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5 Practices to Support Your Wellness

5 Practices to Support Your Wellness

It occurred to me to share with you the practices I have been taking on to get myself back to health. These are all practices that can support your overall wellness, and they include gratitude, relaxation, meditation, exercise, and seeking support.  It is not necessary to follow all 5 practices. Each of them holds its own merit and starting with at least one will be a step in the right direction to support your wellness. But, the more of these practices that you incorporate, the stronger your path to wellness.

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Discovering Food Deserts

Discovering Food Deserts

Food deserts are urban or rural locations that do not have easy access to fresh and healthy food options. Instead, they have no access to food, or have access to convenient and fast food options. Food deserts occur more often in urban locations than in rural ones. This leads to higher incidences of health diseases. To help, participate in or contribute to food programs in your area.

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5 Herbs That Support The Immune System

5 Herbs That Support The Immune System

The body produces T helper cells, cytotoxic T cells, and B cells naturally as a response to an antigen, toxin, or foreign substance being detected by the body that the body’s immune system needs to mount a response to. However, there are many types of natural substances that can help support the body in producing these three cells, including shiitake mushrooms, maitake mushrooms, astragalus, desert parsley, and eleuthero.

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Natural & Herbal Support for Hypertension

Natural & Herbal Support for Hypertension

Hypertension or high blood pressure occurs when blood pressure is equal to or above 140 mm Hg over 90 mm Hg. It is a serious condition that increases the risk for other diseases and conditions. It can be treated naturally through lifestyle changes, managing stress, and herbal supplements such as gingko biloba and Vitamins C & E.

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How Olfaction Works And Other Factors That Affect It

How Olfaction Works And Other Factors That Affect It

Olfaction relates to the science behind how smell is perceived by the body and the signaling that happens between the aroma being perceived in the nose and the eventual response the person has to the scent. Chemical communication via pheromones is perceived just like any other aroma, but it has profound effects in the body because they are awakened in us since we are babies. As we grow and mature, several psychological factions can also affect how we perceive scents and smells.

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6 Ways to Reduce Toxins in Your Life

6 Ways to Reduce Toxins in Your Life

Our exposure to external toxins can be minimized in various ways, 6 of which are included here. 1) Use natural cleaning products. 2) Do not use plastics in the microwave. 3) Get the right kitchen tools. 4) Drink purified water. 5) Buy organic cotton. And 6) spend time away from technology. Instead of tackling all of these items at once, start with one item at a time and once you get comfortable with it, move on to the next. The idea is to make small and gradual changes to create long-lasting effects.

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5 Alternatives to the Flu Vaccine

5 Alternatives to the Flu Vaccine

The benefits of the influenza vaccine are not guaranteed, and herbal protocols, supplements, and lifestyle modifications should be considered as effective alternatives to the influenza vaccine in preventing the flu. Alternative preventative measures include hygienic practices, Echinacea, garlic, green tea, honey, elderberry, Vitamin D3, and yeast. In addition, several Nepalese traditional medicine plants showed antiviral activity against H1N1. They act similarly to vaccines, boost immune function, and attack the viruses.

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Benefits and Detriments of the Flu Vaccine

Benefits and Detriments of the Flu Vaccine

Flu vaccines are given to prevent the flu, or at least mitigate the symptoms of the disease. However, flu vaccines are not always effective and do not guarantee prevention against influenza virus infections. The flu virus can be ever changing, and flu vaccines do not always prevent infections against all flu vaccines infecting in a given flu season.

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4 Reasons You Should Be Meditating

4 Reasons You Should Be Meditating

Meditation is a mental exercise that involves concentrating on something in particular. Meditation comes in many forms, and regardless of the form, there are considerable benefits from meditation. Meditation supports learning, reduces stress and anxiety, helps in dealing with trauma and extreme anxiety, and improves health.

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What Is Functional Medicine?

What Is Functional Medicine?

Functional Medicine is a relatively new approach to healing that takes a holistic view of the individual, acknowledging that individuals are unique, focusing on their mind, body, and spirit, focusing on health and wellbeing, and using a scientific approach that incorporates that latest in research and science. It is relevant to what I do as a health coach, since the approach to Functional Medicine is similar to that of what I have as a Wellness Coach.

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