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By Dr. George Papanicolaou, DO
Constipation is an often uncomfortable and extremely prevalent condition affecting close to 80 million people. And while constipation might be common, it is definitely not normal and it can have disastrous consequences. Having healthy digestion and eliminating waste every day (ideally twice or three times a day!) is…
By Heidi E. Spear
Have you felt more stressed than usual, lately? Are you having trouble sleeping, concentrating, or relaxing? Do you feel stuck, overwhelmed, or scattered? If so, belly breathing could be exactly what you need to feel relaxed. A study conducted in May 2020 by a group of…
By Heidi E. Spear
The UWC has expanded our meditation and stress-reduction offerings with a new online course called: Training in Meditation and Stress-Reduction Techniques. The course meets for one hour each week for four weeks. It is a combination of lecture and experience. Beginners and experienced meditators are all welcome. If…
By Dr. George Papanicolaou, DO
We are living in an age of anxiety; and we know that stress wreaks havoc on our health in so many ways, physiologically, emotionally, and mentally. For many people of all ages, stress can lead to anxiety and debilitating panic attacks. While conventional medicine typically treats anxiety and…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
While there is a difference between cold sores and canker sores, they are similar in that common occurrence of either is an indication that something is out of balance in the body. Most of us have had canker sores at one time or another. They usually occur at…
By Annette Quatrano, MS, RD, LDN
We are living in scary times during this COVID pandemic, and it can be even scarier when you are pregnant. As I enter my third trimester and get closer to giving birth to my son, I can’t help but worry. Even though time feels as if it has…