A diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is important, but the use of supplements without proper monitoring can also worsen ADHD.
Despite being a simple, gaseous molecule, nitric oxide (NO) is an important biological regulator that is a fundamental component in such fields as neuroscience, physiology and immunology.
While chelation is sometimes used to describe anything from fad dietary procedures to questionable alternative medicine protocols, conventional medicine has used chelation therapy for removing heavy metals from the blood for many years.
Neurofeedback measures brainwaves to produce a video or sound signal to teach self-regulation of brain function. It gives positive feedback for desired brain activity and negative feedback for undesirable activity. The goal is to transform an unhealthy, dysregulated brainwave pattern into a normal, healthy, organized pattern.
Discovering The Solution, a new private, holistic substance abuse treatment center in Fort Walton Beach, uses positive approaches through the mind/body/spirit connection to help people return to hope and healing.
The female body is a bit like a beautiful pear tree. When it's growing and healthy it's capable of producing lots of fruit. But if there's not enough rain, or nutrients in the soil, it might not even be able to flower. Just like some women can't get or stay pregnant.
Women go through many processes in life, and giving birth is one that a woman’s bodies is specifically designed to accomplish. It knows exactly how to prepare for conception and pregnancy, and when it is time, the labor and birth process.
A new wellness meme intones, “Sitting is the new smoking,” promoting obesity, hypertension, heart disease, metabolic syndrome and osteoporosis.
Deborah Simkin, M.D., is one of the few psychiatrists in the Panhandle that practices a complementary and integrative approach.