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December Heart Attacks Are the Most Deadly

By Richard N. Fogoros, MD, a board-certified physician

Several medical studies now show pretty convincingly that Americans who have heart attacks around the holidays — specifically, the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day — are more likely to die than people who have heart attacks at other times of the year.

The increase in cardiac mortality Read more

Happy Holidays

8 Reasons Why HeartQuest Is An Important Tool

We are now offering this type of testing with your Life Vessel sessions.  Call for your appointment!

Music Therapy: Benefits and Uses for Anxiety, Depression + More

Written by Dr. Axe

It’s believed that music has been used since practically the beginning of time to help humans deal with difficult feelings and better connect to one another. Because of its strong and immediate influence over our emotions, coupled with its ability to naturally increase neurochemicals — including “feel good” endorphins — music is now Read more

Psychological Aftermath of Natural Disasters

by Dr. Mercola

With Texas, Florida and the Caribbean still reeling in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, the physical destruction is readily apparent. Less easily quantified is the effect of natural disasters like hurricanes on the human psyche. Not surprisingly, a study on the impact of Hurricane Sandy, which hit the East Coast Read more

Luke Slovenec Video Testimonial

We are proud to share Luke’s video testimonial.  As you can see he has been using the Life Vessel for many years.  We are proud to share his story and love his passion for the Life Vessel.

Click on his name below to view the video.

Luke Slovenec


Cherise Matthews – click on link to view video testimonial http://lifevessel.com/cherise-matthews/

Meet Cherise Matthews. She is a mom, wife, fitness instructor, fitness guru, speaker and much much more.  We are proud to share her experience with the Life Vessel.  Please click on her name to view her video testimonial.


Childhood trauma leads to lifelong chronic illness — so why isn’t the medical community helping patients?

by Donna Jackson

When I was twelve, I was coming home from swimming at my neighbor’s dock when I saw an ambulance’s flashing lights in our driveway. I still remember the asphalt burning my feet as I stood, paralyzed, and watched the paramedics take away my father. It was as if I knew those flashing lights Read more

5 Tips to Improve Your Digestion

By Cathy Wong, ND 

Do you inhale your food? Are you so busy that even chewing seems like a luxury? Here are some tips on improving digestion:

Tip #1: Cover the Basics

Basic 1: Chew, Chew, Chew

Take smaller bites.
Put your fork down in between bites.
Try using chopsticks – it forces you to slow down.
Thoroughly chew Read more

15 Nutrition Tips for a Healthy Summer

Summer weekends at the beach, backyard barbecues, and outdoor dinners are finally here, but these gatherings are often loaded with high-calorie pasta salads, chips, ice cream, cocktails and beers. Enjoy your warm weather favorites while keeping your nutrition in check with the tips below.

1. Drink green tea instead of sweet tea. Green tea has a natural component Read more