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Best Exercises for 2019

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What are Dr. Graves top 3 recommendations for exercise in 2019? Learn more about them and why they are recommended for your best health …

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Self Image vs. Self Love

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Being kind to yourself is one of the strongest medicines for your health. Take a moment today to learn, listen, and heal your inner self with your inner voice. Here’s how…

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The Best Diet for 2019: Popular Diet Options

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Looking for popular diet trends for 2019 as a way to kick-start your motivation? Look no further …

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Fear or Anxiety About A Visit to the Doctor: Iatrophobia

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Sweating at the thought of a doctors appointment? If you or a loved one has a fear of the doctor, here’s how to ease the anxiety…

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2019: New Year, New You

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2019 is YOUR year to create the best you! Here’s how to find your determination, make a plan, and monitor your progress. Make 2019 your best year yet!

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Healthy Holiday Travel Tips

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Traveling by train, plane, automobile, or sleigh can be less than merry for your immune system. Dr. Graves offers healthy holiday travel tips for you and your family …

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Holiday Diet: Working Off the Holiday Weight

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Walk away from guilt and walk towards the healthy holidays! Enjoy your lattes and pumpkin pie …

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Weight Gain and the Holidays

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Holiday weight gain can contribute to 1 pound per year! Don’t let that start adding up over the years. Enjoy these tips on how to have a guilt free, sweet, holiday season this year.

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How to Have Your Best (Less Stressed!) Holidays Ever

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To-do list? Shopping list? Gift list? The holidays can quickly turn into a frenzy of frustration. Get these 4 tips on your to-do list and have your best holiday season EVER! Read more here …

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A Naturopathic’s Guide To Grief: Holidays, Anniversaries, …

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Feeling numb during the holiday season or dreading it? Grief can show up in a variety of mental and physical ways during the holidays and throughout the year.

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A Naturopathic’s Guide to Grief

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Dr. Graves suffered a personal loss that gave him the opportunity to transform not only his life, but also the lives of his patients. Grief and loss are types of stress that cause a substantial impact to our health on many levels. Learn more in today’s blog …

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Lymphatic Massage: Lymph System Health

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Your lymph system flushes out toxins, heavy metals, excess hormones, and more from your cells. Lymphatic massage supports that process. Here’s how it works …

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The Un-Diet: HEC, Sustainability, and Happiness

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HEC: Hunger, Energy, Cravings. Triggered by hormones like cortisol, insulin, dopamine, and seratonin, these can be the key to finding your undiet. Dr. Graves explains more here …

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Natural Aging

Learn how to shift your aging paradigm, lifestyle, and strategy. Healthy, natural, and graceful aging advice from Dr. Graves…

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Eating, Cooking, and Living for Fall 2018

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Fall foods as medicine and how to eat with the season. Pumpkin, squash, kale, kohlrabi, turnips, sweet potato, peas, and brussel spouts. Learn why they are so good!

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Massage for Cellulite Reduction

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Massage for cellulite reduction is available at Colorado Natural Medicine and Acupuncture. Learn more here …

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Mood, Hormones, & Everything in Between: Natural Teen Care

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Why teens are under so much pressure and how naturopathic medicine and therapies can help. Mentally and physically, teens need support now more than ever.

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Art Therapy: Helping Children and Adolescents

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It’s tough to be a kid. Not only are today’s pressures—from school to sports to friends—difficult for kids, but traumas, abuses, bullying, and even the Internet can lead to anxiety, depression, and self-harm. Whether these fears and worries stem from

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Brain Health: For the Prevention of Alzheimer’s & Dementia

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It can be devastating.  And chances are, you know someone who is dealing with it right now. The frustration.  The fear.  The forgetting of faces.  The failing of daily activities.  The breakdown of the mind. Yes, we are talking about

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Healthy Ways to Party This Summer

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It’s summertime! And that means it’s also party time! With Fourth of July just around the corner and summer in full swing, it’s time to get that barbecue grilling, the water balloons flying, and the guests smiling and laughing! Ahhh….sounds

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Summer Guide for Healthy Kids

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School's out and summer break is officially in session! Can you believe another school year has gone by?  Before we know it, they will be graduating! When we look back, it seems that time seems to fly by when raising kids

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Top 5 Herbal Supplements for Better Sleep

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Sleep.  The word alone can give many of us anxiety just thinking about it. If you’re one of them, there are typically one of two issues (or both) that you are dealing with:             1. Having trouble getting to sleep

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What Does it Mean to Balance Your Chi and Why it Matters

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Have you ever wondered how acupuncture really works?  Do you wonder why needles are put in certain areas, why some needles hurt more than others, or why you feel so different after a session? Good!  These are great questions that

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Self Care – Luxury or Necessity?

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Sure would be nice to get a massage, wouldn’t it?  Or that acupuncture treatment you’ve been wanting to calm your nerves lately?  Or just a quiet evening to yourself? Oh, such wishful thinking!  Or…is it? Why are we so quick

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