What Are the Benefits of Cryotherapy?

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Cryotherapy — where the body is exposed to extreme cold therapy treatments for several minutes — has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially with athletes and movie stars. But what are the benefits, and are the treatments effective or just a lot of hype?

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Topics: Clean Life, Clean Rx, Clean Program, bodywork, Functional Medicine, inflammation

What Are the Actual Benefits of Saunas?

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Perhaps you've wondered what the health benefits are of sweatin’ it out in the sauna. With a new resurgence of saunas you don’t even have to join a health club to reap the benefits. Boutique sauna studios are popping up from coast to coast, where people are invited to slip into plush robes and sweat it out solo or with a friend for the price of a spin classWhy does it seem like everyone in the wellness world swears by a daily sweat session in a heated room?

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Topics: Clean Life, Clean Rx, immunity, inflammation, stress, bodywork, hormones

The Benefits of Massage While Cleansing

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Walking out of the room feeling relaxed, stress-free, and renewed - ah, there is nothing quite like that post-massage bliss. Studies show that massage therapy can help regulate hormones, raise immunity, help lower blood pressure, reduce pain and muscle tension and may also be helpful for anxiety, digestive disorders, headaches, and insomnia. Excuse us while we go book our next massage now. 

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Topics: inflammation, digestion, cleanse, Clean Program, Clean Rx, bodywork, Clean Life, stress

Facial Gua Sha Is a Powerful Skincare Technique

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Gua Sha is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practice which uses a flat, handheld tool, often made of jade or rose quartz, to apply pressure while scraping the skin in order to relieve muscle tension and promote healing. The ancient technique is purported to break down scar tissue, reduce inflammation, flush fresh blood flow to the skin and muscles, relieve pain, and improve joint flexibility. When used as a facial technique, gua sha may help even out skin tone, reduce puffiness via lymphatic drainage, clear up acne and rosacea, and even reduce fine lines and wrinkles.

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Topics: Clean Life, Clean Program, Clean Beauty, Clean Rx, bodywork

TCM: An Intro to Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Have you ever gotten an acupuncture treatment? Are you familiar with the Yin-Yang symbol? These are both components of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is one of the oldest systems of medicine in history, with recorded instances dating more than 2,000 years back. TCM is a multi-faceted and detailed ancient healing medicine that is a component of functional medicine and a whole healthy lifestyle.

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Topics: Clean Life, Clean Program, Clean Beauty, Clean Rx, bodywork, stress, immunity

5 Proven and Powerful Benefits of Reiki

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Whether you are undergoing your first 21-Day Cleanse, or are maintaining your clean and wellness-centered lifestyle between cleanses, healing modalities which promote our well-being holistically, like Reiki, are an invaluable resource. We recommend doing some form of bodywork to supplement your cleanse, be it massage, acupuncture, cryotherapy, dry-brushing, or Reiki, as it will help maximize your results. However, all can be used to maintain a healthy lifestyle. 

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Topics: stress, Clean Life, Clean Program, bodywork, Clean Rx