Articles in the Health & Wellness Category
We have all been on a diet at sometime in our life. We deprive and discipline ourselves for days, weeks and even months to achieve a certain goal, only to see our results sabotaged because of our inability to maintain the level of strictness. Few individuals can make drastic changes and have lasting success.
Although the Fountain of Youth may just be a myth, the feeling of youth doesn’t have to be elusive. “The first steps to wellness that can help most health conditions are optimizing nutrition, sleep, and exercise,” says Dr. Alan Weiss, the director of Annapolis Integrative Medicine. From there, there are also medical and cosmetic procedures that can help women look and feel younger.
Hormones to a large degree contribute to our experience of vitality and youthfulness in terms of both how we feel and how we look. Because of this, Bio-Identical Hormone replacement (BHRT) is a hot topic. While hormone replacement is not for everybody, for those who do choose to use them a very big difference can be made in one’s health. And this is an important issue for both men and women.
According to this principle, all change – in the universe and in the body – occurs in five distinct stages. Each of these stages is associated with a particular time of year, a specific element in nature, and a pair of organs in the body. Change links together the season of the year, aspects of nature, and your body’s organs and bodily processes. A practitioner of Chinese medicine uses this principle to diagnose and treat health problems, linking specific foods, herbs, and acupuncture points to the restoration of yin-yang and Qi.
For Evy, the road to self-acceptance started with improving her view of her body. Every time she had a negative thought about her body (which had been ravaged by ALS, also called Lou Gehrig’s disease), she found something about it that she did like.
Many of you reading this article will realize that your physician has adopted a computer based program to keep track of your medical record instead of the previously used paper chart. The adoption of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) is in most cases no accident and is the direct result of a Federal mandate.