May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. It is also the time of year where ticks start to wake up from their winter dormancy. Contrary to popular belief, Lyme disease does exist in Oregon, and I have successfully diagnosed and treated dozens of cases of both acute and chronic Lyme in people living all over the state.

Yoga improves cardiovascular health and wellbeing

A three-month pilot study of patients with hypertension demonstrates that adding yoga to a regular exercise training regimen supports cardiovascular health and wellbeing and is more effective than stretching exercises. Incorporation of yoga reduced systolic blood pressure and resting heart rate and improved 10-year cardiovascular risk.

HBOT Offers Improvements for Long-Haul COVID

Nearly one in five adults who have had COVID-19 continue to suffer with “Long COVID” according to ongoing studies. More than 40 percent of all COVID patients experienced immediate neurologic issues, and a significant number of ‘recovered’ COVID patients complain of long term impaired [...]

Self-compassion linked to lower risk of cardiovascular disease

The scientists found that women who scored higher on the self-compassion scale had thinner carotid artery walls and less plaque buildup than those with lower self-compassion.

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