- Digital Summit
Our society is in the midst of an emerging epidemic of chronic Inflammatory Disease affecting nearly 50% of our population. Most of these conditions were virtually nonexistent a little more than a century ago, but have grown exponentially with the rise of modern medial pharmacotherapeutics.
This talk will first examine what the impact of diet and lifestyle COULD BE on the human condition if knowledge were power. It will then consider the toll associated with our failure to use what we know. The talk will then look closely at the body of evidence relating dietary pattern to human health- and make the case that we are NOT clueless about the basic care and feeding of our species. Endless debate about the details of optimal diets.
The healthcare industry—and the laws and policies that regulate the system—has been changing rapidly over the past few years. At the demand of both consumers and practitioners who advocate for a preventative, whole-person approach to care, the industry has started to shift away from the traditional “sick care” model and bring integrative medicine to the general public eye.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has silently become a worldwide pandemic. It is typically asymptomatic at first, but can slowly progress into a much more serious condition called steatohepatitis (NASH) that leads to irreversible scarring, cirrhosis, and liver failure. NAFLD is strongly associated with a wide range of co-morbidities, including obesity, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes.
This issue focuses on clinical innovation in the integrative field as well as cutting-edge patient protocols for integrative professionals.
Building, maintaining and growing an integrative medicine clinic, hospital program, or health system department is challenging in today
This inaugural issue focuses on practice management as well as innovation in integrative clinical practice.
The average person presenting to a cardiologist has numerous risk factors, often related to inflammation, that are amenable to lifestyle modifications. While the cardiologist focuses on the medical condition, a partnership with HWNC offers the opportunity to address lifestyle issues that are the root cause of the disease.
As healthcare professionals, our patients and possible we ourselves are increasingly interested in alternative ways for healing and growth. Many have experienced sessions with acupuncture, Reiki, Therapeutic Touch, reflexology, or any number of energy modalities.