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Detox Your Body Continued

This topic is so important for understanding how our bodies actually work, how they get healthy, and how they stay that way. We have a few more detoxing tips for you today.

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Dotoxing Tips from the Experts

New Year = New You...Right? Spring-boarding off of yesterday's post about self-renewal, let's talk about some physical things you can do to truly create a better, healthier you in the upcoming months.

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Everyone Needs a Mentor and a Mentee

Perspective; oh, so important, yet so hard to achieve! We can become so ego-centric, as we get busy with life, to-do-lists, and so forth. I am someone who can put herself in other people's shoes. Most of the time.

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Is Coffee Good for You?

This week, Dr. Lamse talks about the health benefits of coffee and answers a question submitted by Kellie. If you have a question or topic for any of the panel doctors, please submit them on the contact page. One or all of the physicians will answer your questions either on the site or via email.

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Women’s Body Changes

I am in my forties now and find that my body is changing in many ways - my period, appetite, libido, weight, etc., and I wondered what, if anything, should I be concerned about.

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Tylenol vs. Ibuprofen for Arthritis Pain

Is it better for me to take Tylenol or Ibuprofen for osteoarthritis? I’m a 50-year old, pretty darned healthy female, although my healthy half-sister had a heart attack out of the blue and died at 53.

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Wellness Wednesday: Nutrition Tips for the Holidays

Major holiday time is approaching quickly. Many families will enjoy each other's company with celebrations that include lots of food and drinks. It's no wonder that we tend to over indulge and even gain a few pounds.

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Meditation: Finding Your Happy Place

Our minds process millions of thoughts; we are multi-taskers and usually take on way too much. Do you feel spread too thin to be there for yourself, your children, your partner? I know I do. A tool I have found to help is meditation.

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Enzymes: A Missing Health Link?

Every one knows there are certain things that the body needs to survive and thrive; these include water, oxygen, and nourishment. However, our bodies have other crucial requirements that most people have never even heard of; one of these widely missed components are enzymes. I was one of those people…and I am a doctor.

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Why Do I Need Enzymes?

"You Are What You Absorb": Enzymes to the Rescue By Dr. Ance Lamse I was stunned when I checked the vitamin and mineral levels of one of my patients who had been taking her high-quality supplements faithfully. She was deficient in many vitamins and minerals!

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How Do I Strengthen My Immune System?

I’m sure we’ve all heard that phrase at one time or another, but may not have associated it with the scheme of our overall health. The connection that’s being made is referring to our immune system, and this remarkable network determines what state of health we’re in at the present and what we’re setting the stage for in the near future.

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Relationships: Giving and Receiving

We all want a relationship where we feel fully loved, deeply understood, and deeply valued, and where we walk the journey in complete harmony with another. Many times we are looking to the other person to provide us with what we want and need, when in truth, we simply mirror that in which we give. We often have the idea that when the perfect person comes around, we will begin to be on our best behavior, and that we will change when we meet him or her.

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The Wounded Child Within

How many of us have gazed into the mirror only to see ourselves at an earlier age, an age in which circumstances have left us in a drama of life that we were forever trying to forget; one that we thought we had buried, and yet time has brought forth the resurfacing of misdirected and scattered emotions – often those that have wounded and left us in a state of despair? Why is it we would choose to carry the burden of unpleasant memories rather than allowing them to be released with love and forgiveness, or at least understanding?

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Common Foods: Gateway Drugs?

For those of you who don't know what a "Gateway Drug" is, allow me to define it in its most common use. A gateway drug is a substance that when frequently introduced to the body may cause one to desire more potent doses of the same or require a stronger substance to be satisfied. Though, this post is not about actual drugs, I want you to recognize that the addicting properties of some foods and how they act in the body can be similar.

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