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Omega: You’ve written that, “Lyme is the great imitator.” What do you mean by that?

Richard: Lyme imitates many other diseases. So many of the patients who have come to see me have been through 10 to 20...

A beautiful sunrise that suffuses you with peace. A painting that inspires you and moves you to create your own art. The clear night sky whose expanse of stars makes you feel insignificant and significant at the same time.

While it may be...

Years ago I was amazed to learn that 90 percent of the human body consists of bacteria that are alien to us. Only the remaining 10 percent of the body is made up of our own DNA. So does this mean that “I” am only that 10 percent? No. I am the...

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

3 bunches of greens (try rainbow chard, kale, collards, or mustard greens, or a combination), trimmed, rinsed, and dried
3 tablespoons grass-fed butter
3 tablespoons...

Some women hardly notice the changes that come along with menopause. Other women experience the changes as uncomfortable or even unbearable.

Either way, studies show that women can benefit from the ancient wisdom of qigong, a form of...

1. Sneha—oiling the body, nose, and ears in the evening is nourishing and fortifying for the muscles and connective tissues. As our bodies are exposed to cold and wind, our pores and fascia tighten and roughen in response. Oiling the orifices of...

Super Qi Weekend teacher Michael J. Gelb offers a simple yet profound qigong practice called “the inner smile” that you can perform anywhere—...

Words to describe the subtle life force that animates us—like prana and qi—have been around for thousands of years. These terms are only recently becoming common in our Western vernacular and can be difficult to translate. Like a cool breeze or...

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