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5 Top Hair Wellness Tips

  1. Are you wondering why your hair is feeling so dry and damaged? TURN DOWN THE HEAT!! Yes, you will get the same results just less damage when using your hot tools (irons, blow dryers etc.) Low settings are ideal for keeping your hair soft and shiny. And please make sure you are using a heat protectant as well. You can always call and ask me about our Olaplex restructuring treatments!! They are the newest science behind prevention/repairing hair damage! Worth every penny.
  2. Does your scalp ever get too dry? Sometimes the opposite even too oily?? Either way these are all tell tale signs of your PH balance being off. To balance that out try a apple cider vinegar wash! It will revitalize your scalp and bring back shine to your hair.
  3. The PH Scale of your hair and scalp is between 4.5-5.5 (acidic). Check and make sure all your shampoo’s and styling aids are in that range to keep everything in balance. That goes with your skin care as well!!
  4.  Normal hair loss is anywhere between 50-100 strands per day! It seems like a lot but that’s the norm. If experiencing extra hair loss ask yourself… Am I stressed? Am I taking any new medications? Am I pregnant or a nursing mother? Hormones, medicine, and environment Copic of big changes lots half of the all play roles in your hair cycles. Taking Biotin vitamins can help strengthen your hair and nails.
  5. These are recommended time frames for up keep on your locks
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Volume 10, Issue 2, Posted 4:44 PM, 01.30.2019

The Power of Yes

There comes a time when we just get sick and tired of it. What is it? It could be the unmoved stack of clutter or unresolved “stuff” that we think about from time to time. Clutter usually accumulates because we just don’t know what to do with it or how to handle it in the moment. Circumstances can linger in our perception. Yet the good news is they don’t have to exist in our reality. It’s time to straighten up, clean up and clear out the clutter.  

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Volume 10, Issue 2, Posted 4:44 PM, 01.30.2019

Life as a Vegan

Recently my good friend Dashaun Jones has being living
the Vegan culture life . I was so amazed by his Drive to
live and try something so different from how he came up
eating the traditional food culture, so I had to give him this
interview on how and why he did it
Q: So with the popular tradition dishes such as , pizzas,
cheese steaks, mexican grill foods , and etc . So what
made you decide to go the Vegan life?
A: I was trying something new. I wanted to experiment
with this way of dieting to see how it would effect me. I
was drinking 2 energy drinks a day and wanted to find a
much healthier way to build energy. I did research and
learned that various fruits could improve my energy and
thought i might as well go full vegan.
Q: Years of eating food you grew up on how hard was the
transitions to switch to vegan eating?
A: Tough. Real tough. The whole first week all i would
think about is hot wings with ranch. It’s always the wings.
It was a mental thing. I saw results the second day so i

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Volume 10, Issue 1, Posted 5:14 PM, 01.08.2019

"Clean 19", Live your dream

Clean 19 is here!

One Big Healthy New Year Hug

"Clean 19" will offer tips each month on living Clean, this month I am asking you to focus on your goals

If this is your first time reading my Move that Mountain Health Hugs column then Welcome!

If you have been reading and you like what you read, don’t like it, or have a comment Welcome, and please reach out to me with those comments…We as a community need to work together and I love hearing about successes and areas you are looking for success. 

As much as I love helping people I know I can only do so much. 

My goal for “Clean 19” is to Empower people to take their own control and use resources to be successful. Successful in healthy habits, lifestyle, relationships, work… all are intertwined and must be nourished by you in order to succeed in long-term health and happiness. 

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Volume 10, Issue 1, Posted 5:14 PM, 01.08.2019

A Different Approach

Take a moment to think of all the good things you can say about yourself and your community. Even with loss, you can be inspired when you see yourself working through issues. You can learn from any experience. Now what would you call that? Growth? Yes, it’s growth and maturity. Life is a journey we are all experiencing. We start from wherever we do and move along. We live through a collection of decisions. Some think that they have no choice to change their circumstances. While others sprint ahead, tweaking circumstances little by little.

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Volume 9, Issue 10, Posted 7:56 AM, 10.14.2018

Euclid Kids are Walking to Raise Money for Diabetes Research

   Izzy Dalto knows all about diabetes. So does her sister, Carmella and their parents, Nestor and Amber Dalto. That’s because Izzy was first diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 3. Now, at age 9, Izzy has become accustomed to her Mom and Dad constantly monitoring her blood-sugar levels, carefully balancing her insulin doses with her diet and activities.

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Volume 9, Issue 9, Posted 12:13 PM, 09.07.2018

Health Hugs From Move That Mountain Health Coach, Natalie

 Last Month we learned about eating fresh Fruits and veggies in their respective seasons, it is so exciting now that the fall crops are coming out full of flavors, vitamins and minerals. We also learned some foods that are best to buy organic when available.

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Volume 9, Issue 9, Posted 12:13 PM, 09.07.2018

Area Funeral Homes Offer Inspiration and Hope for Those Who Need it.

On Wednesday August 23rd, 2018 Steve Waite, Funeral Director at Jakubs and Son Funeral Home and Jakubs-Waite Funeral Home; teamed up with Euclid resident and area blogger (https://storiesfromasoulsister.wordpress.com) Emily Holody to offer free weekly Facebook posts about life, loss, and everything inbetween.  These posts and a subsequent Facebook grief group    (Fire and Rain Grief Group) are designed to assist people as they travel through the difficult stages of loss.  Emily took up writing and sharing her story 18 months ago after her best friend Heidi died from Synovial Sarcoma.  "Sharing my story, and listening to others share their stories about grief and loss, has given me great comfort over the last year.  It is our hope that these Facebook posts can offer peace and insperation to those that need it. " said Holody.  Please like Jakubs & Son Funeral Home and Jakubs-Waite Funeral Home on Facebook to join in the conversation.  

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Volume 9, Issue 9, Posted 12:13 PM, 09.07.2018

"Day of Caring" for Caregivers

Join us at Mount St. Joseph Rehab Center for a free “Day of Caring” for those who care for a loved one with Alzheimer's Disease. The event will be held September 11, 2018 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. We will offer a presentation by the Cleveland Alzheimer’s Association entitled "Effective Communication Tips for Caregivers," which will discuss how to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia. We will also pamper these caregivers with lunch and mini-manicures. To save a place, please RSVP to (216)-531-7426, ext 248. Mount St. Joseph Rehab Center is located at 21800 Chardon Road in Euclid. 

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Volume 9, Issue 9, Posted 12:13 PM, 09.07.2018

Gateway Family House receives A+ from The Ohio Department of Health

Gateway Retirement Community, one of Euclid's leading senior living and healthcare service providers, is pleased to announce that their very own assisted living residence, Gateway Family House has received a deficiency-free rating on the state survey and we simply could not be more ecstatic!

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Volume 9, Issue 9, Posted 12:13 PM, 09.07.2018

Introducing: Health Hugs from Move That Mountain Health Coaching, by Natalie

Hug 1: Eating fruits and veggies in their peak season offer the most nutrients and best flavors over those bought out of season from unnatural farming. This time of year, we have the yummiest fruits available, soon apples and fall veggies will be here. Enjoy our fresh summer fruits while in season. 

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Volume 9, Issue 8, Posted 9:04 AM, 08.04.2018

Deer Bring Ticks

(Please see this link to a New York Times Science article about deer bringing ticks and disease into suburbs.  I see a lot of deer between E. 250th and E. 272nd.  ) 

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Volume 9, Issue 6, Posted 11:05 AM, 06.07.2018

Laughter as a Spiritual Gift

Have you been blessed to know someone who laughs often and as such you find yourself laughing too, or at least smiling?  Laughter is a true spiritual gift that is meant to be shared.  You may say "there is nothing to laugh about".  How about just laughing for the sake of energizing your body and mind?  Yes, when you are having a down moment or day, place your hands on your belly, your abdomen, and do a deep belly laugh.  We`ve seen enough Santa movies to know that kind of laugh.  It's fun and energizing as you become more comfortable doing this movement.  Your natural sound is Ho Ho Ho.  Next, move your hands up to your heart area and laugh again with the sounds Ha Ha Ha.   Don't stop until you reach your head with the next sound of He He He.  By now your hands are on top of your head and you are feeling a little silly but more energized than before.  These are the foundational steps to Laughter Yoga which when practiced often has encouraged the sense of  "feeling better`.  When we feel better we are more likely and able to enjoy the day.  Try this laughter practice with friends and family.   Laugh through a song instead of singing the words especially at a birthday party.  Or just laugh...it's fun and healthy for you. 

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Volume 9, Issue 6, Posted 11:05 AM, 06.07.2018

Senator Kenny Yuko Hosting Euclid Opiate Town Hall

Ohio Senator Kenny Yuko and Moore Counseling & Mediation Services, Inc. will co-host an opiate town hall on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.  The town hall is yet another opportunity for community members, leaders, law enforcement and treatment providers to come together to fight the opiate epidemic together.

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Volume 9, Issue 5, Posted 4:48 PM, 05.10.2018

Big Heart Yoga: some changes made but everything Euclid loves is staying the same

Job stress took Kerianne Sidoti to the mat, the yoga mat. The slang "go to the mat"points to fighting, struggle. The surprise for Kerianne was that the yoga mat gave her the opposite. It gave her: relaxing, opening, strength and discovery - discovering how her body works, how her mind works. That discovery translated into the A-word, Awareness.

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Volume 9, Issue 3, Posted 11:09 AM, 03.10.2018

National Infant Immunization Week 2018 Is April 21st Through April 28th

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrate the achievements of immunization programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities.

 Since 1994, hundreds of communities across the United States have joined together to celebrate the critical role vaccination plays in protecting our children, communities, and public health.

 Learn about the vaccines your baby needs from a reliable source.  CDC’s vaccine website for parents explains the diseases vaccines prevent, immunization schedule, possible side effects, how to comfort your baby during vaccine visits, and more:  www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/index.html

 Join the Cuyahoga County Board of Health in our effort to keep children in Northeast Ohio healthy by making sure your baby is up to date on all recommended vaccines.

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Volume 9, Issue 3, Posted 11:09 AM, 03.10.2018

Flu Prevention Tips

WHY GET A FLU SHOT?

Flu shots work well to protect many people. 

If more people get the flu shot, it’s harder for the virus to spread. 

By staying healthy, you can help to keep your family members and co-workers from getting sick. 

If you do get the flu, a flu shot will make your symptoms less severe. 

There is a place near you that offers the flu shot.

Visit https://vaccinefinder.org to see a list.

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Volume 9, Issue 1, Posted 4:06 PM, 01.15.2018

2018 Medicare Changes

Seniors can celebrate their two percent raise in social security benefit starting with their January payments. Typically, the increase came with a corresponding increase in the cost of the Part B which nullified any advantage, but this year some of the costs will remain the same.

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Volume 8, Issue 12, Posted 10:03 AM, 12.08.2017

A Guide to Grieving During the Holidays

Many people think about making resolutions in the New Year. Lose weight, eat better, exercise more and spend less are common examples of resolutions long forgotten by the first of February. For those grieving a death, resolutions may be the farthest thing from the mind. But perhaps your resolution might be mindfully adjusting to the absence of your loved one. Adjusting to the loss includes making meaning of the life changes brought on by the death. Here are some things to consider:

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Volume 8, Issue 12, Posted 10:03 AM, 12.08.2017

Medication Madness

When Marie was discharged from the hospital, she had prescriptions for ingesting twenty one pills a day, from nine different bottles. The directives were as varied as the drugs: take three or four times a day, or every twelve hours, in the morning/evening/with meals, along with listed times of when the last dose was dispensed. It was overwhelming and mistakes were made.

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Volume 8, Issue 11, Posted 1:17 PM, 11.03.2017

Free Art Therapy Workshops Offer Hope and Healing

Are you grieving the loss of a love one?  Healing Arts Workshops use art therapy to provide grieving people with a creative outlet for their feelings. The free workshops are offered by Hospice of the Western Reserve to any adult in the community who is grieving a loss.  Anyone can enroll, whether or not they had a loved one cared for hospice. No art experience is necessary. The workshops are made possible through funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

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Volume 8, Issue 9, Posted 4:31 PM, 09.14.2017

Picking An Exercise

In chiropractic we focus on getting our patients to be active and perform as many of their daily activities as possible. Many times people come in and they are looking to make pain go away so that they can begin to do more exercise.  Many times we get asked: what the best form of exercise?

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Volume 8, Issue 8, Posted 12:15 PM, 08.04.2017

Pregnant Women Needed for Research Study!

We are looking for pregnant women who are interested in participating in a research study. Our goal is to better understand the relationship between physical and mental stress and mental health.

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Volume 8, Issue 7, Posted 11:11 AM, 07.07.2017

Biking

Biking is a great activity for people who may have low back, knee, or other lower limb issues because it does not cause excessive jolting like running will do. However, back and neck pain from biking can occur and is a problem that chiropractors help with.  Your posture and the bike that you use are common mistakes that people make which may lead to back pain.

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Volume 8, Issue 7, Posted 11:11 AM, 07.07.2017

Rights To Rehab

In 2007, Glenda Jimmo, a 78 year old mother of four was denied necessary  at  home skilled care for  home health services on the basis of non-improvement.  She suffered from a partially amputated leg and was legally blind from complications due to diabetes. After multiple appeals to Medicare were exhausted to no avail, Glenda sought help from Legal Aid in Vermont in January of 2011.

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Volume 8, Issue 6, Posted 5:55 PM, 06.13.2017

VA Benefits & Medicare

The Veterans Administration is a great resource for our retired veterans, but is it enough to offer full coverage for all their benefits or are there some gaps in the coverage you may need?

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Volume 8, Issue 5, Posted 4:01 PM, 05.07.2017

Attention Golfers!

Chiropractic has been helping golfers deal with low back pain long time now! Back pain is the most common injury that a golfer will experience. The golf swing puts stress onto the spine.

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Volume 8, Issue 5, Posted 4:01 PM, 05.07.2017

Children’s Grief Support Camps Provide Support Amid Beauty of Nature

Looking for a summer camp to support a grieving child or teen, or a meaningful way for your whole family to memorialize a loved one? One of the lesser known community services offered by Hospice of the Western Reserve’s bereavement center is a series of children’s grief support camps and family days held in beautiful natural settings throughout Northern Ohio.

The camps are offered at a nominal cost and are made possible through the support of the Conway Family Foundation, Christ Child Society of the Western Reserve, CRL David Foundation, the Goldner Family and many individual donors. No connection to hospice services is necessary to attend one of the camps.

This summer, camps are planned in a variety of natural outdoor settings to help children share their feelings and ask questions in safe, supportive environments. All of the camps are led by trained grief support professionals experienced in working with children and teens. Two family days – appropriate for children and adults of all ages – are also planned. For more information or to register for one of the camps, call 216.486.6838.

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Volume 8, Issue 5, Posted 4:01 PM, 05.07.2017

How Much Will You Pay for Your Part B?

Charlie is 64 and preparing for Medicare and retirement. He scans the internet availing himself with a multitude of minutiae in his attempt to bolster his balustrade for surviving retirement and living on a limited income.  He weighs the pros and cons of a proposed buy out from the company, when to start his social security benefit and how to structure his debt with his future lifestyle.

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Volume 8, Issue 4, Posted 5:16 PM, 04.11.2017

Learn To Run For Fun!

Once the weather warms up we notice how much the winter slows us down. If you are just a beginner in running, then there are some things to keep in mind. Stretching is great, but you do want a 3-5 minute light warm up (jog, jumping jacks, etc.) for your muscles before doing a deep stretch. This will help prevent injuries and give you a better stretch.

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Volume 8, Issue 4, Posted 5:16 PM, 04.11.2017

Autism Treatment Success Awareness

Autism Awareness must be more than just disorder awareness. It must be about educating the village on what to do, how to act, where to go and how to help. I do not have a child with autism, but I do have three children. I don’t have a niece or nephew with autism, but I do have a niece and nephews. I know what autism is, but I don’t know what to do about it, how to treat it or how to help a family with a child with autism…up until now.

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Volume 8, Issue 4, Posted 5:16 PM, 04.11.2017