Emotional Eating: A Weight Loss Obstacle

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills Stress, anger, loneliness, frustration, boredom, sadness—each of these can be a catalyst for emotional eating, which plagues many weight loss hopefuls with habitual overeating. When we’ve had a hard day or are coping with unpleasant feelings, we often seek solace in unhealthy treats (a.k.a. comfort foods), but this […]

12 Mindfulness Strategies to Aid Your Weight-Loss Goals

If you have been wanting to lose weight, understanding the power of your Subconscious mind will make your goal much easier!   The subconscious mind is not only your memories, autopilot habits, tendencies, and behaviors but also your beliefs and your inner conversations about your life and about yourself.  Here are 12 strategies to help […]

Retrain Your Nervous System to Process Emotions

By Katie Wandasiewicz, BS, CH, DTR of Forum Health Valparaiso When a polar bear experiences trauma – as when he is hunted down by a helicopter shooting tranquilizers at him – he shakes his body to release that trauma. This is instinctual and helps keep him healthy, resetting his nervous system to a calm, safe […]

8 Mindfulness Habits to Build Health

By Cindy Crandell R.N., C.N. of Forum Health Clarkston The Best Medicine Is Free Sometimes the best medicine is free! The habits we build day to day are key to our lasting health and well-being. Here are 8 habits that you can incorporate into your daily routine or begin to be more mindful of to […]

Depression and Anxiety Can Lead to Weight Gain

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills We may never fully understand all the causes of obesity, but we’re one step closer now thanks to a study conducted in the U.K. This study followed more than 4000 people for 19 years, and examined the effects of mental and behavioral health on obesity. The results of […]

Emotional Processing

Emotional Processing

By Katie Wandasiewicz, BS, CH, DTR When a polar bear experiences trauma – as when he is hunted down by a helicopter shooting tranquilizers at him – he shakes his body to release that trauma.   This is instinctual and helps keep him healthy, resetting his nervous system to a calm, safe state again. You may […]

Anxiety And Depression Treatment WITHOUT Drugs

By Dr William Epperly.   A common way of dealing with depression or anxiety is to use a medication such as an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) like Prozac or Lexapro or Zoloft on an everyday basis.  And a popular Rx choice for immediate effect is Xanax or Klonopin.   But research shows that using such […]

Chronic “mystery” Illness- Is it an injured Limbic System?

Some chronic illness symptoms caused by faulty brain signals Neuroplasticity is able to completely eliminate Limbic System false signals! Some absolutely amazing findings coming from recent neurobehavioral and psychology research are unraveling a fabric of mystery which is demonstrating that a number of symptoms of “mystery Illnesses” like chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, multiple chemical sensitivity […]

Is Stress Making you Sick?

Tina’s Story Tina recently came to see me as a new patient in my clinic.  Tina had always been a worrier and she had battled feeling anxious and having trouble sleeping through the night for years.  These had been manageable problems for her.  Then something happened that changed things for Tina in a big way.  […]

The Effects of the Covid-19 Epidemic on Men

Men, have you been affected mentally, physically, or emotionally by the COVID-10 epidemic? Many men do not realize the cumulative effects of chronic stress, though they can be damaging. From the Cleveland Clinic: “A new national survey by Cleveland Clinic reveals that the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting both the mental and physical health of men […]