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Meditation As Medicine: New Classes Begin March 13

Practicing mindfulness can have an enormous impact on your emotional and physical health and significantly alleviate many of our daily challenges. By bringing your mind to the present moment and putting aside the worry and anticipation of the future, mindfulness meditation reduces stress and anxiety, which in turn allows you to live a fuller, happier [...]

Understanding & Treating ME/CFS

It is estimated that over 1 million people in the United States are living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ME/CFS). CFS is a debilitating disease characterized by extreme fatigue and a host of other symptoms such as sleep disorders, muscle pain, headaches, swollen lymph nodes and sore throat, to name a few. [...]

Fibromyalgia: A New Framework for Diagnosis & Treatment

Body aches; generalized pain & stiffness; exhaustion; little to no energy; difficulty sleeping and waking up un-refreshed; brain fog. Does this sound like you? The unfortunate reality is that some patients presenting with these symptoms have been told by doctors that there is nothing wrong with them, or perhaps worse, that it is all in [...]

Fibromyalgia, A 3-Part Video Series

It is estimated that 1 in 50 Americans suffers from fibromyalgia, a disorder that causes widespread muscle pain throughout the body, fatigue, sleep disturbances and cognitive dysfunction. But because fibromyalgia shares symptoms with many other illnesses it is often difficult to diagnose and can easily be overlooked as a possible cause of [...]

Listening To Your Body – Red Flags You Should Never Ignore

By Julia Westbrook As first seen on www.RodaleNews.com Learn how ignoring or downplaying your symptoms can hurt your health. In our over-stimulating world, we've become very good at tuning things out, like background conversations on the train, side bar advertisements online, and TV commercials. Unfortunately, this seems to have carried over into our heath lives [...]

Unraveling the Mystery of Pain

Dr. Gary Kaplan Talks to Bottom Line/Health These simple steps will finally give you relief… Anyone who lives with unexplained chronic pain knows that it can be depressing. In fact, of the more than 47 million American adults who suffer from chronic pain—often with no identifiable cause—at least two-thirds also have depression. It’s no coincidence, [...]

7 Steps to Re-energize Naturally

Beat the Seasonal Energy Crisis Outsmart the mid-day urge to take a nap Article reprinted from Well!, a publication from TuftsHealthPlan.com, Fall/2014 If you find yourself wanting to crawl into bed after work these days, rest assured you're not getting lazy. And it's not your imagination that you feel more sluggish now that the sun [...]

Dr. Lisa Lilienfield on Female Athletes & Iron Deficiency

What Female Athletes Need to Know About Iron Deficiency by Gabriella Boston Article reprinted from www.WashingtonPost.com, October 14, 2014 A year ago, local running coach and veteran marathoner Kathy Pugh was preparing for the Marine Corps Marathon. But despite a tried-and-true training program, it wasn’t going well. “I just didn’t have the energy,” Pugh says. [...]