More and more Nashvillians are embracing a movement dedicated to enhancing their well-being, from making mindful dietary choices to embracing a more active lifestyle. At the MaxWell Clinic in Nashville, our holistic healthcare practitioners are here to empower and guide you on this transformative journey.
The holiday season is just around the corner and with it comes a whirlwind of joy and anticipation. But it can also bring a host of challenges to your health including food temptations, hectic schedules, and inevitable fatigue as the season’s demands crowd out the holiday cheer.
Have you seen the Netflix series "Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones"? Okinawan centenarians crouch and lift themselves off the floor like limber teenagers. Sardinian seniors make the daily climb up and down hundreds of mountainous stairs to church. Groups of mixed generations gather to eat, laugh, care for each other, and play games.
In the realm of healthcare, a revolutionary approach is making waves – functional medicine. If you've ever wondered how it works and what sets it apart, you're in for a treat. Let's start with the basics. Functional medicine is all about addressing the underlying causes of health issues, rather than just treating the symptoms. Imagine you have a mysterious leak in your house. Instead of just mopping up the water, you'd want to find the source of the leak and fix it, right? That's the core principle of functional medicine.
Trauma is a deeply disturbing experience that overwhelms our ability to respond and cope with a situation. When people think of trauma, they often associate it with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which is one of the most common types of trauma. However, trauma comes in various forms, and its impact goes beyond psychological effects. In this blog post, we aim to introduce the concept of trauma, both Big T and Little T, and shed light on how it affects the body in numerous ways, ultimately influencing one's life. It is crucial to address and heal from trauma not only from a psychological standpoint but also from a physical, psychospiritual, and social perspective.
Summer is finally here! The slower pace means less stress…more time to recover. Life is like that, isn’t it? There’s always a delicate stress-recovery balance. Our bodies are like that, too. Although stress is a normal part of life, chronic stress has major, adverse effects on your health.
Do you want to learn about your stress patterns? Stress is a normal part of life. But when it becomes chronic, it can have serious health consequences. In this group visit, I’ll show you how Firstbeat HRV technology can help you better understand these patterns of stress and recovery, so you can take simple actions to improve the quality of your life.
Are you interested in fasting but aren’t sure where to start? Fasting can help reduce inflammation levels in your body and lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels. In fact, fasting is an excellent option for helping you reach a new level of health. The problem is there is a lot of misinformation out there, and approaching fasting without a clinician guiding you along the way can be dangerous.
With hypothyroidism, you often have to deal with the fatigue that doesn't seem to go away after a good night's sleep. You may also experience hair thinning, daily headaches, or sugar cravings. These are all symptoms of an underactive thyroid, and they can make your life miserable. But did you know you can improve these issues by optimizing your metabolism?
Histamine intolerance is a real thing, but it’s often not well understood. The truth is that histamine intolerance affects so many people and can actually be a significant contributor to common symptoms such as food sensitivities, fatigue, headaches/migraines, joint pain, nasal congestion or sinus issues, leaky gut, digestive issues, and hormone imbalances.