A Test to Reveal Root Causes of Depression, ADHD and Other Brain-Based Disorders

Is it possible to test for the root causes of chronic disease conditions? At Functional Health and Acupuncture Institute in Cherry Hill, NJ, understanding the root cause of a person’s chronic condition is critical to helping people get better. One thing that all brain based conditions such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, autism have in common […]

What can cause a serotonin imbalance?

A lot of medication is prescribed in this country for anxiety and depression to compensate for improper levels of serotonin production. However, little thought is given to why there may be an imbalance, or even if we actually are making too much or too little. Shouldn’t we be trying to identify the factors that are […]

Are your genes and environment making you depressed?

America is a depressed country. As of 2016, 16 % of Americans were taking antidepressants or other psychiatric drugs.  Much of this is prescribed to compensate for a perceived neurotransmitter imbalance in two of our important brain chemicals, serotonin and dopamine. Yet little effort is actually directed to understanding why these chemicals may be out […]

Can Sunlight Help Lower Blood Pressure?

There is now a new natural weapon to combat against the growing population of high blood pressure sufferers. Now this new weapon is as close as your backyard. What I am talking about is good old sunlight. Blood pressure levels are commonly higher during winter months. The question you may ask is what is the […]

Michael Phelps Does Cupping, Should You?

The Rio Olympics brought some curious attention to an ancient practice that started on the other side of the globe when Michael Phelps stood on the swimming podium and showed off his new temporary tattoos, er, cup marks. Helped him win some more gold, too.  So what is cupping and how can it help you? […]