According to a new study, individuals with obesity (defined as a BMI greater than 30) may not benefit as much from the COVID-19 vaccine as individuals who are not obese (BMI less than 25). The study, which has not yet been peer-reviewed, found that obese individuals only formed HALF the number of antibodies 7 days post-vaccination compared with individuals who were underweight or normal weight. The CDC reports 42.5% of adult Americans are obese and 73.6% are overweight OR obese. Obesity is ...More
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Memory, Attention, Focus, and Working From Home
Our bodies are built to withstand a certain number of stressors and maintain homeostasis, but if there are enough factors being thrown at us simultaneously, eventually we develop pathology. It is part of the modern condition to have many competing demands on our attention at any given time. This rise of technology has meant that most of us carry a small computer with us at all times that is connected to the internet and ensures that we are always reachable. For working people, technolog...More
Coronavirus: what is it and what can you do to protect yourself.
The 2019-nCoV was detected in China in late 2019. Likely source is a bat. DNA testing is being done to confirm. Symptoms range from Mild upper respiratory illness (URI) with fever and cough Severe - difficulty breathing and the most of severe...death The scary part is it can take up to 14 days after exposure for symptoms to show up. So you can monitor traveler's symptoms and temperature all you want but they may not have either yet...…. What can you do to protect yourself: B...More
Dr. Bye Receives Award for Complementary Cancer Care
We are thrilled to share the following news... Dr. Cynthia Bye, Medical Director of Journey to Wellness Clinic, has just received the President’s Award from the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP) for her contributions to Naturopathic Oncology, including a transition plan for Naturopathic physicians who plan to retire, and mentorship of new doctors. OncANP is a national association founded to advance the philosophy, science and practice of Naturopathic Medicine in ...More