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Book Your Spring Vacation!

Alaska cruises start in May! The best cruise experience in Alaska includes nights on land in Anchorage, Denali, and Fairbanks. Turn a seven-day cruise into a twelve-day adventure by including tours through Denali National Park, a chance to pan for gold, and opportunities to view the local wildlife. You might spot sea otters and sea lions, black or brown bears, whales, deer, bald eagles, and plenty of marine birds like puffins. An Alaskan cruise provides plenty of breathtaking, rugged scenery with the added bonus of comfortable accommodations, delicious meals, and quality time with your loved ones.

A Water New Year’s Resolution

Make a New Year’s resolution that’s easy to keep. Add distilled water to your day using these tips! HYDRATION — Water is important in maintaining bodily functions at their optimum level, yet your body is constantly losing water through breathing and perspiration. Keep hydrated by having water conveniently close. WEIGHT LOSS — Drinking water is a crucial part of any weight loss plan. Steam-distilled water is remarkably pure, not to mention completely calorie-free. DETOXIFICATION — Many of us overindulge over the holidays. Distilled water acts to remove toxins from the body, making us feel better, fitter, and more able to cope with stress.

Ayu What? Ayurveda!

Chances are you’ve heard it before.. so what exactly is it? Ayurveda is an ancient and holistic wellness system from India that is interested in the root cause of our symptoms and in many cases, it is simple and subtle things that we would never have expected would be causing an issue. For example, three drops of hot sauce on your eggs every morning leading to burning headaches, or fresh salad for lunch every day causing constipation, or even eating too much because your taste buds are being deprived of delicious herbs and spices. Ayurveda teaches that everyone is unique and therefore affected by diet and lifestyle in their own unique ways.

Book Club

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. by Angela Duckworth. In this must-read book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, students, and business people, that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called “grit.” Winningly personal, insightful, and even life-changing, Grit is a book about what goes through your head when you fall down, and how that—not talent or luck—makes all the difference.

Healing Cell Signaling

The human body has between fifty and three hundred billion cells. Inside every cell, we have mitochondria (some cells have thousands). Mitochondria, when functioning properly, produce redox signaling molecules. Cell signaling carry life-sustaining messages to cells, and your cells respond to those messages, keeping you alive and healthy. As we age, cell signal weakens they can disrupt gene expression. But if you had a way to regulate gene activity with redox signaling molecules, cellular communication would remain strong. Our bodies heal on a cellular level, and the genetic instructions that dictate healthy body function don’t get through without redox signaling.

Laser Treatments from Your Family Doctor!

Did you know that you can now receive private laser treatment services from your family doctor for a range of health concerns? The Fotona SP laser is an award-winning treatment that can help with conditions such as snoring and sleep apnea, hair removal, skin tightening, scar revision, toenail fungus, skin resurfacing, vascular lesions, and spider veins. The Fotona combines two complementary laser wavelengths that work in harmony to create thermal effects without damaging the skin’s surface. This allows for a range of non-contact, non-invasive procedures that offer greater patient comfort, reduced downtime, and quicker healing, not to mention long-lasting results. Offering free consultations.

Best Treatment For Osteoarthritis

When it comes to osteoarthritis, the best approach is to treat it from the inside and the outside. Specialized nutritional formulations work on the inside of the body by turning off the inflammation-producing mechanisms and strengthening the joints. N.I.R. Laser Therapy works on the outside of the body by decreasing inflammation, thereby reducing pain and stiffness. The laser penetrates to a level that breaks up scar tissue to shrink nodules and increase mobility. Following a multi-faceted approach that feeds and stimulates the joints at the same time greatly enhances the body’s ability to respond. That is why even long-term, severe arthritis sufferers can get relief.

Pure Water for Pregnancy

Prenatal and postnatal infants have very weak immune systems, so the purity and safety of the water they ingest are extremely important. Typical chlorine or UV-light disinfection methods used by municipalities and bottlers are ineffective at eliminating the toughest bacteria and pathogens from tap and bottled water. Bottled water, although an essential disinfection method for preparing baby formula, can concentrate some harmful chemicals like nitrates or lead. Bottled and tap water often contain carcinogenic disinfection by-products like bromate or tri-halomethanes (THMs), which have been associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, including miscarriages, birth defects, and low birth weights.

Prescriptions From Your Pharmacist

Did you know that your doctor is not the only healthcare professional who can provide you with a prescription? The list of minor ailments that pharmacists can prescribe medication for continues to grow, helping to ease busy clinic waiting rooms and provide you with a convenient and safe alternative. Whether you have a rash or skin infection, are interested in birth control, or are dealing with cold or flu symptoms, your pharmacist can discuss your options with you to find the best treatment. Talk to your pharmacist today to get timely prescriptions for you and your loved ones.

Homeopathy and Chronic Disease

Do you live with aches and pains because there is no other option? Homeopathy offers a holistic and complementary treatment to both chronic and acute diseases. It individualizes patient care by focusing on how symptoms of disease manifest in you, and not on the disease itself. Using homeopathy, chronic disease is manageable in a gentle, effective, and rapid manner. Homeopathy is an individualized branch of natural medicine that stimulates the body’s innate ability to heal. Each person manifests disease in their own unique way, so homeopathy uses thorough case-taking to find the most individualized remedy for each patients symptoms.

Family Travel – Plan Ahead!

It may be winter, but it’s time to start thinking about spring, summer, and beyond. Family travel is a great way to reconnect after a busy school year. What better way to gather family from across the country than to book a fun cruise? Especially when meals, accommodations, and entertainment are all included! A great adventure on the open water is the perfect way to make lasting family memories. And for those thinking even further ahead, planning a wonderful Christmas Markets 2020 cruise is a great chance for mothers, daughters, friends, and couples to enjoy a unique holiday experience.