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Yoga Improves Arthritis Symptoms, Mood: Johns Hopkins


Are you a yoga lover?

A  Johns Hopkins study finds that yoga may be a safe and effective way to keeping moving for the 1 in 5 adults who live with arthritis.

In a randomized trial, people with arthritis who practiced yoga had about a 20% improvement in physical health with similar improvements in pain, energy, mood and carrying out day-to-day activities and tasks. Continue reading


Tomatoes for Weight Loss

Photo Credit: Christina Galland

Photo Credit: Christina Galland

By Dr. Leo Galland

Tomatoes are one of my favorite fat-burning, inflammation-fighting foods.

When you reduce inflammation, you can make your weight loss hormones such as leptin, work properly, allowing you to lose weight. Continue reading


Mind-Body Practices Widespread in U.S.

sunsetMore Americans of all ages are rolling out their yoga mats in an effort to improve their health.

A large national survey shows that the number of Americans using mind and body approaches to improve health and well-being remains high. Continue reading


Lyme Disease Treatment Costs up to $1.3 bln A Year

Lyme_副本Lyme disease, transmitted by a bite from a tick infected by the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria, had long been considered easy to treat, usually requiring a single doctor’s visit and a few weeks of antibiotics for most people.

But new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health revealed Continue reading


Dr. Galland Ranked No. 1 in 2014

We are excited to announce that Dr. Leo Galland’s article is the Top Read in 2014 at, the flagship website for Integrative Health Symposium.  His article on Lyme disease got the most clicks and reads. 

Read the full article.

The Hidden Epidemic of Lyme Disease

Leo Gallandby Leo Galland M.D.

It is time we took a serious look at Lyme Disease.

If not treated early and appropriately, infection with Lyme can produce chronic disease that can cause severe pain, debilitating fatigue, reduced quality of life and neurological problems such as impaired memory and concentration.

The CDC now recognizes that more than 300,000 new infections occur every year in the U.S. Millions of Americans have been infected since Lyme disease was first described in the 1970’s. Continue reading


Integrative Medicine Relieves Pain, Anxiety: Study

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Pain is a common symptom of cancer and side effect of cancer treatment, and treating cancer-related pain is often a challenge for health care providers.

The Penny George Institute for Health and Healing researchers found that integrative medicine therapies can substantially


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