What Journey Are You On? • June 2024

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We’ve all experienced those moments when stress tightens our muscles, adds aches and pains throughout our body or causes headaches, possibly affecting our mood and our relationships. Seeking relief, many turn to massages, but incorporating acupuncture into the mix can enhance the results and leave you feeling your best.Acupuncture aims to restore the natural flow of energy in the body. …

at the root • june 2024

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SUMMER CARE Chinese medicine, a practice with a history spanning 2,500 years, offers valuable insights into fostering and sustaining well-being. Emphasizing preventative medicine, it often recommends lifestyle adjustments, dietary choices, and gentle interventions like acupuncture, massage, and herbal medicine. The approach also encourages adapting dietary and lifestyle practices that are in line with seasonal changes. Because as the seasons change, …

What Journey Are You On? • May 2024

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Mental Health Awareness Month holds special significance at Root. We have been on a mission to help end the stigma surrounding mental health and to bridge the gap between physical health, mental health, and self-care, that we believe are all so intrinsically connected. We know that there is not a one-size-fits-all to mental health, that each person has their own …

at the root • may 2024

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A Holistic Approach to sleep Sleep deprivation significantly affects our cognitive functions. A staggering 50 to 70 million Americans struggle with sleep disorders. Only 21% of the population manages the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep each night. Lifestyle choices and modern distractions can often disrupt healthy sleep patterns. It’s time to take control of your health, starting with …

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In the modern world, stress is an almost unavoidable part of life, triggered by various demands such as work, school, and major life changes. While not all stress causes harm, chronic stress, especially the kind experienced consistently, can lead to serious health consequences.The body’s response to stress involves the release of hormones, primarily cortisol, which prepares the body for the …

What Journey Are You On? • April 2024

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allergies In Chinese Medicine, there is a belief in proactively addressing illnesses before they manifest. Practitioners focus not only on alleviating current symptoms but also on treating the underlying causes of the illness to prevent the symptoms from arising in the first place. As we walk through allergy season, now is an opportune moment to restore your body’s optimal balance, …

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Practicing natural medicine goes beyond the clinic at Root, as we know that taking care of the body’s largest organ with organic skincare at our wellness spa is crucial to whole body health. Organic skincare at Root means safeguarding and nourishing the body’s protective shield, as well as regulating the nervous system and supporting the endocrine system with non-toxic products.Skincare …

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At Root Whole Body, Health and Nutrition take a 360 degree look at the most important aspects of your life to provide sustainable techniques, unique to your specific needs and circumstances. This allows for real lifestyle changes, resulting in a healthier you. When you truly feed and nourish your body, you can improve your energy, skin, metabolism and improve overall …

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As temperatures stay chilly and we find ourselves spending more time indoors in close proximity to others, the viruses and bacteria responsible for colds, flu, and various illnesses flourish. Fortunately, there are numerous body-first strategies you can adopt to be proactive, enhance resilience, and maintain your well-being throughout the winter season.NAturopathic care can be urgent careNaturopathic medicine is often associated …

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Gastro-intestinal health refers to the health and functioning of your GI Tract, as it relates to digestion, how you absorb food, immunity, and microbial health.There can be many causes of GI issues, such as: lack of adequate nutrition, poor digestion or imbalance, food allergies or intolerance, even stress can affect your gut.At Root, our dedicated team wants to work with …

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at the rootISSUE 1.1JANUARY 2024What is Holistic Healthcare & what are the benefits?Integrative healthcare is a therapeutic paradigm that holistically supports a person’s individual psycho-emotional, spiritual, physical and social factors that influence their health. The emphasis is on promoting health instead of treating disease and prioritizing natural therapies initially.These are wide ranging but rest on the basics of nutritious foods, …

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Hormone HealthWhat is Hormone Health?Hormone health is the intimate chemical communication in our body that regulates sleep, menses, skin, mood and more.What are the root causes of hormone issues?The root cause is endocrine-disrupting chemicals in our environment, stress, and nutrition.How does hormone health relate to whole body health?Hormones are a part of everything. Everything is a feedback loop of constant …