Reducing Your Risk for Severe Illness from COVID-19

By Dana Faris, RDN, LD Dana Faris is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist at Alive and Well. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics from Texas Christian University and received further training in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine from the University of Western States. She was drawn into the functional medicine world after personally […]

Menopause Myths: Everyone Has Hot Flashes

By Arden Yingling Arden Yingling is an acupuncturist and herbalist specializing in the treatment of fertility, pregnancy and postpartum, pediatrics, and women’s health. She was awarded a Master’s Degree in Oriental Medicine from the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in 2014, and has also pursued postgraduate study in fertility, pediatrics, and pregnancy. Expert Holistic Care […]

Practitioners and Politics

By Jenna Valentine Jenna is the founder of Valentine Care in Austin, Texas where she uses Chinese Medicine to treat her patients using acupuncture, herbal medicine, cupping, and tuina. Jenna has 1000s of hours of experience practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine in Chengdu China, at the Veteran’s Administration, Austin Recovery Center, People’s Community Clinic, AOMA Clinic, […]

Don’t Chop Vegetables When You’re Distracted

By Paula Bruno Paula Bruno is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist, an AOBTA-CP traditional Chinese bodywork therapist and wellness educator. She maintains an active and growing practice at her Austin, TX offices. Dr. Paula’s specialties as a traditional Chinese medicine practitioner include general preventative care for all persons; wellness protocols for musicians and other performing artists; […]

8 Supplements to Support Your Immune System During the Pandemic

By Shelly Haines Shelly Haines is a certified health and wellness coach offering coaching and mentoring to clients who want to live a healthier lifestyle. She specializes in chronic fatigue management. Your diagnosis does not define you. Shelly Haines Read her latest blog post about supplements that help your immune system. The immune system defends our body […]