School Lunches During COVID

School Lunches During COVID

By Maggie Ney, ND

The first week of school is over and it seems that almost every minute of my day has been spent in the kitchen.  With two of my kids operating on completely different schedules, and my youngest spending most of her time grazing rather than eating formal meals (sigh), I am finding I have very little time to do anything except prepare meals and snacks and clean up the mess. Does anyone else feel like lunch just comes ...

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Mandatory Masks : What Happens When Nobody Smiles at My kid?

Mandatory Masks : What Happens When Nobody Smiles at My kid?

By Rachael Ross, MD, PhD

What will life be like for our kids without them being able to see anyone smile? COVID-19 has introduced us to mandatory face coverings and mandatory masks. These face coverings strip from us the experience of the magic of the smile. My four year old’s preschool teacher retired a few months back. They had a social distancing zoom event for her, and when I asked her what was her favorite part of the Zoom ‘retirement ...

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Tips for Setting Up Your Homeschool Seating

Tips for Setting Up Your Homeschool Seating

By Bren Boston, MD

With the Covid-19 pandemic preventing return to school in many cities, parents are trying to figure out how to optimize their children’s home school experience.  How do you provide an environment within your home in which your child can pay attention to a screen for multiple hours a day?  If only we all had a room in our house called the “classroom” which mirrored the real in-school setting.  But we don’t.

            The first step is to dedicate an area in ...

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Covid 19 Anxiety

Covid 19 Anxiety

By Edison de Mello, MD, PhD

Your heart races, you feel the panic, sometimes it impacts your sleep, you are easily irritated, and it may even hit harder when it’s time to leave the house. It’s a feeling of fear or apprehension about what’s yet to come.

The current COVID-19 epidemic has been terrifying in multiple ways. Feelings of fear, anxiety, sadness, and uncertainty have consumed most of us, throwing into question what we knew as “our normal ways of living”. ...

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The Bottom Line on Supplements

The Bottom Line on Supplements

By Edison de Mello, MD, PhD

Supplements For A Healthy Immune System and for Coronavirus.

Although there’s presently no cure for COVID-19, we know one thing: Those who have a stronger immune system seem to recover better than those who do not.The Akasha Center’s doctors have analyzed the available scienced-based supplement recommendation to streamline the process for you.Our goal is to help you navigate the world of which supplements work vs the ones that do not, but have ...

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COVID-19 Treatment Progress

COVID-19 Treatment Progress

Bren Boston, MD

The scientific world is feverishly working to understand and treat the disease COVID-19, which stands for coronavirus disease 2019.  The virus that causes this disease is called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).  The SARS-CoV-2 virus uses ACE2 receptors on the surface of cells as an entry route in many of our organs, not just lungs.  The major morbidity and mortality from COVID-19 is due to an acute viral inflammatory pneumonia that evolves to acute respiratory distress syndrome.  The most ...

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Care Disparity in Pediatrics

Care Disparity in Pediatrics

Jennifer Blake Holden

In recent years, some gut-wrenching statistics have been found by clinicians fighting to lessen the gap of racial bias in the healthcare system. By looking at some of the realities, we can widen our perspective and invoke change.  A study on racial bias in pediatrics showed that African American children are 3 times more likely to have to go to the ER due to breathing emergencies related to Asthma compared to non-Hispanic white children. Comparatively, African American children are significantly less likely ...

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Understanding Fibroids and Why They Occur More in Black Women

Understanding Fibroids and Why They Occur More in Black Women

Maggie Ney, ND

Racism is finally being recognized as a public health emergency. Racism has a direct impact on public health. We know that racism affects mental health, causes psychological distress, increases stress levels, increases anger and feelings of rage, exacerbates chronic diseases, increases inflammation, increases  maternal and infant mortality rates, and reduces overall health outcomes and life expectancy.  We know that 7.6 percent of black women have heart disease, compared to 5.8 percent of white women. Black women have a 1 ...

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Racial Bias in Pain Management

Racial Bias in Pain Management

Danél Lombard, MPT, MA

The spotlight on the recent police brutality on black people has urged us all to take a closer look at systemic racism and how our silence and non-action is contributing to this ongoing problem. For far too long white privilege has played an unconscious role in our society. These unconscious forces fuel racism.  As a white physical therapist, I realized that educating myself on how systemic racism plays out in health care, specifically pain management is of ...

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Download our Covid 19 Related E-books!

Download our Covid 19 Related E-books!

Dr. de Mello and his team have complied information on the best supplements, how to reduce anxiety and even shopping and grocery procedures into three e-books. Find them here at the link after you sign up for our newsletter!

https://mailchi.mp/akashanaturals/ebooks

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