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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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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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Best Supplements for Relaxation and Mood Support

Jul 19, 2019 / by Alive + Well posted in Wellness, supplements, Stress, Functional Medicine, Pharmacy

Summer should be relaxing, fun and chill! Unfortunately, many people struggle with anxiety and stress that limits their ability to fully enjoy the moment. Here are some of our Wellness Teams favorite supplements for relaxation and mood support.

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Do I have Adrenal Fatigue And How Can I Help it Naturally?

May 7, 2019 / by Alive + Well posted in Wellness, Stress, Adrenal Fatigue, Functional Medicine

Your adrenal glands have a wide influence over many systems in the body, so the symptoms of adrenal fatigue can mimic other disorders and aren’t easily identifiable. Many people wonder “How do I know if my adrenals need support?“ Some common symptoms include:

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