James Toon

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meditation

Daily Meditation – Why It’s Important

It’s part of the morning rituals of many of the world’s most successful people, and it’s taught in an increasing number settings from religious centers to schools to workplaces to tropical retreats. It’s a practice that can take many forms, and can be done in as little as a few minutes, or for hours at […]

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Blood work, massage, Jacksonville, FL, hormone levels, tired, lethargic

Importance of Biomarkers and Blood Work

The Importance of Biomarkers And Blood Work Do you ever feel listless, tired or depressed? Are you eating the way you always have yet gaining weight or are you short of breath after even the simplest exertion? While the causes of these symptoms could be as simple as a lack of exercise or sleep, the […]

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Meditation

It’s part of the morning rituals of many of the world’s most successful people, and it’s taught in an increasing number settings from religious centers to schools to workplaces to tropical retreats. It’s a practice that can take many forms, and can be done in as little as a few minutes, or for hours at […]

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stress, massage, fight, flight

Fight or Flight

Describing the fight or flight response Imagine leaving your prehistoric cave and as you turn the corner you are suddenly face to face with a saber tooth tiger…or you are traveling along a rural path and you hear the distinctive rattle of a rattlesnake…or as you approach an intersection and your light is green, suddenly […]

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Relax and reduce stress with massage.

Massage for Stress

Massage isn’t just a treat. Many people still believe that a massage is a treat to pamper yourself during your day at the spa or while on vacation. But a massage can actually provide relief from a variety of medical conditions and can be extremely therapeutic through its ability to reduce stress, lower blood pressure, […]

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sports massage, Jacksonville, lactic acid, lactate

Massage and Lactic Acid

For years athletes have been receiving massage after rigorous training sessions or competitions.  Benefit from massage after events cannot be denied; however, our thoughts on these benefits are, and have been for the last several years, a bit misguided.  Previously, post-event massage was intended to flush lactic acid from the muscles.  This was expected to […]

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