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Why Microneedling with PRP is The Hottest Trend in Facial Rejuvenation Jun 18th, 2020

Did you know that recent advances in medicine have led to improved nonsurgical treatment options for erasing fine lines and wrinkles, reducing the appearance of scars, toning and lifting sagging skin, and working to decrease the appearance of aging? While some of these treatments work as promised when delivered by...

Here's What Happens to Your Body When Your Thyroid Is Imbalanced May 18th, 2020

The human body uses hormones to regulate every bodily function, from when you sleep to your reproductive systems. If you’re like most people, you assume your hormones are getting the job done. Unless you experience the side effects of an imbalance, you probably won’t ever notice the critical role hormones...

Myths and Facts About Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Apr 27th, 2020

Men or women going through the hormonal fluctuations that accompany andropause or menopause may wonder whether they’ll ever feel normal again. Traditional hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may give you pause because of the life-threatening conditions like cancer and heart disease associated with it.  There’s an alternative available: Bioidentical hormone replacement...

What Are the Symptoms of IBS? Mar 22nd, 2020

Everyone deals with digestive issues like gas, diarrhea, and constipation from time to time. But if you’re experiencing these symptoms chronically or if your stomach troubles are painful, they could be a sign of an underlying condition, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).  It can be hard to know if...

4 Ways to Deal With Spring Allergies That Will Help You Improve Your Quality of Life Apr 1st, 2018

Despite the transition from the cold of winter to warm springtime, spring can also mean a lot of allergies for you and your family. Seasonal allergies happen which can lead with to different symptoms such as itching, runny nose, and sneezing. These symptoms can greatly affect your quality of life and prevent...

M-shot: a Solution for Erectile Dysfunction Mar 25th, 2018

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a condition that affects approximately 15 to 30 million men in America. Unfortunately, it's a common sexual problem that gives men difficulty with erections on a regular basis and tends to worsen with age. Men struggling with ED have trouble getting and keeping an erection. ED can...

7 Cardio Workouts You Can't Afford to Miss Out on Mar 18th, 2018

One form of exercise that tends to be overlooked by many people is cardio. If you haven't been doing any cardiovascular exercises, you are missing out on many of the benefits you could be receiving. Some of the benefits include a stronger heart and lungs, less stress, better sleep, and especially...

Why You Need a Humidifier in Your Home Mar 10th, 2018

Humidifiers are an effective tool to help you deal with dry air and avoid falling ill to viruses and bacteria. Our mucous membranes are our body's first defense against viruses and bacteria. Humidifiers add moisture to the air in the room it's in to deal with dry air.  Get relief from these symptoms...

7 Natural Ways to Increase Your Vitamin a Intake Mar 4th, 2018

You need Vitamin A to help your body be at its best every day. There are several different benefits that come from Vitamin A which include better eyesight, muscle tissue repair, and the prevention of urinary stones. Deficiency of Vitamin A may lead to negative symptoms such as fatigue and brittle nails....

How Can Prolotherapy Help Me? Feb 25th, 2018

For anyone dealing with problems such as back pain, neck pain, arthritis, and joint pain, Prolotherapy may be the perfect solution. What is Prolotherapy? Prolotherapy involves injecting an otherwise non-pharmacological and non-active irritant solution into the body, generally in the region of tendons or ligaments for the purpose of strengthening weakened connective...

10 Super Easy Tips to Keep Your Home Clean and Healthy Feb 18th, 2018

Your home is special. It's where you start and end every day. Your home is what your family counts on to be a safe, happy, and healthy place for them to enjoy. That being said, here are ten super easy tips to keep your home clean and healthy: Take out...

What Can Stem Cell Prolotherapy Do for You? Feb 11th, 2018

Stem Cell Prolotherapy is a way to help your body go through the natural healing process. It's an effective procedure that can save people from the high financial costs and long recovery time of surgery. What's the process? Stem cells are carefully injected into an area of the body that...

How Does Prolozone Therapy Help You Recover and Heal From Different Forms of Chronic Pain? Feb 4th, 2018

There's a natural way to help your body recover from different forms of chronic pain and it's called Prolozone therapy. What is Prolozone therapy?: The homeopathic injection technique was developed and brought to light by Dr. Shallenberger. Oxygen is used to help damaged joints, ligaments, tendons, and tissues heal and regenerate....

This is What Happens When You're Properly Hydrated Jan 28th, 2018

Are you drinking enough water? If not, you are definitely missing out on all of the benefits that result from being properly hydrated. Our body needs water to function properly. When our body starts to run low on water, we begin to experience negative symptoms of dehydration such as headaches...

Different Causes of Chronic Pain You May Not Know About Jan 21st, 2018

Chronic pain is no fun. It affects everything you do from work to play and often times, even sleep. Here are four different causes of chronic pain you may not know about: Hormonal imbalance: Sudden changes in hormone levels can lead to widespread pain. Some of these hormones are cortisol, estrogen, thyroid hormone...

20 Ways to Stay Healthy Jan 14th, 2018

Your health is everything. Staying healthy helps you have the energy you need to work and play. Here are twenty simple ways that will improve your health: Sleep at least 7-9 hours each night: Your body needs sleep to perform at its best. Some of the benefits of sleep include injury recovery,...

These Simple Workout Tips Will Make You Achieve Your Fitness Goals Jan 7th, 2018

Losing extra weight and improving your physical fitness is a worthwhile goal. These simple workout tips will help you achieve your fitness goals: Warm-up You can prevent a wide range of injuries by warming up properly before your workout. Your warm-up will depend on what you're doing for your workout. Is...

How to Deal With the Inversion in Utah Dec 31st, 2017

Winter time in Utah is synonymous with the inversion. The temperature inversions are no fun for anyone living in Utah due to all of the negatives that come with them. What are inversions? Inversions happen when a layer of warmer air traps air near the ground. This layer of warmer air...

Having a Hard Time Sleeping? These Tips Will Give You the Best Sleep Ever Dec 24th, 2017

If you're not averaging at least 7-9 hours of sleep each night then you're not getting enough rest. Sleep is essential to helping your body do everything from recovering from a long run to being ready for tomorrow's long day at work. Here are several all-natural tips that will give...

Are You Gluten Intolerant? Here Are Five Gluten-free Options You'll Love Dec 17th, 2017

Many restaurants offer gluten-free options and grocery stores now have gluten-free products. Many patients we've helped here at Integrative Medica with severe illnesses such as IBS have improved after eliminating gluten from their diet. If you're gluten-intolerant, the presence of these options makes you happy knowing you have choices. Here...

All-natural Ways to Keep Your Home Clean This Holiday Season Dec 10th, 2017

With all of the guests you have coming over this holiday season, you need a natural, cost-effective way to clean your bathroom. A clean bathroom makes everything more enjoyable. Here are several natural solutions and tips to keep your home spick and span: Baking soda White vinegar Microfiber cloths Hydrogen...

How to Rest and Recover After Working Out Dec 3rd, 2017

Taking time to rest and recover after every work out session is an important of taking care of your health. You may already know why you need to take some time after exercising or training for competition. What you may not know is how to rest and recover after working...

8 Natural Ways to Increase Your Vitamin C Intake Nov 26th, 2017

Vitamin C helps you function properly and stay healthy. Your body doesn't produce vitamin C so you need to receive the vitamin by eating fruits, vegetables and taking supplements. This water-soluble vitamin helps you do everything from forming scar tissue to repairing and maintaining teeth. Here are eight easy, natural ways to increase...

The Overlooked Causes of Chronic Pain and an Alternative Approach to Cure Them Mar 5th, 2015

We’ve all heard how a natural approach to food is the best. We know that we shouldn’t eat high fructose corn syrup. We’ve all wondered if we should be buying free range chicken eggs. We’ve visited local farmer markets to pick up local produce. We understand that there needs to...

Naturally Flavored Water Recipes - a Great Alternative to Juice or Soda Mar 3rd, 2015

I recently left a person speechless when I told him that my family only drank water. Only water. As a family of 5, we only use about 1/2 gallon of milk a week - and that is only for our milk consuming toddler. The only time we drink anything other than...

Why Are So Many People Sensitive to Gluten? Mar 1st, 2015

It seems like it just keeps on getting more popular. Most restaurants now offer gluten-free meals, and a lot of grocery stores have gluten-free products. But, is there a legitimate reason for this trend?  While gluten-free products and services are indeed a fast growing trend, there might actually be some truth...

The Autism Hope Foundation Feb 26th, 2015

We were already honored to have our doctor,  Dr. Jake Schmutz NMD, present at the Autism Hope Foundation. If anyone is looking for some help, we highly recommend attending any of these sessions.

Fresh Citrus and Spinach Salad Recipe Feb 24th, 2015

Ingredients:SpinachFresh mandarin orangeAppleWalnutsLemon Place a handful of spinach on a plate. Peel a mandarin orange. Chop 1/4 of the apple. Place both the orange segments and apple chunks on top of your spinach. Sprinkle a tablespoon of walnuts on top. Cut the lemon in half and discard the lemon seeds....

The Link Between Autism and Leaky Gut Dec 11th, 2014

Increased intestinal permeability, also known as leaky gut is a major cause of autism. Leaky gut is caused by an insult that occurs to the gut that damages it. A healthy gut lining has tight gap junctions, which only allow certain sized particles to pass through it. This helps protect...

4 Causes of Ibs and a Natural Ibs Treatments Dec 8th, 2014

We’ve all heard how a natural approach to food is the best. We know that we shouldn’t eat high fructose corn syrup. We’ve all wondered if we should be buying free range chicken eggs. We’ve visited local farmer markets to pick up local produce. We understand that there needs to...

Why You Shouldn't Use an All-purpose Gluten Free Flour Mix and What to Use Instead. Dec 2nd, 2014

We do a lot of gluten free baking in our home. And, over the past few years, we have learned a number of things we will be sharing over the next few months. But, when you first start baking gluten-free, most people go out and purchase an all-purpose gluten free...

Make Your Own Natural All-purpose Household Cleaner Nov 30th, 2014

When deciding to be "more healthy" many people first try to eat better and exercise. What they don't realize is that a key ingredient to feeling better is to eliminate harmful chemicals that are surrounding them everyday. Just as germs are harmful to our bodies, harsh cleaning chemicals can be...

10 Ways to Prevent the Cold or Flu Nov 16th, 2014

We are just heading into cold and flu season. It's a great time to reevaluate your habits and some of the ways you can prevent getting a cold or the flu this year. We've compiled 10 great ways to help you prevent getting a cold or the flu this season....

Eight Causes of Autoimmune Disease and the Alternative Approach to Cure Them Jan 26th, 2014

Find out what might be the real cause to your autoimmune disease and an alternative approach to treatment with Integrative Medicine by reading Dr. Schmutz' article on AltHealthWorks.com