides, Feverfew is a beautiful daisy-like perennial. The name “feverfew” stems from [...]

Feverfew for Migraine Headache2021-06-04T17:37:24-07:00

June is Migraine Headache Awareness Month


By Dr Lisa Thompson June is Migraine Headache Awareness Month (#MHAM). It’s estimated that migraine affects over 14% of people worldwide, making it the 3rd most common disease behind dental cavities and tension headache. In the United States alone, more than 39 million women, men, and children experience migraine. The World Health Organization named migraine as one of the 10 [...]

June is Migraine Headache Awareness Month2021-06-03T22:22:20-07:00
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