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How Often Should You Detox Your Body?

The world we’re living in today is fraught with toxins. From the food you eat to the air you breathe, you come into contact with toxins every single day. These toxins can build up over time and overwhelm your body’s natural detoxification process, leaving you in a diminished state of health. 

Toxins may be abundant in today’s world, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t protect your body from their negative effects. Regularly detoxing flushes out toxins from your system so that you can overcome negative symptoms. But, how often should you detox for optimal health? Continue reading to find out. 

Determining How Often to Detox

The best frequency for detoxing will vary from person to person, and this is due to many factors. For one, we’re all managing a different toxic load depending on our environment, diet, grooming habits, and other lifestyle factors. Since toxins can be found in everything from clothing to shampoo to fertilizers to car emissions, your day-to-day routine will impact your toxic load and, therefore, how often you’ll need to detox. 

Additionally, different detox methods work for different people. Dietary changes, supplements, lifestyle adjustments, and chelation therapy are all methods of detoxification that can be combined or used alone. The methods of detoxification that are right for you will in part dictate how often you need to detox. 

Common Frequencies for Detoxification

Some people detox once a week, others once a month, and others just a few times per year. If you’re frequently experiencing symptoms of toxicity, such as fatigue, moodiness, mental fog, and abdominal bloating, more frequent detoxing is a smart choice. But, if you have a relatively low toxic load and don’t struggle with symptoms of toxicity, you may only need to detox a few times per year. 

The experienced team at Mind Body Spirit Care can determine the best method(s) and frequency of detoxification for your needs. Request an appointment with us today to get started with your personalized detoxification plan!

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Can Acupuncture Reduce Stress?

Stress has become a prevalent health concern in the world today. Over time, high stress levels can increase your risk of health problems including heart disease, gastrointestinal problems, and diabetes, among others. Holistic treatment options can be particularly effective to help patients manage their stress levels and achieve greater overall wellbeing. 

Acupuncture is a popular holistic treatment that has been helping patients manage stress for thousands of years! It’s often combined with other treatment modalities at Mind Body Spirit Care to help patients reach their health goals.  Continue reading Can Acupuncture Reduce Stress?

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How to Rid Your Body of Toxins

A healthy detox plan should involve strategies to improve the health of the body’s essential organs, namely the liver, digestive system, kidneys, lungs, and skin. By supporting and improving the functions of these organs, you can improve your body’s ability to flush out toxins. As a result, you’ll look and feel refreshed and rejuvenated. 

Nutrition

Consuming a lot of sugar, processed foods, and alcohol can diminish the health of your body’s natural detoxing processes. So, focusing on proper nutrition, specifically by reducing your intake of sugar, processed foods, and alcohol is an excellent strategy for detoxing the body. Additionally, eating foods that are high in antioxidants as part of your regular diet can help prevent free radical damage and, in turn, oxidative stress in the body. Examples of antioxidant-rich foods include berries, vegetables, nuts, spices, and green tea.  Continue reading How to Rid Your Body of Toxins

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How Progesterone Can Improve a Woman’s Health

Progesterone is a female sex hormone that is mostly produced in the ovaries. This hormone is essential to maintaining a woman’s menstrual cycle and serves the main purpose of preparing the uterus for pregnancy. Progesterone also works together with estrogen and testosterone to coordinate various bodily functions. 

Women need progesterone to retain optimal health. So, low progesterone can lead to various symptoms and complications. Hormone therapy can restore imbalanced progesterone levels to resolve symptoms and improve your overall wellness.  Continue reading How Progesterone Can Improve a Woman’s Health

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Defeat Chronic Fatigue with IV Therapy

Chronic fatigue can hinder your ability to carry out tasks and do what you love. Unfortunately, chronic fatigue is also often difficult to treat, leading people to struggle with its effects long-term. However, IV therapy has emerged as a holistic treatment option that can support higher energy levels and improve the overall health of those suffering from chronic fatigue. 

What is IV Therapy?

In IV therapy, vitamins and nutrients are delivered directly to the patient’s bloodstream through an IV. The intravenous administration of the nutrients allows the body to reap the maximum benefit from the treatment. In comparison to oral supplements, IV therapy provides better absorption and superior results for concerns including chronic fatigue, digestive problems, respiratory infections, and more.    Continue reading Defeat Chronic Fatigue with IV Therapy

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How Acupuncture Helps to Relieve Pain

Are you struggling with persistent pain? Whether stemming from an injury, muscle tension, or a chronic condition, pain can inhibit your ability to get through the day. Luckily, acupuncture is a holistic treatment method that can help relieve pain without the side effects and complications associated with prescription medications and invasive procedures. The healing capacity of acupuncture treatment may allow you to overcome chronic pain and, as a result, enjoy a higher quality of life!

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medical technique that has been around for approximately 3,000 years. It involves inserting sterile, extremely thin needles into acupuncture points, which are points on the skin that are thought to stimulate the central nervous system.  Continue reading How Acupuncture Helps to Relieve Pain

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The Top Health Benefits of Therapeutic Yoga

Achieving a balance of the body and mind can offer you tangible health benefits. With therapeutic methods, rather than invasive methods or prescription medications, you can avoid safety risks and side effects. Yoga is one of these methods, with private therapeutic yoga sessions available at MindBodySpirit Care to help our patients achieve greater overall health and wellness. 

Understanding Yoga

Yoga is a powerful method of harmonizing the body with the mind through a combination of poses, breathing exercises, and meditation. Beyond physical activity, the goal of yoga is to unify the body, mind, and spirit, which can provide numerous benefits to every aspect of your health.  Continue reading The Top Health Benefits of Therapeutic Yoga

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Benefits of Vaginal Rejuvenation

The body’s natural aging process leads to several changes throughout the body. For women, the vagina undergoes many changes with age due to declining estrogen levels. Vaginal dryness, vaginal laxity, stress incontinence, and painful intercourse are all common concerns among aging women, as well as those who have undergone childbirth. With vaginal rejuvenation, it’s possible to reverse the effects of aging on the vaginal tissues for greater comfort and confidence. 

What is Vaginal Rejuvenation?

Vaginal rejuvenation is a procedure designed to tighten and tone the vaginal tissues. While there are surgical versions of this procedure, at MindBodySpirit Care, we use a minimally-invasive vaginal laser called FemTouch to rejuvenate the vaginal tissues.  Continue reading Benefits of Vaginal Rejuvenation

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How Microneedling Helps Rejuvenate Aging Skin

Microneedling Helps Rejuvenate

Microneedling is a time-tested treatment for a range of cosmetic concerns, including aging skin. Also called collagen induction therapy, microneedling can diminish signs of skin aging for a rejuvenated appearance. 

If you’re struggling with aging skin, microneedling is a minimally-invasive treatment option to refresh and restore the look of your skin. Let’s learn more about how microneedling works and how it can provide rejuvenating benefits for your skin.  Continue reading How Microneedling Helps Rejuvenate Aging Skin

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IV Ozone Therapy and How It Can Help You

IV Ozone Therapy

IV ozone therapy is gaining popularity as an alternative treatment option. It has been shown to possess powerful healing benefits and enhances immune function. By strengthening the immune system, IV ozone therapy can be used preventatively to help patients fend off disease and feel their best. 

What Exactly is IV Ozone Therapy?

In IV ozone therapy, ozone is delivered intravenously. Ozone is a colorless and odorless gas that contains three oxygen atoms. Ozone provides purifying effects for the atmosphere, but also can boost the overall health of the human body by helping to rid it of toxins like bacteria and yeast.  Continue reading IV Ozone Therapy and How It Can Help You