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Avoiding the Toxic Burden
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Avoiding the Toxic Burden

What are Toxins? In today’s world, toxic elements are nearly impossible to avoid. Many people that experience fatigue, joint pain, skin conditions and even weight gain maybe be experiencing these as a result of an excess of toxin build-up in their systems. What may appear to be complicated health issues that require in-depth health solutions...

What is SIBO and How to Treat It
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What is SIBO and How to Treat It

SIBO, otherwise known as small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, can occur when there is excess bacteria in the small intestine, according to the John Hopkins Medicine website. It often occurs due to lack of bowel movement of the small intestine. While the body’s gut flora has 10 times more bacteria than the body even has cells,...

Achieving Hormone Balance Through Functional Medicine
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Achieving Hormone Balance Through Functional Medicine

According to the U.S. Library of Medicine, hormones are literally “the body’s chemical messengers,” which travel throughout the bloodstream to tissues and organs. Hormones impact many various processes in the body from growth and development to metabolism, sexual function, reproduction and mood. Dr. Lisa Ballehr, whose practice specializes in general wellness as well as preventative...

The Benefits and Various Forms of Meditation
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The Benefits and Various Forms of Meditation

Meditation has been around for approximately 5,000 years and has been often associated with religious cultures in the Eastern world, including China and India. Though meditation quickly spread through Eastern cultures, wasn’t until the 18th century that ancient teachings of meditation made its way to the Western world. By the 1920s authors began to publish...

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