631-500-9021 | 50 Station Road, Building 3 Unit 1, Water Mill, NY 11976
631-500-9021 | 50 Station Road, Building 3 Unit 1, Water Mill, NY 11976

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Lifestyle
15
Apr

Avoiding Lyme Part I: How to Not Get Bitten

It’s spring. With it comes longer days, warmer weather, cookouts, picnics, baseball and icky creepy crawly ticks. Lyme disease is steadily on the rise. According to the CDC there are over 300,000 new cases of Lyme reported each year (I believe this is HUGELY underestimated but that is a subject for another blog post).  Lyme...
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01
Apr

Out of the Rabbit Hole

My Time With Lyme Today is my 48th birthday. It marks 26 years since I was first affected by Lyme disease. 12 years since my diagnosis and 6 years of good health. When I think about the years I lost to this disease, I am not angry. In fact, I am grateful. I am grateful...
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18
Mar

Coping With Lost Sleep From Daylight Savings

If you’re anything like me “Spring Forward” comes with a sense of dread. When my kids were little it was a tough adjustment to get them onto a new sleeping schedule. Now, with school starting so early, that 6am wake-up turns into an uber early 5am. Though I appreciate the longer days, the early wake-up...
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11
Mar

MCT Oil: The Wonder Fat

MCT oil, every time I say it to someone I get the same response, “what is that?” MCT stands for medium-chain triglycerides, which are fats in most cases from coconuts. These triglycerides are shorter than most dietary fat, which means they do not need to be digested in the same way, making them a rapid...
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04
Mar

Demystifying Essential Oils

Incorporating essential oils into your wellness routine may seem daunting or maybe even unnecessary, however this is not the case! Essential oils can be incredibly valuable and transformative for anyone looking to approach their health naturally. Personally, I use essential oils in my cleaning products, skin care routine, and even cook with them! Check out...
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04
Feb

The Truth About Sugar

Junk Food Disguised as Health Food Most people eat way too much sugar, many without even knowing it.  Everyone knows that a candy bar, or a piece of cake, or a soda have a lot of sugar but how about your organic yogurt? Or the 100% real fruit juice you’re putting in your child’s lunchbox?  Added sugars are coming from...
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28
Jan

Winter Survival Guide

Winter is certainly here, nights are chilly, the wind is sharp, and if you’re like me, you’re doing whatever it takes to stay inside. There is a bone chilling cold that comes each winter season and can be hard to shake. This is usually accompanied by dry skin, chapped lips, and dandruff. All of these...
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11
Dec

Healthy Gifting

If you’re like me, Christmas shopping is always a chore. I leave it to the last minute and end up spending more on shipping then I do on the actual gift. Luckily, I have learned my lesson and decided to do all of my shopping locally this year. Here at STANDwellness we have more than...
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03
Dec

Staying Healthy During the Holidays

Have you ever wondered why cold, flu, and gastrointestinal viruses thrive in the winter months? As the days get shorter we spend more time indoors, this puts us in closer contact with each other and our respective germs. Three to six feet is considered the “spreading zone” where airborne viruses can be picked up and...
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19
Nov

How to Avoid the Dreaded Holiday Weight Gain

The holiday season is approaching and soon we will be swept up in the revolving door of office parties, cookie swaps, and potluck dinners.  With Thanksgiving as the kickoff event, it is time to talk portion control, now, more than ever. We can easily get caught up in the ceremony of over eating because it’s...
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It’s time to optimize your body. Whether you’re faced with the struggles of chronic illness or you’re seeking a next-level approach to your family’s overall wellness, don’t take your health sitting down. STANDwellness places focus on detoxification and reducing inflammation for a healthier body. We give you the tools to embrace a pain-free, balanced you.