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Carolina Integrative Medicine & Boston Heart Team Up to Fight Heart Disease

By John | Nov 6, 2017

About two years ago we began to implement a comprehensive diagnostic health panel from Boston Heart Diagnostics.  What started as a test I ordered for patients with high cholesterol or at high risk for cardiovascular disease, has now become a test I want every patient to experience.   It starts with a basic lipid panel but…

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Renowned Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On the Real Causes of Heart Disease

By John | Jun 30, 2017

Read what Dr. Dwight Lundell has to say about the real causes of heart disease below:   We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong. So, here it is. I freely admit to being wrong. As a…

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Top 5 Reasons To Lose Weight

By John | Apr 29, 2017

With summer just around the corner, you may be thinking it’s time to start losing weight. You’re not alone! Many people come to us this time of the year for help managing their weight. Losing weight is going to help you look and feel better, but that’s not the only reason to do it. Unfortunately…

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Why Saliva Testing is So Important

By John | Mar 3, 2017

At Carolina Integrative Medicine it is our mission and philosophy to treat each individual as whole person and provide a means to bring a healthy balance to all of the systems that provide human vitality. We often hear symptoms from our patients that simply have not been alleviated in a medical facility which deals with…

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4 Reasons You Should Detox

By John | Feb 1, 2017

(Reposted from 1/29/2016) Most of us equate a detox with deprivation—or worse. We think hunger, weird food, juice and colonics. We might feel better at the end, but is it really worth the pain and suffering? I think this is why a detox has always been kind of an exotic thing to do. Only movie…

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Weight Loss & Hormone Imbalance

By John | Jan 26, 2017

With the holidays well behind us now, many of our patients are coming in trying to make good on New Year’s resolutions. At the top of the resolution list is weight loss; an important goal to work towards not just because of the health risks associated with excess weight, but also the more obvious feelings…

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Answering Some Questions About the HCG Diet

By John | Jan 6, 2017

The holidays are behind us now and we’re ready to make this a great year!  This time of year, lots of people really want to ‘get in shape’, take care of their bodies and just feel better. For those who struggle with their weight, it’s the time of year to finally do something about it.…

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Feeling Your Best During the Holiday Season

By John | Dec 23, 2016

We want to wish everyone a safe and fun holiday week.  As the year ends I’ve put together some of the most common health topics my patients bring up.  This time of year we usually start to think about how to be healthier.  We start making our resolutions, and exercise often tops the list of…

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The Role of Thermography in Breast Health

By John | Oct 14, 2016

  Why Thermography At Carolina Integrative Medicine we are using a state-of-the-art Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging machine.  From the moment I was introduced to thermography over 5 years ago, I knew that this non-invasive, highly accurate means of viewing the body and the effects of inflammation on the body’s cells needed to become a part…

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