How To Create Your Optimal Health And Wellness

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The ball has dropped. Christmas ads have been replaced by tax-prep ads. January is in full force. And, if you fall into the majority, your health and wellness top your list of resolutions. Time to repent for the sins of last year. Until, of course, old habits get the better (or worse) of you and […]

The 5 Best Supplements To Boost Your Immune System

Disorders of the immune system are among the most common problems affecting potentially every organ and function of the body. They lead to inflammation, pain, and even cancer. Knowing the best supplements to boost immune system function can help stave off these life-threatening disorders before they start. Among the worst of the non-cancer immune problems […]

How To Boost Your Individual Resilience Holistically

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The ability to be strong, to bounce back, to use emotional strength to cope with adversity – that’s what individual resilience is. In the length of a life, you will confront the need to bounce back repeatedly. And what you need to overcome may range from minor to major. You may face anything and everything […]

What To Do If You’re Eating Healthy But Gaining Weight

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So many people struggle with their weight that obesity is almost ubiquitous. This is a very sad situation as having a BMI greater than XX is a predictor of disease and early death. Luckily, more and more Americans are making the switch to healthy eating to lose weight. However, not all are losing their unwanted […]

How To Live A Stress-Free Healthy Life In Just 9 Simple Steps

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It is an enormous responsibility, especially when you are the only one who can take it on. And, if you have children, you have the responsibility for them, as well. I’m talking about living a healthy life; making choices that will give you a stress-free existence and therefore a greater chance of vibrant health. Most […]

5 Activities to Help with Depression

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Most articles about activities to help with depression cover things like walking and spending time in nature. Although these activities can help, we know that the most beneficial activities do more than help. They can heal much more effectively than all the drugs, psychiatrists and psychologists in the world! And healing is important for two […]

Ask The Doctors: What Are the Best Foods for a Healthy Gut?

Woman holding 4 freshly picked apples which are some of the best foods for a healthy gut.

From a holistic perspective, you are asking a great question. Wanting to achieve a healthy gut through food is so much better for you than trying to do it through a prescription. And before we dive into the best foods for a healthy gut, we want to talk about how easy it is to become […]

8 Keys to Holistic Pain Management

Woman kneeling on her bed struggling with chronic back pain.

When you’re writhing in pain, you’re probably not thinking about “going holistic.” You just want the agony to stop. You’ll take the pill, the shot, the bullet – anything to put an end to the pain. If you suffer from chronic pain, however, learning (and living) holistic pain management principles can change your experience of […]

Ask The Doctors: What Is The Connection Between Depression And Heart Disease?

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Depression can be both a cause of and a result of cardiovascular (heart) disease. Even mild depression is a common and significant risk factor for developing heart disease. It can also raise the risk of future cardiovascular complications. Research has shown that depression can make it harder to recover from heart disease. This is no […]