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September 22, 2019 Joe Brady

Food is medicine, Hippocrates reportedly said: “Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food.” We all know this is true yet with all the confusing and seemingly conflicting information out there about diet and nutrition it is hard to know what is right. Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop made the point in his 1988 Surgeon General’s Report…

August 26, 2019 Joe Brady

Prompted by a call from the National Academy of Medicine for improved national data on pain, a recent study provides new insights concerning pain trends and opioid use for pain management. 41% of U.S. Adults Suffering From at Least One Painful Health Condition Researchers showed that the number of U.S. adults suffering from at least…

July 14, 2019 Joe Brady

Inflammation is an important part of your immune system. When there is an injury the body responds by inflaming the area so antibodies can enter the area and healing can take place. When there is a virus or bacteria injuring the body the body fights it by inducing systemic inflammation in the form of a fever….

June 23, 2019 Joe Brady

Licit and illicit drug use in the US continues to skyrocket. As the stress of the modern world increases people seek to escape the stress of daily life in many ways, some healthy and many times with unhealthy methods. Using drugs like alcohol, opioids and methamphetamines are contributing to a decrease in American life expectancy,…

May 20, 2019 Joe Brady

As one of my teachers in Chinese medical school told me “women are complicated.” Women’s biology allows for the miracle of childbirth but also creates many women’s health issues that are unique to or simply more prevalent in women. In recent years research into integrative medicine approaches have found good evidence that many health issues…

April 21, 2019 Joe Brady

Throughout history mankind has held three great dreams, to put a man on the moon, to turn lead into gold and to extend healthy lifespan with some elixir of life. We have already achieved the first two dreams. The United States put the first man on the moon on July 20th 1969. Recently scientists have succeeded…

March 25, 2019 Joe Brady

For the more than 40 million Americans with Arthritis, Traditional Chinese Medicine offers a safe, natural and effective way to alleviate pain and prevent further damage. Learn to relieve aches & pains without drugs. Wind, a Change in the Weather Bing Ji: what is going on ? In the case of arthritis, “it’s not the age,…

February 16, 2019 Joe Brady

Tai Chi and Qigong Viable for Post traumatic Stress Disorder (review of 16 studies) Mind-body practices are increasingly used to provide stress reduction for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Mind-body practice encompasses activities with the intent to use the mind to impact physical functioning and improve health. Researchers conducted a literature review of 16 studies in…

January 13, 2019 Joe Brady

In recent years researchers have looked at positive, healthy aspects of the aging mind instead of just looking at pathology or what makes us sick in the mind. The cultivation of wisdom turns out to be a key to brains aging in a healthy manner. The old adage “use it or lose it” becomes a…