digestion

Guest Blog: An interview with Maureen Rieras, Nutritionist

By Tyler Hebron I had the pleasure of interviewing Maureen Rieras, Nutritionist at Third Space Wellness. Maureen is a Certified Holistic Nutrition Specialist and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist who specializes in health, wellness, and fitness. She first found a passion for helping others better their health and overall quality of life after she overcame a personal health setback in her early twenties. She now uses her years of experience, education, and wisdom to help enrich the … Read More

Constipation: The Hard Truth

By Maureen Rieras, MS, CNS, LDN The word constipation is usually used with a hushed tone. People make sure no one is looking before saying in a low voice, “I’m constipated.” Society pokes fun by telling people with a certain concerned look on their face, that they look constipated. Before getting to solutions, let’s start with a definition. Constipation is defined as having less than three bowel movements a week, in which the stools are dry, … Read More

26 things your acupuncturist wants to know about you.

    I’m often speaking to my family members when they mention something in passing that has me pause and say, “Did you tell your acupuncturist about that?” Usually the answer is, “No, I didn’t think to tell him/her.” Chinese medicine practitioners are whole health practitioners. So, even if you’ve come to see an acupuncturist because of a shoulder injury or for anxiety, that doesn’t mean that what’s happening in other parts of your body … Read More

Podcast – Wellness Unlocked: It’s a Shit Show

No matter what you call it, we need to talk about it! This is an episode all about digestion and what happens when yours is working and when it’s not. If you’ve ever wondered if your toilet matters are “normal” this is the time to investigate. We’re talking about what it should look like, smell like, how often you should go and what a healthy system looks like and acts like. Of course because it’s … Read More

How long does it take for acupuncture to work?

How long does it take for acupuncture to work? That’s a trick question. The answer is it depends. It depends on  a) what your personal set of symptoms are and  b) how long you’ve been carrying your symptoms around. Your symptoms are unique to you. Even if 10 different people report having a migraine, one may experience it after running, one after not enough water, one may describe it as pounding and hot, and someone … Read More