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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 …

What Journey Are You On?

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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, …

What Journey Are You On?

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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 …

Believe

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for the new year, for a lifetimeBelieve in the Power Natural Medicine: the Modalities of Root In an era where modern medical advancements have taken center stage, a return to the roots of natural healing is gaining momentum. With the wisdom and guidance of our favorite natural medicine modalities, from naturopathic care and acupuncture to organic skincare, massage, sauna, yoga, …

WHAT IS NATURAL MEDICINE?

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Natural medicine is a holistic approach that utilizes natural therapies and remedies to stimulate the body’s innate healing processes and promote overall well-being.Discover the Essence of Natural Medicine at Root Whole Body At Root Whole Body, we are dedicated believers in the power of traditional natural medicine. Our approach embraces centuries of wisdom, aiming to harness the body’s innate healing …

FROM THE EARTH: The magical role Mother Nature plays in supporting our Whole Body Health

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It’s summertime in the Pacific Northwest, and we’ve endured months of inclement weather for this long-awaited season of warmth, sunshine and natural beauty!That’s why this summer at Root, we are celebrating the beauty, power and wisdom of all things Natural from the Earth that supports whole body health. Get outside and soak it in!TIME OUTDOORS & EARTHINGHERBS, ROOTS & ALL …

Should You Sauna in the Summer?

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When we think of saunas, our minds often think of a reprieve from the cold and rainy months to warmth and relaxation. However, saunas are not just for the colder months. In fact, engaging in regular sauna sessions during the summer can be incredibly beneficial for your whole-body health. Here at Root, we encourage regular sauna use year round. Heat …

Whole-Body Health & Lymphatic Drainage

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If you’re trying to maintain whole-body health, there are many things you can do. Learn more about how lymphatic drainage can help to improve your body’s health. WHOLE BODY HEALTH AND LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE In today's fast-paced world, it's no secret that our bodies are constantly bombarded by various toxins, stressors, and pollutants. In order to maintain optimal whole-body health, it …

How to Support Your Whole Body Health This Summer

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Supporting your whole body health is our clinic’s top priority year-round. Each season, how we support you may vary. During the summer months, the Root clinic encourages the prevention of sunburn, injury, and dehydration, and promotes natural, evidence-based ways to treat these occurrences. SUN PROTECTION & CARE We advise an organic, non-toxic, mineral-based sunscreen at the Root Clinic. While SPF …

Root's Guide to Mental Health and Well-being

Root’s Guide to Mental Health and Well-being

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Month, a month that is important to us here at Root. Over the last year especially, with the addition of Counseling to our Clinic, we have been on a mission to end the stigma surrounding Mental Health, and to bridge the gaps between physical health, mental health, and self-care, as we know they are all so …

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Good Bye Allergies: Improve the quality of your life this Spring

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THE ALLERGY BALANCE CONNECTION: In its simplest form, an allergy is an excessive reaction by the immune system to a substance that is normally harmless. Such a substance is called an “allergen.” A body out of balance and exposed to allergens leads to traditional allergy symptoms such as swelling, watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, allergic eczema, conjunctivitis, and gastrointestinal symptoms. …