Do You Suffer From Anxiety?

Spring is here!   Soon many of us will be busy in our gardens or enjoying outdoor activities.  However for some today and everyday is another day filled with anxiety.  That is what I want to talk to you about today.  Do you suffer from anxiety? Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder in the US with over 40 million people over the age of 18 suffering from some form of it today. That is 18.1% of the population! Of all those suffering, only 36% of them are getting treatment for it. Why is this number so low? Pharmaceutical medication hasn’t proven to be necessarily successful. Efficacy rates range between… Read More

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Natural Ways to Relieve Anxiety

Are you looking for natural ways to relieve anxiety?  If so, you are not alone.  It seems we are all so busy, that any change in our schedule creates even more anxiety. Everyone is plugged into stressful jobs, computers, phones, traffic and more.  It is no wonder that so many in our society today are suffering from anxiety.  So how do you begin to calm the mind so you can start feeling more balanced and less anxious? So this week, I want to share some natural ways to relieve your anxiety symptoms.  Many people struggle with anxiety and will turn to prescription medications.  But what if there was another way… Read More

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Could your skin itching be due to histamine intolerance?

I am seeing an increasing number of people with complaints of persistent itching skin that won’t respond to any of the treatments their healthcare provider, dermatologist or allergist have given them.  They are frustrated and want answers because it has taken over their lives.  What is going on? A little known cause of persistent skin itching is something known as histamine intolerance.  Histamine intolerance can cause more than itching skin.  Do you suffer from anxiety, stomach cramps, hives, fatigue, headaches, insomnia, flushing, dizziness, menstrual irregularities, or high blood pressure?  These are just some the symptoms you may experience with histamine intolerance.  You likely have sought out help from your healthcare… Read More

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Are You Suffering From The Depression Epidemic? Understanding Why

  When I got into health care several years ago, I thought naively that I don’t want to work in mental health.  By declaring this, I was of the mindset that I would not then have to treat people with depression.  I did not want to feel down and hopeless like they did.  Well guess what?  If you work in health care it is likely up to half the people you are treating are suffering from some degree of depression.  Both children and adult are suffering from depression at an alarming rate.  Why is there an epidemic of depression?    Do you know someone who has depression? Have you or someone… Read More

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