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By Todd R LePine
Oral health is connected to full-body health in myriad ways. In fact, conditions ranging from obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and even dementia are all directly connected to poor oral health. In this House Call episode, Dr. Hyman speaks with Dr. Todd LePine about…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
Gestational diabetes affects up to 10% of women during pregnancy. It can have long-term adverse effects for both the mother and the child. Not only does it put the baby at risk for above-average birth weight, but gestational diabetes in the mother can also lead to an increased…
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…