UltraWellness

By Dr. George Papanicolaou, DO
You may be surprised to learn that having a parasite, in and of itself, is not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, our gut microbiome is made up of more than 500 different species of microbes, including various types of bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses. Some of them…
By Cindy Geyer
Endometriosis is a very prevalent, but often difficult to diagnose condition in which cells that normally line the uterus find their way into the abdominal cavity. This can lead to a range of symptoms including heavy, painful periods, painful intercourse, infertility, hormonal issues, and more. In…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
The sad reality is that Americans suffer from massive nutritional deficiencies and our food is primarily to blame. These nutrient deficiencies are showing up in underweight and overweight people alike. Aside from a reduction in nutrient density in our food, we don’t eat enough whole, unprocessed foods and…
By Sarah Canfield
Living in the beautiful Berkshires and being diagnosed with Lyme disease is an all too common occurrence. As an avid hiker, I wasn’t surprised when a bout of unexplained fatigue and joint pain ended up exposing the presence of my own Lyme antibodies. While Lyme treatment…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
Most of us grew up hearing that dairy, and especially milk, is crucial for good health. In reality, dairy isn’t the vital source of calcium and strong bones that we were led to believe. Dairy can cause digestive problems for the majority of people with lactose intolerance, along…
By Todd R LePine
The emphasis on naming diseases is pervasive throughout medicine, and it is a primary obstacle to changing the way we do things and finding answers to our health problems. For instance, two brain disorders with two completely different names might have a lot more in common than you…