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We are Carolinas Natural Health!  We’ll be sharing lots of great information on living a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Please visit our site at www.carolinasnaturalhealth.com for additional information on how we can be of service to you! Thanks for visiting. Dr. Mike

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Runners

The Circadian Rhythm: Why Rest and Routine Are Vital for a Healthy Body

Most people thrive on daily routines–and for good reason. Not only do routines help us establish healthy habits, but they are also an important part of regulating your circadian rhythm–a 24-hour cycle that aids in the physiological processes of living beings. One of the biggest factors that affects your circadian rhythm is your sleeping patterns, […]

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gluten free

Is Gluten-Free Flour Good for You? It Depends…

Given the link between gluten and autoimmune disease, going gluten-free—or reducing your gluten intake—is highly advisable. But cutting gluten from your diet can be a tough transition. After all, who enjoys constantly saying no to tasty muffins, homemade breads, and delicious desserts? Enter gluten-free flour—a seemingly simply solution for maintaining your health while enjoying your […]

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Runners

How Much Exercise Should You Get? Here’s What the Latest Guidelines Say

How much exercise should you get? That’s an excellent question…and one you might have difficulty answering. Similar to your dietary choices, there’s no hard-and-fast rule for how many laps to walk or push-ups to complete. But you can follow some general principles to guide your exercise routine. A good rule of thumb is the guidelines […]

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holidays

Surviving Food Contamination during the Holidays: 7 Facts You Need to Know

The holidays are here…and, with them, the festive dishes that we enjoy. But while holiday meals are something to savor, they also pose a special risk for food contamination. For instance… Your unfamiliarity with preparing a turkey might cause you to undercook the meat. Or you might make Christmas dinner with extended family members…who have […]

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Vitamin D during Winter: How to Avoid Deficiency in the Coming Months

  We’re well into the fall season. Temperatures are lowering, daylight hours are decreasing, and winter will soon arrive. During this cozy season, you might find it tempting to stay indoors, curled up by the fire with a hot cup of tea and a good book. But here’s what you need to realize… The winter […]

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Want to Naturally Decrease Cortisol Levels? Don’t Ignore This Research.

  Cortisol is a stress hormone that humans naturally produce. Under normal circumstances, cortisol is helpful. In fact, it can be a lifesaver as it plays an important role in fight-or-flight responses. However, sometimes there can be too much of a good thing. Some individuals produce abnormal amounts of cortisol, which endangers their health. Known […]

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Bodywork & Massage: The Science behind Why Human Touch Is Essential for Naturally Healing Anxiety and Depression

People get massages for a variety of reasons. For example, one person might go simply for the luxurious experience. After all, who doesn’t love being pampered from time to time? Another person, however, might go for medical reasons as massages are proven to help… Increase blood flow. Soothe muscular aches and pains. Reduce inflammation caused […]

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7 Facts You Need to Know about SIBO

Gut health challenges are common for many individuals across the U.S. From mild heartburn to weight gain, it’s not uncommon to realize your digestive system isn’t functioning properly and needs a helping hand. However, if you routinely experience… Abdominal pain Bloating Diarrhea Cramps Burping Constipation Gas …there’s a chance you have more than a mild […]

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