Many patients have asked me to explain how we at The Morrison Center, in our practice of integrative and functional medicine, do things differently than conventional medical doctors. Since I founded The Morrison Center in 2004, the answer to this question has evolved with technology and exciting new health-enhancing treatments.
In last week’s post, Dr. Morrison and Dr. Moreno offered specific diet and supplement suggestions for preventing and treating cold and flu. As a health coach, I work to make our doctors’ suggestions practical and fun for our patients with specific foods and recipes, based on their tastes. This week, I’ll break down their food-related suggestions with specific and tasty tips:
I wanted to share my mother’s chicken soup recipe, passed down from my Hungarian Jewish grandmother, along with some nutritional facts about each ingredient. This is particularly healing when one has a cold or the flu.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, affecting approximately 1 in 8 over a lifetime. Men are also affected, at a rate of approximately 1 in 100. All women should have an awareness of the changes that occur in their breasts, and should undergo routine evaluation and imaging (such as mammogram, ultrasound, or MRI if appropriate) at recommended intervals.