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Make the Most of Your Sleep Time with These Tips

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Flickr Creative Commons, ekpatterson

We’ve been sharing tips for wellness that are actionable and easy to bring into your everyday life, in an effort to help you be your best self. We believe that incorporating small, feasible changes over shorter periods of change can help you experience the motivation and confidence that comes from seeing your personal goals fulfilled.

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Your Single, Powerful Immunity Booster

 

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Flickr Creative Commons, harold.lloyd

Being healthy can be incorporated into your life with more ease than you may think.

You don’t need to wait until January 1, 20XX to get started – you can start today, and keep going. Just like in any story, the greatness and epic adventure didn’t happen because that day was just like the others – it was because Today is the Day That Everything Changed. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Can Glutamine Supplements Help Protect Your Body from Wear and Tear?

woman_arm_flexWhen you’re browsing the aisles of your local vitamin store or natural pharmacy, you’ve probably walked past the amino acids section, taken a look at all those substances ending in “-ine” and wondered, “should I be using these?”

Amino acids are the building blocks of protein—they’re used in every cell of the body to create the proteins your body needs to function. Because of the fundamental role they play in your body’s function, it’s worth taking a look this class of supplements.
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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

The Buzz Around WellnessFX

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credit: Instagram @mrsgnarlsbailey

WellnessFX Annual Checkup has landed and sure has made a big splash! Our new service (FREE for a limited time) lets you take control of your health by accessing and owning your data.

But what is the experience really like? Sure, it’s free, getting your blood drawn is quick and easy, and you’ll be able to access your health data from the palm of your hand, but is it worth your time?

We say YES. But, of course, do you expect us to suggest any differently? The best way to tell if WellnessFX is for you is through customer experience and word of mouth. We continually bring you these member stories right here on our blog. We encourage you to assess the data for yourself. It’ll be practice for when you get your blood results back!

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Yoga: It’s Good For The Blood

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credit: Instagram @anastasia_beaverhauzen

You might wrinkle your nose at the idea of doing yoga. Or maybe you’re doing yoga while you’re reading this. The point is, you probably have preconceived notions on the activity. Some people never try it, and other people live by it. Despite your experiences thus far, yoga’s stress-relieving properties deserve your attention. Science says so.

For those of you who only know yoga from passing a class at the gym or laughing at a spoof in a comedy, it might seem that twisting your body in such positions would be the opposite of stress-relieving. While some of the movements can be a little uncomfortable at first (okay, very uncomfortable), over time yoga becomes more about letting the mind roam free and less about struggling to hold hard poses.

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Recovering From Cancer with WellnessFX

One of the hardest journeys a person can be forced to take is a fight against cancer. Depending on the type, the survival rate in America can be pretty good when caught early, but the treatments are devastating to the body. Chemotherapy sessions, surgeries, and therapy can all take their toll.

Though many people think of the disease as one for the elderly, cancer can be surprising and devastating for people of any age. Ping, pictured above, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Stage 2 cancer in early 2013. Lymphoma is a cancer of the white blood cells, which are responsible for a broad range of immune responses in the body (i.e., they help to keep us from getting sick). Cancer is usually classified in four different stages depending on how much the diseased has progressed. For lymphoma, Stage 2 means that two or more lymph node regions are affected. This can be especially dangerous because the lymph nodes are like a highway to the rest of the body: once the cancer gets here, it can hitch a ride in the blood stream and plant itself in different organs.

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.