Category Archives: lifestyle

How’s That New Year’s Resolution Going?

    We’re a few days into 2016 now and, for many of us, an ambitious start out of the gate is slowing at the first turn. Why? The first workout or the first carefully planned meal usually goes well … Continue reading

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Acupuncture for Allergies!

Acupuncture for Allergies! Did you know acupuncture relieves allergy symptoms like stuffiness, headache, itchy eyes, and runny nose? Acupuncture reduces inflammation and irritation by strategically placing itty-bitty needles the size of a human hair on your skin.  Dr. Board is … Continue reading

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Efficient and Effective Digestion for the New Year

It’s that time of year again – when we strive to make sweeping changes for the better, often to see our resolve crumble in a matter of weeks.  As we’ve suggested before, try implementing smaller changes, and set yourself up … Continue reading

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Surviving Halloween

It’s the scariest time of the year, especially for anyone who fears the inevitable sugar cravings and dreaded extra pounds from Halloween indulging. Grocery stores are frightful places – you go in for your daily shopping and suddenly you are … Continue reading

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September is Prevention Month

Most chronic diseases are preventable. We know more about prevention than ever before, but the advice can be overwhelming. Rather than succumbing to information overload, why not choose one or two changes and see how you feel? Small steps can … Continue reading

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Yoga for Mind, Body & Spirit

For thousands of years the practice of yoga has helped participants to achieve holistic health. Yoga palpably aligns the mind, body and spirit while strengthening and toning muscles, ligaments and joints. For many, the practice of yoga is an easier … Continue reading

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Back to School!

It’s that time of year again.  While the lazier days of summer are nice, we actually thrive more on routine. A new school year is a fresh start and an excellent time to implement healthy habits such as daily exercise, … Continue reading

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Eating Healthy

For optimal overall health and vitality, it makes sense to begin with an improved lifestyle.  Many symptoms of illness can be alleviated by eliminating or reducing sugars, saturated fats and processed foods and by adding exercise. These symptoms include but … Continue reading

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Lifestyle Change Tips from a Layperson

When considering a lifestyle change, guidance from a professional is key. Your doctors at Atlanta Functional Medicine have the well-studied research to support the change, and are qualified to tailor it to your unique system. While I’ve touched upon some … Continue reading

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Your Healthiest Self

You’ve probably seen the statistics — the rate of obesity in the United States is hovering around 30%. Even those of us who are not obese will find that the lifestyle of our youth no longer yields the same results. … Continue reading

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