wellness

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 [...]

Emotional Pain & Trauma Manifest in the Body

Did you know that trauma and emotional pain sit and can get stuck in different parts of the body? Not all of the pain in our bodies is related to muscle tension and body strain. Much of our unprocessed emotions get stuck in the body, and sometimes the only way to heal it is through [...]

Is My Teen Depressed?

Is My Teen Depressed?  Adolescence and Depression: Signs to Look out For by Francesca Scaini, RP, MA, BFA, CATA Art Therapist Registered Psychotherapist   Do you remember your own teen years and how intense everything felt? A time where the most insignificant problems were earth-shattering and caused you to either skyrocket to emotional bliss or [...]

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