The Silent Killer – High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is often referred to as the “Silent Killer”, because it virtually has no symptoms but is one of the greatest risk factors for stroke, heart attack and death. About one in three American adults have high blood pressure (hypertension), and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)6,8, high blood […] Read more »

You Found A Lump In Your Breast…Now What?

The focus on breast cancer awareness should not just take place one month out of the year. For women in the U.S., breast cancer death rates are higher than those for any other cancer, besides lung cancer.1 Prevention of breast cancer, and any other cancer, is a life-long commitment to a healthy lifestyle. But, within […] Read more »

Protect Yourself From Cold & Flu Season

As the holidays come around year after year, so does the cold and flu season.  Whether it is the stress we place upon ourselves, the unlimited gatherings we attend, the crowded shopping, or the blistering weather, our body’s immune system can take a hit if we don’t maintain protection and resistance.  One of the longest […] Read more »

Holiday Health Tips

The holidays can be a time of great joy and a time of great stress. They are an opportunity to celebrate yourself and those you hold near and dear, but we tend to get over stressed, over tired and over fed and then just over it. This presents us with the opportunity to take better […] Read more »

Healing Your Gut

We have all heard the expression “ You are what you eat”. I like to say, “ You are what gets broken down and utilized or what circulates in your blood stream.” We have a central nervous system, or CNS, that is made up of the brain and the spinal column. And (drum roll please), […] Read more »

Cultivate Your Inner Soil

Spring has sprung and with it the promise of new life. We look around and see evidence in the budding of the trees and the flowers emerging from the ground. The days are longer, warmer and it’s time to come out of hibernation. The earth has a process all of it’s own that happens with […] Read more »

Protect Your Skin While Protecting Your Skin

  Spring is here which means summer is right around the corner. This also means that we spend more time out in the sun and we are probably buying sunscreen. While our intention to protect our skin is good, we may not be completely aware of what we are putting on our skin. Here are a few […] Read more »