Bromelain – what it is and why it’s important!

2019-03-25T18:11:04+00:00Aging, Food, Health, Health Care|

Bromelain We hear a lot about the amazing benefits of Bromelain lately, and for good reason!  Bromelain is a proteolytic enzyme which is an enzyme that breaks down protein. It is found naturally in the stems of pineapples. Inside our bodies, many unhealthy cells “disguise”themselves from the immune system using a protective protein shield. Proteolytic [...]

Medical Marijuana – How Can It Help with Aging & Vitality?

2019-02-02T04:12:06+00:00Aging, Health, Health Care|

More and more states are legalizing marijuana for medical use, and Canada is fully open to both medical and recreational, but what can it really treat and how does it help? First and foremost, it’s important to note, that many, many, people are opening their minds up to exploring the use of cannabis to add [...]

Alternative to Spine Surgery

2018-11-17T23:44:52+00:00Aging, Health, Health Care, Life and Work|

Whether you have been diagnosed with a disc herniation or suffer from chronic back or neck pain, that haven’t fully resolved with physical therapy, chiropractic, massage, acupuncture or even steroid injections,  know that there is another choice other than surgery. Non-surgical disc decompression is a relatively new treatment, that is effective in 80-85% of unresolved [...]

Neck Pain

2018-10-15T18:28:16+00:00Aging, Fitness, Health, Health Care|

Neck pain and stiffness is one of the most common conditions that people suffer from silently. The reason that the Minnesota company “My Pillow” is a huge success, is that neck pain and discomfort often bothers people at night and it is difficult to find a comfortable position to sleep.  A good pillow can be [...]

Latest Recommendations on Hormone Therapy for Menopause

2017-09-18T18:03:59+00:00Aging, Fitness, Health, Health Care|

According to Diane Feller, a Park Nicollet clinician who specializes in menopause, a new position statement on hormone therapy was recently released from the North American Menopause Society (NAMS). The 2017 statement shows recommendations have shifted towards a more favorable view about the use of hormone therapy (HT) for menopause. Below is the full statement. [...]

Can you Prevent Gynecologic Cancers?

2017-09-11T16:58:59+00:00Aging, Care Giving, Health, Health Care|

Blog by Kandace Tolic, NP As a nurse practitioner in Gynecolgy Oncology (GynOnc), I work with patients who are referred with a gynecologic cancer which means a cancer in the reproductive organs. Gynecologic cancers include cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar cancers. When women learn that I work in this area, I often get asked, [...]

Inflammatory Breast Cancer – What to Know – a special interest of Co-Founder Jean Ketcham

2017-09-11T16:58:59+00:00Aging, Breasts, Dangerous, Health, Health Care|

Kelly Furda, MD (Dr. Furda is a radiologist at the Park Nicollet Jane Brattain Breast Center) With 1 in 8 women developing breast cancer in their lifetime, you likely know someone who’s had breast cancer or maybe experienced it yourself. In the United States, breast cancer is the 2nd most common cancer in women after [...]

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