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About Karen Brainard, M.D.

Hello, my name is Karen Brainard, allow me to introduce myself. I am a fully licensed Family Practitioner and co-owner of Bradenton East Integrative Medicine. Healing is most profound when all aspects of a person are taken into account. I view myself as an adviser to my patients and their families. Addressing your nutritional, physical, emotional, and spiritual needs are all important in achieving lasting good health. I stay current on the use of natural as well as pharmaceutical and technological treatments, as each of these has their place in an integrative approach to medicine. I use hypnosis to help prepare for surgery, address anxiety, and help people meet their weight loss or smoking cessation goals. My particular areas of clinical concern are diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and asthma as well as women’s health.

Mind-Body Connection: Make your Home a Haven – Use Your 5 Senses As A Guide

Chromotherapy is the use of color to control stress, fatigue, and various medical conditions. Different shades are well-known for impacting our mental states in different ways. Red, for instance, is thought to increase blood pressure and pulse rate, while blue is believed to encourage relaxation. Home should be a haven amidst the madness, and the [...]

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