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Why You Might Want to Give Kundalini Yoga a Try

Why You Might Want to Give Kundalini Yoga a Try

Why You Might Want to Give Kundalini Yoga a Try Kundalini yoga is considered one of the most comprehensive of yoga practice combining meditation, mantra, physical exercise and breathing into one practice. Kundalini is also one of the oldest forms of yoga practice – in fact, it dates to 1000 BC. This ancient practice was […]

Motivation Monday | Depression and Anxiety

Many Americans suffer from Depression and Anxiety, and our traditional ways of a “pill for every ill” is not for everyone. There are many alternatives to reducing the symptoms of depression and anxiety by using natural methods like kundalini yoga. Learn more from Dr. Nancy Palermo in this weeks Motivation Monday.  

Suggestions for Better Sleep

Suggestions for Better Sleep

Suggestions for Better Sleep Courtesy of the Institute of Functional Medicine  MINIMIZE OR AVOID STIMULANTS Avoid alcohol within 3 hours of bedtime. Avoid caffeine-containing beverages or foods after 2 pm; if sensitive to caffeine, avoid it after 12 noon. Avoid Sudafed or other decongestant cold medicines at night. Some medications may have stimulating effects. Complete […]

Power of Rest in Creating Optimal Health and Wellness

Power of Rest in Creating Optimal Health and Wellness

Power of Rest in Creating Optimal Health and Wellness Courtesy of the Institute of Functional Medicine Rest is one of the most important factors for creating wellness.  Restorative activities can include mental, physical, and/or emotional activities that help to promote resilience.  Particularly if you are under chronic stress, restful activities can break the cycle of […]

What Questions To Ask Your Functional Medicine Provider?

What Questions To Ask Your Functional Medicine Provider?

Questions for Functional Medicine Practitioners   Below are some questions that you may consider asking a clinician who practices Functional Medicine: How would you describe your practice? Do you work with other clinicians – Nutrition Professionals, Health Coach, etc.? Do you have any information you could send me about your practice? Do you have experience […]

Your Health is Your Most Valuable Asset

Your Health is Your Most Valuable Asset

Your Health is Your Most Valuable Asset   You can expect to spend a lot more time when you visit a Functional Medicine practitioner than you would with a conventional provider.  You can also expect to do a lot of talking, as a large part of Functional Medicine is exploring your detailed personal and family […]

Monday Motivation: Looking at Small Changes for Big Results

Making several small changes over a period of time often results in larger successes that making one large change.

Monday Motivation: The Case Against Cola

A 20 oz Cola has 17 tsp of sugar and is associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes and heart disease.     The caramel coloring is linked to cancer and vascular abnormalities. Drinking diet Cola can cause a 2-fold reduction in kidney function. If that is not enough maybe hearing some other uses […]

Monday Motivation | Hypertension and High Blood Pressure

Nancy discusses preventative measures for Hypertension and High Blood Pressure.    

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A Fountain of Youth at the Cellular Level

A Fountain of Youth at the Cellular Level

A Fountain of Youth at the Cellular Level Nancy Palermo Lietz, MD Since Ponce DeLeon’s unsuccessful search for the Fountain of Youth in 1513, the fascination of maintaining youth has continued. Whether in mythical tinctures or herbs or expensive skin creams the obsession lives on. While aging is a natural inevitability it seems, there are […]