Take Charge of Your Digestion – Part 1: Fiber

Over the next four months, I will be focusing on the four components that together provide a natural and beneficial way to optimum digestion. Advanced Naturals, who I endorse for high quality, natural supplements, calls these four parts the H.O.P.E. formula and it includes High fiber, Omega-3 oils, Probiotis, and Enzymes. This month we’re going to dive into FIBER.   …

The Top 10 Amazing Health Benefits of Far Infrared Sauna

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Sauna therapy is an ancient method of detoxifying and healing the body that has been used by people around the world for thousands of years. Traditionally, steam or dry heat have been used in saunas to induce sweating and cleansing. However, these traditional saunas reach extremely high temperatures and can be uncomfortable for many people. Fortunately, modern-day technology has brought us …

What’s Your “Gut Feeling”? How Bacteria in Your Gut Can Affect Your Mood

  The human brain is a fascinating organ made up of billions of neurons continuously firing electrical signals that influence what we do, think, and feel. However, many people do not realize that the human body also has a “second brain!” This second brain, located in the gut, is often overlooked but equally important in regulating our thoughts and emotions. …

Are Environmental Toxins Disrupting your Microbiome?

The human digestive tract is home to an enormous population of microbes, collectively referred to as the gut microbiome. Gut microbes perform many vital functions; they help us metabolize nutrients from food, regulate our immunity, and protect us from pathogens. Despite the powerful roles gut microbes play in our bodies, they are quite susceptible to harm from external influences such …

Probiotics Help Your Microbiome: Fact or Fiction?

We are fascinated with all the current and ongoing research about our microbiome, and we think you should be, too! In a nutshell, our bodies are inhabited by trillions of bugs, or bacteria, along with fungi, which make up our microbiome. Most of us know this already, and some of us know that not all the bugs are bad. Bacteria …

What does summertime mean to you?

We all have our favorite season of the year. Maybe it’s summer – you love taking it down a notch, being outdoors, basking in the heat, or even summer thunderstorms. Maybe it’s winter – you love cuddling up by the fire, cooking comfort foods, and settling in. Whether you love, hate, or simply tolerate summer, there is a lot we …

How do we love thee, water? Let us count the ways…

We love water and we think you should too. Our name, Lavage, actually means to wash out, and water is used for washing. Not only are our bodies made up largely of water, especially our brains, we need water to maintain our health. Drinking water, cleansing ourselves with water, submersing in water, playing in water, watching the water, exercising in …

Benefits of Far-Infrared Rays

In addition to colonics, Lavage Wellness offers supplemental healing modalities to increase your relaxation and detoxification. The BioMat and Infrared Sauna both use far-infrared rays. If you’re curious about what infrared rays are, how they work, and what they can do for you, read this article.    

Less Stress: What We All Need

Stress hurts. It can contribute to health ailments, increased anxiety, sleep problems, and it even affects your digestion. Finding ways to decrease your stress level is critical to your physical and emotional well-being. People de-stress in many different ways. Here are some tips that may help you: Find quiet time, whether meditation, prayer, or simple silence. Get outside- enjoy the …