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Maintaining Your Pet's Health in a Toxic World

Maintaining Your Pet's Health in a Toxic World
The more we learn about health, the more we discover how much harm inflammation can do. We’re also learning that, unsurprisingly, humans aren’t the only living beings negatively affected by it. Our pets are also at risk. Unfortunately, in our current world and way of life, inflammation-causing toxins are everywhere – and that exposure is not slowing down anytime soon. So what can you do? Taking care of a beloved pet's health is important for any animal lover. Of course we want them to be as healthy, and live as long as possible. Today, that endeavor may pose more challenges...

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Common Stomach Problems in Dogs (And What To Do About Them!)

Common Stomach Problems in Dogs (And What To Do About Them!)
Man’s best friend is called so for a good reason. Whether tiny cuddle bugs, big adventure partners or just wonderful all-around family companions, all sizes, temperaments, and breeds of dogs have lots (and lots!) of fans. Why wouldn’t they? Dogs are great. So of course we want to do everything we can to give them long, happy, healthy lives. There are many facets of health and wellbeing for your pooch, but today we’re talking specifically about common stomach issues for dogs and their gut health. Because, just like you, a large part of your dog’s overall health directly correlates to...

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How to Relieve Sinus Pressure Naturally

How to Relieve Sinus Pressure Naturally
Breathe clearly, freely and easily What causes sinus congestion? Despite being a plural, the "sinuses" might be seen as a singular entity. But those of us who experience sinus congestion, swelling, or pain know that sinuses are multi-faceted and the symptoms of not-so-happy sinuses can manifest in different areas. That’s because your sinuses are actually made of four distinct parts: Frontal, in your forehead Ethmoid, between your eyes and across your nose Maxillary, in your cheeks Sphenoid, behind your eyes and along the back of your head Usually, problems in our sinuses are caused by blocked nasal passages. When your...

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Your Microbiome and Allergies, a Surprising Connection

Your Microbiome and Allergies, a Surprising Connection
“Just breathe.” If you’ve ever practiced yoga or taken birthing class or even sat in bumper to bumper traffic,  you’ve probably heard and repeated this phrase. The importance of good breathing is understood, well, everywhere by everyone. What else is as important to life as breathing? Nothing. It’s universal. (Hence why breathing exercises are good for pretty much anything, from traffic jams to bringing a new life into the world.) Breathing is important, especially deep, thoughtful breaths. Breathing helps us get more oxygen to the brain so you can make better decisions and de-stress. Oh, and breathing, you know, it’s...

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