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Archive: February 2024

What Is B Complex and Why Do I Need It?

There is no magic pill that miraculously promotes multiple aspects of our health. However, if anything remotely resembles such a thing, it would be B complex vitamins, one of the wonders of holistic health. Maintaining proper nutrition is the most important thing we can do

Achieving Healthy Aging the Natural Way

Researchers predict that by 2050, life expectancy for women will be almost 90, and for men, it will be close to 86. However, living longer does not necessarily guarantee good health or provide a high quality of life. With age come the typical declines in

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What’s the Big Deal About Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

You have likely heard or read a lot about incorporating omega-3 fatty acids into your diet. From boosting brain power to reducing inflammation, omega-3s provide many benefits. It is possible that few nutrients have been scientifically investigated as much as omega-3 fatty acids. If you

What Exactly Is Integrative Medicine?

Are you tired of being treated by doctors who only seem to see you as your disease or condition? Do you long for care that considers other factors besides physical health, like nutrition and emotional well-being? If prescription drugs and traditional medicine are not making

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What Happens During Nutritional Counseling?

Maintaining proper nutrition can be overwhelming even when you enjoy good health. But when trying to manage a chronic condition with diet, there can be a lot of uncertainty. That is why pursuing nutritional counseling can help. At Blatman Health and Wellness Center, you can

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Unexpected Health Benefits of Regular Exercise

Our society is at once fitness-crazed and extremely sedentary. It’s not great. Instagram is reflecting images of abs and 8% body fat while reality is reflecting 6 hours of Netflix per day. Statistics show that 30% of adults are overweight, %42 are obese, and nearly

Understanding Holistic Medicine: Definition & Overview

The term “holistic” in medicine has become a buzz word. But what exactly does it mean? How is holistic medicine different from mainstream clinical? And is it a useful tool for doctors and patients? Let’s discuss – Holistic medicine looks at the person as a

Bioactive Mushrooms for Health: Magick or Medicine?

Mushrooms. They seem to be everywhere right now. Your friends who mushroom hunt through the woods; that weird mushroom drink your partner has every morning; that cordyceps supplement your sister recommended for sleep – and that’s apart from just… eating some mushrooms. Before this fungal

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Debunking Common Myths About Stem Cell Treatments

Stem cell therapy is a cornerstone of regenerative medicine, and a potent complementary therapy for issues like torn tendons, MS and joint pain. Research and development is always underway, and with every new study comes new information. Stem cell research is nothing like it was

When PMS Becomes PMDD & Why Women Need More from Medicine

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is a term virtually everyone knows. It comes with headaches, bloating, moodiness, cramping, and emotional fluctuations. Every person with a uterus knows how awful PMS can be, and it only makes it better that it happens every month for several decades. Not.

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What is Glyphosate? Uncovering the Truth About a Chemical

Like many people, you’ve either heard of RoundUp or used it. But you might not know this herbicide by its lesser-known name—glyphosate. This chemical is an ever-present toxin in our soil, water, air, and bodies. If you garden, put a lot of care into your

Why & How to Stay Hydrated in the Summer

Get those 8 glasses of water in a day! That’s what everyone says. But first of all – nobody drinks 8oz glasses of water. And second of all, not everyone knows what it really means – 8oz 8 times a day is 64oz, which is

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10 Stretches You Can Do at Home for Chronic Back Pain

Back pain, especially lower back pain, is such a common complaint that 80% of people in the US will experience back pain some time in their life. For acute back pain (caused by a known source of injury that eases with healing), stretching can help

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Holistic Nutrition is About More than Just Food

What’s holistic nutrition, you ask? An integrative approach to health and wellness, holistic nutrition looks at overall health as a symptom of everything that’s going on with your body – the physical, mental, and emotional. Holistic nutritionists work with people to create an entire healthy

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