Upcoming Events

What You Do When You Sleep
Thursday March 30th 7-8:30PM
Obesity, diabetes, heart disease, depression, anxiety, memory loss, mood swings, slow metabolism, poor immune function, etc., are linked to chronic sleep deprivation. Learn why the timing, intensity, and duration of sleep matters, and how to incorporate "5 Steps to Sound REM Sleep" in this fascinating FREE workshop!

Nitric Oxide- Your Best Friend For Life
Thursday April 27th 7- 8:30pm
Your Best Friend for Life. Learn how Nitric Oxide relates to blood pressure, diabetes, longevity, depression, and energy production, how to improve levels naturally. Free Nitric Oxide testing after workshop. Karl Wellness Center, 30935 Ann Arbor Trail, Westland. www.karlwellnesscenter.com. RSVP: 734-425-8220

Trigger Point Therapy
Thursday May 4th 7-8pm
Learn how to relieve stress and tension in your body with this highly effective technique in this fun, informative FREE workshop! Karl Wellness Center, 30935 Ann Arbor Trail, Westland, www.karlwellnesscenter.com. R.S.V.P. 734-425-8220.

Healthy Exercise and Stretching
Thursday May 4th 8-9pm
Put a positive spin on your day by learning a life-changing exercise originating from the practices of Tibetan monks, and learn the most essential stretches for health and fitness in this FREE workshop! Karl Wellness Center, 30935 Ann Arbor Trail, Westland, www.karlwellnesscenter.com. FREE! Must R.S.V.P. 734-425-8220.

Several times during each month, from 7-8pm, we host In-Office Patient Education and Wellness Classes. During these classes we teach home techniques for reducing stress. Included are techniques such as Pressure Point Therapy, Basic and Advanced Exercises and other self-help procedures. Be sure to tell others; everyone is welcome to attend! Coming Soon: New Patient Welcome Workshop and our Cleanse Class.Dr. William H. Karl is a founding member of the local chapter of the International The Foundation for Wellness Professionals™, which was founded in 1988. Members of this organization provide educational and informative workshops, ranging from 45 to 90 minutes in length on a variety of topics.

These workshops are provided at no charge to the public, businesses, groups, clubs and organizations. We currently present workshops on-site for clubs and businesses, and at local libraries and bookstores on the following health topics:

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The following is a description of the different free informational workshops on health that we deliver locally to the community. These workshops are usually held at local libraries, businesses and health clubs. Please contact our office at (734) 425-8588 or E-mail us at karlwellnesscenter@gmail.com for specific dates, locations and times of the workshops that you are most interested in and would like to attend. There is no charge to attend these informational workshops.

Arthritis Relief Naturally - Alternatives to Vioxx

What You Will Learn: Learn the about the different types and causes of arthritis, and when is arthritis not arthritis. The relationship between Osteoarthritis, as it relates to the bones, and Osteoporosis will be discussed. Since arthritis can affect people at any age, information on natural, effective, non-drug solutions including diet, nutrition, simple lifestyle changes and exercise will be presented. If you suffer from Osteoarthritis, the information in this workshop will help you to ease your suffering, to increase your mobility, and to understand how to prevent additional arthritic changes. Learn how drugs work to reduce the pain of arthritis, but how many doctors feel the side-effects of the medications can cause other health problems.

Balancing Hormones Naturally – A Holistic Approach to Women's Hormones

What You Will Learn: This workshop is for you if you want to learn what causes hormonal imbalance, PMS, Infertility, Osteoporosis and Menopausal symptoms. The answer to hormone-related problems is not hormone replacement therapy! Find out how to balance hormones naturally using diet, nutrition, exercise recommendations, different lifestyle choices, and other safe, natural and effective alternatives to medications. What is the role of cholesterol and its relationship to hormones, and what is the significance of high cholesterol will be presented. Information on hormone balancing and slowing the aging process for both men and women will be discussed, including alternative hormone testing. Learn about the simple and effective home tests available to determine which hormones are out of balance, and how to help restore hormonal balance without drugs or surgery.

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Solutions

What You Will Learn: If you suffer from burning muscle aches and spasms, have to drag your body through the day, or are not living pain-free as you would like, there maybe help. Gain an understanding of the hidden reasons behind Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue. Learn what the correct indicators are of Fibromyalgia to see if you really have the condition. There are effective, and easy, natural alternative non-drug solutions and lifestyle changes that can ease the suffering, and help restore more normal body function. Information on the relationship between diet/nutrition, exercise, lifestyle and pain reduction will be discussed. A self-help hands-on treatment will also be presented to help you reduce your Fibromyalgia pain.

Five Secrets to Avoiding Adult Onset Diabetes

What You Will Learn: Learn the 5 secrets to preventing Diabetes and why diets always don't work. The primary reasons for adult onset Diabetes will be discussed, along with the relationship between Diabetes and other hormones in the body. What does cholesterol have to do with Diabetes, and what is the significance of high cholesterol will also be presented. Learn specific actions that you can take to prevent adult onset Diabetes, and what you can do to help lose weight. Presented information will include the role of exercise, diet and nutrition, and the impact of different lifestyle choices.

Five Secrets to Looking and Feeling Younger

What You Will Learn: Learn the 5 secrets to looking younger, feeling younger and living longer. Learn why diets always don't work and what your primary reason for weight gain may be. The safe, natural, effective alternatives to looking younger, feeling younger and being healthy naturally, without injections, drugs or surgery are discussed, with specific actions that you can use to lose weight, prevent aging and prevent such conditions as adult onset Diabetes. Presented information will include how to look younger with exercise, diet and nutrition, and how to live longer with different lifestyle choices. Also included will be information on the calculation of an individuals Actual Age™ and health status, compared to his/her chronological age. How does yours add up?

Headache Relief Naturally

What You Will Learn: Learn what you can do to stop being one of the millions of headaches sufferers who have just learned to live with headaches and migraines. What too little or too much blood supply has to do with headaches, and what causes the blood supply to be different from normal will be explained. Learn the different causes of migraines and headaches, and how you can prevent them instead of experience them. Natural, effective, non-drug solutions including diet/nutrition, exercise and lifestyle options will be presented. A self-help hands-on treatment will also be presented to help you to reduce and/or eliminate the debilitating pain of migraines and headaches

Natural Solutions to Allergy and Sinus Problems

What You Will Learn: If you or a loved one are one of the over 100 million suffering with allergy related problems, this is the workshop for you. Learn what causes allergic reactions, and what symptoms may appear, or already exist that indicate an allergy problem. Learn simple tests that can be done at home to identify allergic substances. The dangerous side effects of over the counter and prescription medications will be discussed, along with safe, effective non-drug solutions. The importance of diet/nutrition, exercise and lifestyle choices will be explained in relation to helping sinus and allergy problems.

Natural & Effective Solutions to Digestive Distress

What You Will Learn: If you are one of the 61 million Americans suffering with digestive disorders, such as acid reflux, hiatal hernia, ulcers, colitis, irritable bowel and other disorders, this informative workshop is for you. Learn the different types and causes of digestive disorders, and how to prevent them. Information on the physical mechanics of the digestive process will also be explained. Learn what cholesterol is, what its role in digestion is, and what the significance of high cholesterol is. Natural, effective, non-drug solutions and alternatives including diet, nutrition, exercise and lifestyle choices will be presented, to help people reduce and repair their digestive distress.

Natural Alternative Solutions to ADD and ADHD

What You Will Learn: Learn the criteria for diagnosing ADD and ADHD. Conventional and alternative solutions will be discussed along with effective natural solutions that can be easily applied at home including diet/nutrition and lifestyle modification. Learn the relationship between ADD and ADHD and allergy problems, and how you can find out what can be causing your child's allergic reactions. Find out the influence of the different hormones on a body and their role in ADD and ADHD. Learn how to help your child without sacrificing his/her future.

Permanent Weight Loss 5 Secrets

What You Will Learn: Learn the 5 secrets to losing weight and why diets don't always work. The primary reason for weight gain will be discussed. Ways to avoid weight gain, how to lose weight with diet/nutrition, exercise and lifestyle choices will also be presented. Learn what can block normal metabolic pathways that stop weight loss. Find out how cholesterol plays a role in weight, and what the significance of high cholesterol really is. The relationship between diet, hormones, body fat and body weight will be explained. Information on the importance of the BioStatus™ calculation of the body fat to muscle ratio will also be presented.

Pressure Point Therapy for Pain Relief

What You Will Learn: Learn a 5 - 10 minute massage therapy technique that can be used to relieve headaches, neck tension and stress. The treatment can be done anywhere once learned. It helps reduce stress and makes it easier for people to work and enjoy life with less pain. This is a self-help treatment that can be used at home and/or at work, but requires 2 people to work together. Special Notes: This overview will describe how pressure points develop and how they can be reduced. Participants will receive handouts on locating Pressure Points. This is a hands-on workshop and requires audience participation with other audience members. Bring a friend or meet a new one.

Scanner's Syndrome/Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What You Will Learn: Learn what using computers can do to cause wrist/hand/arm problems and what you can do to prevent these problems. People who use scanners at work with repetitive motions or those who are injured playing sports can also experience hand/wrist/arm problems. A review of the different treatments will be discussed including exercises, nutrition and lifestyle choices, along with non-surgical alternatives. Specific exercises that can easily be learned to speed healing time and to prevent future injuries will be presented. Participants will receive exercise handout

Staying Fit While You Sit

What You Will Learn: Some people spend 80% of their waking time sitting. Learn how to sit properly and the impact that sitting has on your health. Learn about the impact of different sitting postures on the neck and back, and how to minimize the effect of sitting on the health of your body. Simple exercises you can do at your desk to maximize your work time and to minimize your chance of work injury will be presented. Exercises reduce fatigue while sitting on the job, they increase job productivity and increase morale. Participants will receive handouts of Specific Exercises and Do's and Don'ts.