Lifestyle Habits to Keeping Young

**This blog post is a continuation of our July newsletter on aging gracefully which includes 6 more tips on the lifestyle habits that keep you young!

Spend time in the great outdoors. Being in nature (walking through the park, on the beach – and better yet bare feet in the grass or sand) can encourage people to become more physically, socially and spiritually active, improving quality of life and thusly provide a reversal in the aging process. But don’t forget your sunscreen! 

Building the Inner Shield Heading into the Holidays

It’s that time of year! We are heading into cooler weather, lots of holiday events, delicious treats full of sugar, and busier schedules, all of which increase our exposure and risk of getting sick. Lucky for you, there are tools and habits you can adopt that will keep you healthy and keep the sickness at bay all season long. Let’s look at some of the best ways to keep yourself and your family healthy and boost your immune system heading into the holiday.

Oh, Anxiety!

Anxiety - Shine Natural MedicineAnxiety is that one person who overstays their welcome.  Sometimes anxiety can be a good thing as it is a normal and healthy emotion that signals to our brain and body that something may be amiss.  This allows for appropriate action and increased awareness to take place.  However, when that feeling is consistent and overwhelming, it can disrupt one’s life so much so that regular activities are difficult,

February is Heart Health Month!

Oh, the heart! The most vital organ for survival isHearth Healthy Month - Shine Natural Medicine a part of the cardiovascular system. Its main function is to make sure oxygen is in continuous circulation for all the cells to use. The heart affects every part of the body! Diet, lifestyle, and overall well-being make a huge impact on cardiovascular health. No wonder an entire month is dedicated to the heart! (Hello, February Heart Month!)

Do I get the flu shot?

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, Treatment and Benefits

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.