Sleep Apnea – Health Complications and Treatment

In my last blog, “Sleep Apnea – What to Look Out For,” I outlined the symptoms and risk factors for sleep apnea, an often under diagnosed breathing disorder that can disrupt sleep and affect health, including cognitive function. If you or a loved one have a suspicion that sleep apnea is a concern, it is […] Read More

Still Alice Author, Lisa Genova, Delivers Inspired Ted Talk on Alzheimer’s

Lisa Genova is the talented author behind the book and movie entitled Still Alice, about an accomplished Harvard professor (Alice) who navigates memory issues, a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, and subsequent related health changes. As a former college professor and person with a family history of Alzheimer’s disease, I was intrigued by her book […] Read More

AFFIRMATIVhealth’s RE:mind Program in the Press…

AFFIRMATIVhealth’s RE:mind program is in the press this week! “A special issue of PLOS Medicine that covers a broad range of new Alzheimer’s and dementia studies underscores the importance of a holistic, personalized-care approach to treatment, according to a California health care provider that promotes that approach. AFFIRMATIVhealth uses information from the latest research on these neurodegenerative conditions […] Read More

Holiday Dining Timeline: Let Your Afternoon Be Merry and Your Evening Light

Nothing says holidays like a big gathering of friends and family sharing a meal together. However, coordinating meal time with the schedules of all your guests can be challenging. Most social situations involve food, whether it is coffee and pastries, appetizers and drinks, or a sit-down meal. In order to fit all the merriment in, […] Read More

Integrative Medicine: Healing the Brain Through Scientifically Tested, Whole Body Treatment (part 2)

  AFFIRMATIVhealth is a physician-owned company offering the RE:mind program, an integrative approach to taking control of your own cognitive health. We have a supportive team that includes both alternative and conventional practitioners, working in conjunction with your own treating physician, to provide you with a scientifically rooted, integrative road map for improved cognitive health. […] Read More

Integrative Medicine: Healing the Brain Through Scientifically Tested, Whole Body Treatment (part 1)

In the world of health care, medicine can take the forms of conventional medicine, alternative medicine, complementary medicine, or a hybrid called integrative medicine. Conventional medicine typically includes pharmaceutical or over the counter drugs, therapeutic exercises, and/or surgical interventions. Conventional medicine is what many Americans encounter in hospitals and clinics. While conventional medicine can sometimes […] Read More