Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD- What a wonderful gift Thanksgiving, a day for giving and expressing thanks, is for all of us. Anyone and everyone can participate in this day of gathering family and friends to share food and well wishes, taking time to reflect on the things we have been blessed with and are … More Gratitude Is Healing
We are bombarded every day with hundreds of chemical toxins in our environment. Plastic particles, heavy metals, pesticides, cleaning toxins, air pollution and hundreds of other chemicals find their way into our lungs, blood stream, immune system and body systems. Here are 10 easy tips from the National Institute of Whole Health, to improve your health by helping to detox your environment and purify your body, preventing illness and even early aging. … More Why Detox Your Environment?
Are your food choices congruent with your personal values? When these aspects of self are aligned with choices that lead to moderation rather than ambition, that produces balance rather than extremes, which debunks the thinking that “more is better.” … More Integrity Influences Your Healthy Choices
That we can withstand day to day events that challenge our nervous system, and subsequently our immune system, is a reflection that our body is working very efficiently. This all comes back to your adrenal glands and their ability to adapt. … More How We Adapt To Stress
We don’t often reflect on how important the foundation of our body – our feet – really are to our overall health. In order to eliminate foot pain we need to understand why feet can become sore and tender from standing and walking. … More Your Feet And Your Health
If you ask most people what they want in their lives and what is most important, they will likely tell you that they “want to be happy.” The desire for happiness is a universal want. It transcends culture, geography, age, and social status. The topic of happiness even finds its way into the academia, an example of its pervasiveness. Is it possible that we are overcomplicating the issue? Maybe happiness is easier than you think. … More What’s The Secret To Real Happiness?
A research review by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) explored hormonal dysfunction in women as a potential cause for depression. The focus of the investigators and their subsequent report was on how the female reproductive system interacts with the Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) axis, which regulates the body’s stress response. … More The Surprising Link Between Hormones and Depression
To understand how you can take control of your seasonal allergies, let’s explore where they come from. Foreign proteins are found in many airborne substances, such as pollen, dust mites, and ragweed. When mucous membranes that come in contact with these foreign proteins are not immunologically competent enough to break down the proteins, the membranes secrete mucous, fluids, and histamine. … More Spring Or Summer Allergies? A Whole Health Approach May Bring Greater Relief.
In all aspects of life, a wise adage of “when you hear hoof beats, think of horses and not zebras” truly applies. If you are not familiar with this approach to observing and responding to problem-solving it’s worth exploring. … More When You Hear Hoof Beats
This article explores the emotional and hormonal influences on appetite and satiety and the role creative passion can play in our health and wellness. … More The Passion Diet