Entries by Dr. Kerstin Zock

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Resetting Health: Functional Movement

Our bodies have always been designed to move. Our earliest ancestors walked and ran miles upon miles in order to hunt and survive. We’ve been jumping, climbing, swimming, pushing, and pulling our bodies for centuries. However, in the 20th century, we have shifted our relationship with movement in regard to weight loss and our physical […]

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Essential Oils for Gut Health

Last week, we dove into the concept of “good bacteria” when we discussed the importance of the microbiome. It’s important to understand that these bacteria are actually our ally in most cases. Without beneficial bacteria, we are susceptible to intestinal damage, illness, mental and emotional stress, and so much more. Good news is that the […]

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Resetting Health: Elimination

The term “toxins” is everywhere in the realm of health and wellness. We are told that eliminating these toxins from our bodies is essential to obtain optimum health. Social media platforms have jumped on this profitable trend through influencer pushed cleanses and detoxes. But we have now learned many of them are just laxative teas […]

Self-Care DIY Essential Oil Recipes

Self-care and essential oils have both gained popularity as of late as they have been claimed to help with a person’s mental health and emotional wellbeing. Between so many different kinds of self-care and essential oils, the topics often feel overwhelming, and many are unsure of where to start. When it comes to essential oils, […]

Resetting Health: Emotional Wellness

Emotional wellness is comprised of our thoughts, feelings, and emotions. But more important than those is how we handle and manage them. Emotional wellness is the basis for which mental health trends are based. It has inspired the movement for self-care, stress reduction, and relaxation. This emphasis on emotional wellness has come at a needed […]

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Chiropractic Care for Women

Being a woman is hard work. With Mother’s Day around the corner, we wanted to talk about chiropractic care for women’s health. Women can benefit from chiropractic care no matter their stage in life. Spinal adjustments, stretches, exercises, nutrition counseling, and other services are designed to improve spinal and brain communication. This can help reduce […]

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DIY Spring Cleaning with Essential Oils

Essential oils are powerful plant extracts have been used for thousands of years. They have aided many in regard to health, appearance, and mood. From cooking and cleaning to beauty and home remedies, essential oils can help you create a non-toxic environment for your family. Essential oils are an effective, natural way to help you […]

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Harsh Chemicals, Why More People Cleaning with Chemical-Free

Cleaning is crucial when it comes to protecting our health. We’re exposed to toxins, bacteria, and other harmful invaders in our homes, schools, and workplaces. However, household and cleaning products—including soaps, polishes, and grooming supplies—often include harmful chemicals. The good news is that you can limit your exposure to these harsh chemicals. Not to mention […]

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Spring Cleaning with Essential Oils

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year. Spring has been teasing us with bursts of warm weather. With melting temperatures comes the promise of brighter days. Our motivation to come out of our winter hibernation states is growing. Many of us participate in this time of rebirth, especially when it comes to cleaning our homes. If […]