Pain is an epidemic that affects 85% of Americans. Most just live with it. If you’ve heard me speak about what I do and how I help clients, there’s a very high likelihood you’ve heard me discuss the topic of chronic pain. Many of my clients deal with chronic pain issues and come to me for relief. Through a holistic and natural approach, I focus on treating the underlying condition to break the cycle of pain while avoiding damaging pain medications. While some cases of chronic pain can be traced to a specific injury or trauma, such as a sports injury, a car accident, or even a surgical incision, other cases.
As a health practitioner for over 25 years, and a five-time cancer survivor myself, you could say I have an intimate relationship with pain and more importantly, pain relief and healing. As someone who now assists cancer patients and survivors through their own recoveries, I get asked often how I made through my own journey. Each of my five battles with cancer was long fought and radiation and chemotherapy both played a large part, but through it all, one of the most powerful tools I discovered was the use of positive healing affirmations. It was during my second bout with cancer that someone recommended the book “You Can Heal Your.
Detox diets and cleanses are all the rage, but do they really work? I read an article this week that I thought was so useful and informative that I just had to share it with my audience. The article titled “28 Simple & Natural Ways to Detox your Body” caught my eye because I firmly believe in holistic and natural care of the body whenever possible. Detox cleansing is often misunderstood and has come to mean many things by many people. Many cleansing products may even be harmful to your body depending on ingredients and how they are taken. More importantly, cleansing shouldn’t be an isolated, one-time event. Cleansing is.
You probably already know that a healthy diet, complete with essential vitamins and minerals is vital to living a long and healthy life. What you may not know is that the global vitamin and supplement market is a $68 billion industry and every day, new vitamin products hit the market, some of which can actually be harmful to your body if not taken correctly. So which vitamins are important to your body and what do they do? What are the recommended levels of each vitamin your body needs? There are 13 essential vitamins that are necessary for the body to function properly and without them we are a target for.
I find it almost comforting to count calories, because it makes me conscious of what I’m eating. But on Super Bowl Sunday, I thought, ‘Surrender to it. It’s nacho time.’ Then I ate nothing but Doritos all day. ~Kristen Bell Super Bowl weekend is upon us and if you’re like a lot of eager spectators, you’ll probably have a tendency to overdo things, at least a little bit (if not a lot). Between the food, the alcohol, the celebrating, and quite often physical activities before or after the game, Super Bowl weekend can end up leaving you super sore and sick. Even the most responsible Super Bowl-er can have a.
You Don’t Have to Live With the Pain In most instances, our pain is caused by injured or tight muscles and tendons. Over the years, due to stress, injuries, too much or too little exercise and lack of stretching, our muscles and tendons (soft tissue) become tighter and tighter, creating imbalances and resulting in severe or chronic pain. Often, people walk around with chronic pain, sometimes for years, resigned to the belief that there is nothing they can do about it, except having surgery or taking pain pills, muscle relaxants or anti-inflammatory medication. Generally, the medical community is limited in their resources when it comes to eliminating pain derived from.