Category Archives for "Overall Health"

Is Social Pollution and Workplace Stress Harming You?

Thanks to science and public awareness, we know environmental pollution from industry harms our health. Same goes with tobacco. But did you know “social pollution” is just as harmful? Social pollution refers to the long hours, lack of economic security, high cost of health care, exhaustion, surviving in a gig economy, lack of parental support, […]

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Does Leaky Gut Cause Inflammation?

A question our patients frequently ask is, “Does leaky gut cause inflammation?” This is an important question, because a healthy gut is the foundation of a healthy body. Understanding the causes and consequences of leaky gut is the first step to restoring your gut health. With Dr. Minni Malhotra, MD, FAARM, ABAARM and Anchor Wellness […]

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Do You Have Chemical Sensitivities? Tips for Improving

Do perfumes or heavy fragrance make you gag or trigger your inflammation or autoimmune symptoms? Do scented products, gasoline fumes, car exhaust, tire stores, new rugs or carpet, or other sources of chemical odors give you headaches, fatigue, and other symptoms? You are not alone. An increasing number of people suffer from migraines, rashes, fatigue, […]

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Why is Celiac Disease on the Rise? – Anchor Wellness Center

Over the last decade, we have seen more and more restaurants offering gluten-free menus, and whole aisles in the grocery store become dedicated to gluten-free products. This is in response to the increasing number of people being diagnosed with Celiac disease, but it begs the question, why is Celiac disease on the rise? What is […]

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The Dangers of a Sedentary Lifestyle

Did you know that the average person—even athletes—spends between 7 and 9 hours sitting every day? Between sitting at work, on the train, in the car, or on the couch, even people who consider themselves athletic could be at risk for sedentary lifestyle health concerns. There is good news: it’s possible to counteract these effects. […]

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Mold Illness from Water Damage – Myth or Reality?

What is Mold Illness? Do people get sick after being exposed to water damaged buildings? The answer is yes. People get sick and remain sick by exposure to a WDB. Simply stated, water drives the growth of mold and bacteria. A study conducted by National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), a branch of National Institutes of […]

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Supplements to Prevent Muscle Loss With Age: New Sarcopenia Study

Whey protein supplements are typically stereotyped as bodybuilding fuel exclusively used by gym rats. However, a recent study provides new data about taking supplements to prevent muscle loss with age. McMaster University researchers have determined that those who take whey protein supplements on a regular basis in combination with other ingredients in the form of […]

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