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The Difference Between A Summer Cold and Summer Allergies

Cold symptoms often mimic those experienced by allergy sufferers; sneezing, sinus pressure, runny nose, and chest congestion. Due to the similarities, many people often confuse one for the other, and may end up treating the wrong affliction, and may not see their symptoms improving. To properly diagnose and treat your symptoms, there are a few important differences between a cold and general Summer allergies. What is a summer cold? A cold, is a cold, no… Read more.

Dos and Don’ts of a Healthy Summer

The sun is out, the temperature is rising, and the days are getting longer. Summer is the perfect time to actively pursue a healthy lifestyle, so here are some simple dos and don’ts to get you into the swing of things. If you follow these simple guidelines, this may just be your happiest and healthiest summer yet. Do: Drink lots of water. Whether or not you’re doing lots of physical activity this summer, you should… Read more.

Health Fair Zinc Information & Massage Drawing Winners!

By Lenka Dresselhaus, Massage Therapist & Nutritional Therapy Practitioner First of all, I would like to thank everyone that participated in the zinc taste test at the Clackamas County Employee Health Fair. What a great group of people you are! I know that many of you entered the drawing for a free 1 hour massage, and I am happy to announce the two winners–JoAnna H. and Barb O.! They were randomly drawn by my 8… Read more.

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine at Flow Natural Health Care

 If you’ve been into the clinic lately, you’ve noticed some exciting changes at Flow Natural Health Care! In January, the clinic moved across the hall and expanded into a larger space with three treatment rooms, a medicinary, and its own waiting area. In addition to naturopathic medicine, Flow now offers acupuncture and Chinese medicine, massage therapy, and mental health counseling. As a new provider at Flow Natural Health Care, I’d like to introduce myself: My… Read more.

Physical, emotional and spiritual health are not independent, but rather flow into one another, creating the soul of the individual.

Movember – Celebrating Men’s Health

November is the month of Movember, where men around the world sprout moustaches in support of men’s health. It’s a charity where men, known as ‘Mo Bros’ start the month clean-shaven, then grow their moustaches, or Mo’s, for the next 30 days asking for donations. The funds go to support prostate and testicular cancer and mental health challenges and is a world -wide event. Check out movember.com to learn more and offer support for all… Read more.