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Why Magnesium Matters…

Why Magnesium Matters…

Magnesium is an essential mineral and is the fourth most abundant mineral used in the body. It is an essential cofactor for over 300 enzymatic systems in the body that regulate biochemical reactions. Some of these include protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood pressure maintenance, bone structure, energy production, memory, and detoxification. In 2015 […]

Monday Motivation: Magnesium Levels

Magnesium is vital during any detox program to maximize your body’s ability to eliminate toxins. We often have a hard time getting enough magnesium into our diets. Dr. Palermo discusses ways to boost your levels and the benefits of each option in this Monday Motivation.  

Monday Motivation: Winter Health: Acupuncture and the elements

WINTER: STAYING HEALTHY WITH ACUPUNCTURE AND THE ELEMENTS In winter, nature seems to be at rest. Within the darkness and hibernation, we can rest and recharge. Slowing down, conserving our energy and working on our internal balance or more “Yin” energy. In traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the element associated with winter is water and the […]

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 […]