Difficult Relationships During The Holidays

By Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD   Thanksgiving is approaching, and the December holidays are just around the corner. Some say “it’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Or is it? For many of us, the holiday visits back home to family members means dealing with difficult relationships--something to be dreaded. While we look [...]

Difficult Relationships During The Holidays2021-11-23T09:59:48-05:00

Why Does Stress Affect Men and Women Differently?

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD – An article appearing in the Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience  journal (SCAN) discusses the stress affect, more specifically, it explores how the male and female brains respond differently when dealing with stress. Performance-Related Stress The data comes from new research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. The researchers [...]

Why Does Stress Affect Men and Women Differently?2021-11-12T17:55:15-05:00

How Does Coffee Affect Whole Health?

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD – Coffee is controversial. Depending on who you talk to, it’s either a lifesaving beverage, or a dangerous, addictive poison. So, what is the truth? Does coffee affect whole health? Well, coffee contains caffeine, which is a stimulant. It can cause issues in some people, including sleep disturbances. Despite the [...]

How Does Coffee Affect Whole Health?2021-10-29T20:45:01-04:00

The Feeling Brain: What Are Emotions?

By Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD - Have you ever wondered where emotions come from? What are emotions, and what purpose do they serve? The Thinking Brain Most of us perceive our brain as being for "thinking” or intellectual functions.  We often think of ourselves, our personality as what is going on "from the neck [...]

The Feeling Brain: What Are Emotions?2021-09-08T14:18:16-04:00

Breathing And Whole Health: Every Breath You Take

By Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD – Most of us take our breathing and whole health for granted. We generally do not think about how our amazing brain automatically regulates the most urgent and important bodily function we have. If we do not breathe, we do not live beyond a few short minutes. The ability [...]

Breathing And Whole Health: Every Breath You Take2021-06-17T13:41:56-04:00

Is Depression Caused By Hormone Dysfunction?

By Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD - A research review by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) explored whether depression may be caused by hormone dysfunction. The focus of the investigators and their subsequent report was on how the female reproductive system interacts with the Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) axis, which regulates the body's stress response. Hormone [...]

Is Depression Caused By Hormone Dysfunction?2021-06-03T14:23:46-04:00

Digestion: The Incredible Ways It Affects Your Whole Health!

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD Digestion related complaints are among the most reported reasons behind all hospital emergency room visits. The digestive system is the most “stress affected” system in the human body and affects your whole health in incredible ways. According to the Drug Topics News Magazine for Pharmacists (October, 2008) in 2008, Americans [...]

Digestion: The Incredible Ways It Affects Your Whole Health!2021-06-01T18:23:22-04:00

Why Do Women Worry More?

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD It seems today we have a large menu of things to choose to worry about, from the economy to the latest flu epidemic heading our way. It is no wonder this is called the "age of anxiety" or that we are losing our grip on happiness and it is being [...]

Why Do Women Worry More?2021-06-01T18:25:41-04:00

Why Dark Chocolate Is A Good Health Food Choice

By Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD Dark chocolate is booming in gourmet shops, Michelin-starred restaurants, and chocolatiers across the globe–owing in no small part to recent research on the numerous health benefits of this product. Over a decade ago, studies pointing to dark chocolate as a potent health food began. One study, published by researchers at the [...]

Why Dark Chocolate Is A Good Health Food Choice2022-01-06T18:43:33-05:00
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