15 Simple Ways To Reduce Toxins In Your Life

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Every day, we’re exposed to toxins, from our food, water and air! Our body therefore, has a built in, efficient detoxification system which works 24/7, through our liver, gut, skin, kidneys and lungs. The liver, our main filtration system, has two detoxification phases, and each is very important. The Phase 1 pathway leads to the […]

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Spring Allergies

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In addition to beautiful weather, sunshine and flowers, Spring brings seasonal allergies. For people suffering from allergies, the congestion, runny nose, itchy eyes and sneezing can be debilitating! Luckily, Chinese medicine has a treatment for seasonal allergies that treats both the “root” and “branch” of the disorder. TCM looks to the lung channel as the […]

Treating The Root Cause of Allergies With Acupuncture, Chinese & Naturopathic Medicine

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Allergy and sinus season is in full swing! Read how acupuncture, traditional chinese medicine and naturopathic medicine can make a big difference in how the season effects you. Acupuncture for the treatment of sinus and allergies With unseasonably warm temperatures and flowers and trees in early bloom, sinus and allergy season has lurched upon us […]

What is a Gluten-Free Diet?

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A Gluten-Free Diet is a diet that is avoiding gliadin, the protein offender in gluten. Gluten is found in all forms of wheat, common cereal grains and also in rye, oats and barley. Wheat also includes semolina, durum, spelt, triticale, and kamut. Being on a gluten-free diet is not just the avoidance of bread and […]

Home, Sweet Home: Bringing an Outside Cat In

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As the days get shorter and cooler, it’s the perfect time to snuggle up with your honey. We’re talking about your cat, of course. It’s also the perfect time of year to change your attitude, and your cat’s attitude, about the great indoors. Are you one of those people who think that a cat must […]

Avoiding the Flu Naturally

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As summer turns to fall, the cold and flu season is upon us and there are some simple things you can do at home to prevent colds and flus. Wash hands with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds before and after eating or preparing food, when getting home from outside, and after […]

Treating the Root Causes of Allergies: A Naturopathic Medical Approach

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Treating the Root Causes of Allergies: A Naturopathic Medical Approach Naturopathic Medicine seeks to address the root causes of disease, treat the whole person, and approach each person as a unique individual. Nutrition, homeopathy, herbal medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine can then be used to support the body’s innate ability to heal itself. In dealing […]

You Don’t Have To Fear Allergy Season…

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April is often the beginning of allergy season. Wherever you live, many people suffer from “seasonal” allergies. Here are some suggestions for natural methods to alleviate your symptoms, whether they are itchy, watery eyes, sinus congestion or drip, mild cough or more fatigue, the following should be of some help to you. The first and […]

Depression: What’s Eating You?

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When it comes down to it, eating disorders are not about “food.” However, what you eat can play a key role in improving your mental and spiritual health along with your physical health. Eating disorders are symptoms of depression. Depression can be helped through functional medicine which looks at your body as a whole by […]