Among the many extraordinary medicinal and health-bringing properties of cannabis, new research pinpoints two of the plant’s flavonoids with potential to completely change the way we treat pain. Containing cannflavins molecules (A and B) with potent anti-inflammatory properties; it’s nearly … Continue reading


All throughout our lives, we’ve been conditioned to seek guidance outside of ourselves. At home, our parents took care of us for many years. At school, the teacher was our guide and always “right”, even if we held an opposing … Continue reading

Four Key stressors

In functional medicine, the focus is to find the root cause of health issues to help patients achieve lasting recovery and relief from their symptoms. In cases of chronic stress, it is important to dig deeper into what stressors may … Continue reading

Cold Sore Remedies

Cold sores affect approximately 20% of the population.  They’re always painful and sometimes an eye sore. Cold sores are the most common type of mouth ulcer, with women being more affected than men. We, at Wrigleyville Dental offer a laser … Continue reading

Pet Visitation Programs and our Health

Most pet owners, and world-wide population, will agree that pets are great at bringing laughter and love to our homes. However, recent research done at Washington State University has discovered that just ten minutes of interacting with cats and dogs … Continue reading

Pomegranate Found To Prevent Coronary Artery Disease Progression

A new study published in the journal Atherosclerosis confirms that pomegranate extract may prevent and/or reverse the primary pathology associated with the progressive thickening of the coronary arteries caused by the accumulation of fatty materials known as atherosclerosis. Research has found that … Continue reading

6 Foods that can boost your mood

Chocolate: Loaded with antioxidants, dark chocolate can help improve symptoms of anxiety and depression while making you feel calmer. To get the most out of your chocolate, look for chocolate that has at least 60% cacao in it. Salmon: Certain types … Continue reading

Saffron: A Medicinal Botanical

Saffron has over a hundred therapeutic applications that prevent and/or treat conditions like erectile dysfunction, muscular degeneration, Alzheimer’s disease and sometimes even clinically diagnosed depression. Notably, many of the conditions saffron seems to assist with are psychiatric, addressing the imbalances … Continue reading

Oral Galvinism

Having mixed metals in the mouth can be harmful for our bodies in many ways and one possibility that is not often discussed or heard of is Oral Galvanism.  Oral galvanism is a term used for the association of oral … Continue reading

Preventing Parkinson’s

Research done at Johns Hopkins Medicine has confirmed that the most important thing you we do to reduce our risk of Parkinson’s is to improve our gut health. 80% of our immune system is in our gut and is regulated … Continue reading