1 comment on “The link between the oral microbiome and Alzheimer’s Disease”

The link between the oral microbiome and Alzheimer’s Disease

Written by: Becca Malizia, MS, Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating neurodegenerative disease. Although not technically an autoimmune disease, it is considered an inflammatory disease and shares many connections with autoimmune diseases. The cause of…

9 comments on “Stretching: More than just a warm-up?”

Stretching: More than just a warm-up?

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin, Kelsey O’Donoghue Imagine attending a workout class in which you warm up with stretching…seems pretty normal, right? Now imagine continuing to stretch for the whole class. Studios selling this concept are…

5 comments on “Breathing: There’s More to it Than You Think”

Breathing: There’s More to it Than You Think

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Ellen M. Martin, Kelsey O’Donoghue Many of us reminisce about our childhoods: The good ‘ol days when “everything was simple” and our main concerns were what game to play during recess and what Mom…

0 comments on “The 5 Ways I Found My Personal Power: From Stanford MedicineX 2014 to 2017”

The 5 Ways I Found My Personal Power: From Stanford MedicineX 2014 to 2017

1. Finding courage to look for a community at Medx 2014 & 2015 Spurred by experiencing my own vague symptoms and watching autoimmune disease pop up in my network of family and friends, I found my passion and dreamed of…

2 comments on “How to be the CEO of Your Own Health: A Patient Guide”

How to be the CEO of Your Own Health: A Patient Guide

As a chronic disease patient, navigating the healthcare system can feel like fending for yourself in an unfamiliar big city – most other people seem to know their way around while you stand by, lost and confused. You are not…

0 comments on “Adding Pilates & Gyrotonic to the Movement Therapy Mix”

Adding Pilates & Gyrotonic to the Movement Therapy Mix

After 10 years of exercising daily at The Bar Method, I began to explore other movement therapies. It wasn’t that I had become bored with my routine – rather, I had gone from being “super fit” for my age, to…

0 comments on “The Feldenkrais Method: Finding Your Personal Power to Reduce Chronic Pain”

The Feldenkrais Method: Finding Your Personal Power to Reduce Chronic Pain

“The only thing permanent about our behavior patterns, is our belief that they are so.” – Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais I have been going to various types of physical therapy weekly for thirty years. This “fearless experimenter” found that despite continually…

7 comments on “Tai Chi & Qi Gong as Movement Therapy”

Tai Chi & Qi Gong as Movement Therapy

Over the past several generations, stress levels and chronic disease levels have continued to rise. According to the American Psychology Association, On average, younger adults are more likely than older generations to report that their stress has increased in the past…

1 comment on “DIY – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Sleep – Sleepio”

DIY – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Sleep – Sleepio

As a teenager, I vividly remember my mother pacing the floors when she was unable to sleep. In fact, there she was, up and about, when I returned home late from a date. I never thought much about this at…