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Meet the New Phytocannabinoids

By Mo Perry

Go beyond CBD to explore other phytocannabinoids that can help you deal with anxiety, stress, inflammation, insomnia, PTSD, depression, and more.

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4 Ways That Nutrition Can Negatively Affect Our Mood

By Chrystle Fiedler

Building a solid nutritional foundation for mental health starts with recognizing how food may be contributing to low mood. These are some of the factors.

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What Is Sound Healing?

By Courtney Helgoe

While we’re often inundated by noise, we might overlook the fact that sound can be therapeutic for the body and mind.

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Living Well While You Live Long: The Growing Quest for Longevity

With Jeff Zwiefel and Jim LaValle, RPh, CCN
Season 7, Episode 17

Most of us, regardless of our age, are looking to optimize not only our lifespan, but also our health span. In recent years, this quest for longevity has contributed to a growing business with significant economic impact.

In this, episode, Jeff Zwiefel and Jim LaValle, RPh, CCN, discuss the lifestyle factors that contribute to a long and healthy life, as well as the growing body of resources and tools that can support this effort, including MIORA Performance and Longevity at Life Time.

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What is Foot Reflexology?

By Courtney Helgoe

Discover how this trigger-point therapy can help relieve a range of discomforts.

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Can Ashwagandha Boost VO2 Max?

By Marco Dregni

This adaptogenic herb has been used for ages in Ayurvedic medicine to aid health and immunity. Now, exercise scientists believe it may also enhance aerobic performance.

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Can Music Help People With ADHD Focus Better?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

A growing body of research suggests music can improve attention, making it a particularly powerful tool for individuals with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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Uric Acid: A New Metric for Heart Health

By Mo Perry

The latest research on uric acid suggests that this waste product may be an important bellwether for cardiometabolic health.

a woman lies on the couch holding her low belly in pain due to endometriosis

What Are Common Signs and Symptoms of Endometriosis?

By Mo Perry

From severe menstrual cramping and painful intercourse to fatigue and infertility, this condition can impact a woman’s overall quality of life. Learn more.

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6 Things to Know About the “Miracle” Drug Ozempic

By Frank Lipman, MD 

Functional-medicine pioneer Frank Lipman, MD, on what you should know about weight-loss drugs like Ozempic.

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What Are the Chakras?

By Courtney Helgoe

Discover the body’s seven energy centers. Plus, enhance your well-being with this chakra meditation.

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Be Your Own Best Health Advocate

With Ryan Sutter
Season 7, Episode 1

A Lyme disease diagnosis and accompanying body-wide pain and debilitating fatigue led Ryan Sutter — firefighter, endurance athlete, and Bachelorette alum — to take action to find answers, treatment options, and a path toward wellness. In this episode, Sutter shares his health journey, as well as advice for pushing through challenge, fighting health obstacles, and advocating for your well-being.

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Why Is the Liver Important in Traditional Chinese Medicine?

By Mo Perry

The liver plays a crucial role in TCM, as it is involved not only in physical functions but also in regulating emotions. Learn more.

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How Are Meridians Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine?

By Mo Perry

Meridians, which travel along fascial plains, serve as energetic pathways used by TCM practitioners to restore balance and harmony to the various organs of the body.

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How is Qi Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine?

By Mo Perry

Some have speculated that the concept of the Force in Star Wars is based on qi (pronounced “chee”). Learn how it affects your health and vitality.

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What Is Brain Fog?

By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC

Having trouble concentrating? Feeling confused and forgetful? You may be the victim of what’s become known as brain fog.

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How Is Temperature Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine?

By Mo Perry

TCM uses the concepts of wind, heat, and other elemental qualities to highlight the opposing characteristics of an illness, allowing practitioners to restore balance in the body.

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What Are the 5 Vital Substance in Traditional Chinese Medicine?

By Mo Perry

Blood and other fluids make up some of the vital substances in TCM. Learn more about these essential elements and how they are used to achieve health and vitality in the body.

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4 Common Tools Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine

By Mo Perry

TCM practitioners use acupuncture, nutrition, herbs, and bodywork to treat their patients. Here’s why.

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What Is Forest Bathing?

By Courtney Helgoe

Spending time among trees can offer a surprising range of health benefits.

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