An Overview of Holistic Medicine

Holistic medicine has become progressively popular In the last 10 years in the US. In fact, more people than ever are now choosing the holistic approach as their primary approach to their health care and the health of their children. The WHO (World Health Organization) has estimated that between 65 to 80 percent of the…

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Is Our Drinking Water Contaminated?

The National Resource Defense Counsel (NRDC) recently reported that 27 million people, or one in every 12 Americans, are served by unknowingly exposed to drinking water systems with health-based violations.  These violations are alarming and contributing to our major health crisis in the United states. The following health-based violations of our Federal Drinking Water rules set by the EPA  that have been found – in order from greatest to least were caused by:

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Top 4 Causes of Anxiety & Depression

Hypothyroidism (or low thyroid function) is a commonly undiagnosed issue. The condition is when the thyroid gland (located at the base of your neck) is not releasing the needed amounts of thyroid hormones. The thyroid is considered a “master gland” and is responsible for crucial hormones that travel throughout the entire body and turning nutrients from our food into useable energy the body needs. So, when it is under-functioning, it can produce a multitude of symptoms and disruptions. Symptoms of hypothyroidism include mood disorders (like depression and anxiety), brain fog, hair loss, digestive issues, sleep problems, weight gain and other metabolic changes, low immunity, heart function alterations, fatigue, constipation, cracked skin, respiratory complications, and more. 

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Hypothyroidism: Do You Have An Underactive Thyroid?

More and more cases of anxiety and depression are happening than ever before. And now what was once limited to mostly adults, anxiety and depression disorders are now rampant in our youth, as young as 10 years old. What is even more alarming is that our children are being put on potent drugs that are leading to psychosis and even death in some cases! And what’s worse is that in many cases these medications are not working in adults either.

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What is holistic health

What Is Holistic Health?

Holistic health is based on the premise that optimal health is not based upon just the absence of disease, but upon the living balance of the “whole” person. The mind, body, spirit, and emotions are integrated and inseparable. With holistic health, there is the belief that the body contains an energy system that is the support and life for the physical body. Health is achieved with treating the causes of the symptoms and disease – not just alleviating, masking, or addressing the symptoms.

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What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

The most important thing is to just not accept that feeling depressed is “just the way things are” because it certainly doesn’t have to be. Again, we’d love to consult with you here at Modern Holistic Health and talk about how you’ve been feeling, supplements, and a lifestyle plan to get you through prolonged winter blues. 

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