Category: Integrative Medicine

Ineffective methods for coping with stress may lead to insomnia.
Jul 24 2014

Can’t sleep? Rethink how you cope with stress

Integrative Medicine  •  By Michael Scott

Studies show that 15 to 20 percent of adults struggle with short-term insomnia that lasts less than three months. Any deficits in sleep can cause a variety of health problems, and researchers have recently discovered one likely contributor to short-term insomnia: poor coping mechanisms for stress. It is not unusual to feel stressed by major changes... Read More

New approaches can help you manage seasonal allergies.
May 16 2014

Got allergies? Try these new approaches for allergy relief

Integrative Medicine  •  By Miles Varn

With spring well underway and summer around the corner, people with hay fever may feel desperate for relief, and their numbers continue to grow. Experts from the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) estimated that about 50 million people live with hay fever, which are also known as nasal allergies or allergic rhinitis. Nearly 30... Read More

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Apr 15 2014

Medication-free strategies for dealing with insomnia

Integrative Medicine  •  By Miles Varn

Difficulty falling asleep at night can negatively affect your mood, productivity at work and ability to interact with coworkers and family. To help combat this problem, a health care provider may prescribe medications, some of which may cause adverse reactions. Fortunately, there are several medication-free strategies for dealing with insomnia that can promote a full and restful night’s sleep. Read More

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Feb 11 2014

Why are top CEOs integrating naturopathic medicine in their health strategy?

Integrative Medicine  •  By Michael Scott

Maybe the last person you would expect to champion the integration of naturopathic medicine approaches into an overall strategy for wellness, prevention, and health is the CEO of one of the country’s top health insurers. But that is precisely what Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna, has done. Dr. Doni Wilson, ND, author of The Stress... Read More

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Oct 22 2013

Conquering back pain without surgery or medication

Integrative Medicine  •  By Miles Varn

Are you living with chronic back pain? You’re not alone. More than 85 percent of Americans will suffer from back or neck pain at some point in their lives and more than 26 million adults under the age of 65 live with frequent back pain. Many of those people are prescribed pain medication or undergo... Read More

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