Adrenal Fatigue - Symptoms and Underlying Issues

Adrenal Fatigue - Symptoms and Underlying Issues

Adrenal fatigue is a term used to describe the group of symptoms that are said to occur by people who are under long-term physical, mental or emotional stress.  Supports of adrenal fatigue believe the problem begins when the many different stresses of life become too much for the body to handle. Our adrenal glands (the small organs located above the kidneys) usually produce hormones like cortisol to deal with stress.  But when people are faced with long-term stress that becomes too much to handle, their adrenal glands can no longer keep up with the body’s needs. When this starts to happen, symptoms of adrenal fatigue may start to appear.

Ozone Therapy - What is it and How Does it Work?

Ozone Therapy - What is it and How Does it Work?

Ozone is a colorless gas made up of 3 oxygen atoms.  Found in the Earth’s stratosphere, ozone’s primary purpose is to protect the Earth from the sun’s ultraviolet radiation by absorption.  However, many researchers believe it has many therapeutic effects.  In medicine, ozone is used as an alternative therapy that improves the body’s intake and use of oxygen while activating the immune system.  Ozone therapy is used to treat diseases and conditions by disinfecting the area around them. Not only does this limit the effects of bacteria, viruses, fungi and yeast, but ozone therapy also improves the body’s intake and use of oxygen and activates the immune system.

Managing Fibroids: Beyond the Knife

Managing Fibroids: Beyond the Knife

Fibroids are benign muscular tumors that appear on the uterus. Some are so small they are invisible to the naked eye; women with fibroids this small rarely experience symptoms or even know they have them. In other cases, however, fibroids can grow quite large and grow in clusters. Although they are almost always non-cancerous, these growths can cause a host of problems, including pain and bleeding.

Say Hello to Spring with Fresh Faced Holistic Skincare

Say Hello to Spring with Fresh Faced Holistic Skincare

You’ve already started putting away your winter clothes until next year, but what about the thing you wear all year-round, no matter the season? We’re here to remind you that it’s time to say goodbye to dry, dull winter skin and hello to spring with fresh faced holistic skincare.  As part of our Medi-Spa services, Denver Holistic Medicine offers several holistic skin care service options to help our patients care for, maintain and rejuvenate their skin naturally, beautifully! Our holistic skin care treatments will not only bring life and glow back into your skin, but they also work to promote overall health and wellbeing as part of a comprehensive holistic health approach.

Ease Chemotherapy Side Effects with Mistletoe Injections

Ease Chemotherapy Side Effects with Mistletoe Injections

Around the world, approximately 38.4% of people will be diagnosed with cancer within their lifetime. The universality of cancer is staggering, making research for treatments and cures a well-recognized priority. Among the many drugs and alternative treatments undergoing clinical trial is a surprising plant most commonly known for its decorative use: mistletoe.

All About Dermaplane Treatments

All About Dermaplane Treatments

Dermaplaning involves the use of a sterile, surgical grade scalpel to gently scrape, or “shave” off the top layer of dead skin cells and peach fuzz from the face.  This physical exfoliation technique leaves skin feeling and looking smoother, healthier and brighter.  Unlike shaving, dermaplaning requires a specific technique and use of an extremely sharp, straight blade.  This super effective treatment has become increasingly popular for those seeking a relatively quick and painless way to remove facial hair, while experiencing a variety of other skin benefits at the same time.

What is BHRT (Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy) and Who Needs It?

What is BHRT (Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy) and Who Needs It?

Hormones are special chemicals produced by glands in our body that act as messengers to tell other parts of the body how and when to work.  Because hormones control nearly all tasks in the human body from digestion, growth, appetite, mood, immune function, to libido; a vast variety of symptoms can occur when hormones become out of balance.