Understanding probiotics for gut health Colony-forming units (CFUs) – The ideal probiotic will have between 3-50 billion CFUs. CFUs, or colony forming units, are the standard for measuring the amount of live bacteria present. The number you specifically need depends on your age and health status. If you are older or have some sort of… Continue reading Love Your Gut
Meditation (n) – the action or practice of meditation; a written or spoken discourse expressing considered thoughts on a subject You’ve obviously heard of meditation before – if you haven’t, you’ve been living under a rock. It’s been around for centuries and evolved into a practice far different from the original concept developed in Buddhist… Continue reading Meditation
There is nothing worse than seeing someone in pain and knowing there is nothing you can do for them. In the hospital, a lot of patients suffer in pain despite the fact that they are on the strongest pain med available in the highest safe amount the hospital will allow. What’s worse is having to… Continue reading Pain management
Insight into the uses of aromatherapy Evidence is building relating positive health outcomes and improved overall well-being with the use of aromatherapy. Most research focuses on cancer, pain management and management of mental illness including anxiety or depression. Aromatherapy is a growing therapeutic technique which targets the senses and stimulates the brain in a manner… Continue reading What’s that smell?