Yoga and Your Faith

by Nicole Howard and Cara Fraser “Does yoga go against my faith?” If you are strong in your beliefs this is an important question to ask. We get asked it often here at APC. Our philosophy is that a healthy mind, body and spirit are vital in achieving a good quality of life. And we […]

Happy 50th Anniversary Medicare!

by Stephanie Frisch Most people don’t realize the age of the Medicare program. It was first launched in 1965 along with Medicaid, with the first full year of enrollment being 1966. Think back to what our world was like in 1965: The average life expectancy was 70.2 years, average cost of a new home was […]

Understanding Sleep Apnea

By Scott E. West, D.D.S., F.A.G.D. Diplomat of the Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorder Disciplines Recently in the media there has been a lot of buzz about Sleep Apnea. I would like to clear up some of the mystery surrounding this important medical issue and hopefully leave you with a better understanding as to cause, […]

6 Reasons why Pilates and Yoga are Amazing!

by Nicole Howard and Cara Fraser There are millions of reasons why one should do pilates and yoga, but these six keep many coming back class after class, creating a life long practice for the body and soul. 1. Exercise This is a no brainer. Pilates and yoga are exercise. And obviously the benefits of […]

Consistency is Key

by Nicole Howard and Cara Fraser It takes anywhere from 21 to 40 times to turn a new behavior into a persistent habit. In other words, you’re not going to change what you’re doing overnight. When trying to create a change in your overall health, consistency is the key, but that may take some time. […]

Skincare Trends

by Shelley Hancock In the last issue I shared with you my three favorite skin care modalities (microphototherapy, LED light therapy and oxygen infusion). If you didn’t see that issue, the information is posted on my website. I’d like to continue sharing more information about the exciting cutting edge technologies available in the skin care […]

Awoken Life

There’s something to be said about seeking a better life for yourself. Some find solace from stress in simple things, like taking a walk or bubble bath. Others seek wisdom through therapy and medicine. But can you honestly say these avenues ever really help? Or do you just hang on until the next appointment with […]

Skincare Trends

by Shelley Hancock This year I’m celebrating 27 years in the beauty industry. I’ve been a licensed Esthetician since 1988 and a Spa owner since 1990. Here’s what I know for sure about this industry. It’s ever changing! The technologies available today in 2015 are so very different than when I started way back when. […]

Awoken Life

There’s something to be said about seeking a better life for yourself. Some find solace from stress in simple things, like taking a walk or bubble bath. Others seek wisdom through therapy and medicine. But can you honestly say these avenues ever really help? Or do you just hang on until the next appointment with […]

Detox – The First Step to Recovery

A Q & A with Richard Granese, M.D., Board Certified Psychiatrist Substance abuse disorders and mood and anxiety disorders that develop independently of intoxication, dependence and withdrawal are among the most prevalent psychiatric disorders in the United States. The South Orange County-based A Mission for Michael, Inc. (AMFM) specializes in drug and alcohol rehab and […]