Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer today. The worst part is that symptoms typically do not show up noticeably prior to something like a heart attack or a stroke occurring. That’s scary. Is there something we can do about it? YES. Is there a way to test for early detection that isn’t widely used? YES.
Gut health affects so much more than just noticeable digestive disorders… and it of course affects them too: GI issues, digestive troubles, constipation, bloating, and on. But poor gut health, even unnoticed, can be the main culprit behind anxiety, mood disorders, impulse control, ADHD, sexual health, autism, autoimmune disorders, arthritis, MS, and more.
We want to let you know that if you choose chemotherapy or radiation, we can help your body stay stronger during the process, so it may incur less damage and have more strength. Progressive takes an integrative approach that works in conjunction with chemotherapy and/or radiation to assist with the toxic side effects. We support the patient’s immune system so it can help with recovery and quality of life.
Something about the warmer air, the green leaves, and the world coming alive makes our bodies spring to life as well. If your body is wanting to be healthier, or if you are due for your seasonal detox, our nutritionists have pulled together some wonderful intro detox smoothies & juices for you to enjoy!
Welcome to the Spring 2019 Edition of the Progressive Medical Center Magazine! We hope you enjoy it!
Celery is commonly used in combination with other ingredients to create highly nutritious, raw, fresh juices. But did you know that pure celery juice has unique regenerating and healing properties that are enhanced when it’s juiced on its own? No matter who you are, where you live, or what diet you follow, drinking celery juice will be an extremely beneficial practice to incorporate into your life.
There is no magic pill but this comes close! You would have to eat 714 oranges to get the nutritional benefit of a high dose of vitamin C IV. IV Therapy is a great way to jumpstart your body. Supercharge it with nutrients, and deliver vitamins, amino acids, and minerals for your body to use to heal and thrive. Here are the Top 10 most popular IV’s and their superpowers.
People with depression often avoid talking about their symptoms, hesitate before seeking help, or speak of their symptoms with shame. They sometimes believe their depressive SYMPTOMS reflect their strength or character. Of course, they don’t!! Depression is simply the body’s signal that something is out of balance physically, chemically, or emotionally. It is not a signal of character weakness.
Advanced Digestive Diagnostics are a specialty at Progressive Medical Center. Our goal is to discover the root cause of chronic illness and the long list of symptoms patients are experiencing.
New Year’s has come and gone but those pounds you swore off have not. You’re not alone though- Americans gain up to 60% of their annual weight during the holidays! Have you tried eating better and exercising more but your metabolism is not following suit?
Well, Winter is coming! And there is more cold on the way. Instead of buying a 550 fill down coat to wear at work or hiding under a pile of blankets while the rest of the family comfortably enjoys the ambient temperature, focus on fixing the root cause! There’s a high chance that your thyroid function may be low. Luckily this is something that is easily tested for, and, for the most part, is easily treatable! Good news.
This holiday season, we keep thinking of advice one of our grandmothers used to say all the time: “You don’t know it now, but your health is the most important thing. Take care of yourself.” As usual, Grandma was right… health is the most important thing! Without it, our moods fade, our energy drops, and our ability to make positive social connections can diminish. So we focus on health!