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Natural Healing with Bone Broth

By Kristy Hall
Categories: Health Blog

Soup IS Good Food, Bone Broth is Even Better Not sure what bone broth is? Earlier in the year I wrote a 3 part series of blog posts about the health benefits of soups, salads and smoothies. The last post caught the attention of Dr. Josh Axe, whom you may have seen on the Dr. […]

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Healthcare’s Next Frontier: Preventative Care

By Kristy Hall
Categories: chronic disease, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, Health Blog, Pain, Pain relief

It’s amusing to me how health insurance covers a preventative healthcare appointment each year.  The doctor looks you over and runs a CBC and Chem screen (common blood tests).  The lab report tells your doctor and you if you are in “normal” ranges.  (How “normal” is defined in a topic for another blog.  Suffice it […]

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New weapon in battle against SIBO

By Kristy Hall
Categories: chronic disease, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, Health Blog, Pain relief

There’s a new weapon in the battle against SIBO.  SIBO, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, causes gas and bloating immediately after meals.  It is often associated with painful conditions such as Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Interstitial Cystitis, Chronic Lyme Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, IBS, IBD and more. The small intestine is usually relatively free of microorganisms compared […]

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Power of Holistic Medicine-A Personal Story

By Kristy Hall
Categories: fibromyalgia, Health Blog, Pain, Pain relief

Healing holistically is powerful.  In March, I had a nasty skiing accident with whiplash, a concussion, a couple of hairline fractures in my vertebra and two more vertebra with bone bruises. I had constant pain in my back making work difficult.  I had to give up my daily walks for weeks.  I used acupuncture from […]

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Run Away Anxiety? Use food to calm your mood.

By Kristy Hall
Categories: chronic disease, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, Health Blog, Pain

Is anxiety following you around like a shadow?  You can calm your anxiety with some simple dietary changes. How can diet possibly cause anxiety?  There are several ways, actually. There are compounds we get in ordinary diets that cause anxiety in some people.  In other people, there is no effect. You have to figure out […]

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