11 Tips for Vitamin D, Sunlight, & Sunscreen

For years, we’ve heard about the damaging effects of sunlight: skin damage, wrinkles, and skin cancer—all of which should be carefully considered. However, in our best efforts to avoid the negative consequences of sun exposure, most of us no longer balance getting the right amount of sunlight. Altered exposure to the sun—whether intentional or due […]

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WFP Now Offering Our Online Natural Foods Delivered to Your Home

In our ongoing effort to bridge medicine with healthy food choices, Wiseman Family Practice is happy to announce the addition of pasture-raised chicken eggs, grass-fed beef, and pastured pork to our online natural food store. We are now delivering all of our WFP online food purchases, including our low-temperature pasteurized whole milk, every Saturday to […]

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The Health Benefits of Sweating

For many of us, we avoid sweating and we also make a great effort to conceal it. Yet sweating is vital to our health, just as it was for our ancestral humans. The ability to perspire while hunting in a hot environment enabled humans to adapt, survive, and become proficient hunter-gatherers. Ritual sweating was also […]

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The Health Benefits of Dry Brushing

The process of gently running a soft-bristle brush over dry, bare skin is known as dry brushing. When performed daily, dry brushing exfoliates dead skin cells on the body and also delivers some major benefits to your overall health: The skin is the body’s largest organ. It serves us well as a protective barrier, but, […]

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The Health Benefits of Gratitude

There is an old saying about gratitude: If you never learn the language of gratitude, you’ll never be on speaking terms with happiness. These may be words of wisdom, but science actually validates this very notion. Recent research supports the neuroscience of gratitude, which quite simply means the power of positive thinking and feeling grateful […]

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Texas Governor Appoints Dr. Jeremy Wiseman to State Board of Acupuncture Examiners

We’re proud to announce that Jeremy Wiseman, MD has been selected by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to serve as a member of the Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners. During his term (expiring January of 2021), Dr. Wiseman will work with members of the board to regulate the practice of acupuncture as mandated by the […]

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Cold & Flu: Prevention & Natural Therapies

Cold and flu season is here (November–March) and now is the time to boost your overall immune system so that it can adequately fight influenza viruses and the viruses that cause the common cold. Though many people believe it’s not possible to ward off a cold or the flu, with the exception of the flu […]

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The Health Benefits of Indoor Plants

At Wiseman Family Practice, we often talk about diet and exercise as key components of preventive medicine, but there’s another element that is also beneficial to your health: plants in your home and workspace. The best part about bringing beautiful greenery indoors is that it’s an easy, natural strategy: one that adds great value to […]

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