By: SANDRA KAHN, PAUL EHRLICH, MARCUS FELDMAN, ROBERT SAPOLSKY, AND SIMON WONG Contemporary humans are living very different lives from those of their ancestors, and some of the changes have had serious consequences for health. Multiple chronic “diseases of civilization,” such as cardiovascular problems, cancers, ADHD, and dementias are prevalent, increasing morbidity rates. Stress, including […]
Chronic stress can negatively impact your health and contribute to issues such as headaches, insomnia and depression. But it doesn’t have to be this way. With a little preparation, we can easily sprinkle our days with moments of awareness, relaxation and enjoyment.
Breastfeeding Difficulties? Many mothers experience difficulties breastfeeding their infants. Why? The act of breastfeeding is a complex one involving the coordination of multiple muscle movements and structural factors, in addition to positioning and nutritional considerations. Is your baby experiencing difficulties latching on, disinterest in breastfeeding or feeding constantly but unable to get enough milk? Frustrated […]
How These Pro-Aging Habits Chip Away at Youthful Mojo Do you, like many Americans, engage in chronic tooth clenching and/or grinding? If so, the stress levels in your life are too high and causing deleterious health effects. Period. Why does everyone now seem to use night guards? Two decades ago that wasn’t true. The presence and intensity […]
Is Stress Inevitable or a Choice? Stress Management Tips [space] The other day I saw a coffee cup that read: “Stress is Caused by Giving a F@%&”. That’s one take, but I’ve got a different one: Stress is the result of holding expectations that are out of alignment with reality. What happens when you expect […]
6 Tips for Avoiding Weight Gain During the Holidays [space] In the thick of the holiday season, with office parties, neighborhood get-togethers and family celebrations, food is often the star of the show. With tempting deserts on every tabletop and the hustle and bustle of the season, how is one to navigate all of this […]
Teeth Grinding – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment [space] Do you clench or grind your teeth at night? Many do. Left untreated, teeth grinding may lead to jaw disorders, headaches, damaged teeth and other issues. Otherwise known as bruxism, teeth grinding is often related to pain or instability in the musculoskeletal system. System imbalance can lead to a […]
Introduction to Orthotropic Remediation and the Importance of Nasal Breathing [space] If traditional headgear often results in serious and unwanted side-effects, is there a better approach? For the answer, we went to Dr. John Mew, eminent English orthodontist, whose outside-of-the-box thinking has brought relief to countless patients. Per Dr. Mew, all traditional orthodontic-based dental appliances […]