Author: Alison Percowycz

A Holistic Approach to MigraineJune is Migraine Awareness Month and as a Certified Headache Specialist it is important to me to spread awareness about this disabling Neurologic condition. Three is so much more to migraine than medications alone and I want to spread the word that there can be a holistic...

5 R Gut Restoration ProtocolAt Wild Rice Wellness, we believe that gut health is connected to our overall health (as we discussed in last week's blog HERE!). We also believe that gut health is WAY more than just taking a probiotic, enter the 5 R Gut Restoration Protocol. The Institute for...

How Gut Health Influences Your Total Well-BeingGut health influences overall health, far beyond digestion alone; it is truly the cornerstone of our overall health and wellness. Known as our "second brain," the gut influences everything from our skin clarity to our mental state and even our immune system. In this...

Should You Wear Sunscreen?Should you wear sunscreen? This is a hotly debated topic in the wellness world and you may find compelling arguments on each side. Your dermatologist will tell you to lather up with SPF, seek shade and hide from midday sun. Some holistic health practitioners will tell you...

Strong, Not Skinny Welcome to 2024 where we are focused on health, on being strong, not skinny. Gone are the days of endless cardio and low fat/low carb diets. We know better now and the 90s called, they want their health recommendations back, because let's be honest, these recommendations were not...

Maternal Mental HealthMay is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month and I am a strong advocate for maternal health, period. From my own experiences that patients have shared with me over the years, maternal health is often neglected or glazed over in the postpartum period. One six week postpartum visit (maybe...

Preventive MedicineYou've probably heard the term preventive medicine and maybe you thought of it in terms of cancer screening, blood pressure readings and basic lab work. According to the American College of Preventive Medicine defines it as: Preventive medicine is the practice of promoting preventive health care to improve patient well-being....

Dreaming of Better Sleep?  Ah, sleep — that blissful, rejuvenating state we all crave after a long day. Are you dreaming of better sleep? It's as essential to our well-being as food and water, yet quality rest remains elusive for many. Why is something so critical often so hard to achieve?...