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Weight Loss – When You Work From Home

Weight Loss – When You Work From Home

There’s no question more people work from home these days. It also means more home-cooked meals and baking in my house! I’m finding it harder deal with weight loss – when you work from home. weight loss when you work from home

Why Losing Weight Is Difficult For Me

Self-control in the kitchen is harder. Getting outside even in this beautiful weather is often put off. Sitting more and not creating a routine that serves us a healthy body, and keeps us from gaining weight is common. My office is attached to my home. For years, I’ve separated office from home. Then my husband started working from home. Now on breaks I ‘stop by’ to see him. 

Weight Loss When You Work From Home

There are things you can do that will help you lose weight, feel better, and have more energy.  One thing I’m doing is going back to my routine. No more ‘visits’ to the house. Back to bringing my lunch to the office or like in the past having my food prepared so I can simply go get it from the kitchen. No daytime baking or impulse snacks because others are eating. I have a plan and I want to offer a few ideas to stimulate you to create a routine that aids you in weight loss when you work from home too.

Acupuncture Weight Loss Injections Boost Metabolism

weight loss routineAcupuncture injections for weight loss speed up your metabolism. They’re natural vitamins that help you burn calories, and have energy from the fuel you eat.

There is much more though you can do at home. Keeping pounds off happens long-term when you empower yourself by creating a plan or having a routine. My hope is that you’ll take these 9 ideas to heart and create a plan or routine that supports your weight and health goals.

Ideas To Help You Build A Healthy Routine

  1. Make a meal plan and stick to it. Don’t wander into the kitchen unless it’s mealtime eat perishable first.
  2. Have an eating schedule – don’t get caught up working and forget to eat or graze all day at your desk.
  3. Keep your meals filled with foods that will keep you full. Protein, fiber, vegetables, and healthy fats
  4. Smart Snacking – try fruits, seeds placing these in a bowl, not from the container or bag. Remember, nuts are edible too though they contain a lot of fat.
  5. lose weight ideasKeep track of what you eat by knowing what you plan to eat that day. Then adjust it throughout the day. A simple journal entry is all you need.
  6. Stay active! Set timers to get out of your chair at your home office. Take walks, stretch, even bike, run, or lift weights.
  7. Channel your stress. Emotional eating is more comfortable when we work from home. Make it a practice to meditate for 5-15 minutes daily. You can break it up or all at once. Do mindfulness minutes with deep breathing if you can’t break away during the work hours to meditate.
    Ask yourself, is this a problem that I must address now, or can I table it until later?
  8. Take up a hobby for when a craving hits. – play sudoku, or mahjong, read a chapter in a book. Play with the dog- my favorite
  9. Make sure you’re sleeping. This helps control hunger hormones. It helps you resist junk food because you have rested well.

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acupuncture for weight lossDo Acupuncture and also try the Vitamin injections that promote increased metabolism, better absorption of nutrition – giving you more energy, and helps you stop sugar and carb cravings. Both help you with weight loss when you work from home or not. Creating a home plan or routine along with other support to help you is something successful people do.

You are what you eat and think, so put healthy foods and thoughts into yourself. Doing this will help you improve your life in many ways. I believe in you and know you are worthy of health.

 

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The Single Most Important Vitamin To Fight Anxiety

The Single Most Important Vitamin To Fight Anxiety

As an anxiety sufferer myself, I always thought there was something wrong with me. The people around me made anxiety seem like a disease instead of a natural response to certain situations. All I needed was this single vitamin to fight anxiety.

EVERYONE has Anxiety

Sometimes it’s more than average; that’s when we look at ways to treat it naturally. Don’t buy into the belief that something is wrong with you.

Anxiousness is often treated as a mental health issue even when it’s a biological concern. If you’re deficient in several amino acids and vitamins you’re likely to be more anxious, stressed-out, and experience insomnia. A prescription drug may cause more deficiencies while a single vitamin to fight anxiety changes your internal balance.

Feeling Anxious?

There’s a single vitamin that fights anxiety though it works synergistic with others. It’s not just about a vitamins though. EAM, or Electro-acupuncture medicine, has a strong track record of working with the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems to emotionally balance; especially when we experience stress, insomnia and anxiety..

Your Armor Against Runaway Emotions

There are tools you can use at home.

BUT — and I mean, BUT, the key for myself was finding out what my nutritional deficiencies were and taking care of those through Functional Medicine.

A Patient shared. . .

One patient I treated put it this way, “My husband told me he was afraid of me because I flew off the handle at he and the kids constantly and whatever you’re giving me – not to stop. He has his wife back!”

The patient knew she was full of stress and unease yet had no idea she was affecting everyone around her.

Simply put – she does the seven things on my list, and we’ve added the right supplements. She wasn’t crazy; She wasn’t a bi@ch. She wasn’t mentally ill. When I say it’s a single vitamin to fight anxiety it’s a family that work harmoniously together.

The Missing Vitamin

Vitamins Supplements As A Capsule With Fruit Vegetables Nuts AndDo you want to know what the single vitamin for anxiety is?  It’s B12 complex. And it needs to be in a specific form. It’s not something you should risk picking up at the local store. It also works best when you take it with a “salt’ mineral.

Don’t mess around with your wellness and life by believing there’s something wrong or that you can manage it alone. We’re here to support you.

Acupuncture Works Well With Our Functional Approach

Ready to take back control of your life? This single vitamin to fight anxiety and acupuncture may be right for you!   Book online or give me a call! CLICK TO CALL

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The 3 Options For Knee Joint Pain

The 3 Options For Knee Joint Pain

There are only three options when it comes to knee joint pain.

Take drugs to dull the pain. Treat it naturally or do surgery. I’m surprised at how many people jump to surgery without looking at the natural option!Showing Surgery Scene

Surgery Is Forever

I like to say surgery is forever if you don’t like the outcome – ‘Oh well! You’re stuck with it for life.’

The sharp pain and inability to do simple things like walking can make us desperate for relief. Maybe the medical doctor told you that you have bone-on-bone leaving you to believe you have no other options.

There’s still plenty of natural ways to treat knee joint pain or arthritis.

Pain Killer Addictions

concept of taking Opioids For many, the problems with drugs fill the news. People are getting hooked on Opioids. It is a long slow death for many. Where they lose family, their homes, their self-confidence, it’s not worth it to even try them for a short time.

Why take the chance of getting hooked? Think about how hard it is to avoid eating sugar. That’s how hard it is to get off addictive drugs like NSAIDs and Opioids.

Some drugs like Statins increase joint pain.

Knee Pain & Electro-Acupuncture Medicine

Acupuncture is noted as a successful alternative. Electro-Acupuncture Medicine [EAM] is even better. I keep letting everyone know it’s not the same as ‘regular’ estim-acupuncture – not at all.

Acupuncture - Knee With 2 NeedlesIt’s about helping the body release natural endorphins and other chemicals that block pain naturally. EAM also stimulates the brain to tell the body to repair itself.

Why would you not try this before surgery?  Why would you or anyone not use Electro-Acupuncture Medicine for knee joint pain instead of addictive drugs?

It’s Rarely About Money

Health insurance for patients in or near Littleton Colorado can get acupuncture under their coverage – even when it’s not specifically in their policy in most cases. It’s the law!

These aren’t all the natural options that I know work well. Look into PRP, Stem Cell, and I also do Acupuncture Injection [Prolotherapy] Therapy. This form of acupuncture has excellent results, too, for many.

How can I or others get the word out to people that knee joint pain can be relieved naturally? Maybe we can share this.

 

What Are The Foundations Of Functional Medicine Again?

What Are The Foundations Of Functional Medicine Again?

As we start this series on Functional Medicine [FM], I want to talk a little bit about what it is and isn’t.

The typical comment I get when people call to make an appointment is, “I don’t want to take drugs, so I heard FM can help my numb feet that I have from my diabetes”. Or they’ll inquire, “I hear it can help with pain, and I have arthritis”.Concepts of Functional Medicine Supplements

Functional Medicine Is A Natural Way To Health

Of course, we all suffer anxiety; it’s part of our normal flight or fright response to changes or challenges in our lives. It’s when it causes us to change our behavior that anxiety becomes something we want to use acupuncture and functional medicine.

What is Functional Medicine ? In a nutshell, it is making changes in your life for sure. But the first step is looking at the whole you with me. Are you tired because you’re not getting enough sleep due to working two jobs, or is it because you aren’t absorbing the nutrition from the food you eat?

One of the biggest changes is weight loss.

Do I Need Lab Work?

The first step is to discover if you lack the right balance of micro-nutrients inside the cells of your body.

Sometimes we test. Other times the symptoms paint a clear picture for me to help you start feeling better right away.

What Does Functional Medicine Treat Again?

Concepts of Functional Medicine weight lossFunctional Medicine treats everything though I specialize is certain problems in my practice. Do you wake every night at 1 am and can’t get back to sleep? Is your hair thinning? Do you feel fatigued by lunchtime, yet your thyroid appears normal. Is it near impossible to lose weight even though you don’t eat much.

Maybe the doctor says your pain is arthritis, but you’re only 45. Yes, that’s young, but I seen that diagnosis from an MD. Guess what it was, the Gall-bladder! So you never know what your body is trying to tell you until you investigate.

Acupuncture and Functional Medicine Rocks Arthritis

I have a patient who does have arthritis—that constant dull ache in their hip joints. And then you stiffen up just sitting for a time. I hear you! It’s worse at night or when you first get up, right? That patient is doing 80% better with functional medicine.

It’s a natural way for sure. That means you have to be committed to change. It means you’ll be in control of your body again. You’ll feel and act younger because you will be more in balance.

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