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Linda Shih talks fever in children

Fever in Children

February 17, 2017

With the winter months upon us it's safe to say that we are now in the cold and flu season.  Supporting your immune system year round by eating well, getting adequate sleep, and watching your stress are excellent ways to keep yourself protected from this year's viral strains.  That being said, coming down with a runny nose, cough, and fever are sometimes inevitable, especially in infants and children.

When it comes to the youngest members of our families a fever can be a scary thing, sending us to the medicine cabinet for the nearest bottle of fever ...

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Linda Shih Linda Shih
February 17, 2017 February 17, 2017

Strreeeeetch…With Fascial Stretch Therapy

January 20, 2017

What is Fascia?

Fascia is the network of connective tissue that weaves through and surrounds every part of the body. When the fascial network is healthy, we move and feel our best.  The problem comes when the fascia stiffens in response to mental, physical or emotional stress.  When this happens we compromise the health and function of our tissues, leaving us feeling tight and misaligned.

 

What is Fascial Stretch Therapy?

Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST) is a unique, table-based assisted stretching technique that focuses on decompressing the joint capsule to effectively restore mobility and function to ...

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Rebecca Alton Rebecca Alton
January 20, 2017 January 20, 2017

Multiple Functions of Acudetox Points

January 15, 2017

Body and auricular (ear) acupuncture are used for treating a variety of clinical disorders. There are numerous acupoints on the external ear, all of which correspond to a specific area or function of the body. Stimulating these points with pressure or needles helps to facilitate the body's own natural healing processes, restoring internal balance and treating the deeper underlying condition.
 
The five acupoints used in the NADA Acudetox protocol (from top to bottom) are:
 
Shen Men
Calms the mind and helps facilitate a state of ...

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Sascha Kerr Sascha Kerr
January 15, 2017 January 15, 2017

A New Year and A New You!

January 8, 2017

So cheers to a new year, 2017!  The start of a New Year always holds promise and potential.  New Year's resolutions can be a great way get moving on the goals you hope to achieve for the upcoming year.  Maybe you are looking to eat better, or lose some weight?  Are you hoping to improve your physical fitness or your overall general health?  Whatever your goals I wish you success in these endeavours!

Staying on track with your New Year's goals is not always an easy task.  As January fades so to can our motivation towards the ...

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Linda Shih Linda Shih
January 8, 2017 January 8, 2017
The benefits of Collagen

Benefits of Collagen

November 18, 2016

What if I told you that there is a food that can help decrease wrinkles, improve joint stiffness, soothe your intestinal lining and help strengthen your nails and teeth?  Enter collagen.

Listing the benefits of consuming collagen makes it seem like a miracle drug, but studies are confirming that this nutritional powerhouse can benefit almost every part of our body.

What is collagen?

Collagen makes up one-third of the protein found in the human body. It provides strength and structure to our bones, muscles, tendons and skin. It is made up of amino acids ...

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Krystle Colting Krystle Colting
November 18, 2016 November 18, 2016

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