integrative medicine

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), When the Mind-Body Connection Short Circuits

So many diseases and conditions in America are automatically treated with a prescription pad. But what if pills won’t help?

“The mind and the body are linked, physically, neurologically, as well as emotionally, and that things that affect the mind… Continue reading

Key Questions to Ask Before Getting a #Dog For Yourself or a Loved One

You might have been thinking about it for a while now. You might be motivated by the recently published statement from the American Heart Association (backed up by multiple studies) about how having a dog might reduce your risk of… Continue reading

Owning a #Dog May Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease #animaltherapy

The American Heart Association released a surprising statement this month: Owning a dog is associated with a lower risk in heart disease, and maybe blood pressure, cholesterol levels, obesity and the response to stress.

Of course finding a correlation does… Continue reading

A natural remedy for varicose veins

Horse chestnut seed extract has been shown to have some effect when used orally for symptomatic treatment of chronic venous insufficiency, such as varicose veins. It may also be useful for relieving pain, tiredness, tension, and swelling in the legs.… Continue reading

Review: “Be Fruitful” book on fertiliity by Victoria Maizes MD

Book Review: “Be Fruitful: The Essential Guide to Maximizing Fertility and Giving Birth to a Healthy Child,” by Victoria Maizes MD of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.

Many challenges face parents wishing to successfully conceive and give birth… Continue reading

Are you taking vitamin D supplements? Some suggestions.

Many patients come to me on vitamin D supplements, and there have been a lot of opinion pieces for and against vitamin D supplementation lately. Without getting into the data too deeply, it seems likely that vitamin D3 supplemention is… Continue reading

Integrative approaches to sclerosing cholangitis and ulcerative colitis

Andrew Weil, M.D. interviewed Dr. Abramson for an article on on 10/14/2011.


“My husband has been diagnosted with sclerosing cholangitis and ulcerative colitis.  What supplements or nutritional approaches could help him?”

Answer: Continue reading

Integrative approaches to sclerosing cholangitis and ulcerative colitis was last modified: January 7th, 2016 by Paul Abramson MD

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