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Herbs to Handle it All: Adaptogens

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  I’ve spoken in the past about my love for adaptogens. They are truly our herbal allies: they help us combat the physical and mental stresses of our daily lives. There are many herbs in the adaptogen family. I’ll explain how they benefit us and introduce you to Rhodiola, our supplement of the month. If you struggle with stress, worry about your immune system, feel overwhelmed, or battle exhaustion, read on to discover how these herbs can help! What Are Adaptogens? Adaptogens are herbs celebrated for their ability to adapt to our needs. In times of physical and mental stress,…

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Nutritional Supplements – Are They Good for You?

By | acupuncture, Blog, Functional Medicine, Health, Wellness, herbal medicine, Integrative Medicine, nutritional supplements, vitamins | No Comments

Are Nutritional Supplements Good for You? Did you know that in 2015 – Americans spent over 35 billion dollars on nutritional supplements? That is almost as much as our health care expenditure! So, it seems like a good idea to figure out if they work, or if they’re good for you. It’s good idea to do your research and make sure that you are buying quality supplements. There are problems with many companies, they don’t use quality ingredients, they make claims that aren’t true, and they sometimes have drugs in their products. But this is why it’s SO important to research what…

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