Natural Solutions to Over The Counter Pain Relievers

Natural Solutions to Over The Counter Pain Relievers

A lot of mainstream doctors suggest ibuprofen or aspirin for managing chronic pain and inflammation. There are a lot of unwanted side effects that go along with these drugs including sleep issues, digestive disturbance, and more, but most importantly, when you take an over the counter drug for minor or chronic pain, the drug masks the symptom instead of solving the problem. Here are some natural tools to try before you take a drug.

What is a Medical Intuitive and Naturopath?

What is a Medical Intuitive and Naturopath?

What’s the difference between a medical intuitive, naturopath and medical doctor/physician? Wholistic Wellness Practitioners such as naturopaths and medical intuitives address the whole person, which means a wide variety of factors, such as your mental, emotional, and spiritual state, diet, environment, family history, and your lifestyle.  There is an understanding that everyone is unique with specific needs; which treatments reflect. Read more….



Why You Need to Stop Avoiding Painful Emotions

Why You Need to Stop Avoiding Painful Emotions

You probably already know that it's best not to bury your feelings. In fact, we never try and avoid happiness or joy, but often, we have been hurt, betrayed, disappointed, or find ourselves in a situation of grief, we tend to repress these emotions and avoid feeling them. 

Deeply buried feelings stay in your physical body and can attribute to physical issues such as pain, .....

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Wholistic Tips for Seasonal Allergies

Wholistic Tips for Seasonal Allergies

Over the counter allergy treatments are convenient but you may want to try some natural solutions first. Allergy medication can raise your blood pressure, cause severe dizziness, trouble breathing, drowsiness, nosebleeds, headaches, nausea, hyperactivity, loss of appetite, sleep interruption, dehydration, confusion and blurred vision. Before you reach for those expensive and not-so-good for you over the counter drugs, remember that there are natural solutions for treating your allergies. Here are some that you can try:

Feeling Sleepy, Dopey, and Grumpy?

Feeling Sleepy, Dopey, and Grumpy?

In this health tip we will be discussing how well functioning adrenals can have you feeling more like Snow White instead of one of her dwarfs!

First, let’s learn a little anatomy.  The adrenals are small glands that are a very important part of our endocrine system.  The endocrine is a system made up of many glands including the, hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, pineal, and the reproductive glands, which include the ovaries and testes.  The pancreas is also a part of this system, but we will discuss that in a future health tip when we cover digestion.

Castor Oil Packs

Castor Oil Packs

Castor oil, derived from the castor bean (Ricinus communis) has a long history of medicinal uses dating back to ancient Egyptian days.  The oil can be used internally as a laxative, but I want to focus primarily on external uses as internal usage can cause potential toxicity if not careful.