Integrative Health Network Archives

  • Jan 16, 2018 2

    Why is voltage so important for us to live a healthy pain free lifestyle?

      When talking about pain management, I often refer to energy medicine as a modality to aid in the healing process. We require stored energy in the body for daily living. This energy comes through our water, food, nutrition and exercise. If we become ill or are in chronic pain, a lot of our ...

  • Jan 10, 2018 4

    Dr. Stephen Sinatra: Heart health benefits of coconut oil

      January 11, 2018 | By Dr. Stephen Sinatra I’m often asked if the health benefits of coconut oil are good for your heart, and my answer is a resounding yes. The ordinary coconut—known for its sweet milk, great fiber and ability to conk people on the heads in Marx Brothers movies—can do...

  • Jan 9, 2018 1

    By ICIM Member Cathie Lippman, MD: Get A Jump On Flu Season

      It is flu season again.  Here are recommendations to strengthen your immune system so you don’t get the flu in the first place.  I know many people who have the flu after they get the vaccine.  I believe these methodologies, when utilized together, work better. Sleep I put sleep fir...

  • Dec 12, 2017 2

    By ICIM Member Valeska Wells DO: What’s the big FAT deal??

      Ever notice how there are certain things in life that always come back in style? Whether it’s in the fashion world, architecture, old-fashioned films or cars… some classics always make their way back into the spotlight a few generations later. Just hang on to those bellbottoms a little lo...

  • Dec 4, 2017 0

    By ICIM Member Rindie Coker DN: Eat Your Way Out of Pain

    Eat Your Way Out of Pain To a large extent, the amount of suffering you do with pain is a function of what you eat. Just as you can take a pill to suppress inflammation, you can make a different kind of chemical change by wisely choosing what you eat. We experience pain because of our nervous system...

  • Oct 9, 2017 1

    Leyla Weighs In: Getting to the root of acne

    By Leyla Muedin MS, RD, CDN Acne is not just the scourge of teenagers swimming in raging hormones, but in adults too who may have hormonal imbalances (i.e., perimenopause) or other health conditions that present as inflammation leading to a breakout. Rather than resorting to antibiotics which will e...