Your Liver’s Impact on your Mental health

Your liver’s impact on your mental health https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppw5VUlzlD8 In Chinese Medicine each organ had its own function and affect on out mental health. The liver is responsible for keeping the smooth flow of Qi and blood. Thus, allowing there to be more circulation in the body to prevent any build up of tension. If the liver isn’t functioning properly it can lead to stagnation (blockage) causing tension to arise and build up. This also results in causing not only emotional …

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Lump in Throat

Lump in Throat Case Study Often times, patients visit us for stress relief. Stress sometimes manifests in many physical or emotional symptoms. For many of our patients, we’ve been hearing a “lump in their throat” sensation.  Some people describe it as a gasping for air feeling, blockage in the throat, or a throat knot. It’s the feeling that you are forced to swallow even if you don’t want to or there is nothing to swallow. If your lump in the throat feeling is …

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Livaplex – for healthy bile production, bowels & digestion of fats

As Thanksgiving passes & the Holiday Christmas season approaches, it’s more common than not to over  indulge in sweats & treats! So during the Holiday season to help with constipation, indigestion & to correctly digest fats, we recommend Livaplex.       The liver is the body’s largest organ & performs more than 500 different functions including the synthesis & utilization of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, the metabolism and excretion of toxins from the body, and the storage of glycogen & …

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Livaplex – for healthy bile production, bowels & digestion of fats

As Thanksgiving passes & the Holiday Christmas season approaches, it’s more common than not to over  indulge in sweats & treats! So during the Holiday season to help with constipation, indigestion & to correctly digest fats, we recommend Livaplex.       The liver is the body’s largest organ & performs more than 500 different functions including the synthesis & utilization of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, the metabolism and excretion of toxins from the body, and the storage of glycogen & …

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Essential practices for Daily Stress

Keeping Stress at Bay Wellness is an all-encompassing term that is so important, especially when managing stress. We’ve already covered key ways in which we manage stress using Chinese herbal remedies, acupuncture, acupressure, and mindfulness. However, there are still several ways in which we can keep he stress levels low in our day to day activities. The key to stopping stress at its root is the mindfulness to release the stress each and everyday. This can be done in a variety …

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Stress and the Liver

Feeling stressed out? Stress is experienced daily by a majority of people and it is a prime example of the relationship between the mind and body. Stress is experienced emotionally, however, it can manifest itself in lower energy levels and circulation, poor digestion, insomnia, and other hormonal imbalances. These symptoms can escalate if stress is not managed well. In Chinese Medicine, stress is closely related to the Liver. This is because the Liver has the main function of ensuring smooth circulation, …

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A-F Betafood for Gallbladder and Liver Support

A-F BETAFOOD A-F Betafood for Bile, Gallbladder, and Liver Support A great product to consume for bile, gallbladder, and liver support, A-F Betafood can help aid in the body’s digestion. If you’re living a fast-paced lifestyle, a poor diet and exposure to toxins can put stress on the liver and gallbladder. When you eat a meal, especially one containing fats, the gallbladder goes to work releasing stored bile into the small intestines where it: – Breaks down larger fat droplets …

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