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Nutrient and Vitamin Deficiencies

Dr. Deb explains the reason behind many nutrient and vitamin deficiencies. In this installment, she focuses on iron deficiency and what you can do if your body isn’t getting enough of it.

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Lake Pointe Wellness Center’s Esthetician

  Did you know that Lake Pointe Wellness Center has a new esthetician? Stop by and get to know Alicia Schuster. Through the end of the month, she’s offering a free pumpkin enzyme treatment. The treatment is free with any facial service. Give us a call at 770-974-5215 to make an appointment before this offer ends on November 30th, 2019. And to learn more about our esthetician services, please click here.

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Free Pumpkin Enzyme Treatment

It’s time to treat yourself to a free pumpkin enzyme treatment here at Lake Pointe Wellness Center. The treatment is free with any facial service. Did you know that pumpkin enzymes contain vitamin A? That makes them effective when it comes to refining the skin’s surface. This helps boost collagen, hyaluronic acid and elastin production–that aids in diminishing lines, wrinkles and the appearance of large pores. Enzymes increase cell turnover to reveal fresh, new skin…

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Weight Loss Tips and Tricks

Obesity is a growing problem in the United States. Studies show that almost 40% of the population is obese. Many Americans are extremely busy and find it difficult to make time for exercise and healthy eating. Losing weight is a common goal for many different people, but it can be hard to know where to start. A weight loss journey should begin with diet and exercise goals. Write down your goals and tell friends and family,…

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Why Are You Tired All The Time?

  It’s a question many people ask themselves. Either we struggle to fall asleep, stay asleep, or wake up feeling haggard in the mornings. Most people turn to pharmaceutical solutions only to encounter more problems down the road due to side effects and unforeseen issues. If sleep is a natural process of the body, there must be a natural solution.   Most of the time, insomnia is actually caused by a disruption in the function…

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When Has Your Health Stood In Your Way?

Our relationship to health is mistreated and lacking. Think about it. Many people struggle with chronic symptoms of fatigue, insomnia, any fluctuation in weight, pain and more. Yet as we seek help from the conventional medical community, we walk into sterile environments and wait in uncomfortable chairs. We fill out impersonal forms and then sit on paper sheets that crinkle and echo throughout the room.   Going to see the doctor is a chore, an…

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Undiagnosed Chronic Conditions Cause Fatigue and Tiredness

  How many times have you said to yourself, “I’m tired and I don’t know why?” Even after visiting your doctor and running blood work and physical tests, you leave without answers. Fatigue and a lack of energy is a symptom that causes even more problems, including stress, anxiety, brain fog, mood swings, reduced mental focus and more. But negative test results don’t always tell the whole story. Symptoms like fatigue also stem from chronic disorders that…

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Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is an illness that affects millions of Americans. In 2017, the National Diabetes Statistics Report stated there were 30.3 million people in the United States living with diabetes. 90-95% of these people have type 2 diabetes. As a result of type 2 diabetes, the body becomes unable to properly use the insulin it produces. Factors such as being overweight and not physically active can cause type 2 diabetes. Here are some symptoms to look…

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Things To Avoid During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a wonderful and unique time in a woman’s life. There is nothing like the experience of growing a life inside your own body. However, everything that a mother does while she is pregnant affects the baby. Here are a few things that you should avoid during pregnancy: Smoking Smoking during pregnancy is dangerous for mother and the baby. Cigarettes contain chemicals that are poisonous to baby and mother. Ectopic pregnancy, placental abruption, placenta…

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Most Common Causes of Neck and Shoulder Pain

Neck and shoulder pain are one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions that people suffer from worldwide. The neck and shoulders are connected, and pain usually occurs in both places simultaneously. The neck provides support for the head and the shoulders take part in a wide range of motion. However, many different issues can cause neck and shoulder pain. Here are a few of the most common causes: Poor Posture One of the most common…

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