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Glutathione: Your Body’s Most Powerful Antioxidant (and How to Boost It)

Glutathione: Your Body’s Most Powerful Antioxidant (and How to Boost It) By Martin G. Bloom, M.D. Posted March 20, 2017 In Nutrient IV Therapy Antioxidants are compounds in foods that protect the body from free radicals, which interfere with the function of cells and accelerate aging. Free radicals are introduced into the body through environmental toxins, such as […]

IV Nutrition Therapy

IV Therapy near Brookfield, New Berlin, Waukesha, and Milwaukee Getting all the nutrients you need is half the battle when fighting an illness. Absorbing nutrients orally might not provide your body with the appropriate vitamins and minerals, especially for the standard American diet. Intravenous (IV) nutrition therapy offers the ability to absorb ample nutrients. By […]

Wheat Belly News

Most of you are familiar with the Wheat Belly books and philosophies. I called it Wheat Belly because abdominal fat is the signature pattern of weight gain from a diet based on wheat and grains. It is the outward expression of the deep visceral fat encircling the intestines and other abdominal organs that is inflammatory, […]

2017 Veteran Humanitarian Health Sponsorship Program

2017 Veteran Humanitarian Health Sponsorship Program Veterans healthcare is in crisis around the country. Veterans must contend with ever-tightening resources in their struggle to maintain health and combat illness. Alternative treatments to veteran health care issues need to be explored. Effective healthcare demands wise leadership; leaders who understand the root causes of ill health, recognize […]

What Does Holistic Mean?

The Differences among Conventional, Holistic, Complementary, Alternative, Integrative, Homeopathic, and Naturopathic Medicine When talking about non-conventional medicine, several terms are often used interchangeably or with vague definitions, leading to confusion about what they actually mean. Conventional Medicine Conventional medicine (also called biomedicine or Western, mainstream, orthodox, or allopathic medicine) is what most people think of. […]

Control and Prevent Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Obesity

Eating Your Way to Good Health, Longer Life, and Fewer Aches and Pains Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States and doubles the risk of heart attack and stroke for those affected. There are two types of diabetes: Type 1 is often diagnosed in early age when it becomes apparent […]

Words of Wellness Seminar May 21, 2016

Saturday May 21st, 2016 from 7am to 4pm at the Sheraton in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Sponsored by Integrative Family Wellness Center. Visit with health providers, vendors, listen to educational seminars. $25 registration fee – all event proceeds will be donated to the Wisconsin Naturopathic Doctors Association. Call Integrative Family Wellness Center  – 262-754-4910 –  to Reserve […]

Acid Reflux – What You Can Do About It

Acid reflux is an extremely common health problem, affecting as many as 50 percent of Americans. Other terms used for this condition are gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) or peptic ulcer disease. The hallmark symptom of acid reflux is “heartburn”—a burning sensation behind your breastbone that sometimes travels up your throat. In some cases, this pain […]

Drug-Free Migraine and Headache Prevention

A migraine becomes active in response to various triggers, such as stress, hormonal fluctuations, sleep disturbances, certain foods and even changes in the weather. This causes headaches of all kinds, including those mild to moderate headaches that tend to be mislabeled as “tension,” “stress” or “sinus” headaches. It’s a mistake to think of a migraine […]

A Holistic Approach to Wellness

Sometimes life is like a roller coaster. At times you’re riding on the top of the world looking around and watching all the people, what they are doing, and wondering if they are as happy as you are. Other times it’s like you’re riding on an out of control downward spiral. Your health and well-being […]

Chiropractic Care and You

Most often, people go to chiropractors the first time for relief from neck or back pain commonly caused by accidents, muscular strain from heavy lifting, even stress. We’ve all been there at one time or another. Even normal, healthy activities can cause sprains and strains, which can lead to pain. Gardening, tennis, running, even a […]

Stop Feeling Sick & Tired

You’re a busy person. Everyday you juggle Work, Family and countless Activities. You need to feel your best so you can be your best. Agreed? Don’t struggle through another day. Now is the time to get your “whole self” back on track. Good News! Jen McCommons, PA-C, is now accepting new patients. You can count on […]

How to Fight the Flu and WIN

Because flu viruses are always changing, you may be protected against one strain and still come down with another, even if you got the vaccine. One of the best ways to protect yourself against swine flu is to maintain a healthy immune system. That means eating healthy, maintaining emotional, physical and spiritual balance, establishing good […]

How To Avoid Winter Injuries

Winter is usually a long and hard season for most people no matter what the weather is, but in icy or  snowy areas, your body may be expected work extra hard at times during months where most people are more sedative.   Taking a few simple steps can help you prevent winter injuries and accidents such […]

Experience the Photon Genius

Integrative Family Wellness Center is pleased to introduce an addition to their growing energy technology practice – the Photon Genius. Photon Genius Health Benefits The Genius inhibits the growth of cancer cells and dramatically reduces pain associated with cancer. The Genius is a critical piece of ammunition in strengthening the body’s ability to combat immune […]

Look Your Best with Medical Grade Skin Care

Chandra Houser, Integrative Family Wellness Center’s Massage Therapist, is now a Licensed Aesthetician and we are extremely excited to introduce our Pharmaceutical Grade Product Line – SkinCeuticals! Chandra will continue to massage; however, doing corrective skin care has become a gifted passion.  Chandra will be available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Jennifer Smith is […]