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Natural Ways to Cope with Nausea in Pregnancy Aug 10th, 2020

Congratulations you’re pregnant!! And while you may be feeling pretty excited, physically you’re probably not feeling too wonderful! Nausea, food aversions, and vomiting are incredibly common in pregnancy, especially in the first trimester of pregnancy (before 13 weeks). There is a spectrum of what this may look like to people,...

Wellness Goals Aug 8th, 2020

During this crazy time with the pandemic, many of the drastic changes in people’s lives and schedules have been daunting and stressful. While it has absolutely been a challenging time, there has been a silver lining to turning inward and spending more time focusing on ourselves and our families. This...

Castor Oil Packs Aug 6th, 2020

Dealing with uterine fibroids, digestive ailments, or even dermatology related issues can be frustrating and feel difficult to manage.  However, there is a wonderful remedy that can help assist. It is not a cure, but can help to relieve symptoms that are directly induced by the above listed diagnoses.   Castor...

Jules the Doula Jul 29th, 2020

In addition to our wonderful midwives hosting their birthing class, we are also close with Jules! Jules is our Doula we reference who teaches HypnoBirthing Classes and Placenta Encapsulation. She'll help to explain the different benefits and educate on the processes of both hypno birthing and placenta encaspulation. Join in...

Birthing Class Jul 24th, 2020

Our office is still running birthing classes! These are led by two of our very special midwives, Kassi & Avery.  We've setup a remote class for patients who are anywhere from 28 weeks along and above. The class was designed to give tips on what to expect for the time...

FUN PREGNANCY FACT Jul 23rd, 2020

Becoming pregnant can be alien, yet an exciting experience. So many physical features begin to mold as your body processes the changes it's enduring. One interesting fun fact that changes, is your heart! It becomes enlarged to manage the doubled in size blood flow your body now has. This is...

Making the hard times, good times Jul 17th, 2020

In the days of staying at home, social distancing, layoffs, and fear of getting sick, it's easy to get buried in anxiety and loneliness. The world is changing around us in ways we could never foresee. But let's take a look at it from a different point of view. Never...

Herbs and Tinctures to Wellness Jul 15th, 2020

True Harmony is determined to find what works best for you. We practice conventional medicine, in addition to exploring natural ways of care. The Center prides itself on  blends that can help with physical symptoms, or mental distress. But they go hand in hand, right? One blend, I can talk...

Summer Health Jul 14th, 2020

Hi guys! Take advantage of the long sunny days by going kayaking or finding a natural water source for you and the family to enjoy a nice day swimming. True Harmony hopes you're still finding ways to enjoy your Summer. We know we are! It's still important to go outside and...

HAPPY HOLIDAYS Jul 4th, 2020

It's a bummer that this year, we are having to re-analyze everything we do. From what could have been an exciting day with plenty of people, lots of great food, fireworks, the whole shebang! BUT, this doesn't put an end to all of the "what could have beens" friends! We...

Self Care Jul 3rd, 2020

I have a question for you, to ask yourself. What do you do for self care? Do you go for a walk? Do you like to read? Maybe we can brainstorm putting a healthy treat to mind for YOU to take advantage of. The Center wants the best care possible...

Mask Up Arizona Jul 2nd, 2020

Ladies and Gentlemen of Arizona! We know how difficult it can be to social distance. We know what it's like to have a loved one under care in the hospital and not being able to stand by their side. Now more than ever, it is important to practice being safe....

Staying Safe Jul 1st, 2020

I am going to challenge you to a mental game. It's so important to maintain a safe environment no matter where the setting may be. If staying safe means you're staying home and practicing social distancing, great this callenge can apply to you! If staying safe to you means wearing...

Mental Check-In Jun 30th, 2020

Moving quickly from our day to day responsibilities can be cumbersome. "Did I remember to take the dogs for a walk?" "Man, I swear I just had my wallet and now I can't seem to find it anywhere." "I'm going to be late for work! But I can't go unless...

Common Sexually Transmitted Infections Jun 26th, 2020

Sexually transmitted infections (or STIs) are pretty self-explanatory: an infection or organism that is transmitted by a sexual nature (either by vaginal, anal, or oral sex). They are extremely common, and many people don't know they have them because oftentimes they do not cause symptoms. This is why it is...

Restless Legs in Pregnancy Jun 24th, 2020

When it comes to pregnancy symptoms, there are quite a few common ones that usually come to mind: nausea, vomiting, feeling tired, and all sorts of aches and pains. One symptom that is pretty common but not always talked about is the feeling of “restless legs.” Restless legs is usually...

Summer Pregnancy Tips May 29th, 2020

1)   Drink ALL the water: If you only take one thing away from this article, this is it! Hydration is SO important for overall physical and mental health, particularly in pregnancy. Dehydration in pregnant women can lead to increased cramping/contractions (your uterus is a very reactive muscle, and when muscles do not...

Living with the Times May 22nd, 2020

Something you may not know about your True Harmony family is we used to have a dance/yoga studio night here in office. That's because we recognize that body and mind work together in harmony! Being cooped up right now makes that difficult. It's important to get outside for some fresh...

Delayed Cord Cramping May 20th, 2020

Delayed cord clamping is the process of waiting to clamp and cut a newborn's umbilical cord after baby is born. The definition of delayed cord clamping varies. At a minimum it is more than 30 seconds after baby is born. This is considered standard practice, meaning that as long as...

Getting Your Body Into Labor May 17th, 2020

As people are nearing their due date, or have even gone past it, we often get the question “is there anything I can do to get things going!?” The short answer is yes, and no. The process of starting labor is still relatively not well understood, and is thought of...

Bringing it Back May 14th, 2020

Friends - we are so excited to be bringing back our massage therapists! They've been in hiding! Now, the girls are coming back and better than ever. Not only are we back, but we are taking all the safest measures in light of the pandemic! To make sure our patients...

Skin Care May 1st, 2020

We have a ton of services here in office. But ladies, have you tried our Rhonda Allison skin care line? Whether we're needing to heal dry or oily skin, smooth blemishes or simply looking for beautiful, clear complexion, we've got something in mind. Girls, we understand that our lives are...

Coping with COVID-19 Apr 30th, 2020

You will not be alone: While there are a lot of changes at the hospital, we ensure you will not be alone. Having a support team, your birth team at the hospital, and your provider from your practice will not change. We are working hard to keep you safe: For...

Dermoids/Teratomas Apr 20th, 2020

Ovarian cysts are very common in women. There are different types of cysts that can develop, from simple cysts to endometriomas (also known as chocolate cysts) to complex dermoid cysts. Ovarian dermoid cysts, also known as teratomas, are considered complex ovarian cysts that are quite interesting. Some might find them,...

Getting Ready for Birth Apr 15th, 2020

Avery and Kassi, Midwives here at the Center for True Harmony Wellness and Medicine, have dedicated their time into helping you become your best when preparing to deliver baby at the hospital! With updated procedures around COVID-19, tours and hospital classes have been delayed. In attempt to relieve the "HOW...

Lets Build our Immune Systems Apr 10th, 2020

If you haven't already, we invite you to try our Herbal Antiviral Formula! Made right here by the girls in office! Dr. Grobe and Mary. They work with nothing but the best materials and herbs to help your body operate at an optimum level. This formula is designed to protect...

Blood Draws/Lab Work Apr 3rd, 2020

Ladies, Crystal, our Phlebotomist is STILL Her! There's just been some small changes to her schedule! Instead of her hours Mon-Fri 8-315, she will now be available from Mon-Thurs. 8-5! Friday's she will not be in until further notice! Again, we appeciate your understanding through this time as we all...

Want answers, but from the comfort of your home? Apr 1st, 2020

Friends! We have rolled out with Telemedicine! If you're experiencing a new concern/symptom, not to fear True Harmony is here! Our providers are doing appointments from the comfort of your home, or if you're on the go! If you prefer to be seen face to face when meeting with your...

Annual Check Up! Mar 31st, 2020

With COVID 19 making such an impact on our day to day routines, we are making adjustments with scehduling. Your well being and preventative measures taken to ensure health and prosperity are still very important to us. We are still taking both Initial New Patient Well Woman Exam appointments, and...

FAQ Mar 27th, 2020

20 Things All Women Should Know About Vaginal Health   1. Vaginal discharge is normal. A dry vagina is not a healthy vagina.  2. Wearing panty liners 24/7 is not necessary. They will trap moisture, causing infections.  3. Vaginas are acidic enough to BLEACH fabric, hence the discoloration of underwear. ...

A Look Into Seeing Baby Mar 26th, 2020

When will I get an ultrasound and see my BABY? You have a positive pregnancy test and you have already had a doctors appointment to confirm you're pregnant. Now, you're ready for a glimpse of a baby! In order for baby to be seen, your body goes through multiple changes...

Tips for Preventing the Coronavirus Mar 4th, 2020

PREVENTION TIPS FOR THE CORONAVIRUS AND HELPFUL INFORMATION With any cold and flu season, staying active, exercising, and practicing proper hygiene are key to staying in good health. You body has natural defenses to fight off bacteria, and you can aid your immune system with a little extra help!  ...

What Is a TA and TV Ultrasound? Mar 3rd, 2020

What is the difference between a transabdominal and transvaginal ultrasound? You might be wondering what Transabdominal and Transvaginal mean for starters.   Transabdominal. Is ordered when a wide view of the abdomen and pelvic region can be seen by performing ultrasound ontop of the abdomen and pelvic region. A transabdominal ultrasound...

The Importance of Drinking Water During Your Pregnancy Mar 3rd, 2020

During your pregnancy, you may hear repeatedly to consume the appropiate amount of water by your healthcare provider. Growing up, we all heard the importance of drinking water. To stay hydrated! How does this play into your pregnancy?    One question that needs to be answered first, is what does...

Defining a “Natural Childbirth” Feb 26th, 2020

Many people who are pregnant are interested in or have the goal of a “natural childbirth.” But what does that mean? For some, natural means not having an epidural or other medication to help with coping during labor. For some, it might mean letting their body labor and progress without...

True Harmony Birth Classes! Feb 22nd, 2020

We are happy to announce that starting in April we will be offering pregnancy/childbirth preparation classes for our patients. There will be two classes – one that focuses on the early part of pregnancy (first and second trimester), and one that focuses on labor, birth, and the initial postpartum period....

Can I bring my child into my ultrasound? Feb 21st, 2020

When it comes to an ultrasound visit we encourage you to bring your family with you. Siblings can engage in the growth of baby, listen to the heart beat and experience this memorable time with you.   You may have concerns of how to time your ultrasound visit, especailly around...

Your Cervix in Labor – The Process of “Ripening” Jan 23rd, 2020

Most people know that in order for a baby to make their wonderful debut to the world, their cervix (the bottom part of your uterus) has to open, or dilate. As people near the end of their pregnancy, often a common concern at the end of their appointment is “how...

Breathing In the Womb. How does it work? Jan 13th, 2020

Ever Wonder How your baby breathes in the womb?   While baby is in the womb he or she is not breathing air like we do once we are born. Therefore, no inhale or exhale is happening in the womb.   Now we know what you are thinking. How is...

Medical Aromatherapy - Returning to Self Healing Dec 27th, 2019

Preventative medicine and self-care (complimentary medicine) were the prime components of medicine in our culture before the industrial revolution. When the industrial revolution happened medicine as we knew changed. We, as a society, began to relate to the body in a mechanical way instead of an organic way. The ability...

Outing Tips with Baby Nov 27th, 2019

Whether you are brand new to motherhood or a hardearned vetran, taking the little ones with you to run errands can be a challenge. Either way there are always new hacks being heard of when it comes to making your outing a little easier with your kiddos.   1. Park...

ABCs of Menopause Nov 21st, 2019

Forward The following is by no means the complete and magic “cure” for menopause.  Take from it what works for you, or make this a springboard to do more research on your own.  There’s lots of good advice (and some bad) out there.  However, one of the most important things...

Coping Tips during Early Labor Nov 21st, 2019

In the movies. your water breaks in a huge gush, followed by immediate and painful contractions; then it's a mad dash to the hospital! For most people, the start of labor is a bit less dramatic, and is more of a slow process than a mini-emergency. People usually start feeling...

True Harmony Tips for Packing Your Hospital Bag Nov 14th, 2019

We at True Harmony love to help any way we can! We understand how hectic life can be and how much support is needed for new parents. Below are ideas of what can be packed and ready to go for the whole family.   For MOM -Drivers License/Insurance card -Comfortable...

3D / 4D Images Nov 7th, 2019

Here at True Harmony, we have the capability of obtaining 3D/4D ultrasound images during our patient's exams. We can often get adorable, great quality images - but not always. There are many factors, including a baby's position, and the amount of amniotic fluid present, which greatly affect our ability to...

Midwife myths BUSTED! Oct 16th, 2019

While midwives are becoming more and more common throughout the United States, many people still don’t know what they are, and there are a lot of common misconceptions about them. Here are some myths about midwives, and why they aren’t true: 1)      “A midwife can only do home births.” There are a...

Hospital Birth Tips From The True Harmony Midwives Oct 14th, 2019

The midwives at True Harmony attend all of our clients' births in the hospital, which is where most people have their babies in the United States. However, just because someone chooses to have their birth in the hospital does not mean they cannot bring in elements to make the space...

Doulas Oct 1st, 2019

If you are pregnant, and are hoping for a natural, unmedicated labor and birth, you’ve probably already started the search for ways to cope in labor. If you have, you may have stumbled across the term “doula”, but may be wondering what they are, and if you should have one...

BOY or GIRL? Sep 19th, 2019

Its time for you anatomy scan! The one scan you have anxiously been waiting for.   Every year it seems there are new ways to throw a party to surprise others (and even yourself!) as to what you may be having. Boy, or girl?  You may be getting ready to...

How to Care for Your “Down There” Sep 12th, 2019

Vaginal hygiene is an important topic, and there are hundreds of products marketed to help “cleanse and refresh” or “balance your pH.” These include soaps, washes, sprays, douches…you name it, they’ve invented it. But are these products actually necessary, or even good for you? The answer is usually no.Many products...

Why Can't I Get My Ultra Sound Results Now? Sep 11th, 2019

Why the ultrasound technician cannot give you results.   You may have had an ultrasound done and have asked the big question.. DOES EVERYTHING LOOK OKAY?   But the ultrasound tech replies with, "I'm sorry, I cannot provide that information to you."   Now, you might start panicking.   The...

Birth Control and Contraception - What You Need To Know Sep 5th, 2019

Contraception, also known as family planning or birth control, refers to methods used to prevent pregnancy. Many people have heard of condoms or “the pill”, but there are many options available so people can choose what works best for them and their bodies. Here is a brief overview of the...

DIY Ultrasound Baby Picture Craft Idea Aug 28th, 2019

  You're Pregnant, Congratulations!!!!! Here is a fun DIY ultrasound baby picture craft project you can do with the sonogram images of your baby. All the holidays are approaching, which can make a lot of DIYs really fun this time of year.   If you get a clear Christmas ornament,...

What is a Biophysical Profile? (BPP) Aug 22nd, 2019

What is a Biophysical Profile?(BPP) Here at True Harmony Wellness and Medicine we do many types of ultrasound. This includes the Biophysical Profile, also know as a BPP. The BPP is typically done in the third trimester, but can be done at other points during pregnancy.Some reasons for having a...

The Nub Theory Aug 22nd, 2019

Many expecting parents are anxious to find out the sex of their unborn baby, and I frequently get asked, "How early can we find out what it is?"  If you have done any research on this, chances are you've come across comments from people in mommy blogs or Facebook groups...

Supplements- The Bare Essentials for Women in their 50's Aug 15th, 2019

50’s   In General… As we age we have to work harder and harder to stay healthy and maintain our weight After 50 most women start experiencing Menopause Symptoms After 50 women lose 20% more bone density After 50 women produce more inflammatory chemicals and have accumulated more oxidative damage...

Postpartum Depression and Anxiety: May 29th, 2019

Postpartum Depression and Anxiety: Did you know that 1 in 5 women will suffer from postpartum depression and 1 in 10 women will suffer from postpartum anxiety? These things are not discussed enough in mainstream society and I want to shed light on them. I want women to know that...

Back Pain during Pregnancy May 23rd, 2019

Here's a message from Robin, our newest CNM! She shared some great info about back pain and pregnancy..... "I like this information, from www.midwife.org, about back pain in pregnancy because I suffer from back pain myself. A few years ago I was not taking good care of myself and I...

Sexually Transmitted Disease and Infection (STD's) - What Young Ladies Need to Know Apr 22nd, 2019

 Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are the same thing.  STDs are infections that are spread through sexual contact (genital, oral and anal) or skin-to-skin contact with the infected area.  ANYONE can get an STD.  Common Sexually Transmitted Diseases Chlamydia Genital Warts Genital Herpes HPV Gonorrhea Syphilis...

Measuring Baby’s Weight at your Third Trimester Ultrasound Mar 21st, 2019

Measuring Baby’s Weight at your Third Trimester Ultrasound Written by Katie Hoffman, Certified Sonographer at Center for True Harmony Wellness & Medicine Third trimester ultrasounds are used for evaluating things like amniotic fluid, the placenta, and some of Baby's anatomy, but one of the key pieces of information that these...

Cooling Pad DIY Recipe - PostPartum Mom Care Mar 15th, 2019

True Harmony Healing After a Vaginal Birth   Cooling Pad Recipe      Use these healing pads to promote healing of lacerations and tearing, to relieve swelling and discomfort after a vaginal birth. Change the pads every 2 hours or as needed. Items needed:   1 package of overnight pads 1...

The Science and Art of Midwifery at True Harmony Mar 7th, 2019

The Science and Art of Midwifery at True Harmony: The word midwife means “with woman.” We specialize in care of women throughout their lifespan, from the onset of woman-hood, through pregnancy and childbirth, and well-woman's care and pre- and post-menopausal stages of life. Midwifery is both an art and a...

Nucal Translucency ultrasound (NT scan) – Why is it? How to Prepare for it? Feb 26th, 2019

Nucal Translucency ultrasound (NT scan) – Why is it? How to Prepare for it?   What is the N.T ultrasound all about How to Prepare   What does N.T stand for? N.T. scan is the abbreviation for Nuchal Translucency ultrasound   What is the N.T ultrasound all about? There are...

In your 30's...diet, nutrition, exercise and supplements Feb 19th, 2019

30’s   In General…. After 30 Women typically start experiencing increasing PMS symptoms After 30 Stress is high due to career, relationship, and family   Integrate stress reduction – yoga, meditation, hobbies   Diet/Nutrition Stop smoking – Smoking cigarettes is associated with decreased bone density, not to mention, smoking increases...

PMS...Managing the Madness Feb 14th, 2019

  80% of women report experiencing premenstrual symptoms of some kind.  PMS symptoms can be emotional or physical and occur monthly, only1-2 weeks before period bleeding starts. 5 % of these women feel that their PMS symptoms adversely affect their lives.  There are over 150 different symptoms associated with PMS;...

In your 20's...diet, nutrition, exercise and supplements Feb 11th, 2019

20’s In General…. This is the time to create good habits and set the stage for healthy aging Bone density and muscle mass peak during your 20’s, so this is the time to build strong bones and healthy muscle mass  Increase use of condoms- decreases transmission of HPV and Gonorrhea...

Yoga helps relieve Depression Feb 5th, 2019

  According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 18.8 million of American adults suffer from depressive illness. Health care costs for this disease are measurably rising, yet the cost of human suffering cannot be calculated. Depression affects the sufferer and their loved ones greatly. It can devastate the depressed...

In your 40's...diet, nutrition, exercise and supplements Jan 30th, 2019

40’s   In General …. After 40 women start to lose muscle mass After 40 women decrease fat burning After 40 women experience a decrease in bone density Most disruption in sleeping patterns start   Diet/Nutrition Increase protein intake (that does not mean meat), decrease carbohydrates (that does mean bread...

Questions about Postpartum Sex and Libido? Jan 8th, 2019

 Are you unsure or anxious about what to expect in the bedroom after you have your baby?  Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!  First and most importantly, most obstetricians recommend that you abstain from intercourse until after you have your 6 week postpartum checkup.  There are a couple of reasons...

Candida - Dietary Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment Dec 27th, 2018

An overgrowth in the gastrointestinal tract of the usually benign yeast Candida albicans is believed to cause a wide variety of symptoms in virtually every system of the body with the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, endocrine, nervous, and immune systems being the most susceptible. Fatigue, allergies, immune system malfunction, depression, chemical sensitivities,...

A Natural Option for Treatment  of Cervical Dysplasia/Abnormal Pap Dec 12th, 2018

A Natural Option for Treatment  of Cervical Dysplasia/Abnormal Pap What is Cervical Dysplasia - Cervical dysplasia refers to abnormal changes in the cells on the surface of the cervix that are seen underneath a microscope. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus that opens at the top of...

Cholesterol, Food and Supplementation Nov 26th, 2018

Cholesterol, Food and Supplementation When trying to lower your cholesterol initially consider your diet and increasing exercise.  Making changes to your diet can significantly improve cholesterol and triglyceride levels as well as improve the health of your heart and overall health. Focus on reducing saturated fats and trans fats first. ...

How to Have a Natural Birth in the Hospital. Nov 21st, 2018

How to Have a Natural Birth in the Hospital. Natural pregnancy and birthing is a strengthening trend within the pregnancy community. Pregnant moms are looking for natural options during their pregnancy, labor and delivery, including things like alternative pain management, birthing techniques and alternative birthing non-hospital birthing locations. It is...

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) - The details of what, why and how to treat. Nov 20th, 2018

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) - The details of what, why and how to treat.  Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is becoming increasingly prevalent.  In very basic terms, PCOS is due to an imbalance of hormones associated with weight gain, increased acne or hair growth, and irregular or absence of menstrual periods...

There’s an Herb for That – Treating the Common Cold Nov 19th, 2018

There’s an Herb for That – Treating the Common Cold Ugh.  We all know the feeling.  A little tickle in the back of the throat, followed by a sniffle or two, before you know it you’re wrapped in 5 blankets on the couch and calling into work. Stop a cold before...

There’s an Herb for That - Common Cold Prevention Nov 19th, 2018

There’s an Herb for That - Common Cold Prevention School is back in session.  Let’s face it, regardless if you have kids in school or not, there are plenty of germs to go around for everyone.  This season, let herbs be your ally in preventing that pesky cold.  For specific...

Controlling your life by Controlling your sugars Feb 17th, 2018

Controlling our lives by controlling our sugars. During the day, millions of Americans experience shakiness, lethargy, cravings and thirst. These can be signs of hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) or hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). This is a growing epidemic within our Nation and is strongly linked to our fascination with junk food.  Good News! We can...

A Patient's Guide to Understanding Miscarriage Feb 15th, 2018

A Patients Guide to UNDERSTANDING MISCARRIAGE Pregnancy is a wonderful and exciting time.  Unfortunately, a good number of pregnancies end in miscarriage, so we feel it is important that you be well informed.What is a miscarriage?Miscarriage is the loss of a pregnancy in the first 20 weeks.  Up to 15-25% of...

How to Take Birth Control Pills Feb 12th, 2018

How to Take Birth Control PillsBirth control pills come in packs. The most common type has 3 weeks of hormone pills. Some packs have sugar pills for the fourth week. During that fourth no-hormone week, you have your menstrual period. After the fourth week (28 days), you start a new...

How to Make an Herbal Infusion Feb 8th, 2018

How to Make an Herbal InfusionCreated by Rachel Anne Nemetz, Herbalist for the Center for True HarmonyHow to make an herbal infusion:Herbal infusions are stronger than teas because more of the herb is used per cup of water, thus producing a medicinal grade drink. Herbal teas are nice to enjoy,...

HPV and Cervical Cancer Facts from the CDC Feb 5th, 2018

HPV and Cervical CancerFact SheetProvided by the Center for Disease control and PreventionWhat is HPV? HPV is a common virus. There are about 40 types of HPV that affect the genitals or sex organs of men and women. Some HPV types can cause genital warts. Other types can infect a...

Castor Oil Packs - What, How and Why Feb 2nd, 2018

Castor Oil PacksUses* Menstrual irregularities, ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids* Constipation, Congestion* Inflammation - arthritis, bursitis, cholecystitis* Bruising, sprains, strainsFunction* Improves lymph flow * Increases circulation* Stimulates liver function * Promotes elimination* Heals tissue and organsMaterials Needed* Three layers of undyed wool or cotton flannel large enough to cover the affected...

CHILL Meditation for Stress Relief Jan 31st, 2018

CHILL!…For TEN MinutesWe all know what stress does to our body, there is so much information that after awhile the very word ‘stress’ loses its true meaning.The definition of ‘stress’ that we are familiar with is : ‘specific response by the body to a stimulus that interferes with the normal...

Weightloss - Be Successful, things to consider Jan 27th, 2018

There are many different perspectives on weight loss. Starvation, crash or severe calorie restriction diets can actually cause weight gain by slowing metabolism, reducing calorie burning, and increasing fat storage.Starvation, crash or severe calorie restriction diets with rapid weight loss, can cause the following:Prolonged hungerDepressionReduced sex driveFatigueIrritabilityFaintingDecrease Muscle ToneGallbladder diseaseConstipation,...

What is Endometriosis and how do I know if I have it or not? Jan 26th, 2018

What is Endometriosis and how do I know if I have it or not? What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a pelvic disorder that occurs when the lining of the uterus travels to other parts of the pelvis and abdomen where it flourishes and grows.  This can cause pelvic pain, irregular...