ARTICLES BY OUR PROVIDERS

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Acupuncture and Insomnia: An Effective Solution

Acupuncture and Insomnia: An Effective Solution Ian Delaney, LAc MAOM                                     … Continue reading “Acupuncture and Insomnia: An Effective Solution”

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Women’s Health Questions- Are You Doing Kegels Properly?

It can be hard to tell… One study shows about 25% of us perform pelvic floor muscle exercises (Kegels) improperly following purely verbal cues (Bump et al, 1991). … Continue reading “Women’s Health Questions- Are You Doing Kegels Properly?”

Posted in Health & Wellness, Exercise, Painful Bladder Syndrome, Exercise Program, Constipation, Low Back Pain, Vaginal Pain, Painful Intercourse, Diarrhea, Women's Primary Care, OBGYN, Gynecology, Incontinence, Pelvic Floor Therapy, Prolapse, GI Gas / Bloating / IBS, Articles by our Providers, Pain, Gyn Exam, Chronic Pain | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Women’s Health Questions- Are You Doing Kegels Properly?

Dyspareunia, aka Painful Sex

Many women experience some physical discomfort with sex at some point in their lives. There are multiple causes, some with relatively simple solutions and others with more complexity. … Continue reading “Dyspareunia, aka Painful Sex”

Posted in Health & Wellness, Hormones, Painful Bladder Syndrome, Integrated Primary Care, Menopause, Vaginal Pain, Menstruation, Pain Relief, Painful Intercourse, Pain, Incontinence, Women's Primary Care, OBGYN, Gynecology, Endometriosis, Menopause, Pelvic Floor Therapy, Prolapse, Articles by our Providers, STI, Women's Health, Depression, Gyn Exam, Contraception, Chronic Pain, Anxiety | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Dyspareunia, aka Painful Sex

An Integrative Perspective on Bio-Identical Hormones

The following questions are common: Are bio-identical hormones “natural”? Bio-identical hormones are defined as having the exact chemical and molecular structure as hormones that are produced in the … Continue reading “An Integrative Perspective on Bio-Identical Hormones”

Posted in Health & Wellness, Hormone Balance, Hormones, Menopause, Women's Primary Care, OBGYN, Gynecology, Hormones, Menopause, Endocrine Disorders, Articles by our Providers, Women's Health, Fatigue, Insomnia, Gyn Exam, Thyroid, Anxiety | Comments Off on An Integrative Perspective on Bio-Identical Hormones

Chronic Pelvic Pain

Studies show up to 25% of women experience some variation of chronic pelvic pain (CPP) at some point in their lives. That sure is a lot of ladies. … Continue reading “Chronic Pelvic Pain”

Posted in Depression, Painful Bladder Syndrome, Anxiety, Low Back Pain, Vaginal Pain, Menstruation, Fibromyalgia, Painful Intercourse, Pain, Women's Primary Care, OBGYN, Gynecology, Endometriosis, Neurological and Endocrine Toxicity, IBS/IBD, Hip Pain, Pelvic Floor Therapy, Articles by our Providers, Women's Health, Depression, Gyn Exam, Neuropathy, Chronic Pain, Anxiety, Mental Health | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Chronic Pelvic Pain

Urinary Incontinence

Perhaps it’s a little leak when you sneeze, or you need to change your outfit after the “key in the door” urgency has overtaken you. You might think … Continue reading “Urinary Incontinence”

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CBDs and Mental Health

The marijuana plant contains over 100 cannabinoids, the chemically active components of cannabis. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is thought to be the most psychoactive component and is responsible for the … Continue reading “CBDs and Mental Health”

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Have you discovered the benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) yet? There are a host of well-researched physiological benefits as well as numerous other anecdotal benefits. Let’s look … Continue reading “Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy”

Posted in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Health & Wellness, Muscle Pain, Headache / Migraine Relief, Pain Relief, Lyme Disease, Motor Vehicle Accident, Neurological and Endocrine Toxicity, Parkinson's disease, Traumatic Brain Injury, Dr. Greg Eckel, Cardiovascular, Chronic Pain | Comments Off on Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

The Almighty Pelvic Floor

We humans have a way of taking some amazing things for granted until they longer work for us as they once did. Case in point: The pelvic floor. … Continue reading “The Almighty Pelvic Floor”

Posted in Painful Bladder Syndrome, Low Back Pain, Vaginal Pain, Painful Intercourse, Incontinence, Women's Primary Care, OBGYN, Gynecology, Pelvic Floor Therapy, General, Prolapse, Consitipation, Articles by our Providers, Pain, Women's Health | Comments Off on The Almighty Pelvic Floor

Is fasting good for you?

For the majority of us, Yes! Intermittent and prolonged nightly fasting have multiple positive effects on the body, including reduced oxidative stress, improved biomarkers of disease and preservation … Continue reading “Is fasting good for you?”

Posted in Nutrition, Diabetes, Health & Wellness, Cancer, Nutrition, Nutrition Support, Auto-Immune diseases, Weight Loss, Diabetes Care, Cardiovascular Health, Parkinson's disease, Traumatic Brain Injury, Weight Loss, Wellness, Parkinsons | Comments Off on Is fasting good for you?

An Integrative Approach to Endometriosis

Do you suffer from painful periods, painful intercourse or infertility? You are not alone! You may be living with endometriosis, in which tissue normally found inside the uterine … Continue reading “An Integrative Approach to Endometriosis”

Posted in Health & Wellness, Hormones, Infertility, Menstruation, Pain, Women's Primary Care, OBGYN, Gynecology, Endometriosis, Hormones, Environmental Toxicity, Endocrine Disorders, Chronic Pain | Comments Off on An Integrative Approach to Endometriosis

How Do You Know You Have a Hormonal Imbalance?

That’s a great question and together, we can figure that out. We consider the symptom picture as well as physical measurements in diagnosing hormone imbalances. Some symptoms point … Continue reading “How Do You Know You Have a Hormonal Imbalance?”

Posted in Back & Joint Pain, Depression, Hormones, Anxiety, Menopause, Painful Intercourse, Pain, Hormones, Menopause, Endocrine Disorders, Weight Loss, Brain Fog, Wellness, Women's Health, Fatigue, Insomnia, Thyroid, Mental Health | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on How Do You Know You Have a Hormonal Imbalance?

New Year, New Birth Control?

  Are you satisfied with your contraception? There are so many options available to women these days: Pills, patches, rings, implants, barriers and intrauterine devices. There are over … Continue reading “New Year, New Birth Control?”

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Healthy Eating for True Vitality

The beginning of a new year gives us all a chance for a fresh start. Many of us establish goals and make resolutions (myself included!). We want to … Continue reading “Healthy Eating for True Vitality”

Posted in Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Recipes, Nutrition, Nutrition Support, Weight Loss, Women's Primary Care, OBGYN, Gynecology, Brain Fog, Fatigue, Wellness, Depression, Digestive, Anxiety, Mental Health | Comments Off on Healthy Eating for True Vitality

Finding Joy in the Holidays

“Joy to the World” or  “Bah Humbug”? Most of us feel a little bit of both this time of year. Busy, hectic lives have become a norm in … Continue reading “Finding Joy in the Holidays”

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