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By: | 29 Mar 2017 | Comments Off on Why Do My Legs Bother Me?
Why Do My Legs Bother Me?

(Why Do My Legs Bother Me? Varicose Veins)
Venous disease affects one quarter of the human population. So if your legs ache when you have been standing you may have venous disease, otherwise known as venous insufficiency or incompetence. Also if your legs itch, burn, swell, or you have restless legs, you may have venous disease. […]

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By: | 18 Feb 2017 | Comments Off on Menopause and Your Skin
Menopause and Your Skin

© Ian Allenden | Dreamstime.com – Mature Woman Experiencing Hot Flush From Menopause
Menopause is a season of transition within the female body.  A coveted perk of menopause is no longer having the monthly, but this perk comes at a cost.  Common and known menopause symptoms include hot flashes, forgetfulness, fatigue, weight gain, moodiness, and a […]

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By: | 10 Feb 2017 | Comments Off on “Renovate” Your Life by Moving Beyond What You Need
“Renovate” Your Life by Moving Beyond What You Need

Lots of people go about their lives without a life coach because they can definitely “live” without one.  But what many of us don’t know is that life can be better – more meaningful and more fulfilling – if we work with a life coach to focus beyond what we need and start moving toward […]

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By: | 3 Feb 2017 | Comments Off on Why Herbs? Herbs for Your Heart Health
Why Herbs?  Herbs for Your Heart Health

By Donna Koczaja, M.S., Herbalist
Why Herbs and Why see an Herbalist?  Most people are aware that February is “Heart Health Month”, and much attention is given to how to maintain a healthy cardiovascular system.  But what about the “spirit heart” – that which aches when we feel love and compassion, or melancholy and depression?  With […]

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By: | 8 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on “Does Your Face Light Up the Room?” Permanent Makeup

Here at Beautiful Faces Salon and permanent makeup, we have a mission to keep our clients looking and feeling beautiful, because when a woman feels good about the way she looks on the outside it builds her confidence on the inside.  We take the time to listen to our clients so they will always know […]

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By: | 8 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Look Less Tired With the Liquid Brow Lift

(Liquid Brow Lift) Full and arched eyebrows are classic signs of a youthful face.  Our eyebrows complement and enhance our eyes.  As we age our eyebrows move downward and make us look tired.   So what causes the droopy eyebrows?  As we age our skin doesn’t just wrinkle. The tissues beneath the skin lose volume causing […]

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By: | 8 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Facial Cupping To Rejuvenate Your Skin

During the summer Olympics we witnessed a preponderance of athletes such as Michael Phelps receiving cupping to relieve sore muscles.  Since then I have received a multitude of calls about cupping. When used to relieve pain, cupping and gua sha can be very beneficial for releasing tension in muscles and fascia. Facial cupping is a […]

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By: | 8 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on The Gastrointestinal Tract: The Surprising Key to Health

We live in a day where the medical system and physician training fosters viewing the human body as composed of seemingly unrelated parts. One doctor looks at one part while another looks at another part. What is very surprising is how connected the various parts of the body are.  The Gastrointestinal Tract: The Surprising Key […]

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By: | 8 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Life After Chemotherapy….An Acupuncturist’s Refleftions

I’ve had the privilege of treating a number of women with breast cancer and who subsequently go through everything from chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and mastectomies and reconstruction. I’ve come to understand that the complexity of my cancer patients’ experience is a journey. First is the shock of the diagnosis, and then the treatment decisions, and […]

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By: | 8 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Pilates and Sleep—A Winning Combination!

Joe Pilates, in his books, speaks of the importance of mental calm.
 
He stated that exercise is essential to deeper sleep.  “What better way to resolve a troubled nervous system than exercise and physical fatigue?” He believed sleep difficulties can be alleviated with exercise. He said that it is better to be tired from a physical […]

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