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Tag: Health & Happiness

Health & Happiness: The benefits of spinal manipulation

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: The benefits of spinal manipulation

By Dr. Bryen Bell It is common knowledge that back and neck pain is a symptom that the average American chronically experiences in their day to day life. Let me ask you this, how much does simply ignoring the pain and living with it actually affect our over-all health on the grander scheme? It’s no […]

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Health & Happiness: Tick Talk – Let’s talk about lyme disease

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Tick Talk – Let’s talk about lyme disease

By Jennifer Means, ND, LAC Perhaps you don’t believe that Lyme disease exists in the Pacific Northwest. And we can argue all day about whether it can cause chronic neurological and inflammatory disease. But hopefully, we can all agree that the best thing to do about Lyme disease is to prevent it. Springtime is the […]

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Health & Happiness: Adding more movement to your life

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Adding more movement to your life

By Camille Keith With the longer days of summer we may have more energy and more opportunities to spend time outside. We usually think of being active as having positive effects on our physical health, but it can also help improve mental health. When you’re feeling anxious you may have excess energy you’re not sure […]

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Health & Happiness: Make May more about mom

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Make May more about mom

By Dr. Bryen Bell Sunshine, flowers, and the end of school! May is an exciting time full of sunshine and adventures. This month also brings a day dedicated to showing our love and appreciation for all of the moms in our lives. Often, Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to treat our moms to something […]

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Health & Happiness: Belly Fat: Is that harmful to your health?

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Belly Fat: Is that harmful to your health?

By Aloha Curves/Jenny Craig It’s the subject of many magazine articles on how to blast it away, but what is “belly fat” and why is having too much of it bad for you? Find out why holding extra weight in your mid-section can be detrimental to your health, and some simple ways you can reduce […]

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Health & Happiness: Learning from our mistakes

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Learning from our mistakes

By Camille Keith April showers bring May flowers. This common saying is often used as a reminder that better things are to come. It also helps remind us that we often have to experience something we don’t like to get a result that we do want. Instead of thinking of a challenge as a problem, […]

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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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