13 11, 2019

Sick care, not Well care

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Hey friend, There's a movement in today's doctor's office that is more about sick care, not well care.    Ok, so I know I'm not a medical doctor. I won't try to pretend. But when my husband went to the doctor recently, and he reported that his doctor said his blood tests were

11 03, 2019

Improve Digestion with Ayurveda, Part I

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To improve digestion with Ayurveda (on many different realms) we must begin to understand this "Science of Life." Ayurveda defines health as follows, "One who is established in Self, who has balanced doshas, balanced agni, properly formed dhatus, proper elimination of malas, well-functioning bodily processes, and whose mind, soul and

29 10, 2014

Chronic Inflammation: Let Food Be Your Pharmacy (Part III)

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  Chronic Inflammation: A way to shift is to use your kitchen as your medicine cabinet. Hopefully you didn't skip the first two parts, because the foundations are there. In Part I, we looked at what inflammation is and how it becomes chronic. In Part II, we discovered that you

19 10, 2014

Chronic Inflammation: Change your Lifestyle, Change your Genes. (Part II)

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Chronic Inflammation: Your genetic code is not hard-set. Lifestyle and environment can alter your genetic code. Let's just start Part II by saying that the body is one amazing creation!  You do something, eat something, think something and there is an entire cascade of events that happen inside your body.

18 10, 2014

Chronic Inflammation: Where do NSAIDS fit in? (I)

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Chronic Inflammation: Could you be at risk? We ultimately take medicine to get a result, right?--decreased pain, decreased inflammation, improve digestion because we're taking medicine to decrease our pain and inflammation....you get the idea. Over medicated and under nourished--it's the world we live in. Don't get me wrong, some medicines have stepped in