Category Archives: Wellness

Life Lessons From A Remote Medical Professional

I recently returned home from a month-long Wilderness First Responder and Emergency Medical Technician course in Leavenworth, Washington. The course content was invaluable, but the icing on the cake was the people I interacted with daily.  Having served in the … Continue reading

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ADRENALINE

Adrenaline, (aka adrenalin or epinephrine), is a hormone, neurotransmitter, and in modern day – a medication. Epinephrine is normally produced by both the adrenal glands and certain neurons.  Specifically it is secreted by the medulla of the adrenal glands.  It … Continue reading

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CILANTRO 101!!

Often we forget that sometimes our best medicine is sitting right in our kitchen, not in our medicine cabinet!  The highlight of this post is the fresh herb, cilantro, and its related health benefits.  Scroll to the bottom if you’d … Continue reading

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BAOBAB, MANGOSTEEN AND SAVORY CINNAMON!

Today I wanted to give you a dose of food as medicine.  Enjoy!  Let’s explore these three superfoods and their benefits: BAOBAB: The “upside down” Baobab Tree found across sub-Saharan Africa produces a melon like fruit with legendary healing properties. … Continue reading

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DIRTY DOZEN – ORGANIC OR BUST!

Last week the EWG (Environmental Working Group) published it’s 2018 Dirty Dozen list. According to the working group’s tests, the 12 fruits and veggies on the list below contain the highest amount of pesticides. WHY SHOULD WE CARE? While opting … Continue reading

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PREVENT OR GET OUT OF NECK PAIN FOR GOOD!

Listen to this short audio recording to learn WHY EXERCISE IS SO IMPORTANT FOR NECK PAIN:   In short, you will hear that when our neck and upper back muscles become weakened, our head leans forward. This misalignment puts a … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Is timing everything?

For millions of years our genes have been reacting according to our patterns of behavior.  If we keep this in mind when looking at our bodies tendency to store or use fat as as energy, it makes weight loss quite … Continue reading

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