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Posted Fri, Apr 19, 2019
Many of us are too stressed out these days and this can have negative consequences on our bodies and brains, promoting chronic disease and rapid brain degeneration.
Posted Sat, Apr 13, 2019
Many people take SSRI antidepressants for depression. However, it’s important to ask why you are feeling depression in the first place.
Posted Thu, Apr 11, 2019
We all can experience anxiety, whether it is through worrying about friends and family, a racing mind over to-do lists, or even with the constant pressure from society to achieve more or be more
Posted Mon, Apr 01, 2019
For many women, the onset of their hypothyroid symptoms began either during pregnancy or just after. Most of these women went on to be diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that attacks and destroys the thyroid gland.
Posted Mon, Mar 11, 2019
Many people take SSRI antidepressants for depression. However, it’s important to ask why you are feeling depression in the first place.
Posted Wed, Jan 30, 2019
Unhealthy gut bacteria are a bigger risk for atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries than smoking, cholesterol levels, obesity, or diabetes. Atherosclerosis is the leading cause of heart disease.
Posted Mon, Jan 28, 2019
Do you often experience poor-quality or too little sleep? You may be experiencing insomnia, a sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulty falling and/or staying asleep.
Posted Wed, Jan 02, 2019
In functional medicine one of the most common causes we see for many health disorders is imbalanced blood sugar. The good news is it is also one of the easiest things to remedy.
Posted Mon, Dec 31, 2018
The answer is yes. People get sick and remain sick by exposure to a WDB. Simply stated, water drives the growth of mold and bacteria.
Posted Tue, Dec 18, 2018
Many of us reach for ibuprofen, aspirin, or another non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) when we have chronic pain or inflammation.
Posted Fri, Dec 14, 2018
We have all experienced pain from time to time, whether it’s a paper cut or a sprained ankle. Generally, we can trust that pain from minor injuries such as these will subside over time.
Posted Fri, Dec 07, 2018
Your doctor says you have hypothyroidism and this explains feeling like crap, the crazy weight gain, and your distressing hair loss. But how do you know if Hashimoto’s is causing your hypothyroidism? Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune disease, meaning...
Posted Mon, Dec 03, 2018
Vinegar. One of the simplest and most useful ingredients that has been around for thousands of years. Vinegar is an ingredient used in many dishes, sauces and dressings .
Posted Fri, Nov 23, 2018
The thyroid gland impacts every function in the body because it controls metabolism. Having thyroid levels in optimal range is critical for good health and well-being. Low thyroid levels can cause increased cortisol levels which can lead to adre...
Posted Wed, Nov 14, 2018
Most of us have taken antibiotics to treat infections, whether for a nasty bug, a bad scrape, or after surgery. We tend to trust doctors’ recommendation, however, new data about the alarming side effects of a class of antibiotics called fluoroqu...
Posted Sat, Nov 10, 2018
With the popularity of gluten-free diets and products, you may be wondering what is Celiac disease and gluten intolerance? Celiac disease affects approximately 1% of the American population. This number does not sound significant until you reali...
Posted Sat, Nov 10, 2018
Even if you eat all organic, many oat-based foods such as cereal, granola, instant oats, and bars contain glyphosate, the toxic weed-killer in Roundup.
Posted Fri, Nov 09, 2018
Your doctor says you have hypothyroidism and this explains feeling like crap, the crazy weight gain, and your distressing hair loss. But how do you know if Hashimoto’s is causing your hypothyroidism?
Posted Fri, Nov 02, 2018
If you suffer from chronic intestinal problems – such as IBS or food intolerances – you may be wondering, “Do I have leaky gut?” Also known as intestinal permeability, leaky gut is a condition wherein the intestinal barrier becomes porous, allow...
Posted Fri, Oct 26, 2018
In recent years, doctors have been increasingly interested in the relationship between allergies and the immune system.
Posted Thu, Oct 25, 2018
Fats are a hot topic of debate in the health-conscious community, and recent reports have made it hard to separate facts from fear-mongering.
Posted Tue, Oct 23, 2018
Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are a range of developmental disorders that affect a person’s ability to communicate and interact socially, among other effects.
Posted Mon, Jul 23, 2018
Vitamin D is one of the few nutrients we can’t get enough of from food.
Posted Tue, Jun 19, 2018
According to the National Institutes of Health, nearly 50 million American adults have chronic pain or severe pain.
Posted Tue, Jun 19, 2018
Thanks to science and public awareness, we know environmental pollution from industry harms our health.
Posted Tue, May 29, 2018
The Epstein-Barr virus infects more than 90 percent of people in the United States by the age of 20.
Posted Tue, May 15, 2018
Chronic pain can affect every aspect of a person’s life, including their activity levels, ability to work, emotional state, and personal relationships.
Posted Thu, Apr 26, 2018
As we grow older, many of us find ourselves going through the motions of daily life without the same joy and quality of life that we experienced when we were younger.
Posted Thu, Apr 26, 2018
One of the worst things about an autoimmune disease such as Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism is how alone it can make you feel.