Posts tagged self-care
The Benefits of Calcium and Magnesium

Recent discoveries have shown calcium plays an integral role in regulating adiposity (fat deposition), insulin resistance, and hypertension–all risk factors for coronary vascular disease (heart disease). Low magnesium intake has been associated with adverse cardiovascular events, including atherosclerosis, cardiac arrhythmias, and hypertension.

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Integrative Recommendations for Rheumatoid Arthritis

An integrative approach to autoimmune illness, including rheumatoid arthritis, includes general measures to reduce inflammation in the body. Simultaneously reducing stress and improving stress management maximizes your healing response and can help reduce flares, because stress is expressed as inflammation in the body.

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How to Choose the Best Multivitamin

In my practice, I recommend multivitamins (MVI) because despite excellent food choices, foods often grow in depleted soil, and many people do not absorb nutrients as well as they could. MVI’s have been proved to help people in recovery from cancer and chronic illness, to prevent cancer, as well as address prevention of macular degeneration, cataracts, and much more.

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Mindfulness : Your Provider Takes her Own Integrative Medicine

Happy January! One of my personal resolutions was to establish a daily mind body practice. As with most change and formation of a new habit, it was challenging. However, I am already seeing the benefits of 5 minutes of mindfulness a day.

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Do Your Own Colon Cleanse--the less invasive way!

The jury is still out on the validity of these techniques. Until we have seen research supporting the validity of these techniques, we recommend focusing on nutrition, diet, and exercise to cleanse your colon.

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The Benefits of Bone Broth

Is there truth in the old saying, “chicken soup is good for the soul”? Well in all honestly, there is a little bit of truth in that statement, and this post explores the benefits of broths, specifically bone broths.

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Fight or Flight: A Look into the Autonomic Nervous System Part-1

Heard of the “flight or fight” response? Our next two posts will explore the two sides of our autonomic nervous system and how these systems affect our daily lives.

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