Reduce Stress with Your Breath

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By Dr. Karen Bender What if I told you that there is a powerful way to improve your health that is free, always with you, requires no special equipment, and easy to do?  Well, you are in luck. There is such a thing–it is your breath. Breathing is something most of us do without thinking, approximately 23,000 times a day.  … Read More

What Your Gut is Telling You

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What Your Gut is Telling You How Poor Gut Health Contributes to Anxiety and Depression By Dr. Karen Bender How is your digestion? Do you experience pain and indigestion after eating foods you once enjoyed?  Have you started to accept gas and bloating as normal?  Do you often go days without having a bowel movement?  These are all signs that … Read More

Caregiver Fatigue Prevention

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By Dr. Karen Bender Are You Experiencing Caregiver Fatigue? It is not uncommon for people who care for others to become fatigued and overwhelmed by their role in caring for another.  It is not hard to see why. The role can be very demanding, and responsibility can seem endless. Parents, teachers, health care professionals, and caregivers to elderly family members … Read More

Dogs for Depression

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By Dr.  Karen Bender Feeling Blue? Has the isolation and uncertainty of the past year left you feeling sad, lonely and anxious?  If so you are not alone.  The circumstance of the past year have been challenging for most of us.  We have had to adapt to many changes outside of our control.  We are spending more time at home … Read More

Compassion for Success

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By Dr. Karen Bender Meet Your Harsh Inner Critic What happens inside your head when you do not reach your goals, or you fall short of the expectations set by yourself or others?  If you are like many people, you are met with a harsh voice that is often brutally unkind and almost impossible to satisfy rather than an encouraging … Read More

6 Reasons Why You Can Still Have Symptoms in Celiac Disease after Gluten Elimination

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By Aylah Clark, ND Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease where gluten consumption triggers an inflammatory response and damage to the intestines. It is caused by a complex interaction between genetic predisposition, intestinal microbiome, environment, and immune system. Symptoms & Diagnosis Symptoms can vary widely but can include gastrointestinal symptoms such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloating, and mouth sores, but … Read More

How to Use Nutrition to Help Combat Addiction

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How to Use Nutrition to Combat Addiction

By Aylah Clark, ND Though the rates of cigarette smoking, alcohol abuse, and cocaine use have declined in recent years, addiction to these and other substances continue to be a serious problem. Sometimes addiction can even start with a prescribed medication that may have been very beneficial to reduce symptoms and improve quality of life at the time. 2.5% of … Read More