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By Heidi E. Spear
As hard as it might be to believe, the holiday season is near, and we find ourselves in November. For many, the hustle and bustle of planning, shopping, and scheduling is well underway. Along with the extra lists, now is the perfect time to set the intention to maintain or…
By Annette Quatrano, MS, RD, LDN
We have all heard of the “freshman 15” when entering college, but maybe some of us are entering this holiday season after gaining the “quarantine 15.” Or maybe it’s part of your holiday tradition to gain 5 pounds. Whatever the case may be, it is always helpful to have some…
By Cindy Geyer
Autoimmune conditions are rising in prevalence and oftentimes if you have one, you are likely to have several. In some people who experience autoimmune conditions such as Sjogren’s, rheumatoid arthritis, or lupus, Raynaud’s Syndrome may be present. Raynaud’s is an uncomfortable vascular condition affecting the small arteries, prompting…
By Dr. George Papanicolaou, DO
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD, affects approximately 2.2 million adults and 500,000 children in the US. Individuals with OCD often experience impulsive and intrusive thoughts that replay in the mind, in addition to behaviors such as excessive cleaning and repetitive counting. While conventional medicine approaches OCD as a…
By Annette Quatrano, MS, RD, LDN
When we think of fall flavors, pumpkin always comes to mind. Pumpkin is full of fiber, vitamin C, beta-carotene, and potassium, but don’t forget about all the health benefits of the anti-inflammatory spices that make up pumpkin spice! These include cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, clove, and allspice. Cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg…
By Heidi E. Spear
This course meets on Tuesdays via Zoom. November 30, December 7, and December 14, 2021, 7:00PM-8:15PM Eastern Time. As the nights grow long, this time of year is perfect for a meditation and stress-reduction course. For those who are completely new to these practices and those who already have experience —…