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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!

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.

Dr. Sandy Ziya at Meridians and Marathons practices functional medicine

Why Choose Functional Medicine

Functional medicine provides a deeper dive into your heath. Looking “under the hood” past the surface-level symptoms, functional physicians provide a drug-free alternative treatment and approach to health. What is […]