How to Change Your Mood: Turn Your Frown Upside Down

Have you ever tried to snap yourself out of a bad mood? It can be difficult, but we are here to give you some great techniques to change your mood. There is no denying the very strong “link between good mental health and good physical health”, as stated by Harvard University. Meaning, if someone has […]

Sub-Clinical Inflammation Lesson from “The Inflammation Doctor”

I am often asked how I got into helping people work towards reversing chronic health issues without the use of medications or surgery.  The simple answer, My mom.   OUR STORY: When I was young, I didn’t have a mom due to her chronic disease. When my mom was in her 40s, she went from working […]

Memorial Day BBQ: Outdoor Entertaining Ideas to Stay Healthy

Although summer doesn’t officially start until June 21st, many people consider Memorial Day weekend to be the unofficial beginning of summer. According to Harvard Health, getting outside can drastically improve your mood, help your concentration, and can even help your body heal injuries faster. Take this long weekend and entertain guests outdoors or go to a BBQ […]

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Manage Stress to Avoid Disease

Most people know that stress is bad for the body, but why it is so important to manage stress levels? Can stress actually cause disease? The short answer is “yes.” Research indicates that stress can cause or worsen disease and, according to the Cleveland Clinic, has been “linked to 6 of the leading causes of […]

How Much Water Should You Really Be Drinking?

As the warmer months are approaching, it is even more important to stay hydrated. According to Harvard University, as the weather heats up, you are more likely to lose fluids through perspiration. Here at Dr. Gala’s office, we recommend drinking half to a quarter of your body weight in ounces each day. If you weigh […]

Spice Up Your Life

Do you cook at home and feel like your food is always bland? Do you want to spice up your life by trying some new flavors? Adding spices to your food will not only make it more flavorful, they can be good for you too. Adding more spice can boost the flavor of your food, […]

Health Benefits of Gardening

Reap The Health Benefits of Gardening

Research shows that gardening is good for you, so we suggest getting outside and planting a garden this year. In fact, the health benefits of gardening go beyond what you might expect. May is approaching fast, so now is the time to start thinking about putting in your garden. The sun is starting to come […]

Hypothyroidism Is On The Rise

As our world changes, health professionals are finding that hypothyroidism is on the rise. Dr. Laura Deleruyelle, who holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Case Western Reserve University, says that “hypothyroidism rates have skyrocketed since the 1950’s when the US started spraying pesticides and insecticides on our soil. That has basically destroyed […]

Eat Seasonally For Your Health

Did you know that in order to get the most nutrition out of your produce, you should eat seasonally? It might be nice to be able to find asparagus or strawberries in your grocery store all year round, but that is not natural and is only possible because of technology. Eating seasonally not only ensures […]

Spring Cleaning (Out Your Pantry)

Spring is here, which means for a lot of us that it is time to do a big house-wide clean. It can be very therapeutic to get rid of things that you no longer need. According to The Guardian, we should view spring cleaning as “a gentle reminder to de-clutter our homes and rethink the […]

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