Texas Biological Medicine, Inc. uses naturopathic* health care to offer a collaborative, empowering well-being experience. By honoring the connection of mind, body, and spirit, we seek to partner with our clients as they learn to support their own wholeness and health. We’ve been empowering clients to achieve wellness and balance, naturally, since 2015.

*Naturopathy never includes minor surgery or prescription drugs, does not cure disease, nor does it diagnose illness or treat symptoms; clients are advised to seek out properly trained professionals that provide such services. You must always speak with your physician before starting any new approach to managing your health, including vitamins, minerals, exercise and other therapeutic modalities. Additionally, you should always seek medical advice immediately if you suspect you have a medical problem or emergency.

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Healthy Endings and Healthy Beginnings

 

 

Let's work towards

feeling

robust, hale, and hearty

rather than

lethargic, feeble, and weak

this December.

 

-Lona

 

 

  

 

Stress Less This Holiday

 

Whether you are celebrating, ignoring or boycotting the holidays, we still need to reduce the stress associate with the season. We don’t need statistics to understand most people struggle with stress this time of year.

 

Here are a few items you can do to stay healthy this December.

 

Move.

Smile.

Say no.

Breathe.

Hire a maid.

Eat real food.

Get enough sleep.

Remember to laugh.

Do less, enjoy more.

Take a half-hour walk.

Listen to tunes you love.

Sniff citrus essential oils.

Be generous with yourself.

Keep up your daily routines.

Watch a light hearted program.

Prepare lists and check items off.

Stop obsessing, nobody is perfect.

Abandon customs that create stress.

Go tech free for a day, or two, or three.

Get out into the sunlight or buy a sun lamp.

Say no to those things that create overwhelm.

Take small portions of “comfort” foods and drinks.

Spend time with someone who makes you feel special.

Use your rose-colored glasses when attending obligatory functions. 

Eat somethin' spicy or sip hot drinks to trigger feelings of well-being.

Squeeze the fleshy place between your index finger and thumb. Apply firm pressure there for  30  seconds to reduce  stress  and  tension  in your upper body.

Live.

Love.

Laugh.

 

As Voltaire said, "I decided to be happy because it is good for my health." 

 

Texas Biological Medicine is here to help you and your family stay healthy.  Call our office at 972-233-8339 to schedule your appointment to improve your overall health.

 

 

The Gift of Endings

 

Many people ask if they should wait until the New Year before beginning to work on their health.

 

What if you didn't have to wait to begin?

 

What if you could let go of yesterday and start right now? 

 

Today is a new beginning.

 

It is never to late to start taking care of yourself so let's begin to create the end of our year with healthy choices and a healthy lifestyle.

 

Stay hydrated.

Choose organic foods.

Take your supplements. 

Reduce your level of stress.

 

In books, endings are as important as beginnings.

 

In life, health is important, especially in the end which is the season for... 

 

Healthy Hedonism

 

Has your home exercise equipment turned into a clothing rack?

 

Is your idea of a square meal one that always includes a generous pour of Pinot or a basket of bread slathered with butter? 

 

If you want to shine brighter than a light-up lawn display, make self-care a priority again. 

 

What is the fringe benefit of eating clean? You will be buzzing with endorphins.

 

The Challenge 

Ask yourself:

 

What does it mean to be healthy?

 

How does it feel to be healthy?

 

What will it take to make healthy choices daily?  

 

You may gain insight as you reflect on when to begin. Endings are not bad things, they are just new ways to start again.

 

 

 

 

Out with the Old,

In with the New

 

We often use the holidays as time to reflect on our goals for the up-coming year. There is this sense of anticipation for what the future holds. Texas Biological Medicine would like to be a part of your future health. So let's talk about New Year Resolutions.  

 

Popular resolutions for 2019 were listed as exercise, diet to lose weight, save money, eat healthier in general, and doing something for self care. In 2018 they were the same but in a slightly different order. The same goes for the year 2017.

 

This tells us that most people are looking to create a greater sense of health in their lives by doing those things that create a healthy body. Here's how we can help:

 

If you have resolved to exercise more, plan the who, what, when, where, and how. Put it on your calendar so you don't get derailed. An accountability partner is helpful but not necessary. The partner can show up when you aren't feeling motivated.

 

Ionic Magnesium will help you get off the couch and get enough energy to go workout.  NADH assists the body with oxygen circulation, three before a workout in water assists with energy and hydration.  Electrolyte Stamina replaces the electrolytes lost during fun sweaty activities.  Maca works for stamina and will help you reach your goals on the treadmill.

 

Do you want to let go of excess weight? We believe in eating healthy and realize that one type of plan does not fit everyone. Let us help you customize your plan.

 

Many people are looking to change their diet by eating healthier (whether you want to lose or gain weight).

 

What if you took out those food that didn't serve you? Here are a list of the dirty dozen and the clean fifteen.   These foods keep you from being able to loose weight, have energy and be pain free.

 

Many times are bodies can't get enough nutrition (vitamins and minerals) from our everyday food source. This can lead to hunger and binge eating. You can take Ionic Magnesium, Ionic Zinc, trace minerals and NADH.  Additionally we recommend Celtic Sea Salt which is a vital mineral blend.  It is not salty it is minerals which can be added to foods, water and more to assist you in getting more minerals in your diet.

 

Self care may be your goal. Our foot bath relaxes you while you get rid of toxins. 

 

Tricia Wade is a master with the LET machine which improves the flow of lymph and bio-energy. She offers many services in our office which we have listed below.

 

Cranial Sacral Therapy is a gentle, non-invasive therapy, thought to relieve compression in the head, back, and neck. This therapy can soothe pain and release both emotional and physical stress and tension.

 

Trager Therapy uses gentle, non intrusive, natural movements which helps release deep seated physical and emotional patterns. This therapy facilitates relaxation, increases physical mobility, and mental clarity.

 

What about that resolution to save money. We can't guarantee you will save money but what if you changed the way you looked at spending money.  We offer package pricing and discounts on refills.  A good question to ask is: Will this purchased contribute to my health?

 

How much life can you live if you aren't healthy?  It is easier to feel better, have more energy and have a life of thrival if we start the process before the body presents with disease. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!

 

Texas Biological Medicine is here to customize your health plan and help you relax and release stress. Call our office at 972-233-8339 to schedule your appointments today.

 

  

Education is Our Goal

 

We can end the year making different choices and begin the year in a healthier body.

 

Vaccines are in the news.  

 

Another form of censorship

 

Psyllium Seeds can help with gerd. Read all about it here.

 

Twelve uses for apples you probably didn't know about. 

 

We get rushed this time of year and make poor choices. Here are some shocking nutritional aspects of fast food

 

Are you loving your soda? Does it love you back? Here is some information so you can make an informed choice about what you drink.

 

Are nuts fruits? Read all about nuts here.

 

    

Refills & Supplementation

 

To avoid holiday hassles, you can order quality supplements on-line. Sign up HERE.

 

Please don't self diagnose. You can call us any time at 972-233-8339 and we will give you an appointment or answer your questions over the phone.   

 

 

 

Seasonal Foods

 

Holy horseradish. We need to turn up the heat with these veggies...

 

Artichoke

Beetroot and tops

Broccoli

Brussels sprout

Cabbage – white, savory

Carrot

Cauliflower

Celery

Chard

Chicory

Endive

Fennel

Horseradish

Jerusalem

Leek

Pumpkin

Radicchio

Radish

Sauerkraut

Spinach

Turnip

 

December Seasonal Fruits

 

Some of these are certainly a-peel-ing...

 

Apple

Clementine

Grapefruit

Kiwi

Lemon

Mandarin

Orange

Pear

Persimmon

Quince

Nuts (hazelnuts, walnuts, almonds).

 

 

December Seasonal Fish

 

It is sardinely a good month for fish...

 

Cod

Grey mullet

Red mullet

Sardine

Sea bass

Sole

 

 

I cod tell you a joke about almond butter but… you might spread it.  

 

  

This Office Reads

 

Lona recommends:

Plague: One Scientist's Intrepid Search for the Truth about Human Retroviruses and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Autism, and Other Diseases. by Dr. Judy Mikovits, PhD. This is about what science can really do if allowed to pursue promising areas of inquiries.

 

Tricia recommends:

Anyway You Can Dr. Bozworth shares her mom's cancer journey. This includes a beginners guide to keytones for life. 

 

Ramona recommends:

The Women of Christmas by Liz Curtis Higgs. Experience the season a fresh with Elizabeth, Mary and Anna.

 

 

 

Laughter triggers the release of endorphins, the body’s natural feel-good chemicals. A good, hearty laugh relieves physical tension and stress, leaving your muscles relaxed for up to 45 minutes.

 

May laughter create health today...

 

How much did Santa pay for his house?

Nothing. It was on the house.

 

What do you call an elf wearing ear muffs?

Whatever you want because he can't hear you.

 

My mother told me the best present I ever got was a broken drum.

Obviously, you can't beat it.

 

Where does mistletoe go to get famous?

Holly-wood.

 

Wood it be okay if I stopped now?

 

  

 Did You Mention Pumpkin?

 

Pumpkin Spice season is finally here, better latte than never.

 

Here are Nine Impressive Benefits of Pumpkin.

 

Cookie+Kate has some amazing pumpkin recipes here:

 

This site has everything from toasted pumpkin seeds to vegan pumpkin cookies.

 

 

Healthy Drinks

 

Start the day with healthy drinks.

 

Orange Turmeric Crush

 

Healthy Holiday Drinks here

 

Winter Vitamin Boosting Drinks here.

 

 

Apples Anyone?

 

What did the pumpkin say to the pie baker?

Use apples instead.

 

Here are a couple of versions of healthy apple crisp if you don't eat the ice cream by Ambitious Kitchen and Kim's Cravings

 

 

Walnuts Anyone?

 

What do you when you make a walnut laugh? You crack it up.

 

Martha Stewart might be nuts but this is definitely getting posted on my wall.

 

Toasted Rosemary Walnuts.

 

 

Piece out...

 

 

Lona Smith