How Mindfulness Meditation Works

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Mindfulness is foundational to the practice of Buddhism and Yoga, but it is also growing rapidly among various other communities in the West due to substantial scientific evidence showing its effectiveness for anxiety, pain, stress, sleep disorders and more. The concept of mindfulness is something that is simple to comprehend, but not necessarily easy to… Read more »

COVID-19 Austin Help Resources

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You’ve heard enough about how to avoid COVID-19… Let’s talk about how to avoid going CRAZY being cooped inside, and what resources you have at your disposal from your home. This is a running list that was last updated 2 minutes before I hit send, so I am planning to continue to update this on… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Immune System for Coronavirus

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[NOTE: This post was written with the most up-to-date information we had at the time on 3/9/20. Please monitor public health department notifications for updates to our understanding of COVID-19]   This strain of coronavirus is new and spreading quickly, taking over news channels and social media. Since it was initially reported in China in… Read more »

Austin Pain Relief

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So long 2019, bring on 2020!! 😎 2020 is poised to be a huge year in the world of pain relief. The 2010’s saw a rise in opioid prescriptions, addictions and recognition that this is an ineffective and unsustainable way to control pain in the vast majority of people. As we move into the 20’s… Read more »

How to Avoid the Flu

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“I don’t have time for the flu!” That was what my patient told me this week. She had been fighting off something that her daughter brought home from school, and was praying that it was not the flu. Turns out it was a stomach bug, and not the flu, FYI. But can you relate to… Read more »

Inflammation is a HOT topic: What you need to know

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Reading pretty much anything health-related these days may make you believe that all inflammation is evil and should be avoided at all costs. But, like most things in true healthcare (and not sick-care!), there is a balance. Inflammation is not always the enemy! On one hand, short-term inflammation is a very good thing. When you injure… Read more »