Integrative medicine represents a transformative shift in how we relate to health and illness. The practice of integrative medicine dictates that doctors move away from the traditional approach of addressing illness as one isolated issue, instead looking at the patient as a whole system. Doctors address patient's physical and mental issues through a more holistic [...]
Just in time for Halloween. Here is a physiological look into how our bodies respond to a threat such as getting spooked, when we feel frightened, or experiencing a highly stressful situation, etc.
LONDON — IN 1926, Virginia Woolf published an essay on pain, “On Being Ill.” Isn’t it extraordinary, she observed, that pain does not rank with “love, battle and jealousy” among the most important themes in literature. She lamented the “poverty of the language of pain.” Every schoolgirl who falls in love “has Shakespeare, Donne, Keats [...]
Stress has a bad reputation. You’ve probably heard that it’s going to kill you, or at least damage you in some way. Should you be working on it? Should you be trying to manage it? Just thinking about the consequences of stress is enough to make you feel … really stressed! Stress gets a lot [...]
The human body is so complex that a few surgeons have discovered another ligament that plays an important role with the ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament). The Anterior Lateral Ligament (ALL) is important to the so-called 'pivot shift' when we use our legs. It serves as a significant llgament to those suffering from knee issues and [...]