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Nutrition and Health Conference Boston with Andrew Weil

By Dr. Ronald Stram, M.D. Andrewweil-ronstram-integrativemedicine

Last week I had the opportunity to have lunch with Andrew Weil at the Nutrition and Health Conference in Boston, MA. I am continually struck by his ability to decipher complex conditions and the science behind them and formulate this understand back to physicians, scientists and the general public in concise and understandable language.

Posted In: Blog Conferences Integrative Medicine

The Power of Sound Healing: Gong Meditation

By Rebecca Rice, L.Ac

Reaching Theta Brainwaves
Sound healing sessions with gongs bring you into a deep rest where you reach a theta brainwaves state. Theta brainwaves occur during R.E.M. sleep, active dreaming and meditation. This is a deeply relaxed state where healing takes place with more ease.

Posted In: Blog Mind Body Medicine Mind Body Medicine, Meditation Rebecca Rice L.AC Stress Management

Integrative Pain Management: Free From Pain, Free From Dependency

By Christopher Reilly, L.AC

Why not Pop a Pill?  It’s Easy…right?

A recent study showed that patients over 60 who were given opiate painkillers after minor surgeries considered to be “low pain,” were 44% more likely to still be using the painkillers a year later when compared to patients who were not prescribed opiates right away.  There was also a strong trend in the opiate group to graduate from a drug like codeine, to stronger opiates like oxycodone within a year.  {Asim Alam, MD, et. al.  “Long-term Analgesic Use After Low-Risk Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study.” Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(5):425-430.}

Posted In: Blog Acupuncture Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Pain Management

This Week's Classes, Lectures and Events

Free Guided Meditation
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Free Guided Meditation
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Gentle Yoga
Thursday, September 4, 2014

The Latest News and Announcements

Vermont Healthcare Bill 123 on Lyme Disease is signed into law July 1, 2014! read more

New! Stram Center Weight Loss Program read more

Cooking Classes Will Be Postponed Until September read more

New: Monthly Chakra Cleanse Yoga Class read more

Reiki I Certification Class with Rebecca Rice, L.Ac, MS- Sunday June 29, 2014. read more