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Healing is an Inside Job

Healing is an Inside Job

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4dZozimvoY As a chronic illness patient with an autoimmune condition, I have a unique perspective on the realities of our “healthcare” system. To go from health to disease felt like an overnight ordeal, especially for someone who...

Reverse PCOS Using the Alkaline Method

Reverse PCOS Using the Alkaline Method

PCOS is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, which is a condition that affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age.  That’s essentially 10% of all women.  It’s also the most common cause of infertility. The cause of PCOS is unknown. They used to think that it was...

A Functional Approach to Heart Health

A Functional Approach to Heart Health

There are many risk factors for heart disease, including lack of exercise, poor diet, genetics, and smoking. And making healthier choices can protect you from cardiovascular diseases. Try incorporating these tips and you’ll feel good knowing that you’re looking after...

How to Stay in Shape as You Age

How to Stay in Shape as You Age

The aging process is associated with a significant hormone decline, or “age-related hormone decline.” The hormone levels begin to drop around 30 years old. And by age 65, these levels may go beyond the lower limits of normal for healthy young individuals. You might...

Managing Disease-Related Fatigue

Managing Disease-Related Fatigue

Disease-related fatigue can have a major impact in your life. Although fatigue is a common symptom of many chronic diseases, some people are reluctant to seek medical care. If left untreated, it can take a heavier toll on your physical and emotional...

Top 4 Supplements For Joint Pain

Top 4 Supplements For Joint Pain

Everyone feel a little soreness in the shoulder or a twinge in the knee. But recent study shows that women are more affected than men. The CDC estimates that among 70 million Americans who suffer from arthritis and chronic joint symptoms, 41 million of whom are...

These Alternative Treatments Could Bring Pain Relief

These Alternative Treatments Could Bring Pain Relief

Is pain stopping you from making the most out of your life? Do you want to break the cycle of pain and pills? The good news is that painkillers are not necessarily needed for relief. We offer safe alternative treatments. The presence of acute pain is often a warning...

Is Stress Ruining Your Diet?

Is Stress Ruining Your Diet?

It seems when we are having a tough day, we crave more for pastry rather than a piece of fruit. A Swiss study suggests people cannot resist tasty, unhealthy foods when they’re under stress. Using food as a pick me up or to celebrate from time to time isn’t necessarily...

7 Easy Tricks for a Healthy Halloween

7 Easy Tricks for a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is such a fun time for everyone. We all dress up in scary costumes, enjoy parties, and your kids get to eat yummy treats. These tips will help you incorporate healthy habits into trick-or-treating. Keep the candy at bay. Tooth decay is painful and damaging...

A Quick Start Guide to Alkaline Diet

A Quick Start Guide to Alkaline Diet

Alkaline diet, also known as the alkaline ash diet or alkaline acid diet, can help you lose a few extra pounds and avoid health problems. The general rule is that some foods such as processed foods and refined sugar cause your body to produce acid, which may...

5 Ways to Balance Your Hormones

5 Ways to Balance Your Hormones

The endocrine glands secrete hormones which are vital to several metabolic functions. When they're out of whack, you will feel negative effects physically and emotionally. You may begin to notice symptoms such as fatigue, mood swings, irregular periods,...

How to best absorb antioxidants

How to best absorb antioxidants

Antioxidants are an important part of your daily diet. Antioxidants are found in plant based foods, and help eliminate harmful and unstable substances in the body. These harmful substances are called free radicals. An excess of free radicals causes inflammation that...

Maximize Antioxidant Absorption!

Maximize Antioxidant Absorption!

Antioxidants Antioxidants are all the rage in health news today. Antioxidants are nutrients found in plants that help decrease inflammation that causes chronic disease. They do this by neutralizing harmful substances called free radicals in the body. Free radicals...

Why your pots and pans may be toxic

Why your pots and pans may be toxic

Food is an essential part of our lives. Chances are, you either cook for yourself or you cook for someone else in your life. Cooking at home is typically healthier than going out to eat. You get to pick the recipe, the ingredients, and the method of cooking. But have...

Fall into nutrition

Fall into nutrition

Fall is the time of year where foods get richer, creamier, and sweeter. Americans consume an average of 200 calories more per day in the fall than in the summer. There are many theories as to why this is. It could be biological. Our innate instincts tell us to eat...

Outdoor Fall Activities

Outdoor Fall Activities

Before we all go into hibernation for the wintertime, take the time to enjoy the cooling down weather after a blistering summer. With the weekend coming up and 70 degree temperatures in the forecast, there are plenty of activities that you can do outside that will...

Getting more fiber

Fiber is among the many nutrients that are lacking in the standard American diet. Fiber keeps your colon healthy by promoting bowel movements. Fiber also binds to bad LDL cholesterol and carries it out of the body. Even with all the health benefits of fiber, the...

Autoimmune disease progression

Autoimmune disease progression

The progression of autoimmune diseases has been on the rise in western industrialized countries over the past 50 years. Autoimmune diseases include Lupus, Multiple Sclerosis, Scleroderma, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Irritable Bowl Disease. Due to its rise in...

Is snacking helping or hurting you?

Is snacking helping or hurting you?

In the 20th century, Americans typically consumed 3 square meals a day. The 21st century has brought on the notion of snacking, largely because quick grab and go convenience foods are, well... convenient. There are many nutritious snacks and non-nutritious snacks...

Stop drinking soda for good

Stop drinking soda for good

Whether you say soda, pop, coke, pepsi, or soft drink, they all mean the same thing. Regardless of how you feel about the correct way of saying this popular fizzy drink, I will use the word soda. Hopefully, no offense is taken. Soda is everywhere in the United...

Thai Massage

Thai Massage

Thai massage relaxes the body in certain ways. Thai Massage is nicknamed 'Lazy man's yoga' because it combines all of the benefits of Yoga without the work. Thai Massage consists of flow with deep, rhythmic pressure to muscles and energy pathways in the body, combined...

Refreshing new minds

Refreshing new minds

  The Alkaline Wellness employees recently traveled to Dahlonega to attend a career fair for North Georgia University's physical therapy program. We were the only small business in attendance as well as the only physical therapy company that focused on total...

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