7 Tips for Managing Pain and Inflammation

This is a guest post by Stacey Philpot from

When I began experiencing the first symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, the hot swollen joints, the morning stiffness and inflammation, the fluid surrounding my joints, I attributed them to other preexisting conditions.

The pain felt unbearable at times. It was hard to focus on anything else. […]

2018-02-07T15:10:05+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Pain Management|

16 Delicious Chia Seed Recipes You Need to Make

Chia seeds are incredibly nutrient dense despite their small size. They’re rich in fiber, omega-3 fats and protein. They also contain a wide range of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Getting more in your diet is simple and to help you out, I’ve listed 16 healthy chia seed recipes below.

Just one ounce (or about 2 tablespoons) […]

2018-01-03T14:34:45+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Recipes|

5 Health Benefits of Probiotics

Each of us has a community of bacteria and other microorganisms living inside of us referred to as the microbiome. Its made up of good bacteria (probiotics), bad bacteria and yeast that live symbiotically together. The benefits of probiotics to your overall health are far reaching. They contribute to healthy digestion, a strong immune […]

2017-08-23T12:59:14+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Immune System, Nutrition|

5 Natural Remedies for Ulcers

CAUTION: Some people with stomach ulcers are at high risk of bleeding and this can be life threatening. Always consult your health care professional to see if these natural strategies are safe for you to add to your treatment routine.

Having an ulcer is not only painful, it impairs your body’s digestive function. When you aren’t […]

2017-06-21T14:03:03+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Pain Management|

5 Natural Remedies for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Your intestinal health is incredibly important for digestion and nutrient absorption. Symptoms of stomach pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhea can all be signs that something is wrong. You may have heard of IBD and IBS. They can often be confused because they sound so similar, and a few of their symptoms are alike. IBD stands […]

2018-01-15T16:36:09+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Nutrition|

What Causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

What causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome, commonly known as IBS?


Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) has two main causes. One being, they’re constipated. And two being, they have food allergies.

Constipation can contribute to IBS resulting in intermittent diarrhea. Each person should have 2 healthy bowel movements per day.

Food allergies and sensitivities can contribute to IBS.  Eating the wrong […]

2017-06-15T13:14:48+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Pain Management|

How Being Stressed Affects Your Pain

How much stress do you carry? Most of us don’t realize it, but stress can have a greater impact on pain that we think.

Stress shuts down the systems in our body that needed for long-term health. That prevents our bodies from healing and curing our pain.


The stress response shuts down the functions you need to reduce pain. Stress decreases circulation, […]

2017-06-15T14:55:56+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Pain Management|

How to Eat an Anti­-Inflammatory Diet

Why Should I Eat an Anti-inflammatory Diet?

We need inflammation for many healing responses in the body. However, chronic inflammation is responsible for many damaging effects of common diseases. Eating well helps us balance the healing and harmful sides of inflammation. Since ancient times, inflammation has been described as redness, heat, swelling, and pain. We initially […]

2017-11-03T12:56:57+00:00 March 25th, 2016|Nutrition|
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