Posts by Mellisa:
Although we don’t know exactly how or why, there is no question that sleep is crucial for our overall health. Most of us just don’t realize how crucial and healing sleep really is for the brain. Sleep is truly one of the best ways for the brain to detoxify. Read more…
You may have heard the quote “Of all the things I’ve lost, it’s my mind I miss the most.” Kinda funny, but kinda sad for those that are suffering from dementia. Many functional medicine believers already know the importance of diet in just about every bodily function, but now researchers are giving us some cold, […]
Cyber Attacks and Identity Theft are rampant. Not only for us peeps but for major corporations as well. This type of situation can cause a tremendous amount of stress. Sometimes the best way to decrease stress is to prevent some of the problems that might cause it in the first place. Here are 4 tips […]
The Dangerous Doctrine Of Relapse Relapse is often treated as a sign of defeat, instead of a stepping stone through the recovery process. There couldn’t be a more harmful doctrine to an addict than to think that all the days, weeks, months or even years of sobriety didn’t mean a thing because he slipped. When […]
Statistics coming out of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Surgeon General, suggest that 90% of all office visits to physician’s offices are STRESS related. And, 78% of all chronic degenerative diseases are diet related.
Yet these 2 things are rarely ever even considered in the course of an evaluation of a chronic symptom by your doctor.
When we’re under a situation of stress or a “perceived” threat, the brain pumps “stress hormones” into the blood stream as a way to warn all 50 trillion cells in the body that there’s a “perceived” threat in the environment. Read more…
The brain benefits of Tumeric Much has been researched and written about turmeric also known as curcumin. We know that it is a highly effective anti-inflammatory, which is great for so many chronic conditions. However, some newer information has come out on the benefits to the brain, so I thought I would share it with […]
“Detox” seems to be a major BUZZ word the past year or two, wouldn’t you say? Have you tried a detox diet? What was it like? What did you do? How did you feel? Well, there’s probably as many answers to that question as there are people. Before going on any detox, I believe we […]
DHA omega 3 fish oil sales are way up, on the coat tails of results of recent studies indicating that n-3 fatty acids can actually help to keep us healthy by preventing the development of inflammatory disease. These studies have proven that n-3 fatty acids play a larger role in possibly improving our quality […]
I get several newsletters in my inbox through out the week. This one stuck out, well because I often feel like I can’t remember stuff as I used to . Anyway, I thought I would share this with you, since you might be in the same boat. Enjoy! The real reason you can’t remember as […]
Animal-assisted therapy can help healing and lessen depression and fatigue. By Mayo Clinic Staff Is medicine going to the dogs? Yes, but in a good way. Pet therapy is gaining fans in health care and beyond. Find out what’s behind this growing trend. What is pet therapy? Pet therapy is a broad term that includes […]