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Immune Support For The Holidays

Immune Support For The Holidays

Here are several things you can do to help support your immune system come this holiday season.

…Pick and choose the most important holiday events. You cannot be there for everything as you need down time so get some rest. It is also ok to just say that everything is too much and that you need to stop and relax for a bit…

Move!

Move!

What can we do differently to move more?

...data from 2003 to 2006 looked at the activity level of people from ages 6 to 84. It was found that the children, ages 6 to 11, were as inactive as older adults who are 60 to 84 years old...

Why Wearing Cotton Matters

Why Wearing Cotton Matters

The clothing you wear does matter.

...Most of my clothes are cotton, sure, but I cannot find everything I need in full cotton, or even mostly all cotton. I have had to adjust my standards as a result...

Faith Over Fear

Faith Over Fear

Which path do you walk? Faith, or fear?

...I am again at a place of fear and faith as I step out to do my personal practice full time. Fear continues to try to make its presence known, but this time it is different as I am living in faith...

The Therapeutic Order

The Therapeutic Order

The therapeutic order is key to the Naturopathic process.

...Using the least invasive treatment first allows the body to heal rather than just suppress the condition. Using natural approaches we help to stimulate the healing power of the body, the Vis. The Vis is often in need of support...

Trouble Sleeping?

Trouble Sleeping?

A new study from the CDC sheds some light on how little sleep adults get these days.

...Calming the body before bed will help us to sleep better by lowering the cortisol levels. High levels of cortisol at night cause us to have millions of thoughts running through our heads as well as having a wired-tired feeling. We are physically exhausted but the mind is keeping us awake...

Know Your Cholesterol Levels

Know Your Cholesterol Levels

There are several things you can do to promote good cholesterol and reduce unwanted cholesterol.

...Cholesterol is also the backbone of the sex hormones, as well as cortisol, which is why knowing my patients cholesterol is important when I am trying to balance their hormones. Too low of levels can affect how a patient is doing hormonally. There are, of course, many more functions that cholesterol plays in the system...

Holiday Eating And Weight Gain

Holiday Eating And Weight Gain

Start the weight loss program now, not 20 lbs from now...

...At Thanksgiving, start the day with a local turkey-trot, or at least as a family go out for a walk (before and after). Thanksgiving should not be just about the food, no, but also being thankful for our health and family...

Gluten Free

Gluten Free

Even if you don't have Celiac disease, there are sometimes benefits to going gluten free.

The bigger question is do I feel better because the gluten is gone or because I am eating less bread and cheese (dairy is another thing I have had to pull out)?...

How To Get Through A Bad Week

How To Get Through A Bad Week

A great video from Dr. Mike Evans about helping yourself get through a tough week.

Sometimes it feels like life just keeps going and going while we get lost in the mix of it. There are days when I just want to come home and hide as I have given all that I can, but I still feel like more needs to be given, or done...