Inflammation The Good and the Bad

Acute inflammation is a healthy part of your body’s defense system. You need it to manage injury, infection, and the healing process. On the other hand, excess, long-term, or chronic inflammation is a major cause of disease in the modern world. Modern health science pays careful attention to signs that your body is in an inflammatory state. There are key mediators, or “biomarkers,” that you can find in the blood that accurately measure how well you’re aging and whether you’re ...
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Metabolic Conditioning Exercise

Most people who want to burn fat and lose weight falsely assume that going to the gym and doing traditional aerobic exercise, like jogging on the treadmill, is the best way to see results. But recent research is proving that long distance cardiovascular exercise is NOT the fastest way to burn fat and lose weight. If you’ve been spending hours on the treadmill and not seeing any results, it’s because long distance cardiovascular exercise can decrease testosterone and raise your ...
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An Introduction to Detoxification

Your body is self-cleaning just like it is self-healing. Fall is a great time to clean the self-cleaning pathways we label as detoxification to get you running in clean and tip top shape.  We have 6 detoxification pathways for you to focus on in aiding you to eliminate fatigue, weight gain, decrease immunity, hormone issues, skin problems and much more. Nervous System Fall cleaning would be incomplete without discussing the system that makes it all happen. Your nervous system is ...
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Allergies

In Texas, the fall season is magnificent with the weather and the beautiful flowers but it also comes with a lot of environmental allergies for the majority of people. Allergies to pollen produced by the ragweed plant are the most common. It can cause symptoms like sinusitis, flu-like symptoms, headaches, congestion, upper respiratory symptoms like asthma etc. I ask this question often to my patients: How come some people get allergies during the Fall Season and some others don’t? Because ...
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Breast Thermography

Thermography is probably the earliest detectable screen for tumor formation, but how does it work? The best way to explain thermography is to break down the word. Thermo- is for heat. When tumors start to form, they need the formation of new blood vessels, a process called angiogenesis. This process gives off heat that is detectable with a special camera. Graphy- is a picture that is taken with the special heat detectible camera, thus, thermography. Breast thermography is one of ...
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