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The Importance of K2

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Front, side, and back views of the human skeleton.

K2 is a supplement which may help to reduce your pain, improve your nerves, and even improve your mood.

I Feel Sick But My Blood Work Is Normal

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Normal Isn't Normal Anymore

The sad fact is that ‘normal’ isn’t normal anymore.

Does Acupuncture Work?

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The title of this article is the same as one of the most common questions I have been asked. It is a question that is problematic because it is incomplete. If someone asks ‘does acupuncture work?’ that gives me very little. A better question would be ‘what does acupuncture work

Life on Your Terms

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Today’s article is one that I have had some resistance to writing as it explores a motivation to managing stress which some may have difficulty with.  The motivation is that it is your duty to those around you to keep your emotions and stress in check. Much of the time,

Our Daily Pain

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I hurt everywhere. I cannot sleep. I cannot think. Why is this happening? Fibromyalgia is a nasty condition. It wrecks lives and leaves its victims weak and in pain. It is also a condition with many symptoms and few answers. There is no conclusive cause for the condition and at

Stop Hating Your Guts

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Do you feel tired? Do you have sore muscles? Decreased sex drive? Depressed? Well this isn’t an ad for some new wonder drug, but if those symptoms sound like you then your body may be telling you something. The food we eat is important. It powers our body, gives us

Why Do I Hurt There?!

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Why Do I Hurt There?

OUCH!

You just fell and now the right side of your back is sore. That’s normal, you fell on that side.

Wait a minute! Why does your left side hurt too?

Thyroid and Pain

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Thyroid and Pain

I had a lesson this week in why a holistic approach to healthcare is so important. Pain management, which is my focus, is not just the simple treatment of sore muscles or tingling nerves; no, if I want to actually make a difference and help my clients I need to go deeper than this. Why are the muscles and nerves hurting in the first place?

The Limits of Acupuncture

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The Limits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a strange practice…for most Westerners.

It is a system based on the combination of Eastern esoteric principles and anatomical principles. It uses a very different language, or jargon to be more specific, for describing its treatment of disease and injury than is seen in Western medicine.

B All You Can B

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B All You Can B

There is a lot of talk about B vitamins, particularly B6 and B12, as new research explains how they play into stress management, bone health, digestion of wheat and protein, and nerve function.

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