UltraWellness - Page 8 of 12

By Dr. George Papanicolaou, DO
You don’t need experts to tell you we have a big fat problem, but obesity statistics are more staggering than you might imagine. The latest information from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) shows 39.6 percent of…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
The thyroid is one of the most written and talked about glands in the body. It is a butterfly shaped gland that sits in your throat and regulates many of the body’s most important functions. In Functional Medicine, we pay close attention to the thyroid because of its…
By Dr. George Papanicolaou, DO
“You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.” –…
By Adonica Nichols, LPN
As a person who has struggled with psoriasis most of my life, I often wonder what more I can do to get to the root of the problem. I’ve tried prescription shampoos, creams, pills, and even injection therapy. Some of these temporarily cleared my skin, only to experience…
By BAILEY SHERAN, RN
Intermittent fasting is the practice of alternating between regular periods of fasting and eating. While people do this for a variety of reasons,  I’ll start by explaining how and why I became interested in intermittent fasting myself. I have been battling a metastatic neuroendocrine tumor for almost 15…
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.