It sounds like a no-brainer. Of course we should all get massages. They relieve stress, right? Or can it actually be stressful to get a massage?

As you know, no two people always respond the same to the same treatment or stimulus. This concept applies to massage as well. They’re not for everyone. So how do you know if they’re good for you? Well, how do you feel after a massage? Do you get extremely tired, spaced out and need to take a nap afterwards? Do you feel completely energized and wish you could get a massage daily because it revives you so much? Lastly, do you simply feel at peace and less stressed after a massage? Let me explain the difference in meaning between all of these outcomes. Continue Reading »

Sleep is absolutely critical. Make it a priority, because there’s just about nothing you can do to combat the effects of not sleeping deeply enough. Obviously not sleeping enough is a reason to wake up feeling unrested. I’m not talking about that. I’m going to discuss the reasons people may feel unrested even with 7+ hours of sleep.  Continue Reading »

I know it’s been a while since I’ve written an article. One of the main reasons is because I just began taking a 3-year post-doctoral, functional neurology program. I’m learning a plethora of information on how to accurately diagnose and treat complex and simple conditions as they relate to the brain and nervous system. The brain and nervous system are two of the most important areas of the body that need to function well for optimal health and reversing health conditions. In this article, I’ll discuss four, simple and basic ways you can help improve your brain function. Continue Reading »

Patients don’t often ask me if they should take a multi-vitamin. They defer to my expertise on supplements. And I thank them for that.

But every now and again someone asks the question. Continue reading to learn the three basic issues regarding multi-vitamins. Continue Reading »

Sleep is critical to a healthy body and mind. Additionally, your sleep should not be interrupted. Many people complain of waking in the middle of the night and not being able to fall back asleep. Continue reading to learn more about why you may being waking up, and how to stay asleep during the night. Continue Reading »

Maybe you have a daily stretching routine. Or maybe you take a fitness class where the instructor has you warm up or cool down by rolling your neck.

It may (or may not) feel good while you are doing it. However, I recommend you don’t roll your neck. Keep reading to learn why. Continue Reading »

We all want to live in a clean home. The most important places to keep clean are your kitchen and bathroom. This will help you avoid exposure to pathogenic viruses, bacteria, and parasites. However, even if you’re super clean or fortunate enough to have a cleaning person, this item could probably use a little more attention. Can you guess what it is? You use it every day and most likely more than once a day. Continue Reading »