Staying healthy during the holidays can be a challenge. With the stress of shopping, cooking, and traveling, and being in so many crowds, our immune systems are challenged. This makes us more susceptible to getting sick.
We’ve been getting this question a lot so we wanted to address it head on. 1) We don’t recommend that you get the flu shot. While we at Shine are not opposed to certain vaccines, we do not recommend the flu shot because of the toxins added and the lack of efficacy. Vaccines are tools, like any other medical treatment, and we choose not to recommend this tool. This is especially true if you’re pregnant. We do not recommend the flu shot for pregnant women.
Prolotherapy is a Regenerative Injection Technique (RIT) that helps to stimulate repair of damaged or weakened joints, ligaments, and tendons. This non-surgical treatment leads to long-lasting joint strength, increase in joint function, and elimination of pain by stimulating the body’s own cells to replace and repair degenerated tissue.
Whether you rely on this feeling to make daily decisions or the extent of your “gut” feeling involves butterflies or nervous nausea, it is a very real phenomenon with interesting implications for health and healing.
How to really make it the most wonderful time of the year
The holiday season can be a hard pill to swallow if you’re stressing about what you’re swallowing, family obligations, and financial forays. It’s easy to get caught up in commercial chaos and forget to enjoy the reason for the season-whatever that
The holiday season is in full swing and a large part of that holiday joy is sharing meals with loved ones. For those of us creating the healthiest life possible, the holidays can take a little negotiating to make sure family, food, and finances don’t cause undo stress. I’m not the expert on family matters or finances, but when
Prevent the Common Cold and Flu this Season with Natural Remedies
As the weather gets cooler and the days shorter, we start to wonder when the dreaded diseases of the season will descend upon us. The key to staying healthy well beyond flip-flop season is managing your susceptibility and boosting your immune system.
Whether you have been diagnosed with diabetes or just suffer from the occasional “hangry,” the holidays can wreak havoc on your blood sugar. This means worsening weight gain, sickly skin, and an inflammatory exacerbation of whatever chronic disease you might be fostering. With months of indulging, imbibing, and dealing with family and finances, it’s no wonder
Plastic has been helpful by adding functionality to our modern lives (cars, polyester, medical supplies!), but certainly not for our health. Plastic molecules enter our bodies daily, most commonly through the food and water we drink, and they disrupt our endocrine system and affect our reproductive organs. This happens because