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Shh! I am sleeping

Getting a good night's sleep is the most important thing we can do for our health. We can eat right, exercise and do all the good things but if we are not getting good sleep we will not see the results we want. Have a goal of getting 8 hours of sleep every night. This means having a regular schedule where you go to bed and get up at the same time everyday. Lets look at stress for a moment and how the body interprets stress: The body cannot differentiate between physical stress and mental stress, nor can it determine what is real stress and what is just perceived stress. It all does the same thing in the body. Now when it comes to stress you can think of the body as having a toggle switch for

Cheers to That!

Are you drinking enough water? The human body is about 70% water, we need water to help transport material in and out of cells through the cell membrane. Drinking water has been shown to help increase energy levels and decrease fatigue, relieve headaches, help flush toxins, keep you regular, and improve joint lubrication and mobility. The rule of thumb for getting enough water daily, is to take your body weight and divide it in half, that is how many ounces of water you should drink every day (50 oz for every 100lbs). Ideally this is fresh natural pure spring water. I am not a fan of bottled water because most of it is just tap water that has been bottled which may contain fluoride and chlor

Office Closure

Keeping you up to date regarding office closure during COVID-19. Stay Home Save Lives 2020 I hope that everyone is staying sane and keeping healthy as we navigate this new terrain of social distancing to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 outbreak. The office has been closed this week (March 16-20th, 2020) and will remain closed this coming week. It was a hard decision to make, because I know so many of you rely on my services to minimize pain and help you live your best life. I decided to close because I hope that the more we stay home now, the shorter in the long run this whole thing will last. Here is a link to a good article about how social distancing will help. I also closed because lik

 

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