Nutritional Consultation Services

Nutritional counseling  is for everyone, young and old. It is more than just patient education – it is a life-changing opportunity! Based on an evaluation of food patterns and health goals, a plan is established to correspond with nutritional objectives in a healthy and medically-supervised way. Whether you are an athlete driven to maximize your […]

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Nutrition

Nutrition is a process by which our body’s obtain, store and use food for our health, growth, and development. Everyone can benefit from good nutrition, from early childhood to old age. We believe in educating our patients about the ways that a nutrient-dense diet can maximize health, increase energy, manage weight, enhance physical performance, and […]

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Meditation

Meditation is the practice of using posture, breathing, and thoughts to focus attention. It is recognized by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) as an alternative therapy that may be performed in a private or group environment. Meditation is often performed as a means of relaxing and eliminating stress and distractions. Some […]

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Family Medicine

Families have unique health needs, from the youngest members to those enjoying their golden years. Though the body of a child may seem different than that of an adult, we all have the same basic metabolic processes and needs. At our office, we practice family medicine, which allows us to see and treat all members […]

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Annual Exams (OB-GYN)

Annual gynecological exams are preventative tools available to help women identify and treat complications that pose a threat to their health as early as possible. By getting annual exams, women can also learn to maintain a healthy lifestyle and adopt habits that facilitate long-term health. Exams for women often screen for sexually transmitted diseases and […]

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Medical Weight Loss

Many North Americans struggle with weight loss, whether the scale just won’t budge or fluctuates up and down like a yo-yo. Diet and exercise are an excellent start to a healthy weight, but sometimes stubborn pounds need an extra boost to keep them from hanging on. Our office offers medically supervised weight loss in that […]

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Health Diets

Diet is an important part of health. A poor, imbalanced diet has the power to cause obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and many other health complications. On the other hand, healthy diets can set the foundation for a lifetime of wellness. In fact, many people not only practice healthy dietary habit for long-term health, but also […]

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Yoga

Yoga is a unique physical exercise recognized by the National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine for its ability to relieve chronic pain and alter the anatomy of the brain. More than 15 million people in the U.S. alone practice yoga either at home or in group sessions. Its low impact and non-aerobic movements make […]

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OBS (Organic Brain Syndrome)

The use of complementary medicine is more popular than ever in the U.S. More and more people are realizing the power of natural sources for remedying and preventing common physical and mental health problems. Because many traditional medical specialists and patients are becoming more familiar with the benefits of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), they […]

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Neck Pain

Your neck – also referred to as the cervical spine – is a delicate accumulation of vertebrae, nerves, and muscles that work to support your head. The neck is very flexible and capable of rotating from side to side, up and down. Though the neck is not weak, it is susceptible to injury and pain. […]

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Knee Pain

Knee pain is a highly common complaint among Americans – especially those who are active in sports or are victims of repetitive use injuries. There are many causes of knee pain, including arthritis, inflammation, and injuries to the connective tissues. Many people suffering from knee pain want alternative treatment methods besides pain medications or surgery. […]

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Thyroid Function

Thyroid disorders are of major concern in the U.S., primarily because many cases go undiagnosed and untreated. The thyroid gland, which is located in the lower neck, is responsible for producing hormones that regulate functions throughout the body. Unfortunately, the symptoms of functional thyroid disorders are often overlooked and discounted. But we know that having […]

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Male and Female Hormone Balance

Hormones are a major foundation of the cellular functions inside the body. Though unseen and often overlooked, hormones must maintain a careful balance to avoid causing health complications. Even the slightest disruption in hormone balance can have major consequences in the body. Though this can happen to anyone at any age, hormone changes are especially […]

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Heart Math

Heart Math is a combination of evidence-based technology and techniques designed to help people manage stress and prevent negative physical responses to it. It is based on the concept that healthy individuals with low-stress levels have a high heart rate variability, meaning the time between each heart beat is different than the one prior and […]

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How Skin Relates to Gut Health

Everyone wants a young, vibrant and healthy skin. However, many people fail to recognize that skin health starts in the gut. The skin is a topical organ that often produces exterior symptoms. Instead of treating skin issues like acne, psoriasis, rosacea and eczema as isolated problems, it is important to recognize that these conditions may […]

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Genital Warts

Genital warts appear on the genitals after sexual contact with an infected person. Often warts do not appear for many months or years after contracting the virus responsible for them. Although not all people who come in contact with genital warts will get them, those who do can experience symptoms ranging from mild to severe. […]

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Hives

Hives are an inflammation of the skin that are identified by their pink or red tones and itchiness. Hives look different from person to person, ranging from tiny dots to large welts. Sometimes, hives occur as the result of an allergic reaction. But for some people, hives can appear without warning, regenerating and staying for […]

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by brittle bones that are highly susceptible to fractures. Unfortunately, the disease is often ‘silent’ and does not become obvious until it causes a fracture or break. Though osteoporosis can affect any bone, it most frequently causes breaks or fractures in the hips, spine and wrist. Did you know? According […]

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes widespread pain, as well as additional pain at various ‘tender points’ on the body. This pain is usually associated with the muscles and may be accompanied by fatigue, morning ‘stiffness’, insomnia, headaches, anxiety, depression or irritable bowel syndrome. There is no known cause of fibromyalgia, but researchers believe that […]

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School Physicals

Back-to-school is a busy time of year filled with books, class schedules, school supplies, and shopping for new clothes. It is also the time of year when students head to the doctor for school physicals. Though not always required, school physicals are a way of monitoring a student’s general health and physical abilities, as well […]

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is one of the most powerful tools in alternative medicine. Used for its many health benefits, acupuncture therapy is considered safe and effective when administered by a trained healthcare professional. Sessions consist of very fine needles being placed into the skin. Some people feel tingling or numbness at these points, but most feel very […]

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Detox and Weight Loss

Every year, millions of people across the U.S. decide to make a New Year’s weight loss resolution. Despite their good intentions to lose weight and become healthier, most never achieve their goals. Unfortunately, weight gain is a major epidemic in America. Though fad diets come and go, the only proven way of losing weight healthily […]

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Functional Medicine

Nutrition is a process by which our body’s obtain, store and use food for our health, growth, and development. Everyone can benefit from good nutrition, from early childhood to old age. We believe in educating our patients about the ways that a nutrient-dense diet can maximize health, increase energy, manage weight, enhance physical performance, and […]

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