Seven Mind-Body Practices for a Better Mood

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Mind-body healing techniques can be defined as incorporating mindfulness/meditation and movement into our healthcare routine in order to tap into our bodies’ natural healing abilities and cope with stressors. These techniques have been used for centuries to heal and strengthen our bodies and minds, but it’s only recently that these techniques have been recognized by the scientific and medical communities. …

Harder to Kill Radio with Dr. Jolene Brighten

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I’m so honored to be a guest on Harder to Kill Radio! One major highlight of this year’s PaleoFX was my chance meeting with Steph Gaudreau. We hit it off pretty much immediately and I’m so excited for you guys to hear the amazing podcast we recently recorded for Harder to Kill Radio. 

7 Daily Habits for Glowing, Youthful Skin

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You know all about avoiding sun exposure, wearing sunscreen and keeping toxins off your face, but there are other practices that can help you achieve that daily glow. Make these 7 daily habits part of your skin care routine for vibrant and youthful skin. 7 Daily Habits for Glowing Youthful Skin Eat Gelatin Eat 2 Tablespoons every day to improve collagen …

7 Causes of Fatigue & How to Increase Your Energy

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Fatigue is the number one complaint that brings patients into my office. Below I share how I approach low energy and give tips to help you increase your energy. I often find that by working on diet, gut health, hormones and detoxification my patients feel revitalized and experience increased daily energy. 7 Causes of Fatigue Nutrient Deficiencies. Both B12 deficiency …

Ending Your Energy Crisis with Essential B12

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Could vitamin B12 be the key to ending your energy crisis? Vitamin B12 is one of those nutrients you may think you’re getting in spades, but in reality, you could use a little boost. After all, B12 is an essential nutrient that helps keep energy and cognitive function high and blood and nerve cells working at optimum levels. Sources of …

Natural Remedies for Children

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I often have parents ask me what I keep in my medicine cabinet for when my little guy gets sick or injured. There are many great remedies to have on hand for whenever your little one is under the weather. If you are looking to build a natural medicine cabinet for your children, consider keeping the following in stock. Homeopathic …

Smoke Pollution and Your Lung Health

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Smoke, like the kind that comes from campfires, wood burning stoves and wildfires is a source of pollutants that can create a major burden on our lungs. Even the healthiest of individuals are impacted by smoke in the air, but there are specific groups that are at higher risk for complications. Children take more breaths per minute than an adult. …

What Is Myofascial Pelvic Pain Syndrome?

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Myofascial Pelvic Pain Syndrome (MPPS) is a type of pelvic floor disorder caused by tight muscles within the pelvic floor, which often contain trigger points. The inappropriate contraction and tension in these muscles lead to pain in the pelvis, bladder, vagina, vulva or rectum. When pressure is applied to these muscles there can be a referral of pain to other …

Natural Seasonal Allergy Relief

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Allergies prove to be a problem for millions of people every year. Unfortunately, little relief is found through over-the-counter and prescription drugs. And often, people find themselves taking several at a time for the multiple symptoms they are experiencing. The symptoms you experience during allergy season or with common every day allergens, such as mold, dander and dust mites, are the result …