Certain vitamins, minerals and antioxidants are important for healthy hair, nails and skin. In addition to eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as wild Alaskan salmon, freshly ground flaxseed and Biotin. Each provides benefits for your hair, skin and nails:
1. Evening Primrose Oil – nourishes skin, hair and joints by supplying essential omega-6 fatty acids.
2. Omega-3 – provides the much-needed fatty acids EPA and DHA.
3. Vitamin D – supports bone and immune health.
4. Milk thistle – supports a healthy liver via its detoxification process and provides natural antioxidant capabilities.
5. Biotin – is a water-soluble B-vitamin (vitamin B7) – for hair loss and a scaly red rash around the eyes, nose, mouth.
Lemon Balm Tea can be used for a variety of ailments including fatigue, cold sores, and digestive issues.
Mix equal parts:
* Raspberry leaf
* Oat tops
* Lemon balm with 1/4 part each of cut-and sifted licorice and ginger.
We are very excited to announce that Jessica Gross will be joining our Wellness Center. She will be seeing patients on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Continue reading
The latest study on the health effects of eating almonds, pistachios, walnuts and other tree nuts shows that individuals who eat one ounce a week of these varieties have a seven percent lower risk of developing metabolic syndrome. Continue reading
The older you are, the better the chance that you’re running low on vitamin D. We’ve long known that “D” is essential for strong bones, and recent studies have linked low levels to Alzheimer’s disease, high blood pressure, psoriasis, several autoimmune diseases (including multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis), and as many as 18 different cancers. Continue reading
When doctors at the Mayo Clinic used acupuncture to treat 22 people with chronic tennis elbow, 80% got complete and lasting relief. Another 10% experienced a marked improvement.
“We were treating the worst of the worst—patients who had been seriously disabled by their tennis elbow pain for an average of 14 months before starting acupuncture treatment,” says Peter T. Dorsher, MD, a consultant in the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the clinic. Continue reading
We know that over time chronic, imperceptible, low-level inflammation can contribute to serious, age-related diseases including heart disease, cancer and neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Continue reading
Keeping regular sleeping hours might be the easiest way for women to stay slim. A study from Brigham Young University found that young women who went to bed and woke up at the same time every day had lower body fat than women in the study who maintained irregular sleeping patterns. Continue reading
UCLA researchers now have the first evidence that bacteria ingested in food can affect brain function in humans. In an early proof-of-concept study of healthy women, they found that women who regularly consumed beneficial bacteria known as probiotics through yogurt showed altered brain function, both while in a resting state and in response to an emotion-recognition task. Continue reading
Some reports suggest that certain acupuncture procedures have a nearly 90% success rate for the treatment of insomnia. Through a complex series of signals to the brain, acupuncture increases the amount of certain substances in the brain, such as serotonin, which promote relaxation and sleep. Continue reading