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Jan 28

Can Warrior Pose Supercharge your Genetics?

By Bob Harding, DO | Articles

Healing Power of Yoga Yoga has numerous benefits for the body and mind. Regular yoga can result in balanced metabolism, improved breathing patterns, weight loss, increased flexibility, stronger muscle tone, greater cardiovascular health, vibrant energy, and protection from injury. While also reducing inflammation, chronic pain, and insomnia. On a mental or emotional level, yoga reduces …

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Jan 19

Epigenetics and Sugar

By Ryan Lester | Articles

Most Americans consume more sugar than they realize.  Sugar can be found in one form or another in most packaged foods from condiments to boxed dinners.  The U.S. population indulges in sweet treats more than any other nation with the highest sugar consumption rate of any other country in the world.  What is the impact …

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Oct 17

Epigenetics of DHA and Pregnancy

By Daniel Stickler M.D. | Articles

Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) is commonly accepted as crucial for early brain development. During pregnancy, women are encouraged to take supplements containing DHA to ensure healthy development of the fetal nervous system. After birth, infants must create their own DHA to continue reaping the cognitive development benefits of this fatty acid. DHA is a potent epigenetic …

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Oct 2

How Pregnancy Shapes a Child’s Health

By Daniel Stickler M.D. | Articles

As an embryo develops during pregnancy, the developing DNA is susceptible to change. While the actual DNA received from each parent is set in stone, the expression of the DNA is fluid and can be impacted by the mother’s diet, environment, and experiences. Is it possible to maximize this time to give your future children …

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Sep 25

How a Father’s Health Shapes Offspring’s DNA

By Daniel Stickler M.D. | Articles

While father’s do not play an active role in offspring development during pregnancy, the state of their health before conception impacts DNA expression in their sperm. Future fathers may not realize how their diet, experiences, and environment can influence the mental and physical development of their future children. How can fathers play an active role …

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Sep 23

Creating Your Super-Baby: Preconception Epigenetics

By Daniel Stickler M.D. | Articles

The DNA passed along by both parents can be impacted by a variety of factors. The developing embryo can be set up for success or made more susceptible to future health issues. Taking steps to epigenetically supercharge your DNA before conception will give your future children a head start in life. Preconception planning really has …

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Sep 19

Epigenetics of Healthy Skin

By Daniel Stickler M.D. | Articles

What if you could upgrade your skin health without needing to resort to invasive surgeries or spending thousands of dollars? The saying beauty is only skin deep may need to be revised in light of modern medicine. Science now shows how we can influence the health and appearance of our skin, hair, weight, and overall …

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Sep 8

Can Exercise Really Slow Aging? Let’s Look at the Facts

By Daniel Stickler M.D. | Articles

We have all heard the story that exercise is healthy for you; there is a bit of a logical disconnect here – exercise is one of the greatest stressors that occur in our daily lives; there is trauma to our joints, stress on our heart, oxygen deprivation to our tissues, huge increases in inflammation. And …

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Jul 21

Could You Have Brain Hypothyroidism?

By Daniel Stickler M.D. | Articles

  Ever experience extreme tiredness, sluggishness or brain fog? Is it something that seems to occur every day? Is it affecting your work, your relationships and the way you are getting through life?  What is Hypothyroidism? More than three percent of Americans have clinical hypothyroidism, a condition that affects the thyroid — a tiny, but essential …

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