Why the People of Finland have as many saunas as televisions: regular sauna reduces the risk of many diseases by up to 50% according to recent study

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What do we offer at Root Whole Body that is shown to improve your healthy lifespan, enhance your mood and brain function, as well as significantly reduce your likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease, cancer, and dementia?   A recent study published in the Journal of American Medicine (JAMA) showed significant benefits of regular sauna use for cardiovascular health.  The study followed …

6 Simple Strategies for Winter Cold & Flu Season

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As the weather turns cool and we spend more time indoors in close contact with others, viruses and bacteria causing cold, flu and other illness thrive. Thankfully, there are plenty of natural-first approaches you can take to be prepared, to stay resilient and feel your best this winter. 1.    Urgent Care for those seeking a natural-first approach. Natural medicine is …

The Pursuit of a Good Night’s Sleep: 10 ways to get the zzz’s you need.

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Sleep deprivation is similar to alcohol intoxication in how it impacts our ability to function. 50 to 70 million people in the US suffer from one or more sleep disorders and it’s no wonder. Only 21% of Americans get the recommended seven to eight hours sleep each night. The number of distractions and lifestyle choices that interfere with healthy sleep …

12 Signs You’re Under Too Much Stress + Natural Solutions for Relief

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Stress is pretty unavoidable these days. It’s how the brain and body respond to any demand. Every type of demand, or stressor, such as exercise, work, school, significant life changes, or traumatic events—can be stressful. Simply turn on the TV, check your email or voicemail, or scroll through your Instagram feed – it’s all rife with stressful news.   Not all stress is …

7 Ways to Prepare Your Mind and Body for the Fall Season

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With the approach of fall, Mother Nature begins the transition from the high energy summer season of bright, warm, longer days to a winding down, signaled by falling leaves, shorter, darker days, cooler weather and a general downshift in the cycle of life. This seasonal shift isn’t limited to a change in our natural environment, but also has a profound …

Glow-Food: Jumpstart skin repair with more raw foods

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  Want vibrant, glowing skin? What you eat is just as important, if not more important than the products you use on the surface. Our skin is a window to our health. And the foods that promote healthy skin also promote a healthy body overall. Here are a few suggestions to achieve a glowing complexion: Hydrate: Drinking plenty of water …

Root Whole Body Voted Best Facial In Portland, Oregon 2019

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The competition was stiff but Root Whole Body came out on top! Over 65,000 people took part in the Willamette Week Best of Portland campaign to identify the best in class business over a variety of categories. Root Whole Body was nominated for Best Facial and….we won! Integrative skincare at Root takes a Whole Body approach, considering overall health, lifestyle, …

Discover what LED Light Therapy, Ultrasonic and Micro-Channeling can do for the skin

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Our estheticians are excited to have so much new power to offer. Come check out all the new skin tools at Root. Ultrasonic Our Ultrasonic tool combines ultrasonic exfoliation and micro-current capabilities, which significantly increases the skin’s ability to absorb treatment creams and serums. These beneficial micro-currents are the same electrical current the body produces. They cause the muscle beneath …

Get Outdoors Pain Free: 20 Tips for Summer Injury Prevention

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By Dr. Daniel Agosta, DC With warmer weather and longer days here, getting active outdoors is a great way to stay fit and improve mental health.  That said, when we move our bodies in ways that are new, or that we just haven’t done in a while, injury can happen.  Even seasoned athletes and regular hikers, runners, bikers, surfers, and …

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Summer Skin Saviors

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ROOT WHOLE BODY JUNE 16, 2019 NATURAL REMEDIES,  ORGANIC FACIALS + CLEAN BEAUTY,  ORGANIC SKIN CARE 1 COMMENT The Summer sun can be brutal and wreak havoc on our skin, even in the often-cloudy Pacific Northwest! As we are spending more time outside this season, here are a few simple yet effective things you can do to protect your skin …

Home Remedies For When You Over Do It

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Sadly, Summer is coming to an end and the weather will slowly be changing to a cooler temperament. This means less outdoor activities, but more opportunity to take care of your body and nurse any injuries or strains you may have acquired from all your Summer fun! What To Do When You Overdo It: Below are 4 suggestions for at-home …