Should You Use a Weighted Blanket for Anxiety?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Annah Gillette "In psychiatric care, weighted blankets are one of our most powerful tools for helping people who are anxious, upset, and possibly on the verge of losing control," says Karen Moore, OTR/L, an occupational therapist in Franconia, N.H. "These blankets work by providing input to the deep

December 5th, 2017|Categories: Stress|Tags: , |

5 Brain Boosting Tips for Greater Focus , Energy and Concentration

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Annah Gillette Many people suffer from symptoms of brain fog. Helping improve the focus and energy in your brain can be done. Start with cleaning up your diet. Overly processed foods high in chemical fats and sugars are doing more damage than giving you that energy boost you

5 Reasons to Eat More Spinach

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Annah Gillette Spinach is a healthy source of fiber and contains many nutrients, including vitamin K, calcium, magnesium, folate, vitamin C, iron, manganese, potassium, tryptophan and other vitamins and minerals. 1. A recent study found a bowl of spinach every day increases muscle efficiency. Researchers from the Karolinska

Should You Take Melatonin?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC Why are so many people sleepy these days? Many of us lie down in bed, totally exhausted from the day and we just lie there, nothing happens. We need to drift off to sleep land, but it does not occur. The question is WHY? The answer can be one

November 21st, 2017|Categories: Sleep|Tags: , , , , |

How to Get Back In Sync with a Good Nights Sleep

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Annah Gillette Everyone operates on a biological schedule that determines when we feel tired and when we feel awake. When our internal sleep clocks are functioning normally, they send our bodies signals to sleep in the evening and wake in the morning. This sleep clock can fall out

November 16th, 2017|Categories: Adrenals|Tags: |

Natural Constipation Relief

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Annah Gillette Constipation can make anyone uncomfortable. There are several reasons constipation can occur, so it is best to monitor what the cause of discomfort is or if it something chronic that needs medical attention. Constipation is defined as passing hard, dry stool or having fewer than three

November 14th, 2017|Categories: Gut Health|Tags: |
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