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Transformative Investing

Transformative Investing

by Harry Moran The psychology of money is complex and deeply personal. Many times, people haven’t been given the opportunity to explore it, so it can be a revelatory and sometimes emotional process. We often carry our core attitudes about money with us from childhood, and untangling that web can …

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An Osteopathic Approach to Chronic Pain

Osteopathic Health of Saratoga

by Karissa Scarabino Chronic pain is a major medical and social issue, affecting the quality of life of individual patients, their friends and families, the work force and our society. Ranging from musculoskeletal pain, pelvic pain, migraine headaches, fibromyalgia, and arthritis to name just a few, chronic pain affects more …

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Proper Nutrition Can Manage Inflammation and Pain

Proper Nutrition can sooth inflammation and pain

by Susan Brown We all experience inflammation and pain at some point in our lives, and inflammation is the normal response to stress, foreign microbes and toxins in the body or cellular and organ tissue injury or damage. It plays a critical role in the body’s ability to heal itself …

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The Role of the Fascial System in Chronic Pain

Role of Fascia

by Jennifer Burke Imagine that our muscles are enclosed by a thin, pantyhose-like mesh. Each of these enclosed muscles are further attached to each other, the skin and the underlying network of blood vessels nerves and lymph by strings of collagen fibers. Connecting our organs is a cotton candy-like web, …

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Becoming Fearless in a World of Chaos

by Helene Verdile Facing fear doesn’t mean bungee jumping from the highest cliff if we are afraid of heights—while that may help in the short term, the root cause of the fear remains. To reclaim our life, we must learn to make friends with our fear and understand it. Become …

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An Integrative Approach to Managing Lyme Disease

by Kyle Sampson Lyme disease is predicted to infect more than 300,000 individuals this year in the U.S. alone, and people living in New York are at a high risk of exposure. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection resulting from the bite of a blood-sucking insect. The tick is the …

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Keys to Understanding Food Sensitivities

by Joseph S. Gulyas Most people would say that they eat well, but still do not understand why symptoms like brain fog, upset stomach or leg cramps continue. Although many of these people may be eating better than they did in the past, the concern is that food sensitivities may …

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Preparation for Conscious Dying

by Pierre Zimmerman Most people don’t think about death and dying in our culture until someone close to them is facing a catastrophic illness or imminent death. Yet we know all of us will die sooner or later. It is everyone’s passport to the next world. Loved ones cannot keep …

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Rethinking Mouthwash

by Frederick Dreher Many people use a commercial mouth rinse as a quick way to clean and freshen the breath. Although it may leave the mouth with feeling clean temporarily, it may be doing more harm than good; like killing bacteria that help the heart. The mouth is the home …

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