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Posted by Micahel Finkelstein | March 27th, 2017

Thoughts For The Emerging Spring

I believe that our understanding of health has reached a new level and as such medicine is evolving into a new era; finally. What’s so special about this next period is that individuals will be treated with the status they deserve, on par with their doctors and other healers. This new era, though, is not…

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Posted by Micahel Finkelstein | February 27th, 2017

Feeling Great Before 8 – Siempre Mejor

Last week I had the privilege and the opportunity to spend a week of teaching at Rancho La Puerta, the oldest “health resort” in North America, founded by Edmond and Deborah Szekely in 1940. Indeed, they were way ahead of their times. What began as a simple high mountain oasis is now a lush landscape…

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Posted by Micahel Finkelstein | January 27th, 2017

Without Quality, the Numbers Don’t Matter

Now a month into the New Year let’s take a moment to reflect. How are you doing? How are you really doing? In particular, if you made resolutions four weeks ago, how is that going? Chances are, in our typical tendency to be harsh on ourselves, you might feel that you are already a little…

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Posted by Micahel Finkelstein | December 12th, 2016

While the election is over, IT’S not over.

The election result is an actually a reflection of a deep wound that exists now; a rift, that might have been partially healed, that is pulling apart once again. Just like a wound on your little finger, it’s quite sensitive; and it’s once again prone to infection and worse if it’s allowed to fester. In…

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Posted by Micahel Finkelstein | February 27th, 2016

Slow Medicine for Arthritis

Arthritis, or degenerative joint disease, is an inflammatory condition that causes intense pain, resulting in limited mobility and a chain reaction of problems – including isolation, sadness, and frustration. Since arthritis is an inflammatory condition, the antidote to arthritis is the anti-inflammatory lifestyle. Find out more in this six minute video with Michael Finkelstein MD,…

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Posted by Micahel Finkelstein | January 27th, 2016

Slow Medicine for Heart Health

In the case of most illnesses, we have the opportunity to respond conventionally and/or holistically, so as to resolve the root problem and return to balance. In the case of heart disease, however, the first sign of a problem may be a fatal heart attack, as is the case 1/3 of the time. For this…

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Posted by Micahel Finkelstein | January 14th, 2016

The Slow Medicine Approach to Heart Health

In the case of heart disease, the first sign of a problem may be a fatal heart attack, as is the case 1/3 of the time. For this reason, it is critically important to take all the necessary precautions to prevent heart disease. Also for this reason, it is wise to consider steps beyond the…

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Posted by Micahel Finkelstein | January 7th, 2016

Slow Medicine for Healthy and Sustainable Weight Loss

You’ve done everything in your power to lose weight – eating all the “right” foods, keeping your portions moderate, and exercising. So why aren’t you losing those excess pounds? Most people don’t realize that weight loss is less about food and more about lifestyle. This 5 minute video clips explains and gets you started on…

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Posted by Micahel Finkelstein | January 5th, 2016

Slow Medicine for Healthy and Sustainable Weight Loss

The Key Ingredients of Weight Balance Many of us feel a sense of “lack,” or deprivation, in some area of our lives. Looking for comfort and escape, we turn to food. We then berate ourselves for being “bad” and go on punitive diets, in a never-ending vicious cycle. Diets fail not only because they “feed…

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