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The Relaxation Response

The Relaxation Response

The Relaxation Response is a simple, effective, mind/body approach to relieving stress.  Some qualities of the Relaxation Response include… Decreased heart rate Decreased blood pressure Lower respiratory rate Lower pulse rate Decreased oxygen consumption Decreased muscle tension Reduction of cortisol Reduction of noradrenaline Steps for the Relaxation Response Sit quietly in a comfortable position. Close […]

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Monday Motivation: Prediabetic Prevention

Did you know that 1 out of 3 adults have prediabetes? Of those, 77% chance of progressing to diabetes in their lifetime. Studies show there are things we can do in our life to reverse the effects of prediabetes, including eliminating processed foods from our diet. Join Dr. Tracy to learn about what you can […]

Thriver Spotlight: Kim Pope

Kim is our in house Massage Therapist and from experience, she’s amazing! Not only does she do wonders with her hands, but she’s incredibly caring and thoughtful, too. Get to know Kim in this week’s Thriver Spotlight! What’s your name? Kimberly Pope What is your superpower at Thrive? Building relationships and trust with my clients […]

Monday Motivation: Perception and Mindset During the Holidays

During the holiday season, it’s important to be thankful and grateful for what we have in this life. We now know that mindset and attitude can have direct influences on the successes at work and on the field. It’s important to be thankful and grateful for what we have in this life. But we should […]

Our Diets Are Killing Us And Doctors Aren’t Trained To Help

Our Diets Are Killing Us And Doctors Aren’t Trained To Help

This article was published by The Hill on October 18, 2019. It was written by Emily M. Broad Lieb, Drs. Stephen DeVries and Walter Willet What if your doctor failed to talk to you about the most important threat to your health? Wouldn’t you worry about the quality of your health care? Poor quality diet […]

Monday Motivation: Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Did you know that November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month? Dr. Fletcher brings awareness to it and shares what you can do to slow down the causes of Alzheimer’s disease in this Monday Motivation.  

Monday Motivation: Qi Gong and Breast Cancer – The Power of Movement

  All or most disease according to traditional Chinese medicine comes from blockage or stagnation of the body’s fluids, lymph flow, energy, breath, food, thoughts and emotional issues from the mind. All of these fall under the term “Qi” which is loosely translated as “life force, vapor, steam, and energy”. Most of the Chinese medicine […]

QI GONG – MOVING MEDITATION: FOR HEALTH, PREVENTION AND RECOVERY FROM BREAST CANCER

QI GONG – MOVING MEDITATION: FOR HEALTH, PREVENTION AND RECOVERY FROM BREAST CANCER

QI GONG- MOVING MEDITATION: FOR BREAST HEALTH, PREVENTION AND RECOVERY FROM BREAST CANCER Qi Gong (Chee Kung) is one of the five baskets of Chinese medicine. The five staples of Chinese medicine are Qi Gong (movement exercise that includes body, breath, and mind) Nutrition Acupuncture Massage (Tui-Na) Herbal remedies. All or most disease according to […]

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The Power of A Second Opinion

The Power of A Second Opinion

The Power of A Second Opinion by Dr. Nancy Palermo Lietz, MD Caroline was a healthy 46 year old diagnosed with breast carcinoma in situ following a radiology biopsy done after an abnormal mammogram. As with many women, she was eager to proceed with treatment and was quickly referred to a surgeon through her primary […]

Monday Motivation: Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Awareness is important, but prevention is key. Dr. Fletcher shares several essential prevention tips for Breast Cancer prevention in this Monday Motivation.