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Healthier Snacks for Teams and Athletes

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Jul 21, 2018 1:27:00 PM

Topics: Healthy Diet, Nutrition, Kids, Student Athletes

It might be time to upgrade your game-day offerings and go beyond potato chips and fruit chews. So if you're next on snack duty for your child's sports team, don't sweat it!  Melinda Wivell, RDN, LDa registered dietitian at Lake Health, shares her short list for healthier, shareable snacks that can fuel your young athlete: 

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Stress-free Summers

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Jul 14, 2018 2:18:00 PM

Topics: Wellness, Kids

Summer can disrupt your normal routine. Summer break for kids, yard work, fairs and festivals, picnics, reunions, family vacations and a chance to enjoy longer days – summer is chock full of unique activities you don’t want to miss. This can certainly add stress as we try to fit everything in! That’s why it’s important to manage your time well during the summer, so you can focus on enjoying the season. Emma Giardini, a wellness coach with the Lake Health Integrative Medicine team, gives her top tips for getting the most out of the season with less stress:

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Skip the Box of Chocolates

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Feb 12, 2018 7:44:00 PM

Topics: Healthy Diet, Nutrition

Valentine's Day celebrates sweethearts - and sweet treats! Special treats can fit into a healthy diet, especially with a few simple swaps. Alyssa Tyler, MS, RD, LD, a registered dietitian at Lake Health, gives her favorite ideas for healthier Valentine’s Day treats to share with your loved ones. 

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What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Dec 27, 2017 3:11:00 PM

Topics: Wellness, Integrative Medicine


Naturopathic medicine is a unique practice of medicine that combines natural therapeutic techniques with traditional medicine. Jacob Wolf, ND, LAc, Dipl OM, naturopathic provider and licensed oriental medicine provider, answers common questions about naturopathy: 

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Managing Stress Naturally

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Dec 21, 2017 6:35:00 PM

Topics: Wellness, Integrative Medicine, Stress


Everyday stress can take a toll. Jacob
 Wolf, naturopathic provider at Lake Health, talks about the “rest and digest” state of your nervous system and how to reach this more relaxed state. Deep breathing, acupuncture and herbal tea can all help reduce stress. Hear more about Jacob’s approach to decreasing stress:

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What Can Acupuncture Treat?

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Dec 18, 2017 2:09:00 PM

Topics: Wellness, Integrative Medicine

When you think of acupuncture, you may think of pain relief. Acupuncture can effectively help manage pain, plus a lot more. Susan Kim, DC, FIAMA, CCN, CSCS, explains how acupuncture can treat a wide variety of issues, such as migraines and infertility: 

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Treating Fibromyalgia with Acupuncture

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Dec 14, 2017 6:37:00 PM

Topics: Wellness, Integrative Medicine

Over 3.7 million Americans suffer with diagnosed fibromyalgia. It’s a common and chronic condition that causes pain and tenderness in joints, muscles and tendons. Acupuncture may help. Susan Kim, DC, FIAMA, CCN, CSCS, explains how: 

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Treating Chronic Pain with Acupuncture

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Dec 5, 2017 1:55:00 PM

Topics: Wellness, Integrative Medicine

More than 25 million Americans suffer from chronic daily pain, and over 55 percent of Americans have experienced some amount of pain in the past three months. Integrative medicine offers several non-opiate pain relief options. 

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Can Acupuncture Help You Lose Weight?

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Nov 30, 2017 1:37:00 PM

Topics: Wellness, Integrative Medicine

If you struggle to lose weight with diet and exercise alone, acupuncture may be a treatment worth considering. How can acupuncture help you lose weight? Susan Kim, DC, FIAMA, CCN, CSCS, describes how she uses ear acupuncture to help her patients reach weight loss goals: 

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Treating Plantar Fasciitis with Acupuncture

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Nov 25, 2017 4:37:00 PM

Topics: Wellness, Integrative Medicine

Plantar fasciitis is a common condition of the bottom of the foot/heel which can be debilitating and painful, preventing you from walking, playing sports or doing any activity. If other treatments have failed, acupuncture has been shown to successfully treat this condition. Susan Kim, DC, FIAMA, CCN, CSCS, explains how acupuncture helps improve pain and soreness caused by plantar fasciitis: 

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