In this day and age of information overload it’s hard to know what medical information is legitimate and what is a scam. In this article, renowned Austin Texas doctor, Ruthie Harper, MD, explains what ‘integrative’ medicine means – and discusses how it can help patients achieve health, wellbeing, vitality, and longevity!
The holidays can be some of the happiest times of the year, but also some of the most stressful. Year after year, people experience worry, anxiety, and agitation as the season approaches.
When menopause hits, many women experience the classic symptoms of menopause including hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness and changes in mood or how their brain works. Find out more information about what you can expect during this important stage in your life.
Why is integrative medicine not covered by insurance? Learn more about the reasons your care may not be covered by your health plan.
Hair loss in women is caused by a myriad of conditions. Here are some of the many conditions and ailments that could affect hair.
The AMD prevention pyramid, created by C. Armitage Harper III, M.D., is designed to provide you with a plan that could delay, and even prevent, age-related macular degeneration. The plan is based on documented scientific research studies and calls for a change in everyday lifestyle choices, diet, and daily habits to achieve optimal eye health.
Flu season is upon us and you may be thinking about getting a flu shot hoping that it will lower your risk of getting the flu this winter season. However, there are a few things to consider before making this decision.
I attended a seminar last week that focused on gastrointestinal health and its role in diseases. Here are some of the interesting ways that your gastrointestinal health affects your body.
With 1.3 million women diagnosed with breast cancer each year, prevention for this disease should be of paramount importance. When discussing prevention, I often hear discussions recommending a woman perform regular mammograms and monthly self-breast exams. However, these are really early detection methods as opposed to true preventative interventions.
The interest in DNA over the last 5 years has grown exponentially because it provides an additional tool to personalize both integrative health programs as well as provide preventative care for patients.