Stressor Spotlight – Small Intestine

3d graphic of small intestine

The small intestine, also called the small bowel, is a vital part of the digestive tract.   It is where most of our digestion takes place, and it helps us to break down food and absorb nutrients.   In order to support good digestive health, and overall health as well, it’s important to take good […]

What is nutrition response testing? 

nutrition response testing - female practitioner assessing male patient

Nutrition response testing (sometimes simply called NRT) is a technique that alternative and holistic health practitioners like chiropractors often use to determine underlying causes of health concerns and return the body to optimal function.   The theory behind this technique was developed back in the 1960s by George Goodheart Jr. Since then, it has gained […]

Stressor Spotlight – Large Intestine

3d graphic of large intestine

The large intestine is an important organ involved in digestion. For good overall health, we need our entire digestive tract, including the large intestine, to be functioning optimally.   Here’s everything you need to know about the large intestine, signs of large intestine issues, and how to keep your large intestine healthy.   Large intestine […]

Stressor Spotlight: Anger

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We all feel anger from time to time. You might get mad when your friends cancel plans at the last minute, your blood might boil when you think about an injustice in the world, or maybe you get frustrated and angry when your partner leaves dirty dishes around the house.   It’s normal to experience […]

17 Best Herbalist Tools

Jars of herbs next to mortar and pestle

If you are interested in getting into herbalism, it might feel overwhelming to know where to start. And it might be confusing to know what kinds of tools you might need to get your herbalism kit up and running! While there are a lot of fancy gadgets out there that you can purchase, an herbalism […]

Balancer Spotlight: TMJ Therapy

practitioner doing tmj therapy on young girl

For most people, second-nature actions like chewing, talking, and laughing are things we can do without even thinking about it. But for some people with a TMJ disorder, these simple acts can be difficult and actually cause a lot of pain.   Let’s take a look at what TMJ is and how you can manage […]

Balancer Spotlight – Prayer and Meditation

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If you’ve ever said a prayer or sat and meditated, then you have likely experienced the sense of calm and comfort that can come from these kinds of practices. That’s because prayer and meditation actually positively influence the brain and body—helping us to feel more relaxed, centered, and at ease physically and mentally.   Both […]

Are Cold Showers Good for Your Hair?

woman washing hair in shower

More and more people are turning to a surprising trend—taking cold showers.   Now, for those of you who relish a long, hot, relaxing shower, it might not sound very pleasant to turn the knob towards cold instead of hot. You might be shivering just thinking about it, wondering why on earth someone would ever […]

5 Best Supplements for Acne

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Acne is the most common skin problem in the United States, affecting 50 million people per year. While it is more common in young adults and adolescents, it can affect people of all ages.   Acne can be very bothersome, frustrating, and emotionally distressing. And if left unaddressed, it can persist, get worse, and even […]

Balancer Spotlight – Crystal Healing

woman holding crystal in hands

Have you ever seen crystals around, such as in a yoga class, in a local boutique, on jewelry, or in a friend’s windowsill, and wondered what they were all about?   Crystals don’t just look pretty, and they also aren’t just a popular trend in new-age, alternative, and spiritual-based practices. Crystals are believed to have […]

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