Bodywork

Rheumatoid Arthritis: What would happen if I have it?

Arthritis is the inflammation or swelling of the joints, with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis being the most common types. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoimmune condition where the body attacks its own tissues, leading to inflammation that can in turn affects the whole body. The symptoms of inflammation can range from mild to severe, manifesting [...]

The Role of Gut Health

By Dr. Sheena Wu, ND   When it comes to our well-being, the gut serves as a powerhouse, exerting considerable influence over aspects ranging from mental health to immune function. In this gut-brain axis signals are exchanged between our gut and brain, profoundly impact each other. As the primary gateway for nutrition, a balanced digestive [...]

OsteoArthritis & OsteoPorosis

by Dr. Sheena Wu, ND & Dr. Sarah Bourret, ND   Osteoarthritis is often confused with osteoporosis since often people have both. While osteoarthritis is a complex degenerative disease of a joint, hat causes joint pain and reduces joint mobility and function, osteoporosis is the loss of bone mass which causes risk of fractures. Despite [...]

Tension Headaches

by Dr. Sheena Wu, ND   Headaches are one of the most common pain conditions, many normalized it as a part of life, where they simply need to endure and push through.  For many, however, it can be very debilitating, greatly impacting one’s ability to daily function and the quality of life. There are several [...]

Sleep Hygiene

by Dr. Sheena Wu, ND   Sleep is a crucial foundation of physical and mental health. Studies have found inadequate quantity and quality of sleep can lead to long-term and short-term health consequences in otherwise healthy individuals, including hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome, decreased cognitive functions and more. Nowadays, issues of [...]

A Brief Note on Anxiety

By Dr. Sheena Wu, ND   Anxiety is one of the most common mental health concerns, affecting millions worldwide.  Although anxiety is a natural response to stress or perceived threats, with modern day stressors it can become excessive or persistent, taking a toll on daily functioning as well as the quality of life.  Anxiety disorders [...]

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