The VIDA Integrative Medicine Blog

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Have you heard of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis?

Have you heard of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis?

By Carolyn George, MD   I remember as a child looking at my grandmother’s knotted fingers which caused her considerable pain. It’s true that when we think of arthritis – an image of a senior often comes to mind. However, juvenile arthritis is prevalent in the USA...

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May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month

May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month

The cause of the rise in celiac disease is perplexing scientists and doctors though they do have some theories. Most of these theories point to the gut. But first, a little history. In this century, books like “Wheat Belly” and “Grain Brain” started the grain-free,...

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How To Maximize the Efficacy of Your Covid Vaccine

How To Maximize the Efficacy of Your Covid Vaccine

Those of you who are choosing to get the Covid Vaccine have questions and concerns. Which one should I get? What should I do to prepare? Will I experience side effects? In Functional Medicine, we are always looking for the most natural means possible to boost our...

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Understanding the Basics of Functional Medicine

Understanding the Basics of Functional Medicine

How have you been feeling? Living through a pandemic has prompted many of us to put our health into the foreground of our lives. We've all had to reexamine our health choices and contemplate measures to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe. This is an excellent and...

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Eat at Least One of These Vegetables Every Day

Eat at Least One of These Vegetables Every Day

Dr. G's Top 10 Veggies If I had to choose a golden rule about the pursuit of excellent health, I would gravitate towards the principle of the idea that “food is medicine.” What we put into our bodies is a critical component of our health. One of the first things I...

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The Staggering Statistics about Everyday Stress

The Staggering Statistics about Everyday Stress

Most of us have been challenged lately and may feel our lives are spinning out of control. Information overload, gloomy news reports, climate concerns, financial struggles, and health issues (particularly COVID-19) are all contributing factors to chronic stress. This...

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