Inflammation is a Good Thing

By Kristy Hall
Categories: chronic disease, Health Blog

This may come as a surprise, especially when you hear health professionals, myself included, constantly talking about ways to reduce inflammation, but inflammation is actually a GOOD thing. Yep, you heard me right. The Heroic First Responder Inflammation is your immune system’s response to any kind of infection or injury. This quick response (kind of […]

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Curious Curcumin

By Kristy Hall
Categories: chronic disease, Health Blog

It’s that sneeze-y time of year.  You know when the spring rains leave pollen on your car, patio, and outdoor furniture? So many people are starting to reach for their Zyrtec, Allegra, or Claritin.  If you’re tempted to pop one of those magic pills, hold your horses! That stuff has some serious side effects such […]

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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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Vitamin D fights chronic disease

The Scoop on Vitamin D

By Kristy Hall
Categories: chronic disease, Health Blog

Having optimal levels of vitamin D can protect you from auto-immune conditions, cancer, heart disease, depression and more. Take a quick read to learn where to get your vitamin D and how to determine just how much your body needs.

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