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The Daring Way

Do you seek a life lived more authentically? Does shame keep you from living and loving fully? Do you need help with building shame resilience skills? Do you want to learn how to practice your life with more courage? Would you like to know what it would be like for you to live more bravely in the arenas of your ... Read More »

My Aching Lower Back…

By James Sturm DO DABA FIPP – Part 2 If you have lower back pain, you are not alone. Nearly everyone at some point has back pain that interferes with work, routine daily activities, or recreation.  Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on low back pain, the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to ... Read More »

Sensational Soy – Not!

Soy seems to be everywhere these days. It’s used as an ingredient in processed foods and it’s the main event in others. Soy has been around since the early 1900s. But it wasn’t until the 1990s that soy and its derivatives literally became staples in our food pantries. According to the Soyfoods Association of North America, sales of foods containing ... Read More »


What is medication therapy management? Medication therapy management is a service provided by a healthcare professional, most commonly a pharmacist, reviewing medication related problems.  Such medication related problems include non-adherence, incorrect dosages, drug interactions, ineffective therapy, needs therapy, or suboptimal therapy.  A consult between the patient and pharmacist occurs in a clinic room or designated private area or often on ... Read More »

Southwest Black Bean Quinoa

With colorectal cancer on the rise, many think it has to do with the lack of fiber in our diets.  Aim for 40 grams a day to keep things moving smoothly…. The quinoa and the black beans will give you not only a protein boost, but it will also add about 1/3 of your fiber needs per 1/2 C serving. ... Read More »


Another season of spirited competition has drawn to a close.  Let the tallies begin.  Television personalities and political pundits have already begun to look to the medal count to determine the success or failure of a country’s Olympic glory.  How many bronze medals?  How many silver medals?  Don’t forget the gold!  Twenty total medals?  Thirty?  Did we beat the host ... Read More »


For centuries health professionals have oriented toward natural approaches that have emphasized the importance of fasting in order to get the gastrointestinal system balanced and cleanse the body. They suggest that fasting enhances digestion and absorption, strengthening the body’s toxicity and eliminative capacities. They believe that during the fast the body burns up accumulated wastes and self cleans. The inner ... Read More »

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow – The Benefits of IPL Hair Removal

At BodyBrite, the top hair removal skin clinic in St. Louis, our experienced and licensed estheticians use a new and virtually pain-free method for clients that’s guaranteed to work! Intense Pulsed Light, commonly known as IPL, is an “innovative, reliable, and safe” method of hair removal. And while not technically a laser, IPL technology removes hair using the same principle ... Read More »


A commonly asked question is “What is an Athletic Trainer?” Athletic trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who specialize in the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses to athletes and physically active individuals across the age continuum. Athletic trainers are medically trained to deal with sport related injuries and emergencies on the field, as well as ... Read More »

Understanding Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common, yet poorly understood disease. It can strike women of any socioeconomic class, age, or race. It is estimated that between 10 and 20 percent of American women of childbearing age have endometriosis. While some women with endometriosis may have severe pelvic pain, others who have the condition have no symptoms. Nothing about endometriosis is simple, and ... Read More »

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