Urban Gardening

Urban Gardening: A Functional Medicine Perspective

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April Chiswell, LMMD Functional Nurse Practitioner & IV Clinician is excited to share the health benefits of urban gardening with you for National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month. It’s a perfect time to plant a garden. Perfect for your health and happiness. The Health Benefits of Urban Gardening **Hint** It’s not just better nutrition! Over the last few weeks, I …

heavy metal poisoning

5 Heavy Metals that Cause Chronic Illness

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A myriad of environmental toxins and heavy metals torment our bodies daily. These terrible toxins cause chronic illness and disease in living things. Humans ingest these heavy metal toxins in 3 ways; Consuming pesticides in the foods we eat, inhaling pollutants in the air we breathe, and using chemical-laden beauty products on our skin and hair. The exposure to environmental …

Reflexology for Seniors

Amazing Health Benefits of Reflexology for Seniors

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Reflexology can induce some amazing health benefits for seniors or virtually anyone. People are living longer and not necessarily healthier. Prescription medications are keeping them alive without giving them the quality of life they promise. This functional medicine practice involves the manipulation of defined pressure points on the feet, hands, lower legs, face, or ears. The theory is that these …

Lymphatic Drainage Therapy

11 Conditions That Benefit From Lymphatic Drainage Therapy

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Lymphatic Drainage Therapy, or LDT, is a gentle and non-invasive treatment that benefits the functions of the human body in many ways. The main system that reaps rewards from LDT is the immune system. LDT gives the immune system a boost, which benefits a myriad of symptoms and conditions that can plague the human body. Conditions such as congestion, swelling, …