MTM On The Road: Mount Pleasant’s New Pure Vitality Juice Bar & Spa [9&10 News]

Stress. We all feel it. Sometimes it can be motivating, but over the course of time experiencing stress without relief can cause serious harm your health. That’s what a new spa in Mount Pleasant is trying to change. They offer natural and relaxing experiences at an affordable cost to help you unwind. The name of the refreshing sanctuary? Pure Vitality Juice … Read More

Pure Vitality Featured in Destination Michigan [PBS, Destination Michigan]

Check out the video clip from PBS’s series, Destination Michigan, that gives a great overview of all the awesome services that Pure Vitality has to offer the Mt. Pleasant and Mid Michigan area. Click the link below to view the video:http://www.pbs.org/video/mount-pleasant-pure-vitality-juice-bar-spa-72dacu/

Float Therapy for Anxiety: What You Need to Know

From generalized anxiety to social anxiety, anxiety disorders are the most common mental health conditions in the United States. Forty million U.S. adults live with some form of anxiety and, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, only 37% of those individuals seek help. Psychotherapy can be daunting, and some medications may actually induce anxiety-like symptoms. However, a new form … Read More

Floating Away Your Anxiety And Stress

When I mentioned to a friend that my baseline neurosis has evolved from daily stress into anxiety, her response was – “Go for a float!” A float? Yes — spend an hour in a dark, soundproof room floating in a body-temperature warm pool. “The heavy salt concentration does the work for you,” my friend told me. “You just lie there … Read More

Flotation Therapy — Health Benefits of Sensory Deprivation

STORY AT-A-GLANCE Most flotation tubs or tanks are about the size of a queen-sized bed and contain no more than 1 foot of water that has been supersaturated with Epsom salt so that you can float with ease Flotation therapy has been linked to a wide variety of beneficial effects, including stress reduction, reduced anxiety and depression, pain relief, reduced … Read More

Preventing Sick-leave for Sufferers of High Stress-load and Burnout Syndrome: A Pilot Study Combining Psychotherapy and the Flotation tank

The aim of the present pilot study was to get information whether or not a 10-week combined treatment program with relaxation in a flotation tank and subsequent psychotherapeutic sessions, may be beneficial for persons suffering from high stress-load and ?burnout syndrome?. Four women and two men between the ages of 33 and 57 years old took part in the study. … Read More

Health benefit of vegetable/fruit juice-based diet: Role of microbiome

The gut microbiota is an important contributor to human health. Vegetable/fruit juices provide polyphenols, oligosaccharides, fiber and nitrate (beet juice), which may induce a prebiotic-like effect. Juice-based diets are becoming popular. However, there is a lack of scientific evidence of their health benefits. It was our hypothesis that changes in the intestinal microbiota induced by a juice-based diet play an … Read More

Juice bar and spa with ‘float pods’ opens in Mt. Pleasant [The Morning Sun]

Doug and Laurie Perry and their children do a lot together as a family. When they are out and about, Doug, Laurie, daughter Korynne and sons Grant and Mitch have noticed over the years that there aren’t many places to stop for something truly healthy. There are fast food restaurants that offer healthier options than others, but the Perrys wished … Read More