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Dr. Ziya shares thoughts and words of wisdom about functional medicine and physical fitness; how it works for pain and sports injury management, as well as living a longer healthier life!

Meridians and Marathons offers infrared light therapy with a Joov

Meridians and Marathons now offers infrared light therapy with a Joovv!

Meridians and Marathons now offers red light therapy with a Joov device. This therapeutic technique uses red, low-level wavelengths of light to help cells to function more efficiently and repair damage. Red light therapy has overwhelmingly positive results for skin health, collagen production, physical performance and muscle recovery, sleep, joint pain, inflammation, and a lot more.

Should you go vegan?

It’s no secret that chronic pain and disease is caused by inflammation – and a good diet goes a long way towards lowering inflammation. A diet to strive for is one low in saturated fats and added sugars, high in fruits, veggies, lean protein (such as omega-3-rich wild salmon) and whole grains. Many also believe that avoiding animal products altogether – going vegan – makes for a healthier diet. But does it really?

What are Meridian Points?

If you are new to Traditional Chinese Medicine, you may be wondering what Meridians are and why Dr. Sandy Ziya named her practice after them. In acupuncture and Chinese medicine, meridians are  a set of pathways in the body along which vital energy is said to flow. There are twelve such pathways associated with specific organs.