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Treatment and Care for Your Skin

Why is taking care of your skin so important? Your skin is your largest and fastest growing organ. It is a multitasker like no other with so many important functions, all of which are designed to help keep your body functioning properly. Your skin can also let your inner beauty shine no matter what age…

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An Integrative Medicine Approach to Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia affects about 6 million Americans, causing chronic pain, fatigue, sleep issues, brain fog, depression and painful tender points throughout the body. Unfortunately, conventional medicine tends to focus only on managing your symptoms through pain medications and antidepressants. Integrative medicine, however, seeks to determine the root cause of fibromyalgia and other chronic diseases, by treating…

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What are Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

Omega-3s exist within the larger umbrella of dietary fats. A lot of people tend to think of ‘fat’ in a negative context, but these types of fats are necessary and very healthy. We all need them in our diets, yet they tend to be lacking in most people’s diets.  There are three omega-3 fatty acids…

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Top 5 Reasons To Lose Weight

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

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

(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

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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