Oaktree Wellness Center's blog

Help for Flu in February

Many of us have already experienced the flu in at least one of its forms. Some folks have gotten it twice!
Unfortunately, the possibility of getting it twice is real if your immune system isn’t functioning up to par from fatigue, poor diet, or stress. Even if you have received the flu shot, it may not be the guarantee you hoped for if a particular strain wasn’t in the shot itself.

Heavy Metals in Your Makeup

Who would have thought that the makeup we put on our faces every day contained heavy metals like arsenic, mercury, cadmium and lead? They do, as well as other toxic chemicals.

With the skin being our largest organ, absorption from personal products is a given. And once it’s been absorbed through the skin, it gets into the bloodstream and organs can’t properly detoxify them.