Functional Medicine Approach to COVID-19 Prevention

It is important to stay proactive and informed during this global health pandemic. With research priorities shifting to study this new novel Coronavirus (aka SARS-Cov2), there are increasing publications on the topic, but still many unanswered questions. Here is a collection of information and resources regarding the benefits and effectiveness of using a functional medicine […]

Benefits of CranioSacral Therapy for All

CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a manual therapy approach that uses very light touch to facilitate optimal brain function. CST can benefit a variety of diagnoses and conditions. Autism Spectrum Reduces sensory defensiveness and promotes engagement Helps to detoxify the nervous system Helps to reduce inflammation within the nervous system Promotes a calm, alert state Can […]

Methylation: What is it and Why is it Important?

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If you’re already following health and wellness blogs or health and wellness professionals on social media, chances are you’ve seen the word methylation. You may also see that methylation has been referenced when talking about things like genetics, Autism, insomnia, neural tube defects, and even heart disease. Methylation is a very important process in every […]

Using Forgiveness for Better Physical Health

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While forgiving ourselves or others often seems like a good idea or even the ‘right’ thing to do, there is more and more evidence that the practice can improve physical health too. Sometimes when people hear about forgiving, they feel resistance as they think back to the challenging or unhelpful ways forgiveness was taught in their […]

What is EFT Tapping and How Does it Work?

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When we’re not feeling our best, we do just about anything we can to help our bodies recover. Perhaps you load extra leafy greens into a smoothie, spend more time resting, or maybe you add extra immune boosting supplements. The truth is, we all have physical, emotional, and spiritual needs; we’re mind-body-spirit and the three […]

Antibiotic Misuse and Resistance: How it Affects Your Family

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Antibiotics play an important role in our society. They treat bacterial infections, and ensure they don’t spread or cause further complications. Antibiotics like penicillin, amoxicillin, doxycycline and more are life saving, but can also cause more harm than good when not used correctly. What is Antibiotic Misuse? Antibiotic misuse refers to the incorrect use of […]

How Breathwork Helped Me Through Suffering

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My cell phone rang during dinner with friends. Scott, my husband, had collapsed and was being taken to the hospital. Panic rose in my chest as I made my way to the ER. The doctors struggled to make sense of his symptoms. Was he suffering a heart attack? An aortic dissection? A strange cardiac rhythm? […]

8 Ways to Boost Your Immune System

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It seems like with every season, there’s a wave of bugs going around, putting us all at risk for cold, stomach viruses, and more. Here are some easy ways to boost your immune system on a daily basis to help prevent illness, and help your body better prepare should you get sick.  1. Clean Hands […]

What are Essential Oils?

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Have you experimented with essential oils? They are everywhere these days, and the purported health benefits are seemingly endless. One of the more popular reasons to use them is to manage stress and promote a good night’s rest. Because our emotional and physical health are interconnected, if we are stressed, our bodies have a difficult […]