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COMING SOON: 
Wellbody will soon be offering Additional Integrative Health Services and Functional Medicine Lab Testing 

The 7 Branches of Integrative
Health 


"Nearly all disease can be traced to a nutritional deficiency." 
-Dr. Linus Pauling, Biochemist & 2x Noble Peace Prize Winner

1.)  Orthomolecular medicine - “Providing the body with the right molecules in the right amount.”

  • Nutrition

  • Plants & herbs

  • Vitamins, minerals & supplements

 2.)  Ayurveda – “The Science of Life.”

The original form of medicine, dates back to over 6,000-year-old studies based on truth and science of life.

  • Purification process through diet & herbal remedies

  • Dosa body types - Vata, Pitta, & Kapha

  • Meditation

  • Yoga

 

3.)  Functional Medicine – “Helping people at a functional level, not at a disease level.”

 

Through functional medicine lab testing we are able to see what’s going on in the body that can lead to disease and certain types of chronic ailments.  

4.)  Traditional Chinese Medicine - "Goal is to balance the chi (chee) energy in the body."

  • Qigong, Chi-lel, Tai-chi

  • Meditation

  • Massage

  • Chinese Herbs & nutrition

  • Acupressure, Cupping, Scraping/Gua Sha, Moxibustion

 

5.)  Natural Naturopathy – “Using Right Living to Rebalance the Body.”

Purification of the mind, body and diet

  • Massages & bodywork

  • Saunas, cold bathes, forest bathing, earthing, unplugging, quieting the SNS

  • Fasting, plant-based foods and easy to digest foods

  • Breathing techniques

  • Coffee enemas

6.)  Bioregulatory Medicine – “The Science of Self-Healing”

  • Homotoxicology - a trigger* led to you developing an inflammation in the body, then an allergy, cancer, asthma, or autoimmune disorder

  • Bio-Regulatory diagnostics - there is a deficiency and a toxicity

  • Not well-known in the U.S.

*A trigger could be an adverse reaction to a food, allergen, vaccine and/or other types of toxins or pathogens (i.e. – aluminum, mercury, mold, etc.)

 7.)  Eastern Philosophy – “Using the Mind to Heal the Body”

  • Conscious vs. Subconscious

  • Central Nervous System (CNS) - para

  • Epigenetics

The brain is connected to the spinal cord – which is connected to tentacles and the nervous system….

Your thoughts literally speak to your body and vice versa (Vagus Nerve)

"Awareness is the first step in healing or changing.  If you think of the hardest thing for you to do and how much you resist it, then you're looking at your greatest lesson at the moment."

-Louise Hay