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Beyond 23andMe: Understanding Your Genes

There are a ton of DNA tests out there that impart information about ancestry, health and wellness, and genetic traits. You’ve likely heard of 23andMe, from either a relative or coworker, at some point.

Jul 18th, 2019
Hormones: Creating the Balance

When people think of “hormones” they tend to associate them with times of change, like puberty or pregnancy. It’s true hormones are responsible for those extreme changes, but they also affect multiple body functions at all times.

Jul 9th, 2019
The Benefits of Osteopathy

Osteopathy is a naturopathic healing art that operates under the philosophy that the body is fundamentally capable of healing itself from illness or injury without the addition of medicines or the removal or destruction of bodily tissues

Jul 1st, 2019
How to Reduce Pain through Myofascial Release

Inflammation is a painful, damaging condition with a number of different causes. Inflammation indicates that the body is in the process of repairing injury or attacking an invader.

Jun 11th, 2019
Respiratory Health: Breathe Easy This Spring

A person's lungs are one of the most critical organs in the human body, but they aren't often cared for the way they should be. There are plenty of ways to keep lungs healthy and improve respiratory health.

Apr 22nd, 2019
Transform Your Relationship with Food

There are any number of ways that your relationship with food may have become imbalanced, but with a few simple lifestyle changes and healthy habits, you can set yourself on the path to wellness.

Mar 10th, 2019
What is Holistic Nutrition?

Holistic nutrition is a philosophy that recognizes health is multidimensional, comprising the physical, chemical, mental, emotional, and spiritual bodies.

Feb 12th, 2019
How to Organize Your Kitchen

Learn how to organize your kitchen to shift to healthy eating habits. Make cooking pleasant and convenient so you enjoy the process and the results.

Feb 11th, 2019
How to Reduce Toxins After the Holiday Season

As the new year gets under way, many people are trying to make good on resolutions that included "getting healthy," but what does that mean, exactly? Getting healthy means different things for different people; however, most people will be making it a poin

Jan 28th, 2019
How to Keep Your Lungs Healthy (Apart from Not Smoking)

The Northern California Camp Fire was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California’s history. Now is a perfect time to talk about how to prevent lung damage and keep your exposure to air pollutants low.

Nov 27th, 2018
Is a Detox Your Best Bet to Lose Weight?

Some body types will naturally carry more fat than others, and that isn’t necessarily an indicator of ill-health. Muscle weighs more than fat, by volume, and many people will get healthier by putting on a few extra pounds of muscle rather than shedding fro

Nov 8th, 2018
How Dr. Bhandari helped improve debilitating IBD for a Patient

A 42-year old female patient sought the help of Dr. Payal Bhandari M.D.  because she was having severe chronic gastrointestinal discomfort. Patient “Ada” came to Advanced Health with a desire to learn more about the nutrient-dense foods she could safely in

Oct 23rd, 2018
How Do Hormones Affect Memory?

Hormones can affect your memory as much as your mood. When you experience frequent outbursts of anger or find yourself crying randomly, you may want to look at your hormone levels.

Sep 27th, 2018
Are You Constipated?

constipation means that something has gone wrong in your digestive system – your large intestine, in particular. The digestive system is impacted by almost everything the body does.

Aug 24th, 2018
Plant-Based Cooking: How to Prepare Delicious, Healthy Meals

There are any number of reasons why you might want to shift to a plant-based diet. Some people make the switch for ethical reasons, some for health concerns, and still others because they want to save money when preparing meals for a large family.

Aug 14th, 2018
Why Everyone Needs To Filter Their Tap Water

No matter where you live, it’s imperative that you filter your tap water. Impure water is a serious problem in just about every part of the industrialized world. The risk factors are vast and most are unavoidable, even with a robust municipal water filtrat

Aug 8th, 2018
7 Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

Symptoms of seasonal allergies can include itching, sneezing, congestion and runny nose, headaches, red or watery eyes, and so on. They can vary from mild to severe, acute to chronic.

Jul 17th, 2018
Medication-Free Management Options for Chronic Pain

The practitioners at Advanced Health practice an integrative approach to chronic pain, which considers the body holistically. In doing so, we rely on these treatments, and more, for all sorts of patients, especially those managing chronic pain.

Jun 20th, 2018
Why We Focus on Predictive Medicine and Longevity

Dr. Lonnele Ball, PhD and Dr. Harlan South, M.D. leverage state-of-the-art technologies to focus on disease prevention and health optimization, with a personalized approach to concierge medicine.

Apr 20th, 2018
5 Ways to Take Care of Your Heart Health

Even if you think that you are healthy, you can still make some changes to improve your heart health. Taking care of your heart today is the key to living a long, happy. and healthy life.

Feb 16th, 2018
10 Surprising Benefits of Acupuncture

The benefits of acupuncture are proven by numerous scientific research results that now name it as one of the most viable and effective alternative methods to use for well-being and healing.

Jan 23rd, 2018
GETTING MILK OUT OF OUR SCHOOLS

Dr. Payal Bhandari, M.D. spoke in a Seed the Commons event in San Francisco and explained why milk is not the best option for our kids’ nutrition and how we can replace this food for another protein which the body can absorb.

Dec 4th, 2017
Could It Be Endometriosis?

Did you know that endometriosis is one of the most frequent disorder of the feminine reproductive years, estimated to impact about 10% of American women?

Jul 31st, 2017
5 Types of Skin Cancer and Their Causes

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the US. Do you know why? Learn about the different types of skin cancer and integrative cancer treatment.

Jul 26th, 2017
What is Adrenal Insufficiency?

Feeling abnormally stressed & tired? Something could be wrong! Dr. Payal Bhandari, MD explains her techniques for treating adrenal insufficiency naturally.

Jun 30th, 2017
Natural Treatments for Menopause

Menopause doesn’t need to be a negative phase in women’s lives. Dr. Payal Bhandari explains her natural treatments for menopause symptoms.

Jun 5th, 2017

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