Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

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Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Founder: E-Wellness Solutions, Board Certified Holistic Health Professional, Board Certified Polarity Practitioner

Mary Jo, author, speaker and researcher, founder and director of several schools and Career Colleges:Ohio Institute of Energetic Studies, Institute of Holistic Health Careers, Great Lake School of Integrative Medicine which trained and certified students as Energy Practitioners, Board Certified Holistic Health Professionals, Board Certified Polarity Practitioner. 

For the past 25 years, she has been teaching complementary and alternative therapy and integrative health and wellness seminars at many medical schools, including The Ohio State Medical School to first year medical students.  

She has also taught and established classes at Hocking Technical College, University of Utah, Bellevue Hospital, and Blue Sky Educational Center in Milwaukee, WI. She has a private Polarity and Health and Wellness practice for 15 years and is frequently invited to speak about Holistic Health, Complementary and Alternative Health Care, and Energy Therapies at the local and national level. 

Mary Jo has a doctorate degree from the University of Cincinnati and completed her undergraduate work at Kent State University. She has a 30-year background in all facets of education with a focus in health science, physiology of exercise, sports training, and physical education. She is a retired assistant professor of 25 years from The Ohio State University, where she also coached national and Olympic athletes in synchronized swimming. She was a two-time Olympic coach in 1988 and 1992. 

Currently Dr. Mary Jo is CEO and founder of E-Wellness Solutions, an e-commerce platform for providing wellness, holistic health, and preventative medicine to the public through education and holistic health resources.  

Articles by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

 

How to Stay Healthy – Winter Blues

Winter Blues with Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri I'm a holistic health professional. I'm very excited because we are launching a new series for you called Staying Well.  What we are planning on doing is give you healthy tidbits and provide you with research information,...

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Green Tea – The Wonder Drug

Green Tea – The Wonder Drug

By Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri Steep it, boil it, use it as a cream. It prevents tumors from forming, reduces high cholesterol, helps digestion, inhibits the growth of prostate cancer, enhances the function of the immune system, and even promotes weight loss. It has...

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Energy Healing and the Science of Energy

Energy Healing and the Science of Energy

Chapter 1  - How we Heal Energy is perpetual - you can't create it you can't destroy it.   As an Energy practitioner and as an energy science teacher I basically have come to understand the power of energy.  In my opinion, and many others opinion, the future of...

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Human Architecture by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Rolfing can restore structural balance to your body by Mary Jo Ruggieri How do you feel about the way your golf ball slices to the left? When running, does one hip always hurt because you have one shorter leg? Can’t quite get on top of your tennis serve...

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Mind Clutter by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

A little meditation goes a long way toward inner peace Consciously or unconsciously, we all at some level are seeking peace of mind. Turmoil, confusion and anger present obstacles that affect a person’s inner being. Constant obsessing about details and not being able...

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The Science Of Life by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Get your doshas in balance for 100 healthy years Vata, pitta and kapha--the three somatic doshas of Ayurveda--rule the functions of the body. When in balance, the three doshas maintain health. When out of balance, they will create a state of disease. To work with...

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Everything needs cleaned or detoxed by Mary Jo Ruggieri

Everything needs cleaned or detoxed by Mary Jo Ruggieri   Healing occurs when the life-sustaining systems of the body function at peak performance. Unfortunately, with our environment being so toxic and with the pesticides in our food being so prevalent, we have...

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Taking Care Taking Charge by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

The Practice of Holistic HealthCare The future of medicine is in developing a personalized and holistic approach to healthcare. “Health is not merely of the body, but of the mind, body and spirit combined.” --M.J. Ruggieri Did You Know 68% of all Americans use or have...

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Natural Medicine Cabinet by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

In 1926, cancer was the 10th most prevalent cause of death in children. In 2001 it’s the second. Every other man in America will get cancer, reports the National Cancer Institute. The rate of breast cancer for woman in 1950 was one out of 20; in 1960 it was one out of...

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Medicine’s Future by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Complementary alternative health care is here to stay. Or maybe it never left. When our grandmothers insisted upon drinking chamomile tea for an upset stomach, or warm milk with honey for a good night’s rest, did they know something we didn’t, or have we just...

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Medical Revolution by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Past systems of healing and future cures for humankind share universal life energy We are about to begin a new revolution! An innovative science is emerging, a science that holds the secrets of past systems of healing and future cures for humankind. Modern physics has...

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Healthcare in the 21st Century by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

In this era of incredible technology and scientific advancement, we unfortunately still cannot cure cancer or some of the everyday diseases such as arthritis or asthma. Maybe we are looking for these cures in the wrong place! Our current healthcare system relies...

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Choices by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

You shouldn’t have to decide between traditional medicine and natural alternatives You have been diagnosed with shoulder rotator impingement. Lifting your arm above your shoulder is impossible. You have numbness in the fingers and your mid chest aches. The medical...

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Ancient Wisdom by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Homeopathy may be the answer to quality personal health Drops, gels or tablets? Before meals or after meals? Five drops every two hours or three drops every hour? Exploring the world of homeopathy can be an education unto itself. The selections and possibilities are...

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The Effects Of Stress Are Physical by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Stress Related Diseases have reached epidemic proportions in our culture Research shows Physical Effect of Stress is a serious health hazard and that the leading cause of mortality has shifted from infectious illnesses that were prevalent at the beginning of the 20th...

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Ship Without A Captain by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Healthcare in the U.S. is Listing in the Breeze, and No One’s at the Helm It’s time to take off the blinders. Just who is responsible for our current system of healthcare? Is it a system that benefits the majority or is it a system that creates pockets of power for a...

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Boomers by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Boomers: Baby boomers trying to stay young; are looking beyond mainstream healthcare Not willing to give up their late-night Peter, Paul and Mary sing-alongs, baby boomers continue to jet from Europe to Asia and back again while popping their B vitamins and sipping...

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Flowers That Heal by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Flowers that Heal The essence of emotional well-being may be as close as your backyard garden The scent of lavender can reduce pain by 50 percent. Chamomile is proven to have a relaxing and analgesic effect for cancer patients. Marigold essential oils reduce lesions....

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Flower Power by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Flower Power Don’t leave home without the natural essence for stress relief Working a busy schedule without much time for rest, barely sleeping five to six hours per night when you actually need eight to 10, and talking on a cell phone as you wait in a grocery line...

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Defining Polarity Therapy by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

One picture is worth a thousand words! One vision creates a beautiful poem! One word of encouragement can change a person’s life! Ether, Air, Fire, Water, and Earth are expression of the basic elements of life. Clear, concise and image provoking, the elements are the...

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The Fine Art Of Fasting by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

We often wish for health and have a long list of requests. Some of these requests might be getting rid of chronic fatigue, chronic yeast infection and/or insomnia. All of these conditions usually have one major circle of influence-pollutants! The body has wisdom and...

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Spring Cleaning by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Healing occurs when the life-sustaining systems of the body function at peak performance. Unfortunately, with our environment being so toxic and with the pesticides in our food being so prevalent, we have no other choice but to detox and repair our bodies’ support...

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Science Meets Energy by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Life force, subtle or energetic anatomy, earth medicine, chakras, auras and meridians are words often expressed when discussing the human energy field. The classical Chinese acupuncturists believe that channels of energy run through the body; when these channels are...

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Get Your Doshas in Balance by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Ayurveda, a tradition that originated from India, is a complete holistic approach that integrates healing through the elements. The November issue of New Age magazine simply explains Ayurveda by suggesting that “Ayurveda rekindles a holistic rapport with the...

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Touch is Healing by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Can one hour a week of polarity therapy, massage, acupressure, therapeutic touch and/or foot reflexology lower your blood pressure, relieve depression, decrease your risk of cancer, increase energy and help you sleep better? The answer is yes to all of the above....

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Oh, My Aching Back by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

It can strike at any moment. Reaching for a car door, twisting to pull a sheet off the bed or bending down to pick up the dog’s bone--the most common motion could be enough to have your back go into a spasm. The pain can be excruciating and leave you totally...

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New Age vs Old Age by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Ether, Air, Fire, Water and Earth--qualities of energy which govern the functions of the human body. All five elements are found in our body, and everywhere on our planet! The oldest of all notions of life adhere to the concept of energy and the elements. American...

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Natural Healing by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

I have had back pain, on and off, for 20 years. I guess I will have to learn to live with it. After three back surgeries and two months of rehabilitation, my back still hurts! I have degenerating disks. I am in constant pain and take painkillers or Advil daily! Does...

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Free From Pain by Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

From the tips of your toes to the top of your head, everything is affected by your posture. The way you walk will determine how your back feels. Stand in front of a mirror and take a good look. Does your head tilt to one side? Is one shoulder higher than the other?...

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Energy: It’s All About Vibration

It’s All About Vibration All energy follows the basic laws of movement. At its most elemental level, movement is nothing more than vibration. Scientist Albert Einstein says that all energy reaches a vibratory rate faster than even the speed of light. Matter Is energy...

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November 2015 Newsletter

November 2015 Newsletter   We all have many things we are thankful for. Giving thanks helps us to forget about our troubles and focus on all the good we have in our lives. Being grateful everyday helps us attract more things to be grateful for! Consciously...

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October 2014 Newsletter

October 2014 Newsletter Let’s Ward Off the Flu Naturally: by Mary Jo Ruggieri Options to boost your immune system: Use herbs specific for building your immunity. Practice stress management. Get Polarity Therapy or Lymphatic massage. Drink green juices or fresh carrot...

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September 2014 Newsletter

Medicine’s Future by Mary Jo Ruggieri Mary Jo Ruggieri, Newsletters Complementary and Holistic Healthcare is here to stay! When our grandmothers insisted upon drinking chamomile tea for an upset stomach, or warm milk with honey for a good night’s rest, did they know...

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August 2014 Newsletter

Home Remedies – A Lost Art by Mary Jo Ruggieri Mary Jo Ruggieri, Newsletters Never underestimate the power of Grandma’s Home Remedies! The science behind home remedies is truly remarkable. The process of creating effective, useful, natural remedies that work is “a...

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July 2014 Newsletter

Flowers that Heal by Mary Jo Ruggieri Mary Jo Ruggieri, Newsletters The essence of emotional well-being may be as close as your backyard garden. Lavender’s scent can reduce pain by 50 percent. Chamomile is proven to have an analgesic effect for cancer patients....

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April 2014 Newsletter

Mary Jo Ruggieri, Newsletters   Stressed Out? April is National Stress Awareness Month Early warning signs Irritability, becoming agitated Difficulty in concentrating Recurring illness, indigestion, colds Denying you have problems Self-medicating – sleep aids...

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Light Therapy Dr. Mary Jo Ruggieri

Join Dr. Mary Jo for an introduction and demonstration of Low Level Laser Light Therapy. We are bio-photonic beings and are stimulated by light. Light helps to balance cellular functions. Research shows Low Level Laser Light Therapy is effective treatment for pain,...

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Staying Well with Dr. Mary Jo: Light Therapy

Join Dr. Mary Jo for an introduction and demonstration of Low Level Laser Light Therapy. We are bio-photonic beings and are stimulated by light. Light helps to balance cellular functions. Research shows Low Level Laser Light Therapy is effective treatment for pain,...

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