Earth and Smoke Stacks

How To Reduce Your Toxic Burden and Protect Immunity We live in a sea of toxins and we all carry significant amounts of heavy metals and environmental toxins in our bodies. Even if you eat all organic foods, drink filtered water, and use non-toxic home and body products, you will still come in contact with…

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Volunteer

Depressed and Anxious? Volunteering Reduces Symptoms Depression and anxiety are hitting all-time highs these days, sending millions of Americans in search of relief. While many avenues reduce or eliminate symptoms, particularly functional medicine protocols that reduce chronic inflammation, one must still tend to the health of the psyche. One powerful but overlooked relief from depression…

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Gut Health

Your Gallbladder Can Cause Gut and Health Problems People tend not to think about their gallbladder unless gallstones become a painful and debilitating problem requiring surgery. However, your gallbladder could be causing gut problems or chronic inflammatory issues, even if you have no overt gallbladder symptoms. In fact, gallbladder issues are one of the most…

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Couple Walking on the Beach

9 Possible Reasons Why You Can’t Lose Weight For some people weight loss is pretty straightforward: They just need to cut out sodas and sweets and hit the gym regularly. For others, especially those with a chronic health disorder, weight loss remains elusive despite and weight gain happens far too easily despite doing everything right.…

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Happy Elderly Couple

Controversial New Study Reports Statins Useless A controversial new study found that high cholesterol does not shorten life span and that statins are essentially a “waste of time,” according to one of the researchers. Previous studies have linked statins with an increased risk of diabetes. The study reviewed research of almost 70,000 people and found…

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Gut Disorder

Gut Problems Can Have Different Root Causes In the world of functional medicine, it has long been known that gut health is paramount to the health of the rest of the body. For decades we didn’t fully understand why, although we knew the gut was the seat of the immune system and chronic inflammation. Now…

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Stress

“Lazy” And No Motivation Can Be Due To Inflammation Many of us are pretty good at beating ourselves up when we have lost our motivation, calling ourselves lazy or worthless. But research shows laziness, or lack of motivation, can actually be a symptom of chronic inflammation. A natural state of health is to want to…

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Headaches

What Type of Brain Inflammation Do You Suffer From? If you suffer from autoimmune Hashimoto’s low thyroid, you may also suffer from some degree of brain inflammation. Symptoms of brain inflammation brain fog, fatigue, poor motivation, and depression. Sometimes brain inflammation can be debilitating if it is advanced enough. What type of brain inflammation do…

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Vegetables

Healthy Food For Healthy Skin By Johanna Green, RN, HN-BC VITAMIN A- helps to heal damaged skin by repairing and building skin tissue. It also helps to reduce …WRINKLES!! Also Vitamin A is vital  for healthy vision, immune function and reproductive health. Having proper amounts of Vitamin A from your daily diet can help prevent…

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Breath Technique

Self-Care for Relaxation By Johanna Green, RN, HN-BC Have you been in a situation where your heart is racing or maybe you felt overwhelmed? Anxiety creeping it’s way into your thoughts and entire body? One of the easiest ways to calm your self is through deep slow breathing. Breathing is free and portable. So try…

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