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Melatonin – Sleep Agent, Bone Builder, and Cancer Fighter

Sleep is a major issue for millions of people, and over long periods of time, insomnia can weaken one’s constitutional health, immune system, and predispose one to illnesses.  Many people take melatonin to help them regulate their sleep-wake cycle.  Dr. Paula Whit-Enderby, MD, and Judith Balk, MPH, MD,  two researchers,who have devoted much of their professional research careers to the … Read more.

Detoxification: Not Just for Sick People Anymore

We are on the brink of a major health challenge. Never before has the human race been so bombarded by chemicals in their daily lives. Every day we are faced with hundreds of exposures to chemicals in our toothpastes, our water bottles, our dry-cleaned clothing, the pollution in the air around us, and pesticides used in our neighborhood, parks, and … Read more.

Dietary Guidelines for Patients with Hypothyroid Disorders

Many of the patients who come to our clinic want to know what they can do to improve their thyroid function without resorting to synthetic medicines or even glandular nutraceuticals.  There is mounting evidence that certain foods can interfere with thyroid function, making a patient appear clinically as though he/she has a thyroid disorder when actually there are some dietary … Read more.

Peri-Menopause: Are you homicidal?

For the past 10 years, women have been streaming into my office often reporting the same symptoms: I do not recognize myself! I am cranky and a bit depressed. I can’t sleep. I have no sex drive. I cannot remember anything! I have hot flashes, and my period is early/late/irregular and making me nuts! Honestly, everyone says the same thing, … Read more.

Fatigue is Fixable! Don’t Let It Take Over Your Life.

There are patients who experience fatigue on a daily basis and those who are debilitated by fatigue often referred to as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. While they vary in their causes and treatment at Holistica Integrative Care, we address fatigue on both ends of the spectrum.  Some people report that they have difficulty getting out of bed in the morning, need … Read more.