How To Live A Stress-Free Healthy Life In Just 9 Simple Steps

Man sitting on a pier in a mountain lake enjoying his stress-free healthy life.

It is an enormous responsibility, especially when you are the only one who can take it on. And, if you have children, you have the responsibility for them, as well. I’m talking about living a healthy life; making choices that will give you a stress-free existence and therefore a greater chance of vibrant health. Most […]

6 Proven Methods for Enhancing Your Immune System Function

People taking an outdoor exercise class to enhance their immune system function.

The immune system is as complex as the nervous system and involves the thymus, spleen, bone marrow, small intestine, white blood cells and antibodies. Its job is to keep us healthy. Yet we experience things every day that inhibit its function. At the top of the list for negatively impacting your immune system’s function is […]

What Does “Mind Body and Spirit” Actually Mean?

The Importance of Healing Your Mind, Body, And Spirit You may have heard people talk about the connection between the mind, body, and spirit. These three elements are what make you a living, conscious being. When they are out of sync or unbalanced, life is more difficult than it must be. Getting healthier and […]

When Does It Make Sense To Use Cannabis For Chronic Pain?

Close up of a cannabis plant.

Medicinal cannabis for chronic pain or pain in general pain is effective. In fact, 30 to 87% of patients in different patient populations who use cannabis for medicinal purposes report pain or chronic pain relief as the reason for medicinal cannabis use. There is substantial evidence that cannabis improves pain in fibromyalgia and in multiple […]

5 Activities to Help with Depression

Woman jogging down a snow covered trail.

Most articles about activities to help with depression cover things like walking and spending time in nature. Although these activities can help, we know that the most beneficial activities do more than help. They can heal much more effectively than all the drugs, psychiatrists and psychologists in the world! And healing is important for two […]

Ask The Doctors: What Are the Best Foods for a Healthy Gut?

Woman holding 4 freshly picked apples which are some of the best foods for a healthy gut.

From a holistic perspective, you are asking a great question. Wanting to achieve a healthy gut through food is so much better for you than trying to do it through a prescription. And before we dive into the best foods for a healthy gut, we want to talk about how easy it is to become […]

8 Keys to Holistic Pain Management

Woman kneeling on her bed struggling with chronic back pain.

When you’re writhing in pain, you’re probably not thinking about “going holistic.” You just want the agony to stop. You’ll take the pill, the shot, the bullet – anything to put an end to the pain. If you suffer from chronic pain, however, learning (and living) holistic pain management principles can change your experience of […]

Ask The Doctors: What Is The Connection Between Depression And Heart Disease?

Model of a human heart.

Depression can be both a cause of and a result of cardiovascular (heart) disease. Even mild depression is a common and significant risk factor for developing heart disease. It can also raise the risk of future cardiovascular complications. Research has shown that depression can make it harder to recover from heart disease. This is no […]

Why You Need Stress Management Tools for Your Health & Wellbeing

In this article:  What is stress? What type of problems can stress cause? How to Neutralize Stress Breath Exercise to Reduce Stress Biogenics self-regulation to Neutralize Stress Have you ever been stressed out?Haven’t we all. ** Insert Eye Roll** If you are stressed right now and you want to immediately begin to neutralize your stress […]

What to Expect When You Visit a Chronic Pain Clinic

Doctor and patient in a chronic pain clinic.

Prior to 1971, pain clinics were the nerve block cut cesspool of medicine. That is when Shealy, visited Bill Fordyce’s passive behavioral modification program and came back to start The Pain Rehabilitation Center on October 15, 1971, in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. It was the first REAL chronic pain clinic. He started with active behavioral modification. His […]