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A Tale of Two Brains

A Tale of Two Brains

We all have neurons in our brain, but did you know we also have neurons in our gut? These special nerve cells form our two nervous systems: the central nervous system composed of the brain and spinal cord, and the enteric nervous system, or gut, which is the intrinsic nervous system of our gastrointestinal tract.

June 2017
Stop Chasing Symptoms and Find Wellness

Stop Chasing Symptoms and Find Wellness

A symptom is the body’s cry for help. It is trying to tell us there is a problem, either a deficiency or a malfunction of one or more of the body’s systems.

June 2017
Spring into Shape with Hypnosis

Spring into Shape with Hypnosis

If you’ve been hibernating all winter, now is the time to get back into shape. For many, attempting to lose weight means unsafe and ineffective yo-yo dieting.

June 2017
How Rolfing Helps Scoliosis Patients

How Rolfing Helps Scoliosis Patients

Scoliosis is a major concern for teens and adults. Scoliosis is the abnormal sideways curvature of the spine, also called an S-curvature and C-curvature. In the absence of physical injury or trauma, the cause of scoliosis is unknown, which is why it’s called idiopathic (unknown origin).

June 2017
Healing Post-Concussion Syndrome

Healing Post-Concussion Syndrome

In February 2014, my 10-pound dog head butted me in the bridge of my nose. I felt a little funny the next day and assumed I had vertigo. I was unaware I had sustained a concussion.

June 2017
Cats Can’t Cook!

Cats Can’t Cook!

In an experiment with over 900 cats, spanning a ten-year period from 1932 to 1942, Dr. Francis M. Pottenger, Jr., fed several generations of cats raw food, and the others a cooked, canned, bottled diet. At the time, he was looking for a way to prevent chronic disease, mitigate acute symptoms, and maintain good health.

June 2017
2017 to be Exceptionally Bad Year for Ticks

2017 to be Exceptionally Bad Year for Ticks

An article written in 2015 entitled “Acorn Glut Signals Lyme Risks,” by Richard S. Ostfeld and Charles D. Canham from the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, predicted that this spring there would be an alarming increase in tick activity, which is a great cause for concern.

June 2017
Ascend Hospice Volunteer Spotlight: Faye Dolan

Ascend Hospice Volunteer Spotlight: Faye Dolan

Faye Dolan has been a volunteer with Ascend Hospice, previously Care Alternatives, since 2009.

May 2017
Tongue-tie: Simple Diagnosis or Symptom?

Tongue-tie: Simple Diagnosis or Symptom?

May 2017
Don’t Let Ticks Bully You Around the School Yard

Don’t Let Ticks Bully You Around the School Yard

Ticks are not particular about where they find their next meal as long as it is in their preferred habitat. Sadly, the habitats of ticks and children overlap all too often.

May 2017
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