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Omega Institute How to Live an Anti-Inflammatory Life by Michael Finkelstein
A Step on the Path to Extraordinary Health
Inflammation in the body contributes substantially to most major health problems, with diabetes and heart issues at the top of the Big 8 list. These steps will all make a very good start, and they will certainly make a dent—often a big one—in the most common health challenges. More
Omega Institute Healing Pain Begins With Breaking Old Patterns by Ana Forrest
We are intensely habitual creatures, and many of our habits don't serve us. Most of us have pain because we've fallen into bad patterns: physical, emotional, and spiritual ones. To heal pain, we need to break those patterns, which can be surprisingly challenging. Don't believe me? Try this: clasp your hands. Look at which thumb and forefinger are on top. Now, interlace your fingers again with the other thumb and forefinger on top. That weird, awkward, uncomfortable feeling? It's called change. And it's hard. More
Omega Institute A New Vision for Veterans Care by Laurie Leitch and Elaine Miller-Karas
Statistics measuring the effects of wartime service on our troops reveal high rates of drug and alcohol abuse, homelessness, homicide, suicide, divorce, depression, traumatic brain injury, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Yet, unless we're closely related to someone in the military, many of us still feel insulated from the impact of these wars, detached from the sacrifices of those fighting them, and removed from the problems they experience once they return to civilian life... More
Omega Institute Tofu & Teens: What To Do When Your Teen Wants to Go Vegetarian or Vegan
What To Do When Your Teen Wants to Go Vegetarian or Vegan
Teens can have many reasons for choosing a vegetarian or vegan diet. Here are some tips for supporting their latest culinary exploration. Learn How Committed They Are Whether it’s to boost their energy or to align with their friends’ food choices, start a conversation with your teen to hear more about their perspective. More
An Interview With Ana Forrest
Omega: You’ve written that “our bodies archive our life experiences and often tell the stories of our deepest fears.” How, exactly, do they “tell” those stories and how can we release or heal the fears associated with them? More
Omega Institute There Is Only Consciousness: An Interview With Deepak Chopra
An Interview With Deepak Chopra
Omega: You’ve had such a prolific career as an author, teacher, lecturer, and physician. How do you stay inspired and centered after all these years? More
Omega Institute Is It Lyme? by Richard Horowitz
The Horowitz Lyme-MSIDS Questionnaire
Horowitz Lyme-MSIDS Questionnaire* Section 1: Symptom Frequency Score 0 None1 Mild2 Moderate3 Severe More
Omega Institute The Case for More Lyme Disease Funding by Katina I. Makris
I don’t ever wish Lyme disease or a tick-borne coinfection on anyone; it can be traumatic and life decimating. But, America is behind the times—we sorely lack the Integrative Health Care models of Germany, France, U.K., Canada, and South America. More
lyme disease rash photo
Climate change is having an effect on where the ticks that spread Lyme disease live, making more areas suitable for the ticks that carry the disease. Between the 1970s and 2010, deer ticks spread northward as temperatures rose, researchers from the Public Health Agency of Canada say. More
Omega Insitute When I Take Care of Myself, There’s Always Inspiration: An Interview With Alanis Morissette
An Interview With Alanis Morissette
Omega: After more than two decades in music and acting, what continues to inspire your creativity? Alanis: Servicefulness, activism, leadership, and my obsession with wholeness and storytelling. Omega: What’s your personal daily practice like? How do you maintain this on the road? More