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Nutrition Spotlight: Brassicas

This Nutrition Spotlight post is on brassicas, or cruciferous vegetables. These brassicas all have different nutritional profiles, but there is a lot of similarity in what major benefits we get by ...

Nutrition Spotlight: Brassicas
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HOW CAN NEUROFEEDBACK HELP YOU REACH PEAK PERFORMANCE?

Neurofeedback is a method of brain training that can help us reach physical and intellectual peak performance. We evolve constantly. Depending on the effort we put in, our capabilities can develop ...

HOW CAN NEUROFEEDBACK HELP YOU REACH PEAK PERFORMANCE?
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Comprehensive allergy treatment and the "allergic load" what does it mean?

Allergy treatment in my practice often extends beyond direct treatment of the allergy alone. Whether or not a person has allergy is determined by genetics, as well as environment and other ...

Comprehensive allergy treatment and the "allergic load" what does it mean?
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How Does Allergy Desensitization Work?

There is a common misconception that people with allergies have to suffer from them for their entire life. Luckily, this isn"t the case. With allergy desensitization, you can overcome your allergies ...

How Does Allergy Desensitization Work?
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Portland Chair Massage

We"re the leading Corporate Wellness Company specializing in Corporate Chair Massage Programs, Event Massage & Mobile Spa Event Services in the Portland Area. On-Site Corporate Chair Massage in the workplace is the ...

Portland Chair Massage
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Diary of a Diabetic Chef

Lloyd/The OregonianKen Gordon, owner of Kenny and Zuke"s Deli, was diagnosed with diabetes early this year. He will keep a diary of his efforts to help treat his condition with diet ...

Diary of a Diabetic Chef
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Contemporary Alexander Technique

Furthering the ground breaking work articulated by F.M. Alexander over a century ago, the Contemporary Alexander Technique is a practical, hands-on study of the principles of coordination, movement, habit, and awareness. ...

Contemporary Alexander Technique
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Relationship Self-Care

"Self Care" imho is a term we use ad nauseum to describe the "extra" or "special" things we do to survive the lives we"ve created for ourselves we dub "optional", such ...

Relationship Self-Care
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The Alexander Technique - Helping people wear and use their heads

TRY A FEW LESSONS The Alexander Technique offers instruction in the best kind of self improvement, because it helps us understand more clearly how we function and enhances the more conscious kinds ...

The Alexander Technique - Helping people wear and use their heads
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Allergies - Your Guide to Understanding and Managing Symptoms

It might seem like a cold at first, but with over half (54.6%) of U.S. residents estimated to test positive for at least one or more allergens, that stuffy nose might ...

Allergies - Your Guide to Understanding and Managing Symptoms
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WHAT CAUSES INFERTILITY? IT'S COMPLICATED!

What Causes Infertility? It"s Complicated! POSTED ON: APRIL 20, 2021CATEGORIES: ALL,FERTILITY,INFERTILITY CAUSES,LGBTQ,PRECONCEPTION,TREATMENTSTAGS: TWO-WEEK-WAIT For many of us, our reproductive years go something like thisbirth control, birth control, birth control, baby, birth control, birth ...

WHAT CAUSES INFERTILITY? IT'S COMPLICATED!
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What is Yoga Therapy?

When life throws you curveballs, yoga"s here to help. Whether that curveball is an achy hip or pelvic pain, a prolonged period of stress (2020 anyone?), or your sleep got off ...

What is Yoga Therapy?
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Alexander Technique - Learn to use yourself in a way that is natural and efficient.

Three groups of people tend to take Alexander Technique lessons: People in pain, whose habits are exacerbating their pain or preventing healing Actors, dancers, musicians, and athletes, who need to be operating ...

Alexander Technique - Learn to use yourself in a way that is natural and efficient.

Acupuncture

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HOW INFERTILITY AFFECTS MENTAL HEALTH

Infertility can be a mentally, physically and emotionally challenging road. With all the ups and downs that come along with the journey, those facing infertility are often more prone to experiencing ...

HOW INFERTILITY AFFECTS MENTAL HEALTH
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Does acupuncture improve IVF success rates?

When trying to conceive, patients want to improve their chances of success. Many turn to acupuncture to support them during their IVF cycle. A reasonable question is: does acupuncture improve IVF ...

Does acupuncture improve IVF success rates?
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Does Acupuncture Help with Unexplained Infertility?

Unexplained infertility is a very frustrating "diagnosis" to receive, but about one in five couples will be told their infertility doesn"t have a known cause. Some studies show that for people ...

Does Acupuncture Help with Unexplained Infertility?
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ACUPUNCTURE TO HELP SOLVE OPIATE CRISIS

Do you or someone you know have pain that has led to a reliance upon opioid medications to get by day to day or to ease the pain enough to be ...

ACUPUNCTURE TO HELP SOLVE OPIATE CRISIS
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HERNIATED DISC? ACUPUNCTURE REDUCES PAIN MORE THAN MOST MEDICATIONS

Lauren Ho practices acupuncture and oriental medicine at Reconstructed Wellness. She finds acupuncture helpful for many complaints but particularly enjoys helping patients recover from injuries or pain conditions. Lauren, as well ...

HERNIATED DISC? ACUPUNCTURE REDUCES PAIN MORE THAN MOST MEDICATIONS

Aging

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Support and Help for Seniors Living at Home Alone

When You are Alone or Need Help, a Home Care or Home Health Care Check can Help. If you are sick and at home alone, do you have a friend who can ...

Support and Help for Seniors Living at Home Alone
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What is Independent Living?

Have you ever engaged in conversation with an older adult living alone at home who has expressed or shown loneliness? How about one who has shared that tasks like yard maintenance, ...

What is Independent Living?

AIDS

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HIV Services

OUR PROGRAMS HIV Day Center The HIV Day Center is a community center for low income people living with HIV/AIDS. The Day Center provides hot breakfasts and lunches five days a week. Staff ...

HIV Services
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Living with HIV

Services for People with HIV/AIDS A full continuum of care is available for people living with HIV/AIDS. Many services are provided at low or no-cost to low-income PLWH. Services include: Medical care Assistance getting ...

Living with HIV
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Cascade AIDS Project - Portland

We promote well-being and advance equity by providing inclusive health and wellness services for LGBTQ people, people affected by HIV, and all those seeking compassionate care. ...

Cascade AIDS Project - Portland

Alcohol Abuse

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Teach men how to live free from addition

COMPLETE RECOVERY ADDICTION TREATMENT FOR MEN You"re a fighter. You"ve made the choice to seek treatment for your addiction, and you"re not going to let it defeat you. But you can"t face this ...

Teach men how to live free from addition
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IS DATING AN ALCOHOLIC DANGEROUS?

If you"re dating someone and you"re concerned about their level of drinking, it"s important to take time to consider that carefully. Dating an alcoholic can be stressful, and in some cases, ...

IS DATING AN ALCOHOLIC DANGEROUS?
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HOW TO HOLD AN ALCOHOL INTERVENTION

Alcohol abuse and alcoholism is never an easy subject to discuss with a loved one who may struggle with these issues. It is tempting to directly confront a friend or family ...

HOW TO HOLD AN ALCOHOL INTERVENTION
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Detox Center in Portland Oregon

Detox Center Pacific Crest Trail Detox Center Situated in a private home-like setting just outside of Portland, Oregon, our center is a safe, comfortable place to detox from chemical dependency and begin the ...

Detox Center in Portland Oregon
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IS METH PHYSICALLY ADDICTIVE?

Is meth physically addictive? When it comes to the most habit-forming substances, methamphetamine is near the top of the list. The highly addictive narcotic results in many devastating effects on physical ...

IS METH PHYSICALLY ADDICTIVE?

Alexander Technique

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Contemporary Alexander Technique

Furthering the ground breaking work articulated by F.M. Alexander over a century ago, the Contemporary Alexander Technique is a practical, hands-on study of the principles of coordination, movement, habit, and awareness. ...

Contemporary Alexander Technique
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Alexander Technique - Learn to use yourself in a way that is natural and efficient.

Three groups of people tend to take Alexander Technique lessons: People in pain, whose habits are exacerbating their pain or preventing healing Actors, dancers, musicians, and athletes, who need to be operating ...

Alexander Technique - Learn to use yourself in a way that is natural and efficient.
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The Alexander Technique - Helping people wear and use their heads

TRY A FEW LESSONS The Alexander Technique offers instruction in the best kind of self improvement, because it helps us understand more clearly how we function and enhances the more conscious kinds ...

The Alexander Technique - Helping people wear and use their heads

Allergy Treatment

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Comprehensive allergy treatment and the "allergic load" what does it mean?

Allergy treatment in my practice often extends beyond direct treatment of the allergy alone. Whether or not a person has allergy is determined by genetics, as well as environment and other ...

Comprehensive allergy treatment and the "allergic load" what does it mean?
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How Does Allergy Desensitization Work?

There is a common misconception that people with allergies have to suffer from them for their entire life. Luckily, this isn"t the case. With allergy desensitization, you can overcome your allergies ...

How Does Allergy Desensitization Work?
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Allergies - Your Guide to Understanding and Managing Symptoms

It might seem like a cold at first, but with over half (54.6%) of U.S. residents estimated to test positive for at least one or more allergens, that stuffy nose might ...

Allergies - Your Guide to Understanding and Managing Symptoms

Alzheimers

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Memory Health Center

Our goal at the Memory Health Center at Summit Research is to expand scientific knowledge as it pertains to memory loss and brain health while maintaining the highest quality patient care. ...

Memory Health Center
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Center for Cognitive Health

The Center for Cognitive Health helps patients maximize their cognitive function as they cope with Alzheimer"s disease (AD), or disorders of thinking due to: Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) Dementia with Lewy Bodies Disease ...

Center for Cognitive Health

Anusara Yoga

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RHYTHM AND DISCIPLINE - LEANING INTO THE UNKNOWN

Like many people around the world, recent events have forced me to stay at home. What felt like a normal, rhythmic and productive schedule, with built-in time for self care, is ...

RHYTHM AND DISCIPLINE - LEANING INTO THE UNKNOWN
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Harmony Yoga

Moline is passionate about body/mind practices, including yoga, Qigong and TRE bringing sensitivity and joy to her teaching. She began teaching Yoga in 2001 after receiving her Amrit Yoga certification from ...

Harmony Yoga

Aromatherapy

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6 Essential Oils to Calm a Raging Sinus Headache

Want to know 6 essential oils to calm a raging sinus headache, especially from those who suffer from allergies? I have found that these five in particular, either smelled individually or ...

6 Essential Oils to Calm a Raging Sinus Headache

Ashiatsu

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Why would Ashiatsu be the best deep tissue massage for you?

Ashiatsu is tremendously relaxing and an oh-so-deep kind of therapeutic massage. Literally a Japanese word meaning "foot pressure," Ashiatsu has grown dramatically in the West over the past 20 years since ...

Why would Ashiatsu be the best deep tissue massage for you?

Biofeedback

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HOW CAN NEUROFEEDBACK HELP YOU REACH PEAK PERFORMANCE?

Neurofeedback is a method of brain training that can help us reach physical and intellectual peak performance. We evolve constantly. Depending on the effort we put in, our capabilities can develop ...

HOW CAN NEUROFEEDBACK HELP YOU REACH PEAK PERFORMANCE?

Blood Donation

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Portland Red Cross Blood Donation Center

Portland Red Cross Blood Donation Center

Bodywork

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HOW CAN NEUROFEEDBACK HELP YOU REACH PEAK PERFORMANCE?

Neurofeedback is a method of brain training that can help us reach physical and intellectual peak performance. We evolve constantly. Depending on the effort we put in, our capabilities can develop ...

HOW CAN NEUROFEEDBACK HELP YOU REACH PEAK PERFORMANCE?

Cancer

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The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, known as one of the pioneers in personalized cancer medicine, is an international leader in research and cancer treatment. Driven by its mission to end cancer ...

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

Chair Massage

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Chair Massage in Portland, OR

Where Can We Bring Chair Massage in Portland, OR? Chair Massage Details in Portland, Oregon Anywhere! Our team of highly experienced and licensed massage therapists loves doing their stress-relieving and positive community building ...

Chair Massage in Portland, OR
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Portland Chair Massage

We"re the leading Corporate Wellness Company specializing in Corporate Chair Massage Programs, Event Massage & Mobile Spa Event Services in the Portland Area. On-Site Corporate Chair Massage in the workplace is the ...

Portland Chair Massage
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Workplace Massage in Portland, Oregon.

A healthy team is important whether you are a small local business or a Fortune 500. Today, companies are increasingly turning to Seated Massage right at the office, for its proven ...

Workplace Massage in Portland, Oregon.

Chiropractic

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JAW PAIN: CAN CHIROPRACTIC HELP?

Chiropractic for jaw pain? Whether your jaw pain comes from grinding, clenching, or an injury, chiropractic is a great way to treat jaw pain. You don"t have to suffer. At Asha, our chiropractors ...

JAW PAIN: CAN CHIROPRACTIC HELP?
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Why do I need Proprioception?

What is Proprioception? If you are recovering from an injury and haven"t heard of a Rocker or Wobble Board, you might not have gotten the full picture. If you are already doing ...

Why do I need Proprioception?
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Percussion Therapy

Why Percussion Therapy? Percussion therapy is a soft tissue therapy that is commonly used in the physical medicine profession to relieve muscle soreness. This technology has been around chiropractic and physical therapy ...

Percussion Therapy
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Nightshades May Worsen My Joint Pain?

Nightshades May Worsen My Joint Pain You are feeling creaky and those joints in your low back were really stiff this morning. It was hard to get out of bed. Your friend ...

Nightshades May Worsen My Joint Pain?
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Fix Those Tight Hips with the Standing Hip Stretch

Tight hips can happen for all kinds of reasons, but they are especially common in people who sit a lot. Aside from discomfort, the problem with having overly tight hips is ...

Fix Those Tight Hips with the Standing Hip Stretch
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The Link Between Menopause and Spinal Compression Fractures

The bones that form your spine are known as vertebrae. Together, they support your weight, allow you to move your back, and protect your spinal cord and the nerves that branch ...

The Link Between Menopause and Spinal Compression Fractures

Chronic Illness

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Adrenal Fatigue Specialist

Adrenal Fatigue Q & A What is adrenal fatigue? Adrenal fatigue can cause a variety of unpleasant, nonspecific symptoms. Both men and women can develop adrenal fatigue. It is diagnosed when your adrenal glands ...

Adrenal Fatigue Specialist

Chronic Pain

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Adrenal Fatigue Specialist

Adrenal Fatigue Q & A What is adrenal fatigue? Adrenal fatigue can cause a variety of unpleasant, nonspecific symptoms. Both men and women can develop adrenal fatigue. It is diagnosed when your adrenal glands ...

Adrenal Fatigue Specialist
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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Topic Overview What is myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS)? Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) (say "my-AL-jik en-seh-fuh-loh-my-uh-LY-tus") is a disease that makes you feel so ill that you can't do ...

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Craniosacral

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CranioSacral Therapy

CranioSacral Therapy, created by Dr. John Upledger, releases restrictions in the craniosacral system (a fluid system surrounding the brain and spinal cord) using very light touch. It also addresses "energy cysts", ...

CranioSacral Therapy
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What conditions can craniosacral therapy treat?

Have you ever wanted to try craniosacral therapy but don"t know what to expect? This modality is quickly gaining popularity worldwide as we learn more about its healing power. What is craniosacral ...

What conditions can craniosacral therapy treat?
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New insights in movement of cerebrospinal fluid in relation to craniosacral therapy

The Circulation of cerebrospinal fluid plays a major role in craniosacral therapy. As a craniosacral therapist makes through touch contact with rhythmical motions related to the flow of cerebrospinal fluid. New ...

New insights in movement of cerebrospinal fluid in relation to craniosacral therapy
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Boost your body's natural ability to heal itself with Cranio Sacral Therapy.

CranioSacral Therapy is a light touch technique that can create dramatic change in your body and in your life. It frees the restrictions deep in the body that alleviate pain and ...

Boost your body's natural ability to heal itself with Cranio Sacral Therapy.
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Craniosacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on, non-invasive modality

Craniosacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on, non-invasive modality that can create profound healing for the whole person. It releases tension and imbalances held in the craniosacral system which consists of ...

Craniosacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on, non-invasive modality

Dental

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A Whole Body Approach is Different...

We believe in whole body health and know that the health of our children's mouths directly impacts their systemic well-being! The mouth IS NOT a separate part of us, but rather ...

A Whole Body Approach is Different...
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Holistic Dentistry Treats the Whole Body, Naturally

The oral cavity is the gateway to your body. It"s where everything enters and leaves, but it also has a lot of risks. When you have bad teeth or compromised anti-microbial ...

Holistic Dentistry Treats the Whole Body, Naturally

Diabetes

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How Diabetes Affects Your Eyes

Here"s a question. What"s the leading cause of blindness in the United States? If you said macular degeneration or cataracts you"d be wrong. It"s diabetic retinopathy. In fact, diabetes can lead ...

How Diabetes Affects Your Eyes
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Resources for People with Diabetes, Providers and Payers

Resources for People with Diabetes Information about access to medication, testing strips and health care 211info is a free information and referral helpline. Dial 2-1-1, Monday - Friday, 8 am - 6 pm, ...

Resources for People with Diabetes, Providers and Payers
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Diary of a Diabetic Chef

Lloyd/The OregonianKen Gordon, owner of Kenny and Zuke"s Deli, was diagnosed with diabetes early this year. He will keep a diary of his efforts to help treat his condition with diet ...

Diary of a Diabetic Chef

Diet

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A Whole Food/Plant-Based Diet: The Forks Over Knives Program

As you already know, I frequently work with clients wishing to limit their weight through hypnotherapy. I think all of us are aware that the "Standard American Diet" (SAD diet) encourages ...

A Whole Food/Plant-Based Diet: The Forks Over Knives Program
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The new comfort foods

Focusing on real comfort foods In 2020, many of us, understandably, reached for comfort foods like mac and cheese, sourdough bread, cookies and other carbs to soothe our anxieties over quarantines, home-schooling ...

The new comfort foods
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Nutrition Spotlight: Brassicas

This Nutrition Spotlight post is on brassicas, or cruciferous vegetables. These brassicas all have different nutritional profiles, but there is a lot of similarity in what major benefits we get by ...

Nutrition Spotlight: Brassicas
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Carbohydrate Metabolism Healthy vs Unhealthy

Derek Norcom, MD I recently discovered a two part article written by Cyrus Khambatta, PhD which is the most well written summary explanation of carbohydrate metabolism I"ve ever read. It speaks to ...

Carbohydrate Metabolism Healthy vs Unhealthy
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LUPIN (OR LUPINI) BEAN TABOULEH SALAD

Are you looking to increase your fiber intake? And your protein intake? AND a prebiotic food? Then you are in the right place for the right recipe! Lupin beans are a good solution ...

LUPIN (OR LUPINI) BEAN TABOULEH SALAD
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Dismantling Diet Culture: What it is Why it Hurts Us

Diet culture is everywhere. Recently, while driving, I heard a commercial on the radio for I Can"t Believe It"s Not Butter. It involved two women discussing their lunches at work and ...

Dismantling Diet Culture: What it is Why it Hurts Us
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How do I know if I am eating enough protein?

How do I know if I am eating enough protein? A member of Hyatt Training recently asked this question, and we think the answer is a great one to share with ...

How do I know if I am eating enough protein?
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Befriending My Shadow Self

For most of 2019, I worked as a therapist at an inpatient facility for people with eating disorders. During my tenure there, I received the remainder of the clinical hours necessary ...

Befriending My Shadow Self

Digestive disorders

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Why is digestive health important?

Your digestive system breaks down nutrients that your body can absorb and use for energy, cell repair, and growth. When your digestive health is out of alignment, this process stops functioning ...

Why is digestive health important?
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OHSU Digestive Health Center

he OHSU Digestive Health Center offers patients an interdisciplinary team approach to the prevention, detection, and treatment of digestive disorders. Our teams blend clinical expertise with research advances to achieve the ...

OHSU Digestive Health Center

Fertility

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Naturopathic Tips to Boost Fertility In NW

Infertility may be related to a severe health issue and affects many couples today. Many people struggle to conceive which becomes physically and emotionally draining, not to mention, financially exhausting at ...

Naturopathic Tips to Boost Fertility In NW
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How Acupuncture Impacts IVF Success Rates

Despite your best efforts, building a family sometimes requires outside help. Maybe you are not ovulating or your partner"s sperm numbers are low. Whatever the reasons, you aren"t alone. Nearly fertility ...

How Acupuncture Impacts IVF Success Rates
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Does acupuncture improve IVF success rates?

When trying to conceive, patients want to improve their chances of success. Many turn to acupuncture to support them during their IVF cycle. A reasonable question is: does acupuncture improve IVF ...

Does acupuncture improve IVF success rates?
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WHAT CAUSES INFERTILITY? IT'S COMPLICATED!

What Causes Infertility? It"s Complicated! POSTED ON: APRIL 20, 2021CATEGORIES: ALL,FERTILITY,INFERTILITY CAUSES,LGBTQ,PRECONCEPTION,TREATMENTSTAGS: TWO-WEEK-WAIT For many of us, our reproductive years go something like thisbirth control, birth control, birth control, baby, birth control, birth ...

WHAT CAUSES INFERTILITY? IT'S COMPLICATED!
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Does Acupuncture Help with Unexplained Infertility?

Unexplained infertility is a very frustrating "diagnosis" to receive, but about one in five couples will be told their infertility doesn"t have a known cause. Some studies show that for people ...

Does Acupuncture Help with Unexplained Infertility?
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HOW INFERTILITY AFFECTS MENTAL HEALTH

Infertility can be a mentally, physically and emotionally challenging road. With all the ups and downs that come along with the journey, those facing infertility are often more prone to experiencing ...

HOW INFERTILITY AFFECTS MENTAL HEALTH

Fitness

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Do You Want to Be a Trauma-Informed Coach, Teacher or Trainer?

Are you a yoga teacher? Personal Trainer? Coach? If yes, this post was written with you in mind. During the off-season or during recovery cycles, we often ask our athletes to ...

Do You Want to Be a Trauma-Informed Coach, Teacher or Trainer?
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A Better Way to Better Nutrition

In the early days of dating my husband, we engaged in all sorts of question-asking to get to know one another better. As we walked along our university"s campus holding hands ...

A Better Way to Better Nutrition
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Strength Training for Runners

Proper strength training will make you faster, less vulnerable to injury, and a more efficient runner. Portland, Oregon has tens of thousands of runners, and thousands of running injuries to go ...

Strength Training for Runners
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7 Stretches to Keep You Limber on the Timberline Trail

Dr. Beck went on a three day backpacking trip to circumnavigate Mt. Hood with her husband, friend, and Porter the dog. The Timberline Trail is a heavily trafficked trail perfect for ...

7 Stretches to Keep You Limber on the Timberline Trail
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KNOW PAIN. KNOW GAIN

There has been a lot of incredible research over the past 5-10 years made to improve our understanding of persistent pain - both in how pain works in our bodies and ...

KNOW PAIN. KNOW GAIN
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I am not a fan of the term "Weight Loss."

I am not a fan of the term "Weight Loss." What are we losing? Where does the weight go? I would rather ask, "What can we gain by having a healthy relationship ...

I am not a fan of the term "Weight Loss."
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REVIEW: MUSCLE MASS AND LONGEVITY

A recent review in Annals of Medicine reminds us of how muscle mass benefits everyone, and why everyone should care about their strength and lean body mass. SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS ...

REVIEW: MUSCLE MASS AND LONGEVITY
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How do I know if I am eating enough protein?

How do I know if I am eating enough protein? A member of Hyatt Training recently asked this question, and we think the answer is a great one to share with ...

How do I know if I am eating enough protein?
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Proper Fitting for Stationary Bikes

Whether you cycle off-road or in the comfort of your home, having your bike properly fitted is one of the best investments you can make as a cyclist. In this blog ...

Proper Fitting for Stationary Bikes

Food

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Immune-Boosting Foods for Cold & Flu Season

Of course, prevention does a lot more to protect from the common cold and flu viruses than treatment does, so it"s always best to keep up with immune supportive practices throughout ...

Immune-Boosting Foods for Cold & Flu Season
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LUPIN (OR LUPINI) BEAN TABOULEH SALAD

Are you looking to increase your fiber intake? And your protein intake? AND a prebiotic food? Then you are in the right place for the right recipe! Lupin beans are a good solution ...

LUPIN (OR LUPINI) BEAN TABOULEH SALAD
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Carbohydrate Metabolism Healthy vs Unhealthy

Derek Norcom, MD I recently discovered a two part article written by Cyrus Khambatta, PhD which is the most well written summary explanation of carbohydrate metabolism I"ve ever read. It speaks to ...

Carbohydrate Metabolism Healthy vs Unhealthy
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How do I know if I am eating enough protein?

How do I know if I am eating enough protein? A member of Hyatt Training recently asked this question, and we think the answer is a great one to share with ...

How do I know if I am eating enough protein?
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Dismantling Diet Culture: What it is Why it Hurts Us

Diet culture is everywhere. Recently, while driving, I heard a commercial on the radio for I Can"t Believe It"s Not Butter. It involved two women discussing their lunches at work and ...

Dismantling Diet Culture: What it is Why it Hurts Us
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A Whole Food/Plant-Based Diet: The Forks Over Knives Program

As you already know, I frequently work with clients wishing to limit their weight through hypnotherapy. I think all of us are aware that the "Standard American Diet" (SAD diet) encourages ...

A Whole Food/Plant-Based Diet: The Forks Over Knives Program
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Befriending My Shadow Self

For most of 2019, I worked as a therapist at an inpatient facility for people with eating disorders. During my tenure there, I received the remainder of the clinical hours necessary ...

Befriending My Shadow Self
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I am not a fan of the term "Weight Loss."

I am not a fan of the term "Weight Loss." What are we losing? Where does the weight go? I would rather ask, "What can we gain by having a healthy relationship ...

I am not a fan of the term "Weight Loss."
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Nutrition Spotlight: Brassicas

This Nutrition Spotlight post is on brassicas, or cruciferous vegetables. These brassicas all have different nutritional profiles, but there is a lot of similarity in what major benefits we get by ...

Nutrition Spotlight: Brassicas
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NUTRITION THERAPY THAT"S INCLUSIVE: BODY MIND & BELLY

BODY, MIND & BELLY TAKES A RADICAL SELF-LOVE APPROACH TO FOOD, LIFESTYLE AND HEALING. Diet culture can be damaging but understanding and building a healthy relationship with food can be life-changing! Carol"s ...

NUTRITION THERAPY THAT"S INCLUSIVE: BODY MIND & BELLY
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The new comfort foods

Focusing on real comfort foods In 2020, many of us, understandably, reached for comfort foods like mac and cheese, sourdough bread, cookies and other carbs to soothe our anxieties over quarantines, home-schooling ...

The new comfort foods

Headaches

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NEW SOLUTIONS TO MIGRAINES IN NORTH PORTLAND

Headaches in North Portland are a type of pain everyone has had the experience of at least once in their life, and, for most, it is fleeting and goes away quite ...

NEW SOLUTIONS TO MIGRAINES IN NORTH PORTLAND
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Cluster Headaches

Although not a lot is understood about Cluster Headaches in research, our experience at Portland Chiropractic Neurology has been successful in multiple cases. If you experience Cluster Headaches, it can be ...

Cluster Headaches
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Headaches and Migraines

Specialists at the OHSU Headache Center understand that headaches affect each person differently. We will work with you to diagnose your unique condition, and we"ll help you manage your pain. Your ...

Headaches and Migraines

Herbs & Essential Oils

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How to Use TCM Herbs for Nourishing Soups

As the days shorten, plants send their energy to their roots and go to seed, while deciduous trees shed their leaves. We cozy up in warmer clothes, stack firewood, and start ...

How to Use TCM Herbs for Nourishing Soups

Hormones

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Your Sex Hormones - Estrogen, Progesterone, and Testosterone. What are they and what do they do?

What are hormones? Hormones are chemicals made by glands that travel through the bloodstream and bind to receptors on or inside cells. For proper function, each hormone must fit its receptor like ...

Your Sex Hormones - Estrogen, Progesterone, and Testosterone. What are they and what do they do?
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Age management solutions for women in Portland

Many women in the Portland area are familiar with the "change of life" but are unfamiliar with the therapies used to help maintain energy and vitality. For most women who visit ...

Age management solutions for women in Portland
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Hormone Imbalance Treatment! Not as Easy as 1,2,3...

Taking extra hormones even biologically identical ones- comes with risks. This study details some of them. The risks including increasing cancer risk Breast, Ovarian, Colon, and Uterine in individuals with elevated aromatase ...

Hormone Imbalance Treatment! Not as Easy as 1,2,3...

Hospice

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Brighton Hospice

The goal of hospice care is to improve the quality of a patient"s last months by offering comfort, dignity, and care wherever the patient resides. Brighton Hospice recognizes that the dying process ...

Brighton Hospice
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Serenity Hospice

When you or a loved one are faced with a life-limiting illness, hospice is there for you. Choosing hospice does not mean you are giving up on life. Instead, it means ...

Serenity Hospice

Hydrotherapy

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CONSTITUTIONAL HYDROTHERAPY

Naturopathic Constitutional Hydrotherapy in Portland, Oregon Hydrotherapy TowelsConstitutional Hydrotherapy is a treatment that combines hot and cold towel applications over the chest, abdomen, and back with low-voltage sine wave stimulation. The treatment ...

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Balneotherapy

Systematic, therapeutic applications of hot and cold water form the basis for the science of balneotherapy, also known as hydrotherapy. At Rose Cabinet Medicine, Dr. Rose may prescribe Constitutional Hydrotherapy, a wonderful ...

Balneotherapy

Hyperbaric Oxygen

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TREATMENT OF RADIATION NECROSIS

For those suffering from cancer, radiation therapy can be a lifesaver. While it has been very effective for millions of people, it can be an uncomfortable treatment that presents new health ...

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STEM CELL THERAPY

Advancements in medical science are happening faster than ever before. New technologies, techniques, and therapies are changing the way providers and people like you think about health, healing, aging, and wellness. ...

STEM CELL THERAPY
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HBOT & AUTISM THERAPY: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Autism is very misunderstood. In fact, it wasn"t until the 1960s that researchers and physicians began to truly recognize autism as a treatable condition. Even today, our understanding of autism and ...

HBOT & AUTISM THERAPY: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Infertility

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Naturopathic Tips to Boost Fertility In NW

Infertility may be related to a severe health issue and affects many couples today. Many people struggle to conceive which becomes physically and emotionally draining, not to mention, financially exhausting at ...

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Does Acupuncture Help with Unexplained Infertility?

Unexplained infertility is a very frustrating "diagnosis" to receive, but about one in five couples will be told their infertility doesn"t have a known cause. Some studies show that for people ...

Does Acupuncture Help with Unexplained Infertility?
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WHAT CAUSES INFERTILITY? IT'S COMPLICATED!

What Causes Infertility? It"s Complicated! POSTED ON: APRIL 20, 2021CATEGORIES: ALL,FERTILITY,INFERTILITY CAUSES,LGBTQ,PRECONCEPTION,TREATMENTSTAGS: TWO-WEEK-WAIT For many of us, our reproductive years go something like thisbirth control, birth control, birth control, baby, birth control, birth ...

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How Acupuncture Impacts IVF Success Rates

Despite your best efforts, building a family sometimes requires outside help. Maybe you are not ovulating or your partner"s sperm numbers are low. Whatever the reasons, you aren"t alone. Nearly fertility ...

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HOW INFERTILITY AFFECTS MENTAL HEALTH

Infertility can be a mentally, physically and emotionally challenging road. With all the ups and downs that come along with the journey, those facing infertility are often more prone to experiencing ...

HOW INFERTILITY AFFECTS MENTAL HEALTH
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Does acupuncture improve IVF success rates?

When trying to conceive, patients want to improve their chances of success. Many turn to acupuncture to support them during their IVF cycle. A reasonable question is: does acupuncture improve IVF ...

Does acupuncture improve IVF success rates?

Massage

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How often should I get a massage?

How often should I get a massage? I get all sorts of great questions from my clients about what their particular treatment plan should look like. It is a wonderful part of ...

How often should I get a massage?
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Your Guide To Portland Oregon Shiatsu Massage

Like many people in Portland Oregon, I believed that Shiatsu Massage was simply another massage type utilized by massage therapists. Most folks don"t appreciate the ancestral roots of Shiatsu massage, which ...

Your Guide To Portland Oregon Shiatsu Massage
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Relieve Your Back Pain With a Deep Tissue Body Massage

If you"re familiar with massage therapy, then you probably know that there is quite a variety of different massages. From Swedish to Aroma, Hot Stone to Shiatsu, there are so many ...

Relieve Your Back Pain With a Deep Tissue Body Massage

Medical

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Q&A: HPV Vaccination for preteens

Q: What is HPV, and why should I vaccinate my child against it? Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is a highly contagious virus that spreads through sexual contact. It"s the leading cause of ...

Q&A: HPV Vaccination for preteens

Naturopathic Medicine

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WHAT DOES PHYSICAL THERAPY LOOK LIKE FOR EXPECTING MOTHERS?

When you think of physical therapy, you might picture a large gym with a lot of equipment for various exercises. You wouldn"t be wrong in that depiction, but physical therapy as ...

WHAT DOES PHYSICAL THERAPY LOOK LIKE FOR EXPECTING MOTHERS?

Neurofeedback

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"Let's make a Health Connection". Jennifer Barber talks with Olga Ward from Beaverton Neurofeedback

Today we're talking to Olga Ward. She's a certified neuro-optimal neurofeedback provider. She's the owner of Beaverton Neurofeedback LLC, located in Beaverton, Oregon. She personally benefited from neurofeedback and was impressed ...

"Let's make a Health Connection". Jennifer Barber talks with Olga Ward from Beaverton Neurofeedback
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HOW CAN NEUROFEEDBACK HELP YOU REACH PEAK PERFORMANCE?

Neurofeedback is a method of brain training that can help us reach physical and intellectual peak performance. We evolve constantly. Depending on the effort we put in, our capabilities can develop ...

HOW CAN NEUROFEEDBACK HELP YOU REACH PEAK PERFORMANCE?

Nutrition

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Carbohydrate Metabolism Healthy vs Unhealthy

Derek Norcom, MD I recently discovered a two part article written by Cyrus Khambatta, PhD which is the most well written summary explanation of carbohydrate metabolism I"ve ever read. It speaks to ...

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Immune-Boosting Foods for Cold & Flu Season

Of course, prevention does a lot more to protect from the common cold and flu viruses than treatment does, so it"s always best to keep up with immune supportive practices throughout ...

Immune-Boosting Foods for Cold & Flu Season
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A Whole Food/Plant-Based Diet: The Forks Over Knives Program

As you already know, I frequently work with clients wishing to limit their weight through hypnotherapy. I think all of us are aware that the "Standard American Diet" (SAD diet) encourages ...

A Whole Food/Plant-Based Diet: The Forks Over Knives Program
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I am not a fan of the term "Weight Loss."

I am not a fan of the term "Weight Loss." What are we losing? Where does the weight go? I would rather ask, "What can we gain by having a healthy relationship ...

I am not a fan of the term "Weight Loss."
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Nutrition Spotlight: Brassicas

This Nutrition Spotlight post is on brassicas, or cruciferous vegetables. These brassicas all have different nutritional profiles, but there is a lot of similarity in what major benefits we get by ...

Nutrition Spotlight: Brassicas
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Dismantling Diet Culture: What it is Why it Hurts Us

Diet culture is everywhere. Recently, while driving, I heard a commercial on the radio for I Can"t Believe It"s Not Butter. It involved two women discussing their lunches at work and ...

Dismantling Diet Culture: What it is Why it Hurts Us
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LUPIN (OR LUPINI) BEAN TABOULEH SALAD

Are you looking to increase your fiber intake? And your protein intake? AND a prebiotic food? Then you are in the right place for the right recipe! Lupin beans are a good solution ...

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NUTRITION THERAPY THAT"S INCLUSIVE: BODY MIND & BELLY

BODY, MIND & BELLY TAKES A RADICAL SELF-LOVE APPROACH TO FOOD, LIFESTYLE AND HEALING. Diet culture can be damaging but understanding and building a healthy relationship with food can be life-changing! Carol"s ...

NUTRITION THERAPY THAT"S INCLUSIVE: BODY MIND & BELLY

Pain

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Joint Conditions That Can Be Helped With MLS Therapy

As pain management specialists, we know firsthand that pain can derail your life, especially if it involves your joints or back. But we also have good news for you: There are ...

Joint Conditions That Can Be Helped With MLS Therapy
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Why Spinal Cord Stimulation Might Be Right for You

If you have chronic pain, you know firsthand that it can take a toll on your physical and emotional well-being. Fortunately, innovative pain management solutions, such as spinal cord stimulation, can ...

Why Spinal Cord Stimulation Might Be Right for You
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A Closer Look at Your Peripheral Nerves

The brain and spinal cord get a lot of attention for good reason. As the central nervous system, they"re at the very heart of how our bodies work. However, the peripheral ...

A Closer Look at Your Peripheral Nerves

Pediatrics

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What"s up with my teen being so tired all the time, doc?

We all know life can be rough when we don"t get enough sleep. This holds true from infancy into adulthood. Newer studies are examining what lack of sleep does to the ...

What"s up with my teen being so tired all the time, doc?
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Protecting Your Child from Serious Injury: Guns

Injuries are the most common cause of death in the U.S. between the ages of 1 and 44 years old, and one of the most common causes of fatal injuries, especially ...

Protecting Your Child from Serious Injury: Guns
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Breaking down Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is a skill that is new to both you and your baby. It is a natural process but takes time and patience and can leave new families stressed about providing ...

Breaking down Breastfeeding
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Every Month is Child Abuse Prevention Month

This is the fifth installment of a six-week blog series about child abuse and how we are working to prevent it. As part of an extended National Child Abuse Prevention Month ...

Every Month is Child Abuse Prevention Month
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Q&A: HPV Vaccination for preteens

Q: What is HPV, and why should I vaccinate my child against it? Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is a highly contagious virus that spreads through sexual contact. It"s the leading cause of ...

Q&A: HPV Vaccination for preteens
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What"s up with meningitis, doc?

Meningitis, an infection in the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord, is scary stuff! You have likely heard about the current outbreak of bacterial meningitis at the University of Oregon ...

What"s up with meningitis, doc?
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Work & School-From-Home Survival Tips

If you"re working from home with distance learners, our hearts go out to you! It"s really, really hard, but practice makes perfect. (Ha! We"re kidding.) Buckle up, exercise extreme PATIENCE, don"t ...

Work & School-From-Home Survival Tips
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Positive Parenting Tips for New and Expecting Parents

Early relational health is a field of pediatric healthcare that focuses on the importance of building strong, nurturing relationships between children and their parents in order to promote long term health. Decades ...

Positive Parenting Tips for New and Expecting Parents

Peri-menopause

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PERIMENOPAUSE AND TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Snapping more quickly at your kids? Do you find yourself crying over little things? Are you tired at the beginning of your day after a night spent ...

PERIMENOPAUSE AND TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

Personal Training

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Exercise and the Brain Part 1: Introduction and Overview

The first book recommended to me after I became a personal trainer was "Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain." Written by John J Ratey, MD and Eric Hagerman, ...

Exercise and the Brain Part 1: Introduction and Overview
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5 Essential Stretches That Anyone CAN Do and Everyone SHOULD Do

Picture this You"ve just arrived to Therapia and are settling in for your chiropractic, acupuncture and/or massage session. It"s been a bit of a day and you"re so glad to be ...

5 Essential Stretches That Anyone CAN Do and Everyone SHOULD Do
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How do I know if I am eating enough protein?

How do I know if I am eating enough protein? A member of Hyatt Training recently asked this question, and we think the answer is a great one to share with ...

How do I know if I am eating enough protein?
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A Better Way to Better Nutrition

In the early days of dating my husband, we engaged in all sorts of question-asking to get to know one another better. As we walked along our university"s campus holding hands ...

A Better Way to Better Nutrition

Physical Activity

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5 Essential Stretches That Anyone CAN Do and Everyone SHOULD Do

Picture this You"ve just arrived to Therapia and are settling in for your chiropractic, acupuncture and/or massage session. It"s been a bit of a day and you"re so glad to be ...

5 Essential Stretches That Anyone CAN Do and Everyone SHOULD Do

Physical Therapy

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Injury Prevention

Most injuries come from a combination of our genetic blue print and the physical environment we live, work, and play in. Even the seemingly straight-forward ankle sprain may be more complicated ...

Injury Prevention

Self-Care Techniques

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Relationship Self-Care

"Self Care" imho is a term we use ad nauseum to describe the "extra" or "special" things we do to survive the lives we"ve created for ourselves we dub "optional", such ...

Relationship Self-Care

Sex Therapy

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Relationship Self-Care

"Self Care" imho is a term we use ad nauseum to describe the "extra" or "special" things we do to survive the lives we"ve created for ourselves we dub "optional", such ...

Relationship Self-Care
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Passionate Marriage

I know I am late to the party, but I can"t help but tell you about the book, "Passionate Marriage," by David Schnarch, PhD (1996) I only managed to skim during ...

Passionate Marriage
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Is Sex Therapy For You?

Is sex therapy for you? It is! If Oprah was giving away sex therapy, she"d be giving it to you, and YOU, and YOU! But, seriously. It is for you. I can ...

Is Sex Therapy For You?
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Sex Without Stress

Make it stand out Sex Without Stress: A couple"s guide to overcoming disappointment, avoidance, and pressure by Jessa Zimmerman, LMHC, CST has written a guide for couples to tease apart the sexual ...

Sex Without Stress

Sexual Health

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Is Sex Therapy For You?

Is sex therapy for you? It is! If Oprah was giving away sex therapy, she"d be giving it to you, and YOU, and YOU! But, seriously. It is for you. I can ...

Is Sex Therapy For You?
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Passionate Marriage

I know I am late to the party, but I can"t help but tell you about the book, "Passionate Marriage," by David Schnarch, PhD (1996) I only managed to skim during ...

Passionate Marriage
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Sex Without Stress

Make it stand out Sex Without Stress: A couple"s guide to overcoming disappointment, avoidance, and pressure by Jessa Zimmerman, LMHC, CST has written a guide for couples to tease apart the sexual ...

Sex Without Stress

Sports Performance

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Strength Training for Runners

Proper strength training will make you faster, less vulnerable to injury, and a more efficient runner. Portland, Oregon has tens of thousands of runners, and thousands of running injuries to go ...

Strength Training for Runners

Vinyasa Yoga

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Harmony Yoga

Moline is passionate about body/mind practices, including yoga, Qigong and TRE bringing sensitivity and joy to her teaching. She began teaching Yoga in 2001 after receiving her Amrit Yoga certification from ...

Harmony Yoga

Weight Loss

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Befriending My Shadow Self

For most of 2019, I worked as a therapist at an inpatient facility for people with eating disorders. During my tenure there, I received the remainder of the clinical hours necessary ...

Befriending My Shadow Self

Yoga

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Yoga Isn't For Everybody

I"ve been intimately engaged in the yoga community for the past twenty years, either as a practitioner, teacher, or both. Over the decades, I have heard a recurring sentiment from teachers ...

Yoga Isn't For Everybody
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WHAT"S "OM" GOT TO DO WITH IT?!

If you practice yoga regularly or even if you"ve only taken a couple classes, chances are you would have been invited to join your teacher in chanting "om". Typically, this will ...

WHAT"S "OM" GOT TO DO WITH IT?!
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Weed and Yoga, Maybe Not?

Contrary to popular myth, weed is not the magical doorway to higher consciousness that many hope for. I understand it"s possible you didn"t want to hear that, especially if you live ...

Weed and Yoga, Maybe Not?
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Harmony Yoga

Moline is passionate about body/mind practices, including yoga, Qigong and TRE bringing sensitivity and joy to her teaching. She began teaching Yoga in 2001 after receiving her Amrit Yoga certification from ...

Harmony Yoga
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RHYTHM AND DISCIPLINE - LEANING INTO THE UNKNOWN

Like many people around the world, recent events have forced me to stay at home. What felt like a normal, rhythmic and productive schedule, with built-in time for self care, is ...

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Yoga for Emotional Balance: Simple Practices to Help Relieve Anxiety and Depression

An integrative approach to healing anxiety, depression, and chronic stress through yoga and breath exercises Emotional balance is within your reachwhen you cultivate the intelligence of both your body and mind. Bo Forbes, ...

Yoga for Emotional Balance: Simple Practices to Help Relieve Anxiety and Depression
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Yoga Shala of Portland

Yoga Shala of Portland is a unique center for yoga and various related studies. We offer a wide range of classes, events and courses for all levels of yoga practitioners including ...

Yoga Shala of Portland
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What is Yoga Therapy?

When life throws you curveballs, yoga"s here to help. Whether that curveball is an achy hip or pelvic pain, a prolonged period of stress (2020 anyone?), or your sleep got off ...

What is Yoga Therapy?

Yoga Therapy

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Yoga for Emotional Balance: Simple Practices to Help Relieve Anxiety and Depression

An integrative approach to healing anxiety, depression, and chronic stress through yoga and breath exercises Emotional balance is within your reachwhen you cultivate the intelligence of both your body and mind. Bo Forbes, ...

Yoga for Emotional Balance: Simple Practices to Help Relieve Anxiety and Depression
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Weed and Yoga, Maybe Not?

Contrary to popular myth, weed is not the magical doorway to higher consciousness that many hope for. I understand it"s possible you didn"t want to hear that, especially if you live ...

Weed and Yoga, Maybe Not?
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RHYTHM AND DISCIPLINE - LEANING INTO THE UNKNOWN

Like many people around the world, recent events have forced me to stay at home. What felt like a normal, rhythmic and productive schedule, with built-in time for self care, is ...

RHYTHM AND DISCIPLINE - LEANING INTO THE UNKNOWN
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Yoga Isn't For Everybody

I"ve been intimately engaged in the yoga community for the past twenty years, either as a practitioner, teacher, or both. Over the decades, I have heard a recurring sentiment from teachers ...

Yoga Isn't For Everybody
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Yoga Shala of Portland

Yoga Shala of Portland is a unique center for yoga and various related studies. We offer a wide range of classes, events and courses for all levels of yoga practitioners including ...

Yoga Shala of Portland
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What is Yoga Therapy?

When life throws you curveballs, yoga"s here to help. Whether that curveball is an achy hip or pelvic pain, a prolonged period of stress (2020 anyone?), or your sleep got off ...

What is Yoga Therapy?
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WHAT"S "OM" GOT TO DO WITH IT?!

If you practice yoga regularly or even if you"ve only taken a couple classes, chances are you would have been invited to join your teacher in chanting "om". Typically, this will ...

WHAT"S "OM" GOT TO DO WITH IT?!

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