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Once a year, instead of focusing on a health topic, I like to publish my latest favorite recipe. This year I am going to offer a real gem: Middle Eastern Chickpea Burgers. I have to say that it took a long time to find a bean burger that I liked.
If you’ve been paying attention, you have plenty of reason to feel this way! The beauty of springtime in the Rogue Valley, majestic though it may be, is not without its harsh reminders. In my practice, this means dealing with the seasonal surge in patients with recent tick bites. An
It’s May, the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health has long been, and still partially remains, a stigmatized part of human health. The days of old when mental health issues were either ignored or simply had their existence denied aren’t far in the past and remnants of them
For those of us with pollen allergies, the spring flowers look pretty, but curse us with sneezing, watery eyes, annoying sniffles and worsening asthma. The good news is there are many helpful natural prevention strategies and treatments to help reduce pollen reactivity by supporting the body rather than suppressing symptoms
So, you’ve done some deep thinking since the last article and you’re concerned that you might be suffering from symptoms of mold illness/chronic inflammatory response syndrome. You may have even identified an exposure time and place and can directly link it to an issue with water damage in that building.
As we spring forward into the longer days of springtime, it is natural to feel more energized and alive. Have you instead been feeling more fatigued, achey, unmotivated and depressed? Are you more forgetful and having trouble clearing your head? Are you urinating more than normal? Is you sex drive
Urgent care is a category of walk-in clinic focused on the delivery of ambulatory care in a dedicated medical facility outside of a traditional emergency room. Urgent centers typically treat injuries and illnesses that require immediate care, but not life-threatening or serious enough to require an emergency room visit. The
Medical Cannabis preparations have been exploding in popularity since legalization in Oregon. Lately, I have been asked more and more questions about Cannabidiol (CBD), the constituent of the plant that doesn’t get you high and is legal in all 50 states. The inquiries are coming from seniors with chronic pain
Does this title sound like a familiar topic to you? Do you feel like your quality of life is always teetering around the question of “what can I eat” or “will there be a bathroom”? Is gas, bloating, diarrhea or constipation a recurring theme in your life? If you can
Our Wellness columnist Margaret Philhower details why winter is the perfect time for taking Elderberry preventatively to stay healthy and enjoy being social with less fear of catching a cold or the flu.