Essential Fatty acids are polyunsaturated fats and can be broken down into 2 different types omega-3s and omega-6s. They are known as essential because they are necessary for good health but our body cannot produce them. Omega-6 fatty acids are essential and mainly used for energy.
Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, headaches, lack of focus, or chronic pain? If you answered yes, you might be surprised to learn that one therapy has the potential to address all of these issues. It’s called neurofeedback – a gentle, non-invasive brain therapy designed to optimize your neurological potential so you can meet life head-on.
Over the last 20 years, I have practiced and studied alongside a brilliant, caring, and visionary group of clinicians and scientists assembled at the Institute for Functional Medicine. This organization birthed the term “Functional Medicine” over 30 years ago to describe a heuristic of applied systems-biology medicine and root-cause-analysis in clinical care. It is a beautiful way to practice.
There is a pretty big chance that you have heard about inflammation and with good reason! It is being studied for its connections to many different chronic diseases. There is a big part you can play in preventing inflammation in your body.
Neurofeedback is the process of training the brain to be more electrically efficient so that it can function at a higher level. Donald Hebb, PhD stated, "Neurons that fire together wire together."
Have you ever felt the need to de-stress? If you are human, the answer is likely yes. Stress diminishes our quality of life and it’s effects over time make it a real killer. Effective neutralization of stress is a fundamental need we all have, and there are many different ways to accomplish this.
The job of an MD is to ask (and answer) the questions, "What diagnosis does this person have?" and "What is the appropriate treatment?" These are important questions and have guided medical care for a long time.
What is Stress? By definition: “Stress is your body’s way of responding to any kind of demand.” This definition might be a little vague, but everyone knows what it feels like to be stressed.
Fish are widely considered to be a very healthy food. They are rich with protein, Omega 3 fats, and vital nutrients like vitamin D, calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, iodine, magnesium, and potassium.
Do you love BBQs but feel like they are a hard place to be when trying to make healthy choices? You are not alone. Most BBQs are full of processed meats, fried chips, sugary desserts, and high-fat side salads. So you may be wondering how you can still enjoy this popular event without compromising your health goals...