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Posts by Theresa Oswald, MD

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Talks / Holistic Health
Getting Protein in a Plant-Based Diet
Does eating a plant-based diet mean we have to sacrifice protein? In this engaging talk, Theresa Oswald shares some commonly consumed vegetables that contain up to six grams of protein per serving. Tune in to learn a variety of tips for eating a diverse, plant-based diet—without sacrificing protein! Format: Video with audio download Length: 7 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Articles / Holistic Health
Why Our Brain Needs Sleep
Sleep is critical for brain function and restoration. Dr. Theresa Oswald sheds light on how the brain cleanses itself during sleep, removing wastes and toxins, and she explores sleep’s important role in memory and learning.
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Articles / Holistic Health
Tips for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep
The quality of our sleep affects almost every aspect of our health, yet many of us have trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep. Dr. Theresa Oswald offers simple techniques and lifestyle tips for getting a good night’s rest.
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Talks / Holistic Health
How to Improve Your Sleep
We spend about one-third of our life sleeping, yet we can tend to overlook this key pillar of living a healthy lifestyle. How can we begin to support our natural rejuvenation process? Join Dr. Theresa Oswald for this Wellness Wednesday series segment to learn why sleep is so important and how working with the four “R’s”—rest, relaxation, rhythm, and routine—can help you achieve better sleep. Format: Video with audio download Length: 11 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Articles / Holistic Health
Nature’s Healing Power: The Five Elements
Spending time in nature is good for our health. Modern science is confirming what yoga and ayurveda have long known: connecting ourselves with the five elements of nature—earth, water, fire, air, and space—nourishes us, bringing balance, healing, and a sense of well-being.
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Talks / Holistic Health
Epigenetics: How We Live Impacts our Genes
A healthy lifestyle supports our body’s innate ability to heal itself and can deactivate genetic predispositions toward disease. The science of epigenetics explores how lifestyle affects the way our genes express themselves without changing our actual genetic code. Join Dr. Theresa Oswald to learn, for example, how physical activity and time spent in nature help to neutralize genetic tendencies toward obesity and heart disease, and how we need to make healthy lifestyle choices available in all communities. Format: Video with audio download Length: 9 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD
11
Talks / Holistic Health
The Link Between Pain and Emotions
Is pain a sensation or an emotion? According to the International Association for Pain, the definition of pain is “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience.” While this may seem like a new concept in the medical realm, yoga science has known this for a very long time. In Sanskrit, the word for pain and sorrow is the same, dukha. Tune in to this short talk and learn how a better understanding of the brain’s innate ability to connect pain on the physical level to pain on the emotional level is the key to more effectively empower the healing process. Format: Video with audio download Length: 11 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Talks / Holistic Health
Tapping into the Wisdom of Herbs
Did you know that plants, and herbs in particular, abound with mystery and wisdom? Tune in to this informative talk by Dr. Theresa Oswald as she explains how to maximize potency, as well as minimize or even completely eliminate side effects, when employing plants as medicine or as a supplement to your diet. Learn the key tips for most skillfully tapping into the extraordinary, innate intelligence of plants, gaining greater health and vitality in the process. Format: Video with audio download Length: 7 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Talks / Holistic Health
Homeopathy Basics
Homeopathy is a field of medicine that unlocks the innate healing response of our mind and body. Learn about its fascinating mechanism and wide-ranging application. What makes it an energy medicine? Why is it completely safe? Whether you are new to homeopathy or already a fan, you will gain a new appreciation for this holistic method of care. Format: Video with audio download Length: 7 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Talks / Holistic Health
Partners in Health: Healing in a Group
As social creatures, we benefit from connecting and sharing with each other. This means that pursuing health and healing in a supportive group setting can be much more engaging and empowering than tackling the task alone. Tune in to Dr. Theresa Oswald for research-backed reasons to explore experiences like group wellness retreats and classes. Find out why joining hands with others could be your next step in recovering or maintaining your health. Format: Video with audio download Length: 6 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Classes / Pose Tutorial
Daily Balance Training
While strengthening is often the focus of exercise routines, balance training is also important. It helps us improve coordination and prevent injuries. In this tutorial, Dr. Theresa Oswald shares safe, simple balance-training movements that improve our sense of the body’s position, motion, and equilibrium and fit seamlessly into our daily routine. Format: Video with audio download Length: 6 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Talks / Holistic Health
Natural Ways to Reduce Inflammation
Inflammation is helpful in healing acute injuries and protecting us from infection, but when it becomes chronic or excessive, it wreaks havoc on our body and mind. Dr. Theresa Oswald shares simple yet powerful ways to control inflammation. Learn tips on eating, moving, and resting that contribute to an anti-inflammatory lifestyle. Format: Video with audio download Length: 9 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD