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Chakras And Your Health

Chakras And Your Health Everyone of us is familiar with the idea of the physical body.  You may think of the muscles that flex to move your limbs, the movement of your diaphragm with your breath or the nerves that carry signals from your brain to the rest of your body.  Our physical body is…

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The Role Of Lifestyle In Weight Loss

The Role Of Lifestyle In Weight Loss The study of genetics is how different traits are passed down from parents to child.  It explains what makes each of us unique, why family members look alike and why certain diseases run in families.  Epigenetics then, is how our environment, lifestyle, what we eat, drink and our…

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Our Weight And Health

Our Weight And Health Many of us are aware of the obesity epidemic occurring here the United States, with rates of overweight and obese individuals, in all age groups steadily climbing over the last 50 years.  While we all “know” what to do, the old sayings of “Calories in, calories out” or “Eat less and…

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How Hormones Affect Weight

How Hormones Affect Weight Our endocrine system is comprised of several glands including the ovaries, testes, adrenal, thyroid, pituitary and thymus glands along with others.  These important organs make and secrete hormones.  Hormones travel in the blood and are chemical messengers used by the glands to communicate with the rest of the body.  Once received…

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Gut Microbiome And Weight

Gut Microbiome And Weight The gut microbiome is the defined as the trillions of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and their genetic material that naturally inhabits our intestinal tract.  These “bugs” have evolved with us over the past several thousand years and are a part of a healthy body.  We have developed a symbiotic relationship with these…

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Depression

Depression Depression is a very common mental health disorder in the United States affecting about 15-20% of the adult population.  Many people with depression also suffer with other conditions, in particular people with depressive symptoms have higher rates of substance abuse and anxiety disorders.  It is a common and serious mood disorder that affects how…