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Digestive Disorders and the Brain-Gut Connection

Holistic Practitioner Spotlight with Dr. Aaron Mills, Acupuncturist and Herbalist We are speaking with Dr. Aaron Mills, DACM, LAC, Dip. OM, on the relationship between what’s going on in the brain and how it effects digestive and overall health and wellbeing. Tell Us a Story About a Patient Who Suffered from Digestive Problems  and How…

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Alkaline Diet Health Benefits

Holistic Practitioner Spotlight with Jes Royston, Holistic Health Coach We are speaking with Jes Royston, CHHC, on her focus of alkaline plant-based nutrition and its role in disease prevention and reversal. Tell Us a Story About a Client Diagnosed with Breast Cancer and How Along with Treatment, an Alkaline Plant-Based Diet Improved Her Health Lauren,…

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Get Off Meds and Get Your Life Back

Holistic Practitioner Spotlight with Danelle Aliseo, a Nurse Practitioner, Who Helps Patients Get Reversal of GI Symptoms We are speaking with Danelle Aliseo, a Board Certified Holistic Nurse Practitioner, on the topic of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and her approach to helping her patients stop all medications and get back in control of their lives.…

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Depression and Integrative Psychiatry

Holistic Practitioner Spotlight with Dr. Jodie Skillicorn, an Integrative Physician, on Her Approach to Depression We are speaking with Jodie Skillicorn, DO, ABIHM , who believes strongly in the body’s innate healing powers. In her practice, she combines mindfulness-based psychotherapy with a variety of complementary modalities that assist the healing process. Tell Us a Story…

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Holistic Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

Holistic Practitioner Spotlight with Dr. Robert Kornfeld, a Podiatrist, Who Searches for the Source of Foot Symptoms and Holistically Treats the Cause We are speaking with Dr. Robert Kornfeld, DPM,  who always looks at the mechanisms of pathology. Instead of simply treating the symptoms, he wants to know why they exist. So he looks for…

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Gum Disease and Holistic Dentistry

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Holistic Practitioner Spotlight with Dr. Toni Engram, a Biological Dentist and Her Approach to Treating Gum Disease We are speaking with Dr. Toni Engram, DDS, who recognizes that oral health is an important part of the body effecting overall health.  She also works with chiropractors, naturopaths, integrative physicians and nutritionists to help round out her…

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Medical Massage and Chronic Pain Relief

Holistic Practitioner Spotlight with Shawn Moore We are speaking with Shawn Moore who is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Medical Massage Practitioner, AromaTouch Practitioner and Yoga Instructor located in Irmo, SC. An Integrative Health Practitioner since 2011. Tell Us a Story About  a Patient or Client with Chronic Pain and How Medical Massage Helped Alexa presented with…

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The Missing Link in Health and Wellness

It’s impossible to achieve sustainable health and wellness when there are underlying dental problems. Ignored or unrecognized relentless dental distress which can include gum disease, decayed, infected and missing teeth, and TMJ imbalance can contribute to obesity, heart attack and stroke risk, headaches, sleep disturbances, pregnancy complications, and nutritional deficiencies.

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Don’t Let Anxiety Get the Best of You

Anxiety has a physical response to an emotional feeling. In other words, the chronic feeling of anxiety, fear, or panic can make you sick. As a dentist, I saw the heightened anxiety that people experienced during treatment or even just sitting in the waiting room. We knew that anxiety created such discomfort that we could…

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7 Ways Dentistry Makes You Sick…or Healthy

Dentistry Makes You Sick

Most healthcare professionals, including alternative as well as allopathic practitioners, would not regard dentistry as having a significant impact on overall health. Let’s examine that from a holistic perspective. Wouldn’t you agree that improving your smile has a great deal to do with self-confidence and feeling good emotionally? If you ever felt pain in a tooth or gum, your enjoyment of life is certainly diminished. Eating, kissing, smiling, and doing your best work is impaired. But restoring teeth…

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