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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 …

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 …

Prenatal Nutrition: Basic Building Blocks for Baby

Whether you are trying to conceive or are currently pregnant, providing your body with the essential nutrients is important for proper fetal development. Most mamas only take a prenatal vitamin and assume it will be enough to create a new life. However, one of leading causes of infertility is maternal nutritional deficiency. Let’s dive into …

Take Care of Your Ticker

February is heart health month, but it’s important to keep this subject on our minds year-round. Heart disease is the leading cause of death among Americans. You probably know someone who has suffered from heart disease. So let’s learn a bit more about your heart and learn five simple lifestyle tips to reduce your chance …

Estrogen Equilibrium: Seed Cycling for Hormone Harmony

As a clinic that focuses on promoting and supporting women’s health at all ages, we encounter a variety of hormonal related issues such as: Regulating an irregular/painful period PMS Acne Difficulty conceiving and/or miscarriages  Coping with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) Transitioning into menopause What do all of these issues have in common? Hormone imbalance between estrogen …

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