5 Easy Tips to Improve Your Sleep

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Sleep is foundational for good health: nearly all of your bodily processes are affected by the amount you get. Consistently good sleep also be elusive for many. Luckily there are ways to improve your sleep by taking advantage of what we know about nervous system form and function. If you’re not sleeping well, try these… Read more »

5 Reasons to Eat With the Seasons: the Benefits of Seasonal Produce

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This article was written by Michelle Lauer, CNP and medically reviewed by Dr. Christopher Knee, ND for Fullscript.com If you’ve ever bitten into a peach in the middle of winter, you’ve likely noticed that its flavor and texture aren’t nearly as impressive as what you’d find in a fresh peach during summertime. Due to advancements in… Read more »

Solving Insomnia

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This article was originally written and posted for Wholistic Matters. Sign up for more wholistic health articles at wholisticmatters.com Sleep is just as essential for survival as the human need for food and water. Just as the quality of the diet can impact well-being, the quality of sleep can contribute significantly towards good health. There are more… Read more »

Acupuncture, Meditation & the Vagus Nerve

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Whenever I find myself talking to clients at the clinic about the same thing over and over again, I tend to think it might be a good thing to write about! The topic that has been coming up more often lately is how acupuncture and mindfulness meditation practices work hand-in-hand to affect nervous system function… Read more »

Treatment of Pandemic Stress & Anxiety without Pharmaceuticals

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You’ve heard it. You get it. Our modern world is a stressful place to be, even without a global pandemic. I see patients every day dealing with symptoms related to their stress – from pain to digestive symptoms to sleep issues. COVID-19 has significantly ratcheted up the stress levels, creating symptoms they had not experienced… Read more »

What’s In Your Herbal Medicine Cabinet?

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Whenever someone gets sick in our house, we commonly use herbs as a first line of defense. Don’t get me wrong, I am very happy that antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals are an option when appropriate, but if I can use gentler, safer alternatives BEFORE an issue needs the big pharmaceutical guns, I am all for… Read more »