Archive for the ‘Alternative medicine Atlanta’ Category

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…

Another Reason to Love Turmeric

We’ve long known that turmeric, the root-derived spice commonly used in curry, provides many surprising health benefits. It’s already widely used as an effective anti-inflammatory. Now we may begin to see doctors treating depression with turmeric as well. A recent…

Why I Like Acupuncture

When tending to our health, we come with entrenched belief systems based upon education, experience, cultural norms and the influence of people we trust. Many of us are dubious of "alternative" methods of healing. At Atlanta Functional Medicine, practitioners employ…

Spring Has Sprung!

Yes, here it is in all its glory -- my favorite time of year! This is the time for fresh starts and rebirths as we see our perennial plantings returning like newer versions of old friends, and as we make changes…