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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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Could It Be Your Thyroid?

You’ve heard your friends say it when you’re feeling unnecessarily anxious, notice a hair texture change or loss, can’t seem to get warm or cool down, or have trouble maintaining a healthy weight despite your constant efforts. “Get your thyroid checked,” they say, and they might be right. What is Your Thyroid? The thyroid is…
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Healthy in the new year

5 Tips to Make 2023 Your Healthiest Year Yet

The approaching new year always brings a sense of possibility and renewal. It is a great time to make fresh commitments to your health and wellness and goals for improvement. We are always cheering you on at Brookview Wellness, so we are sharing Dr. Brooke’s top FIVE tips for making 2023 your HEALTHIEST YEAR YET. 

What To Do About That Thanksgiving Heartburn!

GERD: Causes, Symptoms, & Prevention What is GERD? Gastroesophageal reflux disease, more commonly known as GERD, is something we see in a majority of our patients at Brookview Wellness. GERD is a condition in which the contents of the stomach repeatedly regurgitate up into the esophagus, causing pain and discomfort. When this condition is chronic,…
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History and Benefits of Chiropractic Medicine

It’s National Chiropractic Health Month, and to celebrate we are delving into the history of chiropractic medicine as well as some interesting facts about this relatively modern form of medical care. While chiropractic is often referred to as an “alternative” medicine, it has become very mainstream since its birth in 1895. It is even the…
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