Collagen Supplements & Skin Health

Do you know what the largest organ of the human body is? It’s not your brain, your stomach, or even your intestines. It’s your skin! We often don’t think of our skin as an organ, but it is just as important – if not more – than some of your “hidden” internal organs. Skin helps…

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Haley’s Frequently Asked Questions

Haley Scellick, ARNP at Empowered Health, shares her most frequently asked questions she hears in her role as a healthcare provider. 1. How can I eat healthier? At Empowered Health, we individualize nutrition plans to fit a personalized approach. We pair the person’s health goals, biometrics, labs and a few other items. The short answer…

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Vitamin D: Are You Getting Enough?

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a unique vitamin that is very important to our overall health and wellness. It is valuable in reducing inflammation and promoting cell growth, glucose metabolism and immune function. It also helps regulate calcium and phosphate in the body, both nutrients we need to keep muscles, bones and teeth in tip-top shape. Without sufficient…

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Winter Hydration is as Important as in the Summer

We all know the importance of proper hydration. Water aids in just about every biological process and therefore hydration affects everything from digestion and skin health to brain function and physical capability. It’s recommended that the average adult drink half their weight in ounces every day in order to help with your body’s everyday functions.…

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Yoga for Better Digestion

There are a myriad of reasons you may be experiencing digestive pain or discomfort. It could be bloating, constipation or gas from a recent meal or something more serious, like Irritable Bowel Syndrome or ulcerative colitis. (We always recommend speaking with your health care provider about any lingering symptoms or concerns.) One way to reduce…

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What is Insulin Resistance?

Insulin resistance defines a person’s tolerance to glucose. As the insulin levels rise, the cells can become resistance and alter the signaling that leads to less glucose uptake and a further elevation of glucose which further perpetuates the cycle. Insulin acts as the key that no longer fits into a lock (the receptor on glucose).…

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How Your Gut & Skin Health Are Connected

Our guts are host to millions of bacteria of multiple different species and functions. In fact, there are so many bacteria in our gut that they outnumber the amount of cells in our body. This may sound a bit unsavory, especially when we are brought up believing that bacteria equals disease, but the bacteria in…

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Use of Metformin in Biological Anti-Aging

Metformin has been a mainstay and frontline medication for treatment of type 2 diabetes for decades. It is now gaining popularity in the longevity field and studies are underway with prevention of certain cancers too. Current studies are showing a reduction in cancer risk and mortality particularly for tumors of the lung, colon, pancreas and…

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Cortisol Awakening Response Test

At Empowered Health, we offer many precision medicine advanced testing tools that include a deeper awareness to be able to make the most educated medical decisions for the persons’ individual health journey. One advanced test that we offer is the cortisol awakening response test (CAR). Cortisol levels naturally begin to rise by an average of…

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IV Nutrient Infusions at Empowered Health

What is IV Nutrient Therapy? IV nutrient infusion formulas are used to deliver vitamins and minerals directly into the bloodstream, offering superior absorption over oral supplements. These are administered by a provider through a simple IV insertion and infused over approximately one hour. 1) Brainstorm: Improve overall brain function, increase memory recall and improve aspects of…

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