Tag: health education

10 Tips for Summer Health

Our connection with nature and the seasons of the year is a key part of Staying Healthy. Here are my 10 tios for changing your lifestyle activities to align with Summer.

Introducing NEW Medicine Solutions

I am very happy to introduce a new series called NEW Medicine Solutions where I offer practical approaches to the prevention and treatment of many common health conditions based on my 50 years of medical practice.

The Purification Process

Personally, I have been doing various detoxification and cleansing programs for over 40 years and it is a healing approach I offer to many of my patients with very positive results over many years. This article is an overview of my thoughts on this important topic.

Healthy Aging for Men

What I see in many of my male patients over 40-50 years old, is they may be experiencing low energy in various forms. Learn what can be done to treat these symptoms using Integrative Medicine.

Fair Fighting

Our interpersonal relationships can be a major source of stress when they get out of balance. Knowing how to handle conflict with others is an important skill.

10 Tips for Healthy Travels & Summer Fun

Summer is the time for travel plus all the fun that comes with new experiences and places, but it can also create challenges for our health

10 Tips for Water Balance

When we think of good nutrition we mostly think about food, but water is nutrient number 1! Here are my tips for this element that is essential to our health, especially during hot summer days.

The Sugar Season

The last quarter of the year is full of celebrations, beginning with Halloween through Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. That's why I call it The Sugar Season. We need to be wise about our sugar use over the coming months.

Spring Cleansing

Fasting and juice cleansing can be terrific sources of vitality and a great healing tool that removes congestion and toxins, and helps you feel more youthful. Try it with me this Spring!

The Importance of Centering

It is vital for our overall health to find ways to settle and balance ourselves in the midst of sometimes chaotic circumstances. Centering is a key part of my own daily health program.

Energy Medicine

Healing is a journey on all levels of our being, not just the physical, but also emotional, mental and spiritual. The common theme is ENERGY and energy flow; inner and outer; visible and invisible; the microcosm and the macrocosm. As we understand more about our connectedness and our uniqueness, we can learn to manifest our optimal health and deepest potential.

Staying Healthy as the Seasons Change

Being attentive to the cycles of our planet’s seasons and how they affect our life and health is really one of the simple yet key concepts in my integrative medicine philosophy and practice. Maintaining balance during the Summer to Autumn transition can be challenging.

Evolutionary Healing Class – recording available

This is the second free introduction to my Evolutionary Healing Course - where I will teach about the more subtle and meta-physical aspects of health and healing. Recording now available.

10 Tips for Enhanced Immunity

With continuing concern over COVID-19, I have put together these 10 Tips for immune support and preventing viral infections. I hope you find them helpful. I have also put together posts offering stress reduction tips and other resources for these challenging times.

The Flu and What You Can Do

I talk a lot about seasonal health, but what about seasonal disease? We are now in the midst of the flu season in the US and there are real concerns over the combination of Covid-19 and the regular flu virus. Here are some thoughts about what we can do to protect ourselves.

Food Combining

Given the basic American eating habits, proper food combining may appear to be a fanatic indulgence contrary to the popular concept of a “balanced meal.” Don't be fooled. This is a valuable way to think about what you eat and when.

Staying Healthy in Troubled Times Video

The video of my free class in June, called Staying Healthy in Troubled Times, is now up on Youtube.

Healthy Tools for Home Schools

Even though shelter-in-place is relaxing in most parts of the country, the schools are still closed and many families have children at home needing creative learning activities. It's the perfect time for The Anatomix Comic Songbook and CD, which Dr. Haas helped create to offer fun health education for young children.

Stress Reduction & Mindfulness Resources

Even if we are not impacted by the disease itself most of us are experiencing periods of stress caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Chronic stress - persistent and continuous - is its own health threat, but fortunately there are lots of excellent stress management resources online and many of them are free right now. Please send us your suggestions.

Resources for Challenging Times

The longer this pandemic lasts the more we need to find resources to support us as we shelter in place. Many online options have opened up in the last month. Here are a few suggestions - please send us links to what you are finding helpful.

Healing Sleep Class and more

If you couldn't be part of my recent HEALING SLEEP Class online, I'm happy to report that the recording is now posted on Youtube. Check out this article to learn more about the class video and other resources for better sleep and improved health.

How to Regain Your Natural Energy

If you want to Regain Your Natural Energy then first address Stimulation Sedation Syndrome: it's a term I have coined to describe the way many people live in our modern society—using stimulating and sedating substances to manage their moods and energy—often resulting in chronic fatigue and exhaustion.

OMTimes Cover

Check out this issue of OMTimes which features me on the cover and an extensive article on my work.

Winter Detox Online

It's still not too late to sign up for Winter Detox 2021. January is an excellent time to reset your body after the Holidays. Please join me for this 2 week healing journey.

My OmTimes Radio interview

I was recently interviewed by Sharon Sayler of OMTimes Radio. It was a wide ranging discussion of integrative health and healing which I hope you'll enjoy.

10 Tips for Healing Sleep

This is the latest addition to my popular 10 TIPS series.

My Voiceamerica Interview

Listen to Dr. Haas on The Wellness Connection with Peter McCarthy and Rhadia Gleis - Thursday, February 21st 2019 at 12 Noon Pacific.

What is the Stimulation Sedation Syndrome?

Stimulation Sedation Syndrome: It's a term I have coined to describe the way many people live in our modern society—using stimulating and sedating substances to manage their moods and energy—often resulting in chronic fatigue and exhaustion.

Check out this recent podcast

Check out my recent podcast interview with Dr. Brett Hill and George Bryant, two of Australia's leading wellness experts, also known as the Paleo Guys.

Autumn Detox Online

The transition from Summer to Autumn is an ideal time to consider detoxing. Dr. Haas has been leading 2-3 week seasonal detox programs at his clinic for 40 years and he is now offering this opportunity online. Read on the learn more.

Integral Health & Fitness event – Sept 19

Join me, Robert Rudelic and Karen Reynolds at this evening event on September 19th in San Rafel - hosted by Integral Transformative Practice International.

Free 1 Hour Class online – July 22 – recording available

For a limited time you can still sign up for this one hour live online class and view the recording. I discuss what I call The Stimulation-Sedation Syndrome - a very common habit pattern that controls so many of us and disrupts or natural energy and vitality. Learn what you can do to recharge your life!

Elson on Coast to Coast Radio – July 19

I am excited about my recent interview with George Noory on Coast to Coat AM radio. We talked for a couple of hours on a wide range of topics.

Nourishing our Children

The lifestyle choices we learn as children often stay with us our whole life and they can have long term positive of negative health consequences. It is so important to teach children the basics of good health so they have a sound foundation.

Where are you on the Health Continuum?

Many of my patients don't address their healthcare until they get sick. This is a reactive approach to health care and I encourage people to become proactive instead.

Bladder Health for Women

Dr. Haas draws on 40 years of practice and the experience of his clinic’s nurse practitioner, Judy Lane, to present the causes, treatment and prevention of this widespread and potentially painful condition.

A Great Time for Summer Detox

By August, there’s typically a bounty of fruits and vegetables in gardens and at local markets. That bounty includes virtually all of Mother Nature’s best aids in detoxing our bodies and infusing our systems with nutrients to achieve optimal health and an optimal weight

How to be the Best Patient

Let's explore what it takes to the the best patient you can be so you can get the most from your Patient-Doctor relationship

Detoxification and the Detox Diet

In several of my books I have referred to detoxification as the missing link in western nutrition. I have come to this conclusion through my own personal detox experiences and working with thousands of patients in my clinic.

Sole Sox

Some say we can't walk in another's shoes, yet, you can walk in your doctor's socks. Sole Sox were designed from Dr. Haas' feet. The Latin origin of the word Doctor means "teacher" and Dr. Haas has made health education a cornerstone of his philosophy and practice. With his longtime creative partner, Bethany Argisle, he created this line of playful “Eduwear” which features anatomically accurate T-shirts showing muscles and bones and also “Sox” that have reflexology points printed on the soles. Have some fun while you learn about your body! *Available in adult and kids’ sizes [button button="Show me Products" url="/products/"]

Count Broccula

Eat your vegetables before they eat you! Join a little boy named Albert in this not-so-scary adventure as he overcomes his fear of eating vegetables, especially broccoli! [button button="Show me more" url="/products/"]

Anatomix Comix

Initially performed for children’s theater throughout California, this fun, educational and interactive comic book teaches kids about the human body and how to keep it healthy -- physically and emotionally. Each body system and 'spare part' is paired with a catchy song that children love to sing along with and learn from! [button button="Show me more" url="/products/"]

10 Tips for Nourishing our Children

Dr. Elson Haas has written extensively about children's health and diet. It is never to soon to start developing healthy habits. His expertise draws on more than 40 years of private family practice in the field of Integrative medicine and he invites you to use these tips to help your own kids!