Our Love-Hate Relationship With Mucus

We’ve all seen the commercial with the pesky yellowish green creature sneaking up on poor unsuspecting souls and preventing them from going on with their day. Allergy season definitely sees our bodies producing more mucus as we attempt to fight off the various allergens we breathe in. Dr. Lauryn dishes on the purpose and benefits …

Increase Exercise and Decrease Allergies

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There is nothing worse than seasonal allergies putting a damper on your families ability to enjoy the beautiful spring weather. While staying inside decreases your exposure to environmental elements, it probably isn’t a long-term solution you want for your family. You don’t want to be stuck inside hiding from spring, you want to be outside …

5 Ways Vitamin D Can Improve Your Kid’s Health

All of these grey, snowy winter days can impact our natural Vitamin D production and overall health. Vitamin D is a safe vitamin to supplement with, and has major health perks for your little ones to college students. Boost immune system  Grow strong and healthy bones Healthier brains, lungs, and skin Less growing pains Improved …

Grow Your Brain, Move Your Body

As kids are getting back into the groove of school, it is important to find ways to support their brain and body’s development. One of the biggest things we see impact children’s behavior and school work is sitting for long periods of time. On average students sit for 6.5 hours/day in school alone! All of …

Natural Seasonal Allergy Remedies

No matter the season there are a variety of allergens in our environment that cause our bodies to respond, sometimes more re-actively in the form of allergies. Typically, seasonal allergy symptoms include congestion, runny nose, sneezing, and itchy eyes. If you are curious if allergens are high, check out The Weather Channel’s allergy tracker. https://weather.com/forecast/allergy/l/USWI0588:1:USAllergens fluctuate based …

Perks of Pelvic Balance during Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a natural process that allows the female body to modify itself to create the proper environment for fetal growth and development. Our bodies are designed to carry and birth babies. However, pregnancy is commonly treated as an illness that requires a diagnosis or intervention for best outcomes. As natural health care providers, we …

Welcome to the Fabulous Vagus Nerve

The last post discussed how our nervous system interprets and handles different types of stress (physical, emotional, and chemical). There is a fine balance between our sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems (“Gas vs. Brake Pedal”), and how our body responds to stress. This week we are going to touch on the Vagus nerve, which acts …

Running on Empty: How Stress Impacts the Nervous System

One of our key focuses as a pediatric clinic is supporting the developing nervous system. As most parents, teachers, and health providers can attest there has been a drastic increase in the number of chronic pediatric conditions within in the past decade. Whether it be autism, ADHD, anxiety and depression, asthma, ear infections, or irritable …

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