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Why Organic Skincare Matters

Jun 10, 2020 / by Emily Canis, LE posted in Skin Care, Organic Products, Facials

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In a skincare market over-saturated with options and flooded with advertising dollars, it's important to understand the differences between options that could end up damaging and sensitizing your skin, versus products that will support healthy skin and longevity. Of the more than 80,000 ingredients used in personal care products, many are toxic, industrial chemicals.

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5 Benefits of Juice Cleansing

Jun 8, 2020 / by Dana Faris RDN, LD posted in Wellness, Cleanse, Pharmacy

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If you’re like me, you sometimes feel your body craving change. A reset in routine, a change of pace, or just an overall desire to feel better. This is the motivational force behind an initiative to take action.

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5 Supplements Every Mom Should Be Taking

May 6, 2020 / by Samantha Thiry, FNP-C posted in Wellness, supplements, women, Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, homepage

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Being a mom is no easy job. In fact, most moms would say it’s the toughest job they’ve ever had. The daily stress and pressure often means moms put their health lowest on the priority list. But a healthier mom is a happier mom... and as we all know, ain’t nobody happy if mama ain’t happy!

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What You Need to Know About The Coronavirus Antibody Test

Apr 30, 2020 / by Michael Swail posted in Wellness, antibody test, coronavirus, Functional Medicine, homepage

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With over 1 million confirmed cases of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and 30 million new jobless claims in the U.S., people are growing anxious to identify solutions for how to safely reopen the economy while limiting spread of the virus. Unfortunately, there seem to be more questions than answers. The topic we get asked about frequently relates to coronavirus antibody testing. Here is our take on the subject.

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Histamines and Allergies in Relation to Coronavirus: A Conversation with Barry Smeltzer, MPAS, PA-C, FAAEM

Apr 7, 2020 / by Alive + Well

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There is new literature supporting the opinion that allergies and histamine release may contribute to the inflammation associated with the coronavirus infection.

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Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine FAQs

Mar 27, 2020 / by Michael Swail posted in Pharmacy

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(Updated 4/7/20 to include some additional support for Hydroxychloroquine, including the potentially beneficial use of zinc.)

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Top 6 Supplements We're Taking Right Now (Coronavirus Edition)

Mar 25, 2020 / by Michael Swail posted in Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, homepage

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First thing’s first: the current coronavirus is novel, meaning it is new. There are clinical studies underway to better understand the virus, but at the time of this writing, there is not enough data for the FDA to approve any specific supplement or medication to prevent or treat COVID-19.

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Nurturing Your Emotional Well-Being While "Social Distancing"

Mar 23, 2020 / by Shannon Cohen, CHN PCC posted in Wellness, Yoga, Functional Medicine

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As you tend to your body and support your immune systems, please make sure you’re also nurturing your emotional health.  With more time at home we don’t want to underestimate the importance of taking care of our own mental and emotional well-being.   You would not be alone if during this unique time you found yourself feeling all sorts of emotions that may or may not be typical for you.   Some feel grateful for time off, others feel anxious; some find themselves impatient with family, and naturally many feel concerned.   It’s all so understandable given what we are living through right now.   Many people don’t have their jobs and commute to occupy their time and the increased family time is an adjustment.  Even my dog looked at me the other day as if to say “When are you leaving … I need my nap.”

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What We Want You To Know About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mar 20, 2020 / by Michael Swail posted in Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, homepage

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(revised 3/21/20)

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Is CBD Right For Me?

Feb 27, 2020 / by Meg Dwyer, ACN, CH, YTT posted in Functional Medicine, Pharmacy

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“Is CBD right for me?” This is the number one question our Wellness Team hears each day.  The popularity of CBD is relatively new, so understandably, there is uncertainty about its safety and effectiveness - and how to best incorporate it into one's current wellness routine. Let us help clear the air and determine if it might be a good fit for you or someone you love. 

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