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5 Fascinating Facts About Fall

By Dr. Zac Watkins | Oct 17, 2017

The end of summer doesn’t have to signal an end to fun. How about sweater weather, Halloween parties, and football season? The list goes on and on. In fact, fall might be the most interesting season of them all. Here are five facts you probably didn’t know about the season. It was originally called “harvest”.…

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How to Help Your Kids Get Over Their Fear of the Dark

By Dr. Zac Watkins | Oct 17, 2017

For many kids, there’s nothing scarier than the unknown of a dark room. Luckily, there are ways to help your child overcome the tear they feel as soon as you turn out the light. You can chase the beast away for good, just in time for the spooky Halloween season. The first step to curing…

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Get the Health Benefits of Vitamins Within Minutes

By Dr. Zac Watkins | Oct 17, 2017

As the autumn chill moves in and the hectic holiday season looms, many of us may be feeling like we need a little boost to perform at our best. Most people will turn to oral supplements and added vitamins to give them a kick in their step. And sure, oral supplements are great. they work…

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Healthy Halloween Treats

By Dr. Zac Watkins | Oct 14, 2017

If you’re a health conscious parent, Halloween can be pretty frightening. Not because of all the ghosts and goblins, but because of all that unhealthy candy your child receives! Sugar, dyes, chemicals, more sugar, artificial colors, oh my! Who knows what other alarming ingredients are lurking around in there.

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Back to School Health

By Dr. Zac Watkins | Aug 11, 2017

Back to school season has arrived! Whether you’re mourning the end of summer or you’re more than ready to get the kids back into their school routine, there are some important changes and to-dos to consider:

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9 SYMPTOMS THAT MAY INDICATE YOU HAVE LEAKY GUT

9 Symptoms That May Indicate You Have Leaky Gut

By Dr. Zac Watkins | Jul 10, 2017

Having leaky gut is essentially like having the gates from your intestines to your blood stream broken open, so that many of the particles that should never have been able to enter can now get through.  When this happens, it causes inflammation throughout your body, leading to a variety of chronic diseases and health concerns…

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5 STEPS TO SAFER SUN PROTECTION

5 Steps to Safer Sun Protection

By Dr. Zac Watkins | Jun 27, 2017

At The Livewell Clinic, we are aware and concerned about the chemicals found in all sorts of products we put on our skin and allow into our bloodstream — chemicals that potentially disrupt our hormone systems and wreak toxic havoc on our body’s systems. As you venture outside for activities this summer, you’re probably going…

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5 OVERLOOKED CAUSES OF CHRONIC FATIGUE

5 Overlooked Causes of Chronic Fatigue

By Dr. Zac Watkins | Jun 15, 2017

“You’re over-stressed.” “You’re working too hard.” “Everyone experiences abnormal fatigue from time to time.” These are the things people often hear when they speak to a doctor about persistent fatigue. Although people do experience fatigue from time to time, chronic fatigue that you cannot shake is NOT normal. We understand that if you suffer from…

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4 WAYS TO AVOID LETTING TRAVEL DERAIL YOUR DIET

4 Ways to Avoid Letting Travel Derail Your Diet

By Dr. Zac Watkins | May 31, 2017

Ahhh, summer is here and vacation season is calling. While being on vacation is a great reason to unwind and indulge a little, a lot of people struggle with that last part: a little. Instead, vacation results in throwing off your whole routine and indulging in whatever you want, whenever you want. The return to…

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