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Healthy New Year 2022

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Healthy New Year 2022

Now that the holidays are over it’s time to get back to routine, clean up the diet, get the exercise going again and fortify the body with nutrients to recharge the old batteries and focus on getting healthy. Detox. Do a Healthy CLEANSE to purge your body and brain of holiday excess toxins: Get your diet back to healthy simple foods. Keep foods light; steamed vegetables, eat more gluten free grains, decrease meat proteins. Add in a daily Green Drink such as Kyogreen Harvest Blend or Kyogreen (Kyolic) it’s pure nutrition, energy food, gentle detoxifier and great for your skin....

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Avoid Holiday Belly Ache & Stress

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Avoid Holiday Belly Ache & Stress

Eating too much food at Holiday time can have some unpleasant side effects, ranging from simple discomfort to heartburn, indigestion and a bloated stuffed turkey feeling. Although those delicious meals and delightful treats are everywhere, try to pace yourself, don’t woof everything down at once and alternate heavy foods with lighter nibbles! If there are foods you know really bother you try just a taste rather than eating a whole serving. Make sure to hydrate to keep foods from clumping. Taking a digestive enzyme with your meal or even again later will help process the food more efficiently such as...

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Jane's Blog Shingles

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Jane's Blog Shingles

Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus — the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you've had chickenpox, the virus lies inactive in nerve tissue near your spinal cord and brain. Years later, the virus may reactivate as shingles. The virus usually affects the nervous system on one side of the body. Symptoms occur in skin that a particular nerve supplies. Occasionally, two or three nerves next to each other are affected. The first sign of shingles usually is a tingling feeling, itchiness, constant dull, burning, gnawing, or stabbing pain on the skin typically on the back, side, tummy, or face near...

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Jane’s Blog Tonsil Stones and Sore Throats

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Jane’s Blog Tonsil Stones and Sore Throats

It’s that time of year when sore throats are circulating around. Mask wearing due to COVID, causes bacteria in the nose and mouth to be breathed back in, making it worse. Have you also ever felt that something wasn’t right in your throat and then discovered a white spot or two toward the back of your throat as you examined it in the mirror under a bright light? Patients describe a foreign body sensation, or a feeling like something is stuck in their throat and can be a frequent cause of bad breath. They will often cough up or hack...

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Jane's Blog Chronic Pain & Fibromyalgia

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Jane's Blog Chronic Pain & Fibromyalgia

Chronic pain can be caused by dysfunctional nerves and or inflammation. It may last for weeks, months, or even years. The original cause may have been an injury, structural abnormality, repetitive use/motion trauma or an infection, such as the shingles virus. Sometimes a clear cause remains undiscovered. Pain starts in receptor nerve cells found beneath the skin and in organs throughout the body. These receptor cells send messages along nerve pathways to the spinal cord, which then carries the message to the brain.  When pain becomes such a problem that it interferes with your life's work and normal activities, you...

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