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You Can Feel Like Yourself Again Too

Hi, it’s Jill the nurse from Innovative Directions in Health. I started taking bio-identical hormone therapy in March, 2015, just a few days after I started working at Innovative Directions in Health. I couldn’t wait to get

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Published on: 01-04-2016


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Birthday They just keep coming!

Birthday Goals

Birthdays Birthdays Birthdays! They just keep coming! Yes…they keep coming and I just had a big one. 60! For some reason, I just don’t think I am 60. Don’t we all think we are 30? I remember so

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Published on: 10-21-2015


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Nuts for this Nutty Recipe

Fall is here in Minnesota! The air is crisp and that gorgeous crystal clear blue sky takes our breath away every time. As the leaves start to change, I always look for new recipes to go

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Published on: 10-01-2015


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Endive Boat Recipe a Healthy Snack!

Hello everyone! What a beautiful summer so far in Minnesota! Periwinkle blue skies, fluffy white clouds and summer energy in the air. As you sit out on your deck thinking…what would be a crisp, cool crunchy snack

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Published on: 07-01-2015


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My Experience with Hormones

I started working at Innovative Directions in Health March of 2015 and had never contemplated using hormones. My everyday life consisted of: hot flashes, weight gain (especially around my mid-section), low libido, brain fog, difficulty remembering

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Published on: 06-17-2015


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Bellafill Before & After Picture

“I don’t want anyone to know”. Women often tell us this when they come in for a consultation looking for a non-surgical lift. Our goal is to provide a natural looking result, not an overdone look

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Published on: 06-06-2016


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Treat Yourself to a Worry Free Servic

I AM SO EXCITED!! You may say….what what what is so exciting?? Let me tell you! One month ago I treated myself to Bellafill at Innovative Directions in Health! That’s right! I treated MYSELF, and the whole experience was

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Published on: 05-06-2016


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New Solution for Wrinkles around the Mouth

Lips lines have always been challenging to injectors. Prior to Bellafill, the fillers I used to treat the lip lines around the mouth were hyaluronic acid fillers; Juvederm, Restylane, Belatero, etc. Hyaluronic fillers plump up

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Published on: 04-25-2016


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Jill is Minnesota’s Bellafill Trainer

Innovative Directions in Health is proud to announce our Nurse Injector, Jill Porter is now a National Trainer for Bellafill! Because of her extensive experience with cosmetic injectables, Jill has been selected to train other providers

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Published on: 02-24-2016


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KARE 11 Interview

Jill Porter, our RN / Injection Specialist has been injecting Botox and Fillers for over 10 years. Jill was invited to the KARE 11 TV studios to talk with Belinda Jensen about a few game

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Published on: 01-26-2016


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Energizing B12 Injections

We are now offering Vitamin B12 Injections!Research shows that several conditions have been linked to low levels of Vitamin B12. Without knowing it, many of us are deficient in B12, especially as we age. Vitamin

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Published on: 05-27-2015


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Do you have Nutritional Deficiencies?

Innovative Directions in Health Offers Micronutrient Testing What is Micronutrient Testing? SpectraCell’s Micronutrient tests measure the function of 35 nutritional components including vitamins, antioxidants, minerals and amino acids within our white blood cells.  Scientific evidence shows us that

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Published on: 04-29-2015


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Myths about Menopause

Menopause is the end of your monthly period, but it’s not the end of your life. Here’s the truth behind some common menopause myths. All menopausal women suffer from bad hot flashes, night sweats and have trouble

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Published on: 11-18-2014


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Am I in Menopause?

How do I know if I’m in menopause? Menopause is defined as having no periods for 12 consecutive months. Menopause usually occurs around the age of 50. The most common symptoms of menopause are hot flashes

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Published on: 11-18-2014


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How can I Prevent Breast Cancer?

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we should not only focus on the cure but also on PREVENTION. “An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure” – Benjamin Franklin Please share these Breast Cancer Prevention tips with

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Published on: 10-31-2014


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Summer Workouts

Summer is a great time to get outside and workout. It is important to follow these tips to make sure you stay safe and prevent heat related illnesses while getting your sweat on. Summer is short, enjoy

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Published on: 07-31-2015


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Black Bean Quinoa Salad

This hearty quinoa salad is perfect for a summer-time protein packed salad or meal. It’s so easy to make. Try substituting with other fresh vegetables you find at the farmers market or a dressing of your

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Published on: 07-28-2015


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Endive Boat Recipe - a Healthy Snack!

Hello everyone! What a beautiful summer so far in Minnesota! Periwinkle blue skies, fluffy white clouds and summer energy in the air. As you sit out on your deck thinking...what would be a crisp, cool

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Published on: 07-01-2015


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Simple Nutrition

Have you been afraid of trying a “Green” drink? Green Energy by Nurish has made it simple for you. We now offer individual servings of the Green Energy drink mix. This is a perfect way for

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Published on: 06-24-2015


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Healthy Almond Cake Recipe

Happy 1st Birthday!   I can't believe my first little grandson will be 1 soon! Where has the year gone? My daughter Katie has done everything she can think of to keep him healthy and growing

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Published on: 05-29-2015


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