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Chronic Inflammation

Chronic Inflammation Acute inflammation is the body natural way of protecting itself.  It involves activating our immune system, mobilizing white blood cells and many chemical reactions.  These chemicals help to increase blood flow to the area and generate the pain that signals us something is wrong. In small and limited amounts this reaction keeps our…

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What Is Inflammation?

What Is Inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or infection.  Your immune system sends out white blood cells to the area to start an attack on the invader.  The chemicals they release cause the redness, swelling, pain and warmth we associate to an injury site.  Even though this response to an injury…

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Eating To Reduce Inflammation

Eating To Reduce Inflammation Lifestyle changes to reduce our body’s inflammatory burden can seem overwhelming at first as there are so many ways one can start reducing inflammation.  Dietary changes are the easiest and cheapest way any person can start, whether you have a chronic health condition or are just looking to get healthier.  Our…

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Anti-Inflammatory Lifestyle

Anti-Inflammatory Lifestyle Often times people turn to pharmaceuticals to help fight the chronic inflammation in their bodies.  These can include corticosteroid creams, pills, or injection, NSAIDS such as Tylenol, Ibuprofen or Aspirin.  All these medical interventions do their job as reducing inflammation, by shutting down the immune system, without getting to the root cause.  While…

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Energy Healing Techniques

Energy Healing Techniques Energy healing techniques have been around for thousands of years and have been very helpful with helping people gently and effectively realign the bodies subtle vibrational energy bringing relief from physical, mental, and spiritual problems.  Techniques range greatly depending on tradition or individual and can include yoga, Reiki, sage burning, crystals, meditation…

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Our Chakra System

Our Chakra System The chakras are first mentioned in the ancient Sanskrit texts the Vedas, or Hindu Scriptures.  The word “chakra” comes from “cakra” or “wheel”, and this is most commonly how they are depicted-as wheels or circles of light energy running along our spines.  These chakras are part of our energy bodies, something we…