Article by Karen Hardie, Certified Herbalist, Health and Wellness Coach
Does the term Holiday Season fill you with joy? Or maybe dread? Perhaps a combination of both? Stress fills our daily lives. Add on all the Holiday extras like extra busy days and nights, extra spending, for some extra sadness and for most there are temptations around every kitchen corner. No wonder the Holiday Season can often leave us feeling depressed and depleted. How would you like to have some extra tools to get through it all this year?
There are some simple steps you can take to help you manage the stress of the Holidays, or any day, a little more effectively.
Article by Laura Scott, PT, DPT
Welcome, October! The colorful season of sweaters, cute scarves, fun costumes, and the ever-controversial pumpkin spice. It’s also Physical Therapy Month! Thanks to Remedy for the opportunity to highlight a little-known but essential service of physical therapy: care of the new mother.
Wait, there’s physical therapy for that?!
Did you know there are more bacteria than there are cells in your body? That’s like saying the population of the U.S. is the number of cells in your body and half the world population is the number of bacteria in your body! Most of the bacteria in your body is in your gut (large intestine) but some live in other parts. Bacteria can have numerous health benefits as long as they stay in their specific body locations. Science has shown that gut-health is connected to overall health and well-being. There are good types of bacteria and bad types; the key is to attract the right types. Today we’ll learn how bacteria works in harmony with our bodies, what happens when there are too many bad bacteria in our bodies and how to get the best types of bacteria from certain kinds of foods.