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People In Long Island

People in Long Island – from famous people from Long Island to stereotypes and attitudes, Natural Awakenings Long Island magazine looks at Long Islanders.

Periodontal Disease and Systemic Health Ramifications

Just as blood from the heart travels to all parts of the body to provide nourishment, so can infection from one part of the body travel through the intricate network of the body’s blood supply to the rest. Infection in the oral cavity may travel through the rich blood supply of the mucosal lining into the body’s circulation. This phenomenon ... Read More »

Years and Years of Heartburn, Reflux: GERD

I am continually shocked by the sheer volume of people suffering endlessly from heartburn and reflux. I have had so many patients with 5, 10, 20, even 30-plus years of heartburn and reflux. Many of them have been taking various anti-acid medications for years, both over the counter and prescription. Some of them have also experimented with some natural products, ... Read More »

A Living Donor Story—10 Years After   

by Dan Martinsen This is a story of family and faith—about positivity in the face of adversity. It is about two “warrior angels”: my wife, Doreen Schmidt Martinsen, and my sister-in-law, Kelly McGrath Martinsen. It is, sadly, also about our country’s continued failure to respond to the acute need for registered organ donors. And it is the story of the ... Read More »

Gum Disease Could Cause Dental Implant Failure

by Jonathan Richter, DDS, FAGD It’s almost universal knowledge that teeth often succumb to the ravages of dental disease, such as tooth decay, gum disease or trauma. But did you know that dental implants, tooth-root replacements upon which new crowns are placed, are also prone to disease of the tissues that attach to and surround them? In fact, inflammation and infection ... Read More »

Weight-Management Holistically

by Steven M. Rachlin, M.D. Obesity rates in the U.S. continue to trend upward—and for doctors, the challenge is how best to help their patients attain their weight-loss goals. The best approach may be a multi-faceted one, which can be tailored to each individual. Clinicians no longer think of weight loss as just a pill or surgical procedure—they now take ... Read More »

Positively Priming the Mind Workshop

Kim Serafini, founder and CEO of MindPT, will be the keynote speaker at a Positively Priming the Mind Workshop from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 22, in New York City. Participants will learn more about the research and technology behind the accelerated learning tool called Mind Power Technology (MindPT) that serves businesses, nonprofits, organizations and entrepreneurs in creating ... Read More »

Restoring Health and Reducing Stress with the BioMat

Diane Monks is now offering a brand new therapeutic option called the BioMat. The BioMat offers a unique combination of both ancient and modern healing technologies. The combination of heat from far infrared rays (6 to 12 microns), the positive effects of negative ions, and the conductive healing properties of amethyst crystal channels all come together to create a product ... Read More »

Personal Renewal Weekend Retreat March 10 to 12 with Pamela Rich and Deborah Dunn

“We have set the intention for the most amazing experience for each of you. We’ve very mindfully selected the perfect setting at the perfect time. Much will be uncovered, treasured and brought into your soul through the weekend’s teaching theme of the Four Desires to Uncover Your Soul’s Purpose,” says Pamela Rich, who, along with Deborah Dunn, is hosting a ... Read More »

What You Need to Know About the MTHFR Mutation

by Steven M. Rachlin, M.D. MTHFR is a gene mutation that can severely impact how well your body metabolizes folate and folic acid—both forms of vitamin B9, which is required for many critical bodily functions. MTHFR is short for methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, which is an important bodily enzyme. It’s essential for methylation to occur. It’s the process that switches genes on ... Read More »

Chiropractic Field—It’s More Than Back Pain

by Dr. David Pollack We have all heard that a chiropractic adjustment is helpful for neck pain, back pain, headaches and so many more physical maladies. This is all true, but chiropractic care has come a long way. Often, as with other medical modalities, chiropractors are now finding sub-specialties within the discipline. One example of this can be found at ... Read More »