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What is Stress?

By Jay T. Wiles, BCB, BCB-HRV Stress is a ubiquitous term. Just walk down your local grocery aisle and you are going to be inundated with the term and proposed methods for helping in every tabloid. Arguably, the most interesting aspect of this five-letter word is that it is often used in everyday conversation without …

Getting Started with Cold Therapy

By Thomas P. Seager, PhD The reasons to begin a regular practice of deliberate cold exposure are multidimensional and complex, including relief from pain and inflammation1, muscle gain and hormonal rebalancing2, increased insulin sensitivity and metabolic health3, autoimmune regulation4, accelerated ketogenesis for cancer control5, and psychological resilience for stress management6. However, the methods by which …

How to Naturally Lower Blood Glucose Levels Using a CGM

By Kara Collier, RDN, LDN, CNSC Maintaining normal blood sugar levels is essential to decreasing your risk for long-term health issues, managing a healthy weight, and feeling good overall. A wide variety of health problems related to glucose level imbalances are a rapidly growing burden for the healthcare system that is reaching epidemic proportions. CDC’s …

10 Clues That Your Screen Time Behavior is Impacting Your Vision

By Gregory Kelly “My eyes are always tired” …“My eyes hurt” …“I’m having a hard time focusing” …“My eyes feel dry and irritated” …“Things look blurry” High amounts of screen time cause the body to give us vision—and quite often posture-related—feedback clues. It can also impact thinking and mood. Let’s focus on the visual system, …

Practice Passion: Do These Things Turn You On?

By Dr. East Phillips, DAOM, LAc Cold showers, intermittent fasting, running, nootropics, music, surfing, dancing to EDM, high-intensity sports, creative outlets such as painting or starting new companies, kittens, funny movies, having fun with my kids, weekend getaways with my husband, laughing with family and friends, girls’ weekends and Marie Kondo-like organizing the heck out …