Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder A conversation about Seasonal Affective Disorder usually brings to mind the idea that low light levels are the main cause of this condition. Too often, scientific studies in an attempt to simplify the process, will isolate one or two factors as causal but this approach almost always falls short.  Most health conditions […]

Is Stress Causing Your Anxiety and Insomnia?

Is Stress Causing Your Anxiety and Insomnia? Carrie Jones, ND, MPH It probably comes as no surprise to learn that most people in the world are feeling increased stress or are “stressed out.” The American Psychological Association reports the top three most reported reasons in America are money, work and family responsibilities (2015). There are […]

Yet another joke about cholesterol

Instead of an informative how to article today I’d like to throw something out here. I’m going to complain a bit – because I’m good at it – and I’m going to pick on a group that made a video today that I saw on Facebook.   I watched a video this morning on Facebook […]

What kind of exercises are appropriate after age 60

It seems like every time you blink, there are new exercise routines, videos, and new pieces of exercise equipment with promoters that promise they will help you get in the best shape of your life. The assumption is that you should be able to get on a machine and start moving and transform your body […]

When Your Short-Term Memory Starts to Slip: 4 Tips You can Try Now

There are two main kinds of memory: short-term working memory and long-term memory. Short-term memory allows us to remember what we need at the grocery store, memorize answers for a test, think about what we just read in the newspaper, or, in essence, learn new tricks. Long-term memory, as the name implies, helps us to […]

Heartburn 101

Heartburn is a descriptive term but it is very general, and it doesn’t tell you much about the underlying condition. So what it heartburn and how should you deal with it?

Do I still need my antidepressant medication after all these years?

I’m not going to answer that question for you. I can’t, because I don’t know you. My intention is not to encourage you or someone you know to quit taking your antidepressant medication. My intention is to share with you how we have done this in our clinic and give you information so you can […]

I scratched my eyeball and it really hurts, Dealing with Eye Injury

So you scratched your eyeball eh? That’s too bad. Most people who do this aren’t going to go to their computer and start looking for solutions because they’re one eye short and the light from the screen really hurts, but maybe you can remember a tidbit or two from this short article so that next […]

Acne: Who am I? And what have you done with my skin?

When I was a teenager – stuck in the “awkward” stage of life, I remember looking in the mirror and wondering how in the world my face could go from a clear complexion the day before, to this face full of zits overnight. Unfortunately, for kids it’s a rite of passage. Not only do they […]

7 secrets successful people do before everyone else gets out of bed.

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ~ Mark Twain Everyone has the same 24 hours in a […]