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Probiotics

How Can Probiotics Improve Your Health?

January 9, 2019

The Power of Probiotics No doubt you’ve heard of probiotics but you may not be so sure about how they could benefit you. Probiotics are live strains of microorganisms that can even out the balance of good and bad bacteria in your gut. If there is an imbalance and bad bacteria have been able to…

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Meditation for pain relief

Meditation for Pain-free Living

January 3, 2019

How Can Meditation Help Me?             Life is full of ups and downs. And everybody tends to get overwhelmed at times. But there are many ways of dealing with what happens. Some people go to the gym to workout. Others meet up with friends and enjoy a nice meal with lots…

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natural treatment for dementia

Natural Treatment Options for Dementia

November 10, 2018

Natural Treatment Options for Dementia Dementia is defined as a chronic disorder of the mental processes caused by either brain injury or brain disease. Dementia is marked by memory disorders, personality changes and impaired reasoning.  Dementia is not a specific disease though. Dementia is an overall term that describes a wide range of symptoms characterized…

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Stay Focused

Can acupuncture help you stay focused?

September 29, 2018

  Can acupuncture help you stay focused? What does the research say? A recent study published by the Journal of Neural Regeneration Research found acupuncture treatments can lead to improved cognitive function. Functional brain MRIs showed an increase in the communication areas of the brain associated with higher level cognitive function and memory. When cognitive…

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positive effects of acupuncture

Positive Effects of Acupuncture

November 1, 2017

What to expect from your first session: Positive effects of acupuncture   During an initial session of acupuncture, most practitioners began with an extensive health intake that goes over all of the systems in the body. We use this to determine certain patterns of imbalance, allowing us to treat the root cause of issues. This…

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Acupuncture for cancer care

Natural Ways to Help Stay in Cancer Remission

June 16, 2016

Lifestyle changes Diet can be a huge factor for staying healthy during cancer remission. You want to treat your body as best you can to prevent cancer from coming back. Boosting your immunity is essential for keeping your body’s defense working as it should. Berries are a no-brainer. Filled with cancer-fighting antioxidants, make sure you’re…

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Memory

Ways to Keep Your Memory Sharp

May 15, 2016

Tips for Keeping Your Memory Sharp Keep Movin’ Believe it or not, when you’re exercising your body, you’re exercising your mind as well. Aerobic exercise gets your blood pumping, which increases the oxygen going to your brain and lowers your risk of disorders such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease that can lead to memory loss.…

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Acupuncture can help with OCD

Acupuncture can help with OCD

October 30, 2015

What is OCD? OCD, obsessive compulsive disorder, is one of the most common mental health disorders. A lot of us have low levels of OCD about certain things, which is completely normal. When one suffers from serious OCD, it can greatly impede on their quality of living and everyday activities. OCD is characterized as an…

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Migraine Treatment

Overcoming Your OCD

October 23, 2015

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is not something that can be easily cured, but that doesn’t mean it is impossible. Taking an active approach to treating your OCD will only result in positives. When you decide to take the step toward better health, you would be surprised at the results. OCD: The mind game Those who have…

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Tapping EFT and overcoming OCD

Tapping to Eliminate OCD

October 20, 2015

Tapping (EFT) to Eliminate OCD Many people who suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder find that treatment options may not be working as well as they hoped. Emotional Freedom Technique, or tapping, is an alternative treatment that can be used to help those with OCD and lead to a healthier, stress-free life. Similar to acupuncture, EFT…

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