1. 5 Ways to Sleep Better With Hypothyroidism, Part 2

    Welcome back to the Pollack Wellness Institute blog! If you have hypothyroidism, also known as underactive thyroid, you are probably well aware of the sleep disturbances often associated with this condition. Because the thyroid gland in your endocrine system produces hormones which affect your sleep, this link causes sleep interruptions for people who have an underactive thyroid. In part one of th…Read More

  2. Healing Deeper: Soft Tissue Therapy Methods

    Soft tissue therapy involves manipulating the body's soft tissues. This treatment includes essentially everything except the bones, including the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and more. These parts of the body allow us to move and hold our vital organs in position. When moving begins to cause pain, treating the source directly with soft tissue massage physical therapy relieves chronic pain and occu…Read More

  3. A Spectrum of Wellness: Functional, Integrative, Holistic, and Naturopathic Similarities

    The practice of alternative medicine has brought about a spectrum of opportunities as we continue to embrace wellness as a nation. More than 30 percent of adults and 12 percent of children in America report that they use alternative or collaborative care approaches beyond conventional medicine.1 Yet sometimes it seems we aren't clear about what to call these healthy new approaches. As the knowledg…Read More

  4. 5 Ways to Sleep Better With Hypothyroidism, Part 1

    Hypothyroidism is a chronic condition that affects more than 20 million Americans. Hypothyroidism, also known as underactive thyroid, occurs when there is a deficiency of the thyroid hormone, which supports several functions in the body. A thyroid deficiency slows down metabolic function (reduces metabolism) which causes daytime fatigue and excessive lethargy. Along with fatigue, hypothyroidism al…Read More

  5. Functional Medicine: The Answer to Chronic Illness?

    Functional medicine differs from conventional medicine in that it focuses on the body's basic functions and its innate ability to heal. Restoring the body to its optimal function, supporting the body's systems, and enhancing overall wellness are at the core of this methodology. Conventional medicine is based on the practice of matching the medication to the symptom set, rather than treating the ro…Read More

  6. Hypothyroidism And Memory Issues

    Hypothyroidism is a life-long illness and affects more of your organs than you might realize. Hypothyroidism can impact your energy levels, can affect your body’s ability to regulate its temperature, can cause constipation, and even lead to chronic forgetfulness and short-term memory loss. The Pollack Wellness Institute in Long Island has worked with patients with hypothyroidism for years. Here,…Read More

  7. The Best Foods for Hypothyroidism Weight Loss

    It’s no secret that hypothyroidism is not an easy condition to live with. The victims of an underactive thyroid gland experience a myriad of symptoms, such as sluggishness, heightened sensitivity to cold, mood swings, and, unfortunately, weight gain. The latter is one of the earliest telltale signs of hypothyroidism, and it can be a lifelong burden if not treated with healthy thyroid friendly fo…Read More

  8. Pollack Wellness Institute Massage Therapy

    A traditional massage which integrates various massage techniques, including but not limited to: Swedish, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release and Deep Tissue. Massage encourages your body’s own innate healing ability, restores balance and well-being, releases muscle tension and allows your body to move more freely. Massage at Pollack Wellness Institute What makes us different: • Every se…Read More

  9. Pollack Wellness Institute Enzyme Replacement Nutrition

    The Pollack Wellness Institute specializes in the use of enzymes to optimize our patient’s health and restore the body’s natural function. Our knowledge and expertise in this field is what sets us apart from other chiropractic and wellness centers and keeps our patients happy, healthy, and energized. What is enzyme replacement nutrition? How does it work? With the increase of processed and gen…Read More

  10. Pollack Wellness Acupuncture

    Acupuncture is a complete medical system for correcting imbalances of energy and blood in the body through the use of specific insertion of extremely fine needles into a combination of points located all over the body. It is well known and studied for pain relief but has been used for millenia to treat almost any medical illness. Most commonly it is used to relieve digestive problems, anxiety depr…Read More