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Herb of the Month: Chinese Healing Herbs and Tick-Borne Disease

By Rebecca Rice L.Ac., MSAOM Istock isatis plant

Chinese herbal protocols to address the symptoms of Tick-Borne Diseases.


Posted In: Blog Acupuncture Integrative Medicine Mind Body Medicine Mind Body Medicine, Reiki Rebecca Rice L.AC Traditional Chinese Medicine

Point of the Month: Allergies & Acupuncture

By Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Istock chinese medicine

The Stram Center has successfully helped individuals with food allergies using Chinese Medicine.


Posted In: Blog Acupuncture Allergies Allergies - Food Sensitivities Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Nutrition, Food as Medicine

Food Sensitivities: Why Are We All Reacting to Food?

By Holly J. Niles, MS, CNS, LDN Istock food allergy

How food is affecting our immune system.


Posted In: Blog Allergies Allergies - Food Sensitivities Gastrointestinal Health Nutrition, Food as Medicine Preventative Health

Melanoma: A Guide For Early Detection

By Heidi S. Puc M.D., FACP, ABIHM Istock skin cancer

Prevention and early detection is key for melanoma.


Posted In: Blog Cancer Therapy Heidi S. Puc, MD Preventative Health

Heathy Habits for Healthy Skin and Cancer Prevention

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Istock healthy eating

Skin cancer is a major problem in this country that many times can be prevented if the proper steps are taken. The National Cancer Institute estimates 40-50% of Americans who live to age 65 will have skin cancer at least once. Yet nearly all skin cancers are preventable if detected and treated early.1 Key lifestyle techniques, including nutrition have been found to be an important piece of skin cancer prevention. Read below for more information, including a healthy recipe full of cancer fighting compounds.


Posted In: Blog Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO Healthcare Reform Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Recipes

HERB OF THE MONTH: The Nature of Sweetness

By Rebecca Rice L.Ac., MSAOM

Excessive sweetness, whether in an herb or foods can have negative effects on health.


Posted In: Blog Aromatherapy Diet and Prevention Gastrointestinal Health General Integrative Medicine Mind Body Medicine Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Physical Fitness Preventative Health Rebecca Rice L.AC Traditional Chinese Medicine Weight Loss Women's Health

Simple Dietary Techniques for IBS Management

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Pumpkinsmoothie9-2

Unfortunately many people around the world suffer from intestinal distress, also known as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). For many patients at the Stram Center, we are able to use food and supplements to help one manage their IBS. In recognition of IBS Awareness Month, below is some basic information on our dietary approach for IBS Management at the Stram Center. Also be sure to try the tasty IBS Smoothie below.


Posted In: Blog Allergies - Food Sensitivities Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO Gastrointestinal Health Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Recipes

Point of the Month: Transforming Food to Nutrients with Acupressure

By Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Istock stram acpuressure digestion

Acupressure tips to help promote healthy transformation of food into nutrients.


Posted In: Blog Acupressure Points Acupuncture Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Diet and Prevention General Integrative Medicine Mind Body Medicine Nutrition Nutrition, Food as Medicine

Herb of the Month: Chen Pi

By Rebecca Rice L.Ac., MSAOM Istock stram citrus

Chen Pi or citrus peel is one of the many regarded herbs in Chinese Medicine.


Posted In: Blog Integrative Medicine Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Preventative Health Rebecca Rice L.AC Traditional Chinese Medicine

Colorectal Cancer: Do You Know The Facts?

By Heidi S. Puc M.D., FACP, ABIHM Istock stram colon cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States.


Posted In: Blog Cancer Therapy General Heidi S. Puc, MD Integrative Cancer Care Integrative Medicine Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine

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This Week's Classes, Lectures and Events

Beginner Yoga Class with Rebecca Rice M.S., L.Ac.
Saturday, May 28, 2016
Free Guided Meditation
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Gentle Yoga
Thursday, June 2, 2016

The Latest News and Announcements

Focus On Lyme: Lyme Disease Education Forum and Fundraising Reception- A Special Stram Center Event read more

Eating Right for Cancer Prevention Cooking Class read more

NO MEDITATION OR THURSDAY YOGA May 20 through May 31 read more

Medical Marijuana Comes to the Stram Center read more

Weight Loss and Lifestyle Transformation Program read more



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