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Podcast - How do the two sides of the brain create differences and conflict for men and women?

05/13/2015 - 1:53pm

Why are women better at word games? Why are women more sensitive to temperature, smell, and sound?  Why do men seem to have a flight or fight response when it comes to arguments?  Does size really matter? Connections between the two sides of the brain play a big role. An understanding of this can lead to better sleep, less self-doubt, more focus, and.. better relationships!  

Podcast - Patient Lori shares her story on overcoming Sjogran's Syndrome

05/13/2015 - 11:18am

Patient Lori shares her story ~ She led a healthy lifestyle but was still having trouble with ADD, brain fog, and other symptoms that cleared up through testing and balancing with Integrative Medicine.  

Podcast - Heavy Metal Toxins and Neurodegeneration

05/13/2015 - 11:07am

7 billion pounds of toxins are poured into our environment each year ~ what can we do about it? Heavy metal toxins are some of the main culprits in neurodegeneration. Most people know about acute lead poisoning but what about chronic exposure?  What causes it, how can we test for it and what can we do about it?  Arsenic is very common in Sarasota water ~ is this a problem?  Memory loss, balance problems, ringing in ears, pins and needles in the toes, tremors...these are some of the earlier symptoms.  

Podcast - 6 Important Nutrients for Brain Health!

05/13/2015 - 10:50am

Preventing inflammation is the key to brain health ~ how can we do this through nutrition?   Increased memory and focus, reduced brain toxicity, overcoming addiction, increased willpower, and a better sense of well-being are naturally within reach.  

Podcast - Patient Barbara gives her secret to staying young!

05/13/2015 - 10:36am

Barbara is 80 years old, but has the energy and interest of a 60 year old ~ what is she doing to feel this way?! She says she has overcome lupus and is able to live a fulfilled life thanks to Dr. Watts.  One of the keys to Integrative Medicine is to look beyond treating the symptoms in order to determine the cause. (8 minutes)

A New Way of Fighting Alzheimer's...Why did the rat get fat and what's that got to do about Alzheimer's?

04/24/2015 - 10:03am

A New Way of Fighting Alzheimer's...Why did the rat get fat and what's that got to do about Alzheimer's? In a recent breakthrough study, scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology showed that rats consuming a Westernized fast food diet increased the likelihood of their obesity. Now, that should not be news to anyone in America. Of course, everyone knows that if you eat copious amounts of French fries and ketchup as your only source of vegetables you will get fat. That may not seem like much of a breakthrough until we check out the rest of the story; what M. I. T. actually found caused...

The Difference Between The Male and Female Brain

09/30/2014 - 1:33pm

There is no secret that males and females are different – it’s obvious to the eye. Lesser known is that the difference between genders extends beyond what the eye can see. Accord­ing to author, John Grey, it is as if we were from different planets, “Men are from Mars – Women are from Venus.’ While the notion of brain dissimilarity between the sexes has been widely criticized by neuroscientists throughout the ages, recent brain imaging techniques, studied at The Uni­versity of Pennsylvania by Dr. Ragini Varma, confirm that the brains of men and women are indeed “hard-wired” differently....

Can We Actually Manage Aging? Yes, and No, but mostly Yes...

09/22/2014 - 4:33pm

Q. Can we actually manage aging? A. Hmmm...That’s a complex question. So, let me answer it with a rather standard cliché: There’s the good news, bad news and worse news. Worst news—we’re all going to die. Sorry, but it’s a fact of the natural order of things. The bad news? Along the way we may develop some disabilities, slow down, and possibly have some medical problems. Now, for the good news. We are, for the most part, in control of how we age. Disallow­ing for such adversities as; accidents, diseases, or genetic determinates—the quality of life you have and the length of time in which you...

Now or Later...When Will You Invest In Your Health?

08/12/2014 - 3:03pm

Confucius said, “The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The next best time is NOW.”  It’s inevitable—we all will age! So, the question now becomes, how do you want to age? Do you want to leave the process up to chance or do you want to take control of your own aging process? And, ultimately, do you want to treat diseases or prevent them?  First of all, how do you see yourself as you grow older? For many, “old age” brings up images of wheelchairs and nursing homes. If that’s in your mind, STOP! It doesn’t have to turn out that way! I want to clear your mind entirely of these i...

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