Healthy Living

The Gut/Mood Connection: Depression and Probiotics

Depression is one of the top causes of disability worldwide, and it’s incredibly common in the U.S., with millions of people reporting symptoms in any given year. While there are many medications available to treat depression, they aren’t without problems. People taking drugs in the commonly-prescribed category called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) frequently report side effects, and one Read More

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Shiatsu for Teens? Absolutely!

Being a teenager today can mean high expectations, demanding classes, a heavy load of extracurricular commitments, and 24/7 smartphone exposure. As a mother to two teens and a provider of shiatsu, I know how much their fast-paced lives can take a toll on their well-being. Read More

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