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How Traditional Chinese Medicine Approaches the Human Body

By Mo Perry

These five key concepts inform how TCM practitioners treat health conditions.

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What Can I Expect at My First Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Appointment?

By Mo Perry

Are you new to TCM? Here’s what to expect at your first clinic visit.

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How Does Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Support Your Health and Well-Being?

By Mo Perry

More than just acupuncture, this system of healing focuses on a holistic approach to health, and a growing body of research supports its efficacy. Learn how TCM works and how it can treat the whole person.

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How Ryan Sutter Fought Back from Lyme Disease

By Courtney Lewis Opdahl

After Lyme disease struck, firefighter and athlete Ryan Sutter took action to find his way back to wellness.

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What Is Circadian Medicine?

By Laine Bergeson Becco

Leveraging what we know about circadian rhythms may help us create more effective medical care. Here’s why.

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What Is Healing Touch?

By Courtney Helgoe

This form of energy healing is becoming increasingly common in healthcare settings to support pain relief. Here’s what we understand about it.

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Fecal Transplant in a Pill

By Michael Dregni

Learn more about the first FDA-approved fecal-transplant pill, which is designed to treat C. diff..

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The Connection Between Circadian Rhythms and Overall Health

By Laine Bergeson Becco

Learn how circadian rhythms affect your health — and how you can attune to your body’s many clocks.

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Can You Test For Celiac from the Comfort of Your Home?

By Craig Cox

Yes, but the results may not be conclusive. Learn more and determine if it’s right for you.

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What Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity?

By Mo Perry

Like celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity triggers a reaction from the immune system, which can range from mild to intense.

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Are You Gluten-Intolerant? Here’s How to Find Out

By Mo Perry

The gold standard for identifying gluten sensitivity is an elimination diet. Here’s how to do one.

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What Is Muscle Testing and How Does It Work?

By Courtney Helgoe

A guide to understanding the muscle tests used by kinesiology practitioners.

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What Is Feldenkrais?

By Courtney Helgoe

Learn how this practice can help realign movement patterns and relieve both acute and chronic pain.

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What Contributes to Chronic Inflammation?

By Mo Perry

Chronic inflammation can be spurred by a broad range of factors — but identifying them can be key to restoring balance.

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Why Massage?

With Zac Ellis
Season 6, Episode 16

Many view massage as a luxury or splurge — but some experts argue that it’s an investment in your health and wellness and deserves to be part of your routine. Zac Ellis, certified massage therapist, explains why he suggests adjusting your perceptions around massage, the benefits that can be reaped from the practice, the different types of massage modalities, and how to get the most out of a session.

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How to Use Nutrition to Relieve Acid Reflux

By Stephanie Soucheray

Try these foods and supplements to calm your reflux symptoms.

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What Are Signs of Chronic Inflammation?

By Mo Perry

Weight-loss resistance, brain fog, mood disorders, and rheumatoid arthritis are just a few. Read on to learn more.

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6 Strategies to Manage Chronic Inflammation

By Mo Perry

Inflammation is highly responsive to diet and lifestyle interventions, which can help our bodies cool down and our immune systems become better regulated. Focusing on these six behaviors can make a difference.

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What Is Inflammation?

With Gregory Plotnikoff, MD
Season 6, Episode 15

Inflammation is a natural bodily response that is essential in acute circumstances — we need it to happen we get a paper cut or if we’re fighting a head cold. Its harmful effects occur, however, when it becomes chronic and systemic. Functional-medicine practitioner Gregory Plotnikoff, MD, shares what to know about inflammation, including what causes it, how it impacts our health, ways we can test for it, and proactive steps we can take in our daily lives to tame it.

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The Trouble With Antacids

By Stephanie Soucheray

Discover how chronic use of this common over-the-counter medication can become problematic.

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What Is Lymphatic-Drainage Massage?

By Jolene Turner

This practice depuffs the skin and circulates fluids to provide internal and external benefits.

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