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Alternatives for Fighting Low Back Pain (Video)

April 17, 2014
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Many people suffer from back pain—the good news is that there are a variety of natural solutions and strategies that can offer relief. Here Dr. Brad Jacobs talks about stress and posture, topical homeopathic remedies, acupuncture and herbs such as curcumin or boswellia, and their role in back pain relief.

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Boosting Your Body’s Healthy Stress Response

May 30, 2012
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We all deal with stress—and could use some extra help coping with it. Learn more from Dr. Brad Jacobs about how a variety of lifestyle changes, breathing practices and supplements can boost your body’s stress response. This video is part of a series of educational videos we’ll be posting from members of our Integrative...

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Sleep: Essential to Good Health

May 30, 2012
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Want better sleep? Here are Dr. Brad Jacobs’ expert recommendations for techniques and supplements that can give you the most restful sleep and set you on the path to good overall health. This video is part of a series of educational videos we’ll be posting from members of our Integrative Health Advisory Board.

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Ask the MD: Good Heart Health

February 3, 2012
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Wondering about how and when to get your cholesterol checked, or how exercise can boost your cardiovascular health? We got answers to some common heart health questions from Dr. Brad Jacobs, MD, and Chair of Pharmaca’s Integrative Health Advisory Board. How often should I have my cholesterol checked? Typically we recommend you get your...

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Ask the MD: Healthy Weight Management

January 3, 2012
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Ask the MD: Healthy Weight Management

We’ve gathered some common questions about weight management and posed them to the chair of our Integrative Health Advisory Board (IHAB), Dr. Brad Jacobs, MD. Here is his sage advice about maintaining a healthy weight. What integrative therapies can I use to manage my weight? First off, keep in mind that there are no...

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Video: Managing Your Cholesterol Naturally

June 14, 2011
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Need to lower your cholesterol? Here, Dr. Brad Jacobs talks about natural ways to maintain healthy cholesterol levels through diet, exercise and supplementation. This video is part of a series of educational videos we’ll be posting from members of our Integrative Health Advisory Board.

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Better Sleep: The Holy Grail of Good Health

April 30, 2011
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On March 17, 2011, Dr. Brad Jacobs, MD, and Chair of Pharmaca’s Integrative Health Advisory Board, held a webinar to talk about the problem of sleeplessness—which affects more than 40 million people—and its integrative solutions. “On average we feel that people should be sleeping at least 7-8 hours, some people prefer 9 hours per...

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Webcast: Better Sleep: The Holy Grail of Good Health

April 12, 2011
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Join Dr. Jacobs as he discusses a holistic approach to getting better sleep, including diet and lifestyle changes, supplements and herbal remedies ideal for your unique situation. March 17, 2011 Click icon on bottom right to view full screen Download a PDF of the presentation >

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Webcast: Dr. Brad Jacobs Answers Your Questions about Integrative Health

December 12, 2010
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Dr. Jacobs discusses integrative health’s emerging role in conventional medicine, as well as using an integrative approach to managing your health during cold and flu season. Thursday, November 18, 2010 Click icon on bottom right to view full screen Download a PDF of the presentation >

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