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An Introduction to Far Infrared Therapy (Hyperthermia)

An Introduction to Far Infrared Therapy (Hyperthermia)

One of the many healing treatments as part of our integrated healing approach at Love and Compassion is Far Infrared therapy. It is also known as thermal therapy, bioenergetic rays, or hyperthermia. This modality uses heat – but not in the way you might imagine – to alleviate illness and boost overall health. It is so effective, that it is even used in Japanese alternative medicine to treat cancers. At Love & Compassion, we’ve used hyperthermia successfully on many different…

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5 Unique Aspects of Japanese Acupuncture: My Lineage

5 Unique Aspects of Japanese Acupuncture: My Lineage

Acupuncture is one component of a larger body of Chinese and alternative medicine, but even within acupuncture itself, there are a variety of styles and sub-styles, based on culture, history and geography. When you choose an acupuncturist, it is helpful to understand a little about how their art was influenced – is it classically derived directly from 5,000 years of history, as in from the original text books, such as Nei Jing or Nan Jing, or is it an evolved…

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What is Integrative Healing?

What is Integrative Healing?

Every type of holistic medicine has a unique approach to healing an individual, yet they intersect and complement one another in fascinating ways. Integrated medicine is the use of a number of different modalities to address spiritual, emotional, and physical dysfunction in the body, mind and spirit. Reaching far outside of western psychology and other “talk” therapies, integrated healing utilizes a wide range of tools which “speak” to the patient and practitioner to reveal the root cause of an issue….

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Amazing Healing Power of Bentonite Clay

Amazing Healing Power of Bentonite Clay

If you are our patient/client, you know very well how destructive toxins can be to your overall mental, physical, emotional and spiritual health. We either progress or retrogress as human beings, and with the proper use of Bentonite clay, among other healing modalities that I offer, you can experience a veritable jump start to your well-being – but you need to know how to use this healing wonder correctly. A Simple Yet Effective Secret Every activity of nature is governed…

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Intermittent Fasting: Lifestyle for Dietary and Health Maintenance 


Intermittent Fasting: Lifestyle for Dietary and Health Maintenance 


If you are not already aware of Intermittent Fasting ,then you might be interested to learn about this diet method for detoxification, healing, health maintenance and prevention as well as weight management. The present cultural style of eating encourages consuming meals frequently throughout the day which taxes the body, specifically the digestive system. By eating so frequently, the body expends too much of its energy on the digestive functions, which undermines other crucial functions in the body, such as the…

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Heal Your Seasonal Allergies 

Heal Your Seasonal Allergies 

We all want to enjoy spring, but unfortunately this is a challenge for many of us. The constant sneezing, itchy eyes and runny nose take the fun out of this joyous time because many experience seasonal allergies (hay fever). Severe allergy sufferers may consider immunotherapy, which may be effective; however it requires a weekly allergy shot up to 4 years. Some may try to improve their diet, which would show some results but not a complete cure. Others may look…

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Juicing vs. Blending: Which suits you better?

Juicing vs. Blending: Which suits you better?

With the popularity of documentary films such as, “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead,” which talks about the healing power of juicing, and the widespread availability of the various different kinds of juicers and blenders in stores and online, there has also arisen a debate as to whether juicing or blending is better for you. Let’s take a look at both approaches so that you can come to an informed conclusion for yourself. Blending Blenders combine sharp blades and a powerful…

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What are GMOs and Why are They Harmful to Your Health?

What are GMOs and Why are They Harmful to Your Health?

If you are on the path to a healthier lifestyle, then you have most likely been hearing about the debate surrounding GMOs and their danger to the U.S. food supply. In this article I will present a basic outline of what GMOs are, why they are harmful to your health and what alternatives are available.  I can only skim the surface of this issue that is of vital importance to everyone who consumes food grown in the United States. I…

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5 Easy Fermented Foods You Can Make in Your Kitchen

5 Easy Fermented Foods You Can Make in Your Kitchen

At Love and Compassion we adore fermented foods! They are real food and they contain good bacteria for healthy digestion. Probiotic pills are not real foods as they often do not survive through digestion, therefore they do not get to the intestines.  The fermented foods help you develop healthy gut flora (that’s the trillions of beneficial bacteria that live in your intestinal tract). Some of these bacteria are beneficial for heath, but some are harmful to health. They contribute to…

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7 Root Cause of Illness

7 Root Cause of Illness

  I incorporate very unique natural healing techniques from Japan. Our approach is to focus on the root cause of illness. You may be surprised to hear if there are underlying common root cause which develops illness. Let me explain. 1. Improper, imbalanced diet, overeating First and the most, our modern diet brought us imbalanced dietary pattern. Modern Western diet heavily relies on white flour, refined white sugar and prepared, processed foods including microwave foods for convenience and fast paced…

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