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dental health and how it affects your overall health

dental health and how it affects your overall health

Oral health and overall health go hand in hand, so it is an important piece of the constant puzzle of what you need to stay in top condition. Great oral health is a lot more than a white, even smile. 

protein: is it all good?

protein: is it all good?

With many people obsessed with Protein, it is helpful to understand how it is used by the body and the different types of this essential nutrient.

help your child avoid catching colds & coughs

help your child avoid catching colds & coughs

No one likes to get sick, and catching a cold can make life miserable, especially if you are a child. It can be two weeks of upset for everyone as well as the little patient. The best way to deal with a cold is to prevent it!

sad - seasonal affective disorder

sad - seasonal affective disorder

Clinically diagnosed, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), is a type of depression related to changes in the seasons, and is more intense than “winter blues”.  

natural flu protection

natural flu protection

Influenza, or the flu, is a highly contagious virus which attacks the respiratory system. It spreads through the air and is hard to contain. 

gerd (gastroesophageal reflux disease)

gerd (gastroesophageal reflux disease)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic digestive disease.  It occurs when stomach acid flows back into your food pipe (esophagus) irritating the lining of your esophagus.  

bladder health

bladder health

Bladder infections, irritation and painful urination or urine leakage can all come from bacteria in your system.

respiratory health

respiratory health

Our respiratory health is impacted by indoor and outdoor levels of pollution, toxic particles, and the strength of our immune system.  Respiratory illnesses include but are not limited to: asthma, pulmonary and overall difficulty breathing due to environmental toxins

pain management

pain management

According to the most recent numbers from CDC (Center for Disease Control), over 2 million people in the United States suffer from an addiction to prescription opioids. This epidemic results in over 15,000 deaths annually.

healthy aging

healthy aging

Healthy aging is in the public spotlight now, more than ever before.  The population is experiencing a 20-year increase in the average life span.  

psoriasis

psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that occurs when the immune system becomes overactive and attacks healthy skin tissue caused by inflammation.  

celiac disease

celiac disease

Celiac Disease is an autoimmune disease occurs when ingestion of gluten leads to damage in the small intestine.

gastroparesis

gastroparesis

Gastroparesis is a delayed gastric emptying disorder that can cause mild to severe symptoms. This disease interferes with the natural contractions which move food down into the small intestine for digestion. 

breastfeeding

breastfeeding

The immunization, optimal growth and development of breastfed infants show benefits in health when fed for at least 4 months.

hepatitis

hepatitis

Hepatitis affects almost 400 million people worldwide, causing both acute (short-term) and chronic (long-term) liver disease and killingmore than 1.4 million people every year.