By Elizabeth Boham, MD
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, can sneak up on someone; even those who are seemingly healthy otherwise. In fact, new research shows that almost half of all Americans—a staggering 46%—are now categorized as having hypertension, while that number used to be closer to 38%. This means a huge portion of…
By Adonica Nichols, LPN
We have all been there, feeling like you’re not good enough or not worthy enough. Developing self-confidence can be hard when you have been told negative things by others or think a certain way about yourself most of your life. The most important thing to remember if you…
By Adonica Nichols, LPN
Sometimes the winter months can take a toll on our emotional and physical wellbeing, especially for those who are used to being outdoors during the summer months. With shorter days and colder temperatures, energy levels can drop, stress and anxiety can rise, and the lack of daylight can…
By Dr. George Papanicolaou, DO
Addiction is a powerful force that can sabotage your life and hurt those who surround you. Whereas researchers once considered addiction a weakness of character, in recent decades we’ve learned that brain-chemistry imbalances often underlie addiction to drugs like cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine.
By Lisa Nicotera, DC, RN
You have probably heard that positivity is beneficial and good for you. While it does feel good to think positive, much more is happening! It turns out that positive thoughts and feelings are two of the best medicines for your body. Your…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Now, more than ever before,  we need to pause, quiet our minds, and tune into what our bodies are trying to tell us. Bombarded with noise – phones, alarms, text messages, the ‘ding’ of an incoming email, honking horns, etc. – it is rare we can hear our…