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Navigating Allergies and Gut Health

Written by Frances Smith, patient access specialist April marks the onset of spring, a beautiful time when flowers bloom, and nature awakens from its winter sleep. However, for many, it also signals the beginning of allergy season. In this first part of our new three-part blog series, we’ll dive into the connection between allergies and gut […]

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Healing from Within: The Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Improved Digestion

Written by Frances Smith, patient access specialist In today’s fast-paced world, our bodies often bear the brunt of stress, poor food choices, and environmental toxins, leading to inflammation and digestive issues. Fortunately, we have the power to heal from the inside out by embracing an anti-inflammatory diet. Although many lifestyle hacks can be used to combat inflammation, […]


Heart Health: Valentine’s Day Edition

Written by Frances Smith, patient access specialist Love is in the air, and so is the opportunity to take care of your heart! Valentine’s Day isn’t just about flowers and chocolates; it’s also the perfect time to prioritize your heart health. Here’s a straightforward guide to celebrating Valentine’s Day in ways that nourish your heart and […]


Rewiring for Success: How Neuroplasticity Can Help You Achieve Your New Year’s Goals

Written by Frances Smith, patient access specialist As we usher in a new year, many of us are filled with aspirations and resolutions. Whether it’s adopting a healthier lifestyle, mastering a new skill, or cultivating positive habits, the key to achieving these goals may lie in harnessing the power of neuroplasticity – the brain’s incredible ability […]

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Navigating the Holidays with Financial Wellness: A Guide to Managing Spending and Mental Health

Written by Frances Smith, patient access specialist The holiday season, with its festive cheer and gift-giving traditions, often brings joy but can be accompanied by financial stress. The pressure to meet expectations and create memorable experiences can take a toll on your mental well-being. However, with thoughtful planning and budgeting, you can navigate the holidays without […]

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Six Practical Strategies for Boosting Allergy Resistance and Immunity During Winter

Written by Frances Smith, patient access specialist As winter settles in, the chilly air brings not just holiday cheer but also seasonal allergies and weakened immunity. The cold weather, coupled with indoor confinement, tends to exacerbate allergies and increase susceptibility to illnesses. However, there are numerous ways to fortify your defenses against allergies and boost your […]


Practical Strategies to Combat Rheumatology Pain and Inflammation (Part Two)

Written by Frances Smith, patient access specialist In part one of our blog series, we discussed rheumatoid pain, its common causes, and the importance of early intervention. Now, in part two, we will explore four practical strategies that can help you combat rheumatology pain and inflammation effectively. Make Lifestyle Changes Making life style changes can be […]

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Understanding Rheumatology Pain and Inflammation

Written by Frances Smith, patient access specialist Living with rheumatology pain and inflammation can be challenging, but there are effective ways to combat these symptoms and improve your quality of life. In this two-part blog series, we will discuss various strategies to manage rheumatology pain and inflammation. In this part, we’ll dive into what rheumatology pain […]

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Nourishing Your Gut: Dietary Support for Digestive Conditions

Written by Frances Smith, patient access specialist The gut plays a crucial role in our overall health and well-being. Yet, various digestive conditions can cause discomfort and disrupt our daily lives. Whether you’re dealing with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), or other digestive issues, adopting a supportive diet can significantly improve […]

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5 Practical Ways to Increase Spiritual Wellness

Written by Frances Smith, patient access specialist Spiritual wellness is one of the eight dimensions of wellness, and it involves having a sense of purpose and meaning in life. Many people conflate the concept of religion and spirituality. While they can be the same for some, they do not have to be. In reality, spiritual health […]