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Patients say IV drip filled with "Essential Nutrients" Enhances Health!


April 29, 2015 - 1:32pm — GinaS

We were honored to have Alison Bologna from WJAR NBC10 in our center discussing The Drip Bar and our Vitamin Infusions. Some of our Drip Bar patients spoke with Channel 10 about why they choose to drip and about how they feel since beginning the IV Infusions.

Bringing Moderation to the Marathon!


April 22, 2015 - 9:25am — GinaS

Happy Patriots' Day!

On the day when tens of thousands ran the Boston Marathon, my thoughts turn to the impact of exercise on our longevity and our health in general.

Being Americans, we naturally think that if a little is good, more is better. This seems to be the prevailing wisdom regarding exercise. Why exercise when you can "shred?"  Why should you pursue moderate exercise when you should "go hard, or go home?"  It turns out that the ancient Greek axiom of moderation in everything may hold true for exercise as well.

Caution: Tick-Borne Diseases!


April 21, 2015 - 9:55am — GinaS

With the coming of spring our thoughts turn to the pleasures of summer. Unfortunately, with the greening of the landscape comes  a horde of Ticks ready to make us miserable.  

Here are some facts worth knowing about regarding tick-borne disease. 

1.  Lyme should be considered in any "flu like" illness that occurs in the spring or summer. Fever, chills and headache should be considered possibly Lyme in origin

We Will Defeat Evil by Being Boston Strong Together!


April 15, 2015 - 12:07pm — GinaS

I remember watching my first Boston Marathon. It was 1980. I was a student at Tufts University. I couldn't understand what all the fuss was about a marathon. Watching a bunch of skinny dudes with numbers on their tank tops jogging by didn't seem like a bunch of fun, but my friends were Bostonians and insisted it was an experience not to be missed. 

The Rectangular Lifespan


April 14, 2015 - 9:44am — GinaS

Everybody will eventually die, but does that mean we have to age?

Throughout the span of human history we have accepted the decline of physical and mental abilities as the inevitable consequence of aging. This type of aging has been termed the "Gradual decline" into varying degrees of infirmity before dying. 

SCIENCE CHANGES AGING!

The Most Important Antioxidant In Your Body!


April 8, 2015 - 11:27am — GinaS

It's found in every cell of the body, diligently guarding against the corrosive effect of free radicals. Without it, you are more likely to descend into ill health with frequent infections, cancer, muscle and cognitive breakdown.

Glutathione is simply the most important antioxidant in the body. Fortunately, many people are born with the genetic tendency to have low levels of glutathione.  In other cases, illness or injury can knock the levels down. This makes us more susceptible to on going poor health.

BOOSTING LEVELS WHEN NEEDED

Five Signs Your "Skinny Fat"


April 2, 2015 - 10:55am — GinaS

How can you tell if you have "skinny fat?" Even if you have a normal body weight, you could be carrying excess, dangerous fat throughout your body.