These are stories of real people who significantly improved or, in most cases, reversed chronic illnesses by using a more integrative approach.

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Why Detoxing and Going on a Juice Cleanse Are Not the Same
Why Detoxing and Going on a Juice Cleanse Are Not the Same
Surprise, going on a juice cleanse isn’t the same as detoxing your body. It’s really about the little things, like using a water filter to take out toxins from your tap water, eating organic, and avoiding plastics, author and health coach Amie Valpone told WellBe. Valpone doesn’t believe in fasting or juice cleanses— especially if it’s non-organic juice. Drinking that is like eating condensed pesticides, she said. Detoxing is really about supporting your body’s ability to get rid of toxins on its own on a daily basis. Watch our clip to hear two ways to do just that.
Chronic Lyme Disease Sent Ally Hilfiger to a Psychiatric Ward Before She Was Diagnosed
Chronic Lyme Disease Sent Ally Hilfiger to a Psychiatric Ward Before She Was Diagnosed
Imagine suffering from range of ailments that totally controlled your childhood and then having a psychotic breakdown at 18 that led to institutionalization. For Ally Hilfiger, now 32, that was the reality of the bulk of her childhood. When she was 7, Hilfiger was bitten by a tick, but not diagnosed with chronic Lyme disease until 19. For all those years in between, she had to deal with severe fatigue, joint pain, difficulty retaining information, fainting spells, shooting pains, migraines, and serious anxiety attacks. No one could figure out what was causing her physical and neurological complications.

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