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.
What if there was a type of medicine that could instantly reduce stress and anxiety? Even better, imagine if there were an endless supply of this medicine, and you could get it for free at a moment's notice wherever you were. Imagine if every side effect of this medicine were a positive one.
Stress is everywhere… Our inboxes, social media feeds, and televisions subject us to a constant stream of stressful material. That’s because crises and disasters get more viewership than “everything running smoothly”. Even the word “stress” itself is a cause of stress...
Are You Struggling With Chronic Fatigue and Pain Syndrome? Do you have chronic pain and fatigue? If you do, you are not alone! Chronic pain and fatigue are two common symptoms of many chronic illnesses.
Herbs and spices are widely used for medicinal and culinary purposes. Culinary herbs are used to add or enhance the flavors of foods but they also have many health benefits.
Many people think of exercise as a means to an end. That “goal” may be to lose weight, keep a new year's resolution, or just become generally healthier. But it’s actually so much more than that.
Did you know that diet is the leading cause of chronic disease and disability? If you eat a standard American diet, you could be seriously harming your body. For many people, this is not new information, but knowing what a healthy diet is can still be difficult.