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Meditation for Wellness

When you’re rushing between meetings and taking care of daily business, finding a moment of tranquility can seem like a luxury. However, the practice of meditation offers more than just a brief respite from the chaos. 

Regular meditative practice can have a profound effect on your mental and physical well-being. In this article, we’ll explore the myriad benefits of meditation, offer tips for effective practice, and delve into the incredible physiological changes accompanying a regular meditation routine.

female sexual dysfunction

Female Sexual Dysfunction: Exposing the Silent Struggle

Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD) is a pervasive issue that often goes unnoticed due to societal taboos and lack of awareness. This silent struggle affects countless women, impacting their quality of life and well-being. Let’s shed light on FSD, exploring its causes, symptoms, and the holistic solutions that Functional Medicine provides.


The Burnout Epidemic: Signs, Symptoms & Solutions

Burnout is rapidly becoming a significant issue for many of us succumbing to the pressures of the “hustle life.” As a society, we are too busy, easily distracted, and pushed to our mental and physical limits.  Whether you’re juggling a demanding career, managing a busy household, or both, the stressors of modern life can take…
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Functional Medicine: If You Have Gut Issues, You Have Bigger Problems.

Did you know that Irritable Bowel Syndrome, commonly known as IBS, affects about 15% of the national population? That’s over 50 million people! This number is certainly growing as our lifestyles become more unregulated and stress and poor food choices become the norm for many people.  MAGIC 8 BALL – Will I get a Chronic…
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Summer fun for adults

Prioritizing Fun: Connect, Play & Have a Blast as an Adult this Summer

Dr. Brooke often encourages her patients to explore ways to prioritize joyful experiences in their lives as part of their health plans. Incorporating playfulness into your days is enjoyable and vital for your mental and physical well-being.

headache management

What is Causing Your Headaches?

Functional Medicine, Massage Therapy & Chiropractic Care for Headache Management Headaches are a very common symptom among our patients at Brookview Wellness. There are many types of headaches, so understanding the causes is very important when you are trying to solve the problem. All headaches are not created equal, so let’s dive into possible causes…
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Celiac Disease and Functional Medicine

Celiac Disease & Functional Medicine

We are never shy about our aversion to gluten at Brookview Wellness. For many of us, this dietary decision is optional, but for those with Celiac Disease, it is crucial to avoid gluten at all costs. May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month, so we are here with some essential information to educate and spread the word about this common diagnosis and how Functional Medicine can help.

gut health

Your Gut-Brain Connection is the Key to Optimal Wellness

At Brookview Wellness, we are constantly promoting gut health as the foundation of our functional medicine model. The status of the microbiome in your gastrointestinal system and what food you choose to consume are crucial for optimal health and an overall feeling of well-being. What many of our patients come to learn as they advance…
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Seasonal allergies

4 Surprising Things Making Your Seasonal Allergies Worse

We are well into the Spring allergy season here in North Carolina. Some days it feels like everything, and we mean EVERYTHING, is covered in pollen. It is hard to escape “The Pollening,” and our allergies can become very problematic this time of year. Before you go popping more Antihistamines, take a look at these…
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Heart health

Heart Smart – 6 Things You Need to Know About Your Cardiovascular Health

The importance of heart health is hardly a secret. We all know the rules. Eat whole foods, exercise regularly, control your stress level, and don’t abuse substances. All of these things are commonly mentioned in conversations about cardiovascular health. Every one of them is of vital importance to your wellness. But what about the rest…
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