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Having a positive and high energy outlook on life will aid in moving one towards good health. Find out how to live mindfully, more vibrantly and take your health into your own hands with whole foods and good vibes.

Jet Lag - Natural Remedies

Jet Lag – Natural Remedies

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Travel , Well being
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Published September 17, 2017
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Updated April 19, 2019
Travelling for work or pleasure can be exciting, being able to experience a new place, taste new food and meet new people. However, the experience can also be exhausting – as can the return home. Jet lag is that unpleasant feeling. If one is travelling vertically or not changing time zones, or perhaps only one […]

Why is Sleep Important?

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published August 29, 2017
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Updated April 19, 2019

Sleep…specifically my pillow used to be my most favourite thing to look forward to when I was in my young adulthood. It was such a serene time to just lay in bed, fall asleep and wake up feeling amazing. There was also a time when I would wake up feeling groggy and would mentally have […]

LASIK and Eye Health

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published August 16, 2017
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Updated April 20, 2019

Vision is a wonderful thing! The first time I put on glasses in the seventh grade I never knew before that the trees with their leaves could look so lovely. Glasses and contacts alike can be expensive, with vision changing (and style) the bills will add up over time one may sometimes consider whether or […]

Arthritis -Types, Symptoms and Treatments

Arthritis -Types, Symptoms and Treatments

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Health
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Published August 3, 2017
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Updated June 10, 2019
What is Arthritis? Arthritis is a term that is used to describe over one hundred and fifty different inflammatory and degenerative disease and syndromes that focus on damages that occur to the joints of the body. Although they are all distinct in the ways that they change the structure of the joints in the body […]

Heartburn and Meadowsweet – Herbal Medicine

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published July 14, 2017
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Updated April 20, 2019

Heartburn is a symptom of acid reflux which when experience more than twice a week is an indication of gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD). It is credited with the overflow of gastrula juices in the esophagus, which is HCl backing up into the esophagus causing sensitive skin to become irritated. Normal functioning muscles of the esophageal […]

10 ways to Boost Your Brain Power

10 ways to Boost Your Brain Power

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Well being
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Published July 12, 2017
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Updated April 20, 2019
Exams and tests and the need for world domination arise about this time of year. Let’s face it, sometimes life has a way of becoming strenuously complicated and there is so much to cover, memorize and learn that there are not enough hours in a day. There are a few key ingredients that can aid […]

Small Intestinal Distress – SIBO and Why We Bloat

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published July 10, 2017
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Updated May 19, 2019

Bloating and gas are two very common symptoms of small intestinal issues. Your small intestine begins with the Pyloric Sphincter (the doorway between the stomach and the small intestine) and ends with the Ileocecal Valve (the doorway to the large intestine) and in-between is about 15-20 meters of tubing lined with tiny fingerlike projections called villi. […]

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – ADHD

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Well being
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Published July 5, 2017
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Updated June 10, 2019
Lack of focus, extreme activity and inability to control behaviour are all characterized by symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, does having such symptoms indicate a mental disorder in a child or simply a lack of something that is preventing them from being healthy as a whole (The British Psychological Society and the […]
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