Is it stress or is it just me?

Is it stress or is it just me?

Stress, a word we hear a lot. How do you react when you hear the word stress? Perhaps a situation, a person, an incident, finances, work or something else comes to mind. Maybe you think you don’t have any stress. Sometimes when we feel a certain way for an...
What’s shaped like a bean and acts like a filter?

What’s shaped like a bean and acts like a filter?

You got it!  Your kidneys.  How often do you think about your kidneys? Since mine seem to be working as designed, I don’t think about them much other than their cool shape. Since it is National Kidney awareness month, here are some quick facts about kidneys: The...
We all have Heart

We all have Heart

Heart – when you hear the word heart, what comes to mind? Maybe it’s an image of a heart or Valentine’s Day or February or Compassion or Love or Heart Health or something else entirely. Heart has many meanings. Fifty-four years ago, February was designated American...
Integrative Medicine for Cold and Flu Prevention

Integrative Medicine for Cold and Flu Prevention

Colds and the flu are all to common this time of year. I find myself turning away from people sneezing and coughing, avoiding direct contact with doorhandles and shopping carts and generally staying out of crowded places as mush as possible. This might be extreme, but...