Illness & Injury

About Dietary Supplement MSM

What Is MSM? MSM is the acronym for Methylsulfonylmethane. Yeah, I don’t try to say that word out loud much either! But what is MSM? The key phrase is sulfur, which holds many important roles in health. Sulfur is the 4th most common mineral in the human body. Plants, animals, and humans all need sulfur to be our healthiest. Sulfur gives… read more

CareGiving for Minor to Chronic Injury

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It’s Never Fun to Deal with Pain. Whether it is your own pain, or you are a caregiver for someone else, dealing with pain can take over your world for a time. I know. In 1997 I was told I had to have knee surgery, that it was the only way to end my knee… read more

Sick in the Summer? UGH! 7 Immune Support Habits

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Prevention is Easier than Recovery It’s YOUR Summer—Enjoy it! The golden season. The reason people take winter vacations to sunny locations. Summertime! More sunlight hours, more warmth, more chances to be outdoors and for many people more socializing! Unlike the so-called Season of Sneezing following the holidays, midwinter, summertime is practically designed to keep you… read more

Exercise is Important for Bone Strength

Movement Strengthens Your Bones This particular benefit of movement is most closely tied to your muscles, if you can excuse the pun. At birth humans have 270 bones, but many of these fuse together as a child becomes an adult, leaving adults with 206 bones. Good trivia you can share at the next party! But… read more

Injured or Ill? 7 Tips to Get Back In The Game

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No matter what your “game” is: Your sport Your family Your work illness or injury can knock you out. I’d know. As a mom, wife, business owner, and athlete, tearing my ACL affected everything. Now I am back to almost 100% and life is more fun, more fulfilling, and much much more active. Here are… read more

Immune Support Guide

Fsupplements for immune support or relief now, we’ve also put together a great list of product offerings to provide your body the boosts it needs to fight its way back to health.

Ah-choo! One of the most common questions we are asked is, “What Supplements Should I take for Immune Support?” If you are getting sick, this guide is for you. While it is always best to try and stay healthy rather than fighting back from an illness, even with a pure living lifestyle we sometimes get sick.… read more

About Vitamin C Deficiency

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How Do You Know if You May Have a Vitamin C Deficiency? Low energy or low strength Feeling run down Restlessness or can’t sleep Mentally depressed Gums ulcerate Teeth fall out Breath is fetid (rotten smelling) Hemorrhages penetrate the muscles – bleeding for no apparent reason Bruise very easily You get sick easily If you… read more

Count the Coincidences (I count 5)

I think my life is magical, because I choose to see it that way.

Personal Story Blog I was recently in the northern woods of Minnesota, picking up our daughters after a month of summer camp. Coincidentally my birthday fell on the day before camp ends, the same day they have a huge celebration called International Day. This event brings about a dozen different camps (all are immersion language camps) together to celebrate… read more

Illness & Injury–Break the Cycle

Illness and injury are a bad cycle. Are you caught in it?

Illness and injury are a bad cycle. Are you caught in it? Illness and injury can go hand in hand unfortunately. If you are injured, you may be unable or unwilling to exercise as much, and a lack of exercise in turn affects our immune system, our digestion and elimination, and many other facets of… read more

Get Back In the Game. What do I do after an injury?

Your injury may not be the only cause of your pain.

It Doesn’t Always Hurt… At First. Have you ever burned yourself, or even broken a bone, and noticed it didn’t hurt right away? Wonder why? We’ll get to that, but first this reminder: Movement matters more than you may realize. This is what exercise does for your body besides strengthen muscles: Strengthens the connections between ligaments… read more