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Guest Post ~ Kim Green, Founder of the Advanced Therapy Institute of Touch talks about Chapman's Neurolymphatic Reflexes

Uncategorized Apr 14, 2019

I have had the honor of getting to know Kim and learning about all this amazing woman does for our holistic community. Her school offers a wide variety of courses (which I am excited to dive into later this year!) & she is a wealth of knowledge. I am so happy to have her be our guest poster for this very helpful information! Her contact information is below if you would like to reach out to her! Thank you Kim!

Enjoy her post!

~ Marissa

If like many people these days you are looking for non-chemical, noninvasive ways to address pain and physical dysfunction, either for yourself or (if a bodywork practitioner) for your clients, Chapman’s Neurolymphatic Reflexes might provide an answer.

One hundred years ago, osteopathic practitioner Dr. Frank Chapman recognized and used reflex points that correlated to the Chinese & Japanese Acupressure systems. He identified a system of points on the body where bound or reactive nerves impede the circulation of lymph fluid. These...

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Benefits of Vitamin D & Should You Be Taking It?

Vitamin D.
 
Did you know Vitamin D isn't a vitamin at all? It is a hormone. We can get it from food and supplements BUT it is best absorbed via the sunshine (30 min of bare skin sun exposure will get you 10,000 IU of Vit D). UNLESS you wear sunscreen, you will then limit the much needed vitamin d your body needs from the sun. You also should not shower directly after sun exposure or that will also impair your absorption.
When is it necessary to supplement with Vitamin D?  If you live in the Northern hemisphere you will need to supplement during the months of Oct-April Take enough needed to get your levels to 40-60 ng/ml (this is considered the optimal normal level. If you have an auto immune disease you may need more - please talk to your medical provider)
What form of vitamin D should I take?  The form of Vitamin D is VERY crucial! Vitamin D3 is found to be 87% times more effective at raising serum levels than D2.   Did you know that there are NO D3...
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GUEST POST ~ Susie Overmyer with Pikes Peak Homeopathy

 Thank you Susie for being our guest and talking to us about Homeopathy. 
Susie can you talk to us about what homeopathy is and give us some tips on how we can use it with our families?
 
Susie:
 
"Absolutely!
 
 Homeopathy has been practiced for hundreds of years throughout the world and the United States.  It is a gentle, very safe and very effective type of care. In some instances, it is more effective than some medical interventions. For example, if your child has a fever, don’t give Tylenol. A fever is a sign that the immune system is functioning properly. Instead manage the fever with Homeopathic Belladonna and monitor any changes in symptoms. If your child’s symptoms change-let’s say to clinging and whiny-you can change the remedy to Homeopathic Pulsatilla. Is your child now achy and grouchy? Look at Homeopathic Bryonia."
 
This is great information Susie! I love the point about how a fever is simply a sign that the...
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