How Much Sun Do You Need Anyway

How Much Sun Do You Need, Anyway?

Sunlight gives your body what it needs to produce vitamin D, a critical nutrient that protects you against osteoporosis, cancer, depression, and heart disease. One factor in seasonal depression is lack of vitamin D due to lack of sunlight in some areas. When sunlight hits your skin, a reaction allows the skin to produce the vitamin. […]

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SPECIAL UPDATE: Living in a Blue Zone

This special blog post is an important announcement from Dr. Michael Smith. Blue Zone: An area in the world where people live measurably longer lives.  In these regions, people reach the age of 100 at rates ten times greater than those in the United States. Currently, there are 5 Blue Zones. Dan Buettner researched these […]

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What Do Your Vital Signs Mean

What Do Your Vital Signs Mean?

Medical professionals use your vital signs, or “vitals,” to gauge the state of your health. They are a quick snapshot in time of what your body is doing and how healthy you are. Normal vital sign ranges are different due to health status, age, gender, and weight. Often, a change in vitals is the first […]

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7 Food Myths

So many healthy foods have been portrayed by the media as unhealthy, while other foods that are truly bad for us have been trumpeted as part of a nutritious diet. It’s difficult to know what to believe sometimes when it comes to healthy eating, and we thought it would be helpful to provide a short […]

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From Weeds to Remedies: Allergies

Preparing for Itchy, Sneezy, Stuffy, Runny, and Puffy Season Ahead With Dr. Dave Hamilton Cost is $20 March 27, 2014 at 6:30pm 1126 Sam Newell Rd Matthews, NC 28105 Purchase Tickets Online by clicking the link below: http://mkt.com/of-the-earth-wellness/weeds-to-remedies-allergies Urtica dioica aka Stinging Nettles For some spring is just a dreaded allergy explosion waiting to happen […]

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Foods That Help Alleviate Spring Allergies

You know you should eat nutritious food every day to stay healthy, but did you realize how important it is to eat properly when it’s allergy season? We’d like to offer you some ways to improve your diet that will increase your immunity and reduce hay fever and other symptoms of springtime allergies. Reduce omega-6, […]

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How Naturopathy and Homeopathy Can Help Itchy Eyes and Runny Noses

Allergies are caused by the body’s oversensitivity and overreaction to stimuli, such as dust, pollen, and certain foods. Most people run to a traditional doctor for help with allergies, but naturopaths and homeopathic health professionals know there’s much more to be done than merely prescribing medication. Naturopathy and homeopathy are often more effective than pharmaceuticals […]

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How to Use a Neti Pot

You may not be familiar with a neti pot, a device that looks like an Aladdin’s Lamp and is used to irrigate (flush) the sinuses with a simple salt and water mixture. Washing with a neti pot helps everything from dry nose to runny nose, and hopefully you’ll get relief from using one instead of […]

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Prevent Diabetes, Lose Weight, and Feel Great

Type 2 diabetes is a largely preventable disease, but it does take some discipline on your part. Diabetes is a serious disorder that can change your life for the worse. The good news is that with a few lifestyle changes that also produce weight loss, you can reduce your risk dramatically. Diabetes is heavily associated […]

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Special Event: Don’t Miss “Foundations of Holistic Healing”

  Foundations of Holistic Healing: Achieving Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Balance   Dr. Peter Swanz will host a dynamic talk on Wednesday, February 26th at 7 pm at our Matthews Office:   Carolinas Natural Health Center   1126 Sam Newell Road, Suite A   Matthews, NC 28105 Call #704-708-4404 to RVP!   Holistic Healing must […]

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All About PCOS

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (or polycystic ovarian disease), also known as PCOS, is a common reproductive problem for premenopausal women. The ovaries enlarge and develop small cysts, which cause women to stop ovulating and become infertile. Those with PCOS may also have excess testosterone (male hormone). Typically, women with PCOS have it from adolescence, and the […]

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Heart Health

Keep Your Heart Healthy the Natural Way

As we celebrate American Heart Month, we recognize that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both sexes. Helping you keep your heart healthy the natural way is one of our most important missions at Carolinas Natural Health. Every year, over half a million people die of heart disease, and many of those […]

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7 Natural Ways to Get Things Moving

Most of us experience occasional irregularity, and while it’s not normal to be constipated, it’s nothing to worry about—unless it’s prolonged or it happens regularly. Take a look at our seven tips for keeping things moving along nicely. Know how often you should be going, and don’t ignore the urge. Some doctors will tell you […]

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Eat Healthier in 5 Simple Steps

As we move into the New Year, many of our clients want to know how they could eat healthier. They know they can do better, but they aren’t sure where to start. We’ve all had our not-so-healthy eating moments, so we put together a few tips to help you start eating to feel better and […]

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15 Easy Ways to Improve Your Health Today

Improving your health is a process, and there are no quick fixes. However, you can improve your health today by making small, yet significant, changes. We’ve identified 15 simple things you can do to take the first step on the road to great health. Park your car farther away from the door when you go […]

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