Bad Habits or Coping Skills?

Folks tend to feel quite a bit of shame when they talk with their medical providers about their ‘bad’ habits.  How they:  Drink too much  Watch too much TV or mainline Netflix Vape or smoke  Use recreational substances  Eat mostly takeout or pre-prepared foods  Don’t exercise regularly Have a sketchy sleep schedule…. You get the … Read more

What Is Integrative Healthcare?

Integrative healthcare is a great fit for many people.

We’re fortunate enough to live in a time with many different medical and wellness modalities available to fit a range of needs and preferences. But the flip side of that situation can be a lot of confusion around these options. What is integrative healthcare? What is complementary care or alternative medicine? Let’s dig in and … Read more

5 Questions to Consider Before You Supplement

5 Questions to Consider Before You Supplement  Naturopathic docs (NDs) are often known as supplement pushers – and for good reason. We use them a LOT. There’s a supplement for nearly every physiologic need and process, and when used correctly, they’re a great way to bolster overall health.  There’s a darker side to supplement use … Read more

Genetic Testing for Mental Health Care

Genetic testing can play a significant role in establishing successful mental health treatment.

We are fortunate to live in a time that recognizes the connection between our physical and mental wellness because that wasn’t always the case. With this growing understanding, we have more and more tools at our disposal to help navigate mental health concerns. One exciting key to this wellness puzzle is the power of genetic … Read more

Which Preventive Health Screenings Hold the Keys to Longevity?

Preventive medical screenings can help you age with vitality.

When it comes to longevity and aging with vitality and health, folks often want to talk about the latest diets, supplements, and exercise routines. And there is never a shortage of those fads. But there’s something we don’t talk about as much, mostly because it’s just not as sexy or fun as trying the latest … Read more

How To Choose a Naturopathic Doctor

Choosing a medical professional for your health care can feel overwhelming as you navigate all the options to find the right fit. And if you’re looking to choose a naturopathic doctor (ND), you may have a lot of questions about this type of medical care. At Ancora Wellness, we believe that everyone deserves access to … Read more

Key to Longevity: Blood Pressure

blood pressure monitoring

Let’s talk about the key to longevity: Blood Pressure. understand those reasons, and have some ideas of ways to moderate your own blood pressure. Of course, there’s no substitute for the direct, customized advice of a qualified medical provider. If you’d like a wholistic treatment plan for your heart health and longevity, schedule a consult … Read more

What Is It Like to Work with a Naturopathic Doctor?

Most Western adults grew up going to a traditional medical provider for well-child visits, ear infections, and other ailments. But more and more people are now turning to naturopathic medicine for their care and their families’ care. Since it’s still a newer type of medical practice in the US, many people wonder what it is … Read more