Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Ketogenic Diet: New Hope for Cancer Patients?

Cancer has generally been accepted to be a genetic disease. However, Dr. Thomas Seyfried has revitalized the concept that cancer is actually a metabolic condition. In his talk, Seyfried states the Warburg Theory of Cancer:

Cancer arises from damage to cellular respiration.
Glucose fermentation gradually compensates for insufficient respiration.
Respiratory damage eventually becomes irreversible.
Cancer cells continue to ferment […]

June 24th, 2013|Integrative Medicine|

Acupuncture: an Overview

What was once Asia’s best kept medical secret is on the rise in the U.S. According to the 2007 National Health Interview Survey, an estimated 3.1 million U.S. adults and 150,000 children had used acupuncture in the previous year. Between the 2002 and 2007 NHIS, acupuncture use among adults increased by approximately one million people.

The term “acupuncture” describes […]

June 11th, 2013|Integrative Medicine|

Exercise as Medicine

Exercise, exercise, exercise! How many times have we heard this? Most people know exercise is a good way to lose weight since activity burns calories. You do not have to be working out to increase your activity level; even taking the stairs instead of the elevator helps. The Mayo Clinic details six other benefits of […]

June 4th, 2013|Integrative Medicine|