Western NC Functional Medicine

Functional medicine revolves around a close relationship between both the patient and the medical practitioner with the goal of working out a medical treatment plan that focuses on and addresses the entirety of the patient’s body, organs, and functions as one....

Benefits of Estrogen Replacement for Women

Estrogen is the primary female sex hormone and is responsible for development and regulation of the female reproductive system and secondary sex characteristics. Women typically begin to experience estrogen deficiency immediately after a hysterectomy or removal of...

Improve Your Health With Local Herbs

One recent Wednesday afternoon I met with Sally Robinson, LAC at her acupuncture clinic, White Pine Acupuncture, to talk about herbs. I was fortunate to meet Sally about 8 years ago to network within the healthcare community in Asheville and have both gone to her as a...

Asheville BioIdentical Hormones – Video

Dr. Grace Evins talks with Dr. Fred Lowry about bioidentical hormone replacement and women’s health issues. Dr. Evins is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and focuses on total body wellness with her patients. Live well...

Retirement

I was going to write about how certain foods impact dementia risk. But my good friend and ever present work companion, Marilyn Treadway, retired today. Marilyn was my medical assistant (MA) for the past 17 years although the past 2 years she worked some at the front...

3 Reasons to Eat Turmeric

Alzheimer’s disease: Duke found more than 50 studies on turmeric’s effects in addressing Alzheimer’s disease. The reports indicate that extracts of turmeric contain a number of natural agents that block the formation of beta-amyloid, the substance...

Spring Is Here!

Today I would like to start a new blog. I would like to write about topics that are more personal in nature as we already host a more factual blog about health and wellness related topics. I will attempt to include pertinent information that I feel is important to...

2 Ways to Protect the Brain

Omega-3 fatty acids may slow the growth of two distinct brain lesions that are hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease. Mentally stimulating activities can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease Call or come into our office today to purchase some of our...

Introducing Patient Blogging

Our affiliate group in Charlotte, NC – Carolina HealthSpan Institute – has started up a patient blogging section on their website. Following the path 2 patients are taking through their treatment regimens over the next few months. We will be posting links...