Integrative Health Care Blog

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Treating Anxiety for Teens

Treating Anxiety for Teens

Anxiety in teens is rising, and counseling that focuses on teens and their needs is effective treatment. According to the National Institutes of Health, almost 1 in 3 adolescents ages 13-18 will experience an anxiety disorder.

Hemp Extract and CBD

Hemp Extract and CBD

 Hemp extract, or CBD, is cannabidiol, which is one of the many compounds that come from the cannabis plant. It is technically legal in all 50 states, but is unregulated, which means that you can’t trust all the labels on CBD products and it is important to check into...

Benefits of Walking

Benefits of Walking

Walking is one of the best things we can do for ourselves. It activates deep biological processes for health, balance, and wellbeing, supporting both physical and mental health. Our bodies are designed to walk as our main mode of getting from one place to another, and...

Movement that Restores Wellbeing

Movement that Restores Wellbeing

 Our bodies are made to move! Deep biological processes in the organs, tissues, and nervous system are based on a foundation of physical movement and activity. This is why therapeutic movement can have such profound health and healing effects; the right kinds of...

Bodywork for Stress

Bodywork for Stress

 Bodywork and massage are one of the most well known treatments for stress. When we are stressed out, our muscles tighten, our breathing gets shallow, we have trouble concentrating, and it can impact our sleep. We can feel this tension and dysregulation in our bodies....

Movement Classes to Reduce Stress

Movement Classes to Reduce Stress

 When we feel stress, it is a whole body event. Moving our bodies, dropping in to our breath, and being more fully present helps us shift the state of our nervous system. It supports our ability to move out of crisis mode and toward health and wellbeing. Our stress...

Restoring Joy to Generosity

Restoring Joy to Generosity

 The stress of the holiday season can reduce the joy we feel when we are giving and generous, and can deplete our capacity to give. We can restore our joy and activate the proven health benefits of practicing generosity through connecting with other people and...

Acupuncture for Stress

Acupuncture for Stress

 Acupuncture works like physical therapy for the nervous system, which makes it an effective treatment to reduce the effects of stress on the body. When we feel threatened, the nervous system responds with a cascade of biological changes, getting us ready to fight off...