Health Tips2018-07-20T22:57:37+00:00

Health Tips

Aug2018

Orthorexia and the Dark Side of Healthy Eating

By |August, 2018|Health Tips|

Orthorexia and the Dark Side of Healthy Eating Orthorexia describes a specific type of disordered eating—taking the concept of “clean eating” (I have intentionally stopped using this term) too far. It’s when eating foods considered unhealthy causes anxiety, shame, and guilt. Acceptable foods become very limited to only those that fit into a narrow category of “clean” food.  This is a condition I’m seeing more [...]

Aug2018

Is the Air Quality in Your Home Making You Sick?

By |August, 2018|Health Tips|

Is the Air Quality in Your Home Making You Sick? I have heard many brilliant and well-respected progressive doctors say that air quality is a bigger threat to our health than chemicals in our food. Considering we hear FAR more about the importance of cleaning up our diet and eating organic, this should get your attention. Both indoor and outdoor air quality pose risks. Outdoor and [...]

Jul2018

Overcoming a Herxheimer Reaction, What Helps

By |July, 2018|Health Tips|

Overcoming a Herxheimer Reaction, What Helps I haven’t been feeling so hot on week 2 of my parasite cleanse (I do a yearly parasite cleanse), and it's due to what's called a Herxheimer reaction. Herxheimer reactions are a systemic inflammatory response to endotoxins released into the bloodstream when pathogens (bacteria, yeast, mold, viruses, etc) are killed off. Some people also refer to this as a [...]

Jul2018

Lower Stress Hormones with Acupuncture

By |July, 2018|Health Tips|

Lower Stress Hormones with Acupuncture How Acupuncture Reduces the Negative Impact of Chronic Stress Cortisol is a hormone that our body makes in response to stress. It's helpful and necessary to respond to acute stressors in our life like running from the police or tackling other shoppers on Black Friday. But, as you've likely read, we operate in a state of fight or flight [...]

Jun2018

LipoLean Injections are Here!

By |June, 2018|Health Tips|

LipoLean Injections are Here! Amaluna is now carrying a Lipotropic B-complex injection. This combination of vitamins and amino acids helps the body metabolize fat, detoxify, and protects cells from aging! What's in LipoLean? Leucine – reduces cravings for snacking and increases energy. Leucine helps you shed subcutaneous fat (just under the skin) and stabilizes blood sugar – essential for those with type 2 diabetes. L-Carnitine – helps [...]

Jun2018

Feeling Lonely? What You Need to Know

By |June, 2018|Health Tips|

Feeling Lonely? What You Need to Know We don’t talk about loneliness enough. I mean we do in a removed abstract way, but how often do people you know discuss personally feeling lonely? It’s not “cool” to feel lonely. We associate loneliness with losers and outcasts. If we are feeling lonely, we think it means we don’t belong. And we are wired to value [...]