Have you ever wonder why your mother used to tell you to chew your food all of the time? In most cases, your mother figured that you didn’t know how to chew your food, and she worried that you were going to choke. Choking may happen, but there are other health benefits to eating thoroughly. […]
Reflexology Can Support Digestive Health? When new clients come to the Healing Place to seek help with their digestive health, we talk about how reflexology helps to move bowel movement and toxins. Our focus is to work the intestinal in the direction of peristalsis to move contents through the gastrointestinal tract.
Why am I Sick Again? Signs of Body Inflammation Almost every modern disease is caused or affected by body inflammation. Your immune system can become compromised by stress, diet, and lifestyle. Everyone has had common illnesses such as a sore throat, colds, broken bones, etc. Your body goes into the appropriate defense to ward off […]
Elimination Diet If you and your doctor feel that you have a food allergy, your doctor will help you to figure out what foods trigger your allergic reactions. Starting with an elimination diet, your doctor will help you decide which foods to start eliminating, probably starting with the common food allergies: dairy, soy, wheat or […]
You have bacteria living in your digestive tract. Sounds gross, I know, but actually it’s good. They’re friendly bacteria, or ‘probiotics’ that help keep bad bacteria and yeast from growing in your gut. Common strains include Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium. Friendly bacteria also help make vitamin K, which is essential for normal blood clotting, plus they’re important for immune system […]