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5 Top Supplements for Stress & Anxiety

Oct 1, 2021 / by Alive + Well posted in supplements, Stress, Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, Holistic Therapies, homepage

If you're like most, your stress levels went through the roof this last year.

While it may seem manageable, chronic stress can lead to fatigue, headaches, upset stomach, nervousness, irritability or even chronic disease. Regular exercise, sleep, meditation and good nutrition are some of the best ways to combat stress, but several vitamins and supplements can also help.

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Back To School: 5 Tips To Keep Kids Healthy

Aug 26, 2021 / by Kellye Ojeda, FMCHC posted in Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, Holistic Therapies, homepage

School is back in session. And parents across the country let out a collective “halleluiah”! But amidst the joy and excitement, there is still a range of fear and confusion. As parents, our natural tendency is to do everything we can to shield our children, supporting them both emotionally and physically. While we can’t protect our kids against every risk the world presents, there are several things we can do to support their health right now.

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Why I Make Cold Plunge Part of My Daily Routine

Aug 4, 2021 / by Michael Swail posted in Stress, Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, Holistic Therapies, homepage

Several years ago, I learned about the benefits of cold exposure from some of the big names in the world of health optimization – Tim Ferriss, Ben Greenfield, Dave Asprey, Wim Hof and Tony Robbins to name a few. Not quite ready to bathe in a tub of ice, I started with cold showers. I added shirtless walks during the winter (yes, my neighbors think I’m nuts). Finally, I ventured into the world of the cold plunge – full immersion up to the neck in water ranging from 35-45 degrees. This routine is here to stay…

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Spiritual Wellness: Vedic Astrology

Jul 5, 2021 / by Meg Dwyer, ACN, CH, YTT posted in Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, Holistic Therapies, homepage

"As above, so below" - are famous words spoken by Hermes. The stars and the movement of the celestial bodies can be utilized to help us understand:

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Reduce Allergies Naturally with LDA Shots

Apr 23, 2021 / by Barry Smeltzer, MPAS, PA-C posted in Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, Holistic Therapies, homepage

Low Dose Allergen Therapy is an innovative new way to treat allergies. Instead of desensitizing and suppressing the immune system, LDA retrains it.

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A Journey Toward Spiritual Wellness

Mar 19, 2021 / by Meg Dwyer, ACN, CH, YTT posted in Functional Medicine, spa, Pharmacy, Holistic Therapies, homepage

In today’s fast-paced and stressful world, it can be easy to neglect our inner lives. But research shows that spirituality – be it through traditional religion, meditation, crystal healing or something of your own making – can have lasting, positive effects on our mental health, self-esteem and physical health.

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Long-Hauler Phenomenon

Mar 2, 2021 / by Michael Swail posted in supplements, Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, Holistic Therapies, homepage

As we learn more about the impact of COVID-19, one aspect that requires additional focus is the long-term, lingering symptoms that many suffer. This is commonly referred to as Long-Hauler Phenomenon or Long-Hauler Syndrome. 

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Ayurveda: The Science of Life and Longevity

Feb 19, 2021 / by Meg Dwyer, ACN, CH, YTT posted in Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, Holistic Therapies, homepage

Ayurveda is a self-healing modality encompassing diet, herbal and tonic enhancements, exercise, meditation, beauty practices and ritual all based on your constitution or what is called your ‘Dosha’.

If you desire to live in more alignment with your body, mind and emotions this ancient medicine can offer practices to live your life with more vim and vigor. 

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Plant-Based Diet for Beginners

Jan 13, 2021 / by Meg Dwyer, ACN, CH, YTT posted in Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, Holistic Therapies, homepage

A plant-based diet, when incorporated in a balanced way, can have incredible benefits for your overall health. I have a few easy tips for incorporating more plant based meals into your world. 

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Back To School: 5 Tips To Keep Kids Healthy

Sep 14, 2020 / by Michael Swail posted in Functional Medicine, Pharmacy, Holistic Therapies, homepage

School is back in session. And parents across the country let out a collective “halleluiah”! But amidst the joy and excitement, there is still a range of fear and confusion. As parents, our natural tendency is to do everything we can to shield our children, supporting them both emotionally and physically. While we can’t protect our kids against every risk the world presents, there are several things we can do to support them through this transition.

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