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Watermelon Cucumber Skewers

If you're looking for a fresh, fun alternative for a summer party appetizer, try these delicious skewers, made with watermelon, cucumber and feta cheese. Although these do have some dairy, they are gluten and sugar free, making for a healthy, yet … [Read more...]

Florentine Pizza with Zucchini Crust

This recipe is a fun take on an otherwise “cheat food.”  Make it your own and be creative! If you want to use a pre-made crust, go ahead. Pick your favorite cheeses and play around with toppings. Want pizza for breakfast? Just add … [Read more...]

Did you know sugar can lead to cancer?

We all know that eating too much sugar is bad for you, but did you know that sugar can actually lead to cancer? “Basically, sugar feeds cancer cells,” says Katie Bogaard, a naturopathic practitioner at the Center for Holistic Medicine. “People … [Read more...]

Top 5 Myths about Chiropractors

As someone who has been a chiropractor for more than 30 years, Dr. Randall Davis has heard almost every negative stereotypes possible when it comes to his profession. “After 30 years, I’ve heard them all,” Dr. Davis says. We asked Dr. Davis to … [Read more...]

Recipe: Two-Ingredient Banana Oatmeal ‘Cookies’

This recipe is perfect for a quick snack, healthy treat, or even as an on-the-go breakfast! The base of the cookie is simple: bananas and rolled oats. But the mix-in ideas are endless! Throw in a small handful of your favorite nuts or nut butter, … [Read more...]

Do These 7 Things To Relieve Hip and Knee Pain Without Medication

If you suffer from hip or knee pain, your first instinct may be to take an ibuprofen or an aspirin for relief. But it turns out that taking an anti-inflammatory drug may actually hurt more than it helps. In fact, Dr. Richard Bisceglie, a doctor of … [Read more...]

Natural Ways to Beat Infertility

Did you know that according to the CDC, one in eight couples in America are struggling to create a family? Today, infertility affects thousands of couples, and it can be a process that is both lonely and heartbreaking. Infertility is defined as … [Read more...]

How Taking a Hike Can Help with Anxiety

Are you feeling overwhelmed with work, relationships, and life? Go take a hike. Studies have shown that spending time in nature can not only help with depression and anxiety but also lower our blood pressure, reduce our risk of diabetes, heart … [Read more...]

5 Things You Can Do to Get Better Sleep

Sleep. It’s the one thing everyone wishes they had more of. According to a 2013 Gallup poll, more than 40 percent of Americans get less than seven hours of sleep a night. In fact, Americans only get an average of 6.8 hours a night, a full hour less … [Read more...]

5 Natural Ways to Treat Your Allergies

Spring is just around the corner, and that means sneezing isn’t far behind. As the trees start to blossom and the grass begins to grow, many people start suffering from nasal congestion, a runny nose, itchy, watery eyes, as well as fatigue and … [Read more...]

Meet Kathleen Chambers: Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner

Before Kathleen Chambers had kids, she often thought about becoming a midwife, helping mothers to bring their babies into the world in a healthy and natural way. After having kids, however, Chambers said waking up at 4 a.m. to help deliver babies … [Read more...]

Thermography: Early Screening for Breast Cancer

Hearing the news that you have breast cancer is never easy. But finding out when the cancer is at its very earliest stages can be a godsend, leading to much more positive outcomes. That’s why many people are turning to Thermography, a new, … [Read more...]

“Mindfulness Helps OCD”

In a study published through the National Center for Biotechnology Information, mindfulness-based intervention was found to decrease symptoms of OCD. The study included 8 group meetings teaching meditative breathing, body-scan, and mindful daily … [Read more...]

Flaxseeds for Your Health by Katie Bogaard, ND

Flaxseeds have gotten a lot of attention recently as a superfood. I want to explain why these superfoods are so beneficial, specifically focusing how they help to prevent cancer. I will talk about what to look for in flaxseeds and show good ways to … [Read more...]

Are You Absorbing Your Food?

I have had many patients sit down and tell me that they eat a lot and don't put on weight or they eat very little and still gain weight. I have had patients that are actually malnourished but eat a lot! There c...ould be many reasons for this...but I … [Read more...]

Naprapathy In North Shore Uses Infrared Light therapy

Infrared Light therapy Infrared Light therapy has also been given the names LED therapy, infrared therapy, light therapy, phototherapy, and more recently photodynamic therapy (PDT) or Intense Pulsed Light therapy (IPL). A study done by the Mayo … [Read more...]

Cell Phone Fast? (As In Fasting!)

I asked a family friend recently how she thinks men in our community need to grow. She answered “not to be so attached and dependent on their technology and their phones.”   I think she’s right.  In today’s world we are always on our phones - … [Read more...]

PESTICIDES – ARE THEY GOOD FOR YOU?

A Recent study from Stanford University claims that Organic foods are no more nutritious for you than non-organic.  This is how the study has blitzed the media with incomplete reporting.  When truth be told, non-organic foods contain far more … [Read more...]

PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESSES MIGHT THEY ALL BE IN YOUR GUT, NOT YOUR HEAD?

PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESSES MIGHT THEY ALL BE IN YOUR GUT, NOT YOUR HEAD? The importance of your immune and gut health may have untold impact on your brain health. The vast array of “gut critters” can be thought of as a whole organ system. They have … [Read more...]

Folic Acid – Important New Realizations!

Folic Acid Folic Acid, also known as folate is a member of the Vitamin B Family, specifically B9. Folic acid is the form of B9 that is added to vitamin supplements and fortified foods, this is not the naturally occurring form identified as … [Read more...]

Welcome!

  Jerry Gore, M.D. Are you looking to reduce the serious diseases of our time with less costly, natural, and deeply healing methods? Are you looking to reduce your use of medications and medical procedures and replace them with self … [Read more...]

Biochemic Remedy/ Tissue Salts/ Schussler’s Salts

By Amishi Natani, PA-C   What is the Biochemic System: Biochemic Therapeutics is based on the philosophy that the structure and vitality of the organs of the body are dependent upon certain necessary quantities and functioning of its organic and … [Read more...]

Colds and Flu – Get the Facts

Colds and Flu- causations and facts   Many viruses cause diseases in humans. Some infect the mucus membranes of the nose, throat, sinuses, eyes, larynx (voice box), trachea (wind pipe) and cause the common cold.  The most common virus- the Rhinovirus … [Read more...]

Health, Weight Loss and Fats: Surprise! It’s Not What You Think

Health, Weight Loss and Fats: Surprise! It's Not What You Think by Jerry Gore, M.D. Part One   One of our terrific patients recently referred me to some reading material about healthy weight loss ideas. We discussed the idea that a person could … [Read more...]

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   Become a friend of the Center on Facebook and don't forget to tell your friend too! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Center-for-Holistic-Medicine/121964924514648?sk=wall … [Read more...]

Nutritional Supplements and your Health

    Why do I need to take supplements? Doesn't our food contain all the vitamins I need?  Do they really work? My Medical Doctor says that vitamins are a waste of money.   By Dr. Richard Bisceglie, DN, CNS   I have been asked these questions many … [Read more...]

Women’s Wellness with Linda Kramer

Linda Kramer RN, BSN, MS, HN-BC  Women’s Wellness Practitioner                     1/28:  Achieving Optimal Wellness (1-2:30 pm or 7:30-9 pm)  Fee:  $25 Achieving optimal health and true well-being requires an inner harmony that results … [Read more...]

Myofascial Release Miracles

  A testimonial.  "I came to Joe for relief of chronic neck and shoulder pain.  I had tried many things for help:  I tried physical therapy under the treatment of a physiologist only to have the pain return after treatment ended.  I tried massage … [Read more...]

Natural Flu Prevention and Treatment

Medicine in the News: Natural Flu Prevention and Treatment Jerry Gore, M.D.   We have all been inundated by the media lately regarding Swine Flu. As a proactive approach, I’d like to share with you some historical information as well as answer the … [Read more...]

HOLISTIC WEIGHT LOSS

HOLISTIC WEIGHT LOSS using TAT® with healer Daniel Levi   • A healthy weight loss program that  works   • Keep losing weight and regaining it?   • Losing weight is about changing  your relationship with food   • 80% of lasting weight loss is   … [Read more...]

Feldenkrais Class

Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais developed principles of efficient movement and how to use the entire body, placing less strain on problem areas resulting in feeling taller, lighter, and younger. This technique re-teaches you how to move your body by focusing … [Read more...]

Types of Massage & Bodywork

Types of Massage & Bodywork Deep Tissue Massage This type of massage focuses on the deeper tissues of the body to relax, lengthen and release longstanding holding patterns. Moderate to deep pressure techniques are utilized including trigger … [Read more...]

Massage Therapy

Our Massage Philosophy Our focus here is to assist you with your body's own healing process, restore balance and function, and provide a space for peace, safety and wholeness. Our mission is to educate the public on the many health related benefits … [Read more...]

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