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If you’re under the weather and are looking for alternative remedies to relieve your symptoms, turn to Pharmaca’s Project Wellness blog for the best in natural remedies. We offer great information on the cutting-edge research that can tell you which natural remedies ease sniffles and sneezes, relieve pain or soothe muscles aches. We even serve as a homeopathic remedy guide, helping you navigate through the often-confusing world of homeopathy. From spotlights on herbal formulas to information about natural health and beauty products, we’ll be your resource for all of the natural and alternative remedies that can help you feel better faster.

The ABCs of Adrenal Health

April 9, 2015
By
Massage Lady

Are you tired and sluggish? Having trouble sleeping? These are just a few symptoms of adrenal fatigue, which many of our practitioners believe can be the result of a nutrient-poor diet and high levels of stress. Finding relief can be easier when you understand how best to nourish your adrenal glands. We asked certified...

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A Naturopath’s Guide to Treating Anxiety

March 15, 2015
By
Redhead

Anxiety, in all its forms, is a common condition that affects more than 20 million Americans. It can manifest as excessive worry or unwarranted fear, or even nervousness, shortness of breath or a racing heart. If you experience any of these symptoms, read on to learn more about anxiety and how you can treat...

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Stress Supplements 101

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We can all feel overwhelmed by stress sometimes—the last thing we need is to be overwhelmed by the number of stress relief options available. Here’s a short list of popular practitioner recommendations for stress relief, and what they’re good for. Racing mind: L-Theanine This unique amino acid, found in green tea, supports mental calmness...

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Mushrooms and Long-Term Immunity

February 17, 2015
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Mushrooms and Long-Term Immunity

Looking for a way to boost long-term immunity for cold and flu season? Mushrooms may be the next big thing in the fight against sickness. “Mushrooms are used to strengthen immune function in a powerful way over a long time,” says Matthew Becker, herbalist and lead practitioner at our North Boulder store. “They have...

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Magnesium: A Cornerstone of Health

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Magnesium is essential for so many things: the beating of our heart, a positive mood, energy production, releasing tension…in other words, we can all benefit from magnesium! Identified in more than 300 processes inside the body, magnesium is a powerful building block that contributes to overall health and wellness in a unique way. A...

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Get Inspired by our Practitioners’ Healthy Resolutions!

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Get the year started on a healthy note with these smart goals for the new year. Go green “Starting the day off with powdered greens is a great habit to get in to. It’s very simple and can help with digestion, detoxing, everything! Try adding Healthforce Nutritionals’ Vitamineral Green to your first glass of...

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10 Healthy Habits For a New Year, New You!

January 21, 2015
By
Woman Doing Yoga

It’s been almost four weeks since we’ve made resolutions for better health in 2015. But so often our lofty health aspirations set us up for failure; this year, let’s make the resolution to be easier on ourselves and more accepting of our limitations. Instead of a whole life-overhaul—strict juice cleanses, promising to work out...

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Natural Solutions for Seasonal Affective Disorder

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If you feel a little extra blue when the seasons change—from fall to winter or even from spring to summer—you may be one of the 5 percent of the US population who suffers from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). “SAD is traditionally associated with the winter months, but some people experience it in the fall...

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Healing Waters: 5 Ideas for Restorative Baths

December 12, 2014
By
WaterLegs

Sometimes the simplest remedies—the ones that have worked for centuries—are the best. The ancient practice of “taking the waters,” what we now call hydrotherapy, works on two levels: The warm water provides a continuous heat source to our bodies, and gently massages as it circulates. And the addition of therapeutic salts, minerals and botanical...

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Simple Steps to a Less Stressful Holiday

November 20, 2014
By
Beautiful woman doing meditation.

Don’t let your holiday to-do list take away from the joys of the season! Integrate a few simple practices into your day to ensure you stress less, stay healthy and feel rested. Take a few moments for yourself. Whether it’s a luxurious bath or just a quick nap, boost your relaxation quotient by setting...

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