Wellness

The Secret Natural Deodorant That Actually Works

Natural deodorants have come a long way since the first few crystals that promised to kill odor, but left much to be desired. If you prefer to keep your personal care toxic-free and don’t want to smell like you frequent a sweat lodge, then you may want to read on. The best natural deodorant is… Continue reading The Secret Natural Deodorant That Actually Works

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Holistic Family Healing . At Home with Dr. Kat

My patients frequently ask how I as a chiro mama deal with sickness or illness in our family… Let me preface this by saying that it is a rare event. I credit the rarity to our holistic lifestyle which includes regular chiropractic care to boost our immune system (see this post). But, even with the… Continue reading Holistic Family Healing . At Home with Dr. Kat

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The Immune System and Chiropractic

When we think about boosting the immune system, we've all heard about reducing sugar, eating right, increasing vitamin D, adding probiotics, resting/meditation, exercise, and taking herbal remedies, but something that is important and often overlooked is taking care of and maintaining a properly functioning nervous system. Many people ask me how my family and I stay… Continue reading The Immune System and Chiropractic

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Cracking the Code on Chiropractic: Philosophy and Expectations

When most people think about chiropractic care, the most common association is as a treatment for back pain. While it is true that chiropractic may relieve pain symptoms, this is accomplished by activating the body’s self-healing ability. By adjusting the spine, chiropractors correct vertebral subluxations and relieve nervous system interference. Composed mainly of the brain… Continue reading Cracking the Code on Chiropractic: Philosophy and Expectations

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My Autoimmune Story

In late 2009, while on a hunt to explain my infertility, I received a shocking double diagnosis. I learned that I had 2 auto-immune disorders that were uncontrolled and essentially precluding me from achieving pregnancy: Graves Hyperthyroidism and Type 1.5 Diabetes (LADA – Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adulthood or Slow Onset Type 1). My body… Continue reading My Autoimmune Story

Real Food

Easy Crockpot Chicken Bone Broth

Ingredients: Bones from one natural rotisserie chicken (preferably pasture raised, with meat and skin removed) 2-3 unpeeled organic carrots, washed and roughly chopped 1-2 medium organic onions, quartered 2-3 organic celery ribs 1-2 cloves of garlic a few whole peppercorns 1-2 tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar ¼ teaspoon Himalayan or Celtic sea salt Directions: Toss everything… Continue reading Easy Crockpot Chicken Bone Broth

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The Three T’s of Chiropractic – Traumas, Toxins, and Thoughts

Not many people know the truth about how our bodies actually work. There are four major systems that control almost all of our bodily functions, the most important of which is the nervous system. The nervous system is the master conductor over the human body because many of the functions of the nervous system are… Continue reading The Three T’s of Chiropractic – Traumas, Toxins, and Thoughts