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Tag: Health & Happiness

Health & Happiness: The toxic soup we live in

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: The toxic soup we live in

By Jennifer Means, ND, LAC Oregon is beautiful. Thank God for the oxygen giving trees, the sacred rivers and the majestic Cascade Mountains! But sadly, we are heading down a steady path of increasing toxins in our environment and ourselves. The fish that we eat are full of mercury. Mercury is the most toxic, non-radioactive […]

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Health & Happiness: Use your time wisely

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Use your time wisely

By Camille Keith Moving the clock forward for daylight savings time may cause us to reflect on how we are spending our time. How can you balance spending time on the things you enjoy and the things you have to do? Pay attention to how you’re spending your time. As you notice what activities are […]

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Health & Happiness: Jaw pain relief is possible!

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Jaw pain relief is possible!

By Dr. Kathy Cantwell & Dr. Paula Rivera Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ/TMD), is inflammation of the temporomandibular joint. TMJ often leads to ear pain, tinnitus, headaches, neck, and shoulder pain. Sufferers experience difficulty chewing, yawning, and even talking. It can be caused by several factors including teeth grinding, trauma, stress, posture and degenerative joint disease. […]

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Health & Happiness: Screw No Pain No Gain!

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Screw No Pain No Gain!

By Jess DuMond, LMT When you hear the words Massage Therapy, what comes to mind? You might think of relaxing at the spa, or having hands and elbows rubbing knots out of sore muscles to increase circulation, or “Helga” digging into your back telling you, “no pain, no gain”. One common misconception about Massage Therapy […]

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Health & Happiness: Returning to outdoor recreation comes with risk to our little ‘peeps‘

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Returning to outdoor recreation comes with risk to our little ‘peeps‘

By Dr. Bryen Bell April has sprung, bringing events like National-Public Health-Week (4/4-4/10), National-Playground-Safety-Week (4/25-4/29), and Every-Kid-Healthy Week (4/25-4/29). With the return of pleasant sunshine and warm sunny days, our zeal for spending more time outside and active can be felt in our hearts, and undoubtedly in our younger ‘peeps’. However, returning to outdoor recreation […]

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Health & Happiness: The “mad“ truth about back pain

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: The “mad“ truth about back pain

By Dr. Bryen Bell Would you see a dentist for a problem with your eyesight? Would you see the orthodontist for stomach pain? Of course not! You go see a specialist for that special kind of problem. A “mad” truth that many individuals assume is that shoulder, back, and hip pain are merely symptoms of […]

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Health & Happiness: Healthy Fats vs. Bad Fats: Part 2, How to Tell the Difference

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Healthy Fats vs. Bad Fats: Part 2, How to Tell the Difference

By Aloha Curves/Jenny Craig How To Spot Good & Bad Fats on Nutrition Labels Now that we know what bad fats and good fats are, how do you ensure you are getting enough of the good, healthy fats and staying away from the less healthy stuff? A great place to start is by reading the […]

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Health & Happiness: Sweet Dreams

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Sweet Dreams

By Jennifer Means, ND, LAC Sleep is not just some passive time out from life. While you sleep, hormones wash the brain and repair the day’s damage, ridding it of toxins, reducing inflammation and helping to process your daily stressors. If you don’t sleep, you are at a higher risk for heart disease, mood disorders, […]

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Health & Happiness: Cultivate your values

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Cultivate your values

By Camille Keith As spring approaches, we may think about spring cleaning. While many people focus on clearing out their physical space, this can also be a good time to reflect on your emotional and mental health. Just as we let go of things that we no longer need, we can let go of ideas […]

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Health & Happiness: Healthy Fats vs. Bad Fats: Part 1, How to Tell the Difference

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Healthy Fats vs. Bad Fats: Part 1, How to Tell the Difference

By Aloha Curves/Jenny Craig Staying away from fats is a strategy many people use to lose weight. However, you may actually be doing more harm than good, because there is such a thing as healthy fat and you may not be getting enough of it. Good fats help increase good cholesterol (HDL, high-density lipoprotein), deliver […]

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