- May 27, 2017
- 2 min
Natural Constipation Treatment
The digestive system is a very unique and complex organ system in our body. When things are off balance within this system it can cause some unpleasant and uncomfortable situations. One of these situations would be suffering from constipation. Constipation is very uncomfortable and can also be very dangerous when left untreated. When constipation arises, the stools are hard which also makes it hard to pass them so you struggle to have a bowel movement. The frequency of bowel
- May 18, 2017
- 2 min
The Digestive System - Absorption
The digestive system of the human body is a very large and active system that helps us in many ways and has multiple different functions that are happening at the same time. Our body requires us to intake nutritious food to nourish our body and provide it fuel for energy as well as many vitamins and minerals to keep us healthy. The digestive system has multiple different mechanisms from the time we put the food into our mouth, to the time it is being eliminated from our bodie
- May 17, 2017
- 4 min
Curious About Naturopathic Doctors?
The world of naturopathic medicine has been around for many, many years but has not been at the forefront of healthcare until recently. With the surging costs of health insurance premiums happening recently and many people who are going without health insurance, there has been more focus on choosing alternative and natural ways to care for our families and their ailments. So what is naturopathic medicine? What is it about? What does a naturopathic doctor do? According to the
- May 16, 2017
- 3 min
Tired Of Those Hot Flashes?!
Menopause can be a very emotional, tiring, and uncomfortable time for women entering a new stage in their lives. For others, it is a time to embrace and celebrate these natural changes that occur. But for most women, it is just downright uncomfortable and annoying to go through. When a woman goes through menopause, it causes a permanent cessation of their very familiar menstrual cycle, or menses. Many women suffer from symptoms such as hot flashes, headaches or migraines, atr
- May 12, 2017
- 4 min
Struggling To Fall Asleep?
Having trouble getting to sleep at night? Tired of tossing and turning and can’t get your chatter mind to quiet down? Many people suffer from insomnia and are struggling to get an adequate amount of sleep every night. According to NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, insomnia is defined as “…a common sleep disorder. People who have insomnia have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. As a result, they may get too little sleep or have poor quality sleep. Th
- May 9, 2017
- 5 min
When My Journey Began...
My son was born in April of 2004. I was a new mother at the age of 16. I had always known about holistic health and complimentary alternative medicine but I never imagined that I would be an adult and following it and seeking out a formal education in this industry. My son was born healthy at 7lb 14oz and measuring 21", he was tall! My plan to breastfeed did not go smoothly at all and I struggled very much with sore and cracked nipples which were extremely painful. So to keep
- May 9, 2017
- 6 min
Older Adults & Senior Nutrition
Overall, healthy nutrition is important during every stage of your life, from infancy and adolescents, to the wise age of seniors. Nutrition plays a vital role in protecting the organs and bones and aiding in longevity. For seniors, nutrition and exercise is key to maintaining energy levels so they can continue to live an active lifestyle enjoying the things that they want to do. According to the CDC Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 74.3% of seniors aged 65 and olde