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  • Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth: An Approach That Works - Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth: An Approach That Works Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is an undiagnosed condition caused by an excess of bacteria in the small intestine. The results of this bacteria overgrowth can be profound and lead to intestinal damage and nutritional deficiency. However, despite the far-reaching implications, many conventional practitioners miss the signs… ---read more
  • The Facts About Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease - The Facts About Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)  is a general term for a range of conditions characterized by having excess fat deposits in your liver. As the name implies, this liver condition occurs in people who drink little to no alcohol. However, many other lifestyle factors contribute to its development.… ---read more
  • Constantly Bloated? Time To Get To The Root Cause - Constantly Bloated? Time To Get To The Root Cause Bloating is a very common condition that most people experience at some point. When you’re bloated, your stomach feels tight, full, and sometimes painful. Often, we feel bloated after a large meal, and the discomfort is only short-term. Other times, bloating is related to an underlying… ---read more
  • Eczema: What you need to know - Eczema: What you need to know If you suffer from eczema, you probably know how uncomfortable and inconvenient the condition is. Eczema is a common skin condition characterized by itchy, dry, and irritated skin. It typically starts during infancy or childhood but can persist into adulthood and it affects people of all ethnicity and ages.… ---read more
  • Improve Your Insulin Sensitivity Naturally - Improve Your Insulin Sensitivity Naturally This month we are taking a look at the risks and symptoms of insulin resistance, plus 10 preventative measures you can take to reduce your risks of insulin resistance and improve your insulin sensitivity naturally. Insulin resistance can be difficult to detect without medical tests. However, its effects can be… ---read more
  • How To Meet Your Body’s Iron Needs - Optimizing Your Need for Iron Iron is an essential mineral that helps maintain many vital functions in the body. This includes the production of hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that helps transport oxygen throughout the body. Consuming enough iron is important. Without it, your body will struggle to produce enough healthy red blood… ---read more
  • Lighten Up with a Spring Detox: 7 Key Steps - Lighten Up with a Spring Detox: 7 Key Steps Consider lightening up with a spring detox! Spring is a time for renewal, rebirth, new beginnings – and a spring detox. One survey found that almost 80% of us embark on at least one spring cleaning project at this time of the year, with bedrooms, closets,… ---read more
  • Hormonal Health: Balance Is Important For Women - Hormonal health is all about balance Hormonal health is all about balance - but achieving the right balance can be a challenge, particularly for women at midlife. One of the most striking examples of this is found in women whose estrogen and progesterone balance is off. The wide range of symptoms in this situation can… ---read more
  • Be Sure to Get the Whole Story on your Thyroid. - Your thyroid is a small organ with a huge impact on all aspects of your health. Thyroid hormone impacts every cell in your body, so even a small disturbance in thyroid hormone levels affects your digestive tract, brain, heart, metabolism, glucose and cholesterol levels, and much more. Yet, despite its importance, thyroid problems are one… ---read more
  • Why It’s Important to Support Your Immune System - We have weathered some serious concerns about our health and how to protect ourselves from viruses like Covid-19 over the last year and a half. We know the fight is not over and that having a strong and healthy immune system is your first defense in preventing invaders from taking over. As we enter into… ---read more
  • Breast Implant Illness: What We Know So Far - Breast Implant Illness: What We Know So Far The choice to get breast implants is highly personal, and most women don’t make the decision lightly. Whether it’s cosmetic or reconstructive, implant surgery is a major procedure, with important health implications. Women who have implants, and women considering the surgery, should be aware of the possible… ---read more
  • Signs of Hormonal Imbalance - Signs of Hormonal Imbalance Hormones affect every aspect of your wellbeing, from your appetite to your zest for life. Despite their large impact on overall health, hormonal imbalances can be frustratingly difficult to recognize. That’s partly because our hormones must maintain a delicate balance and even a slight shift can have negative repercussions. Key Players… ---read more
  • Healthy Aging Secrets - The search for the fountain of youth is as old as time. Here’s an idea. What if the fountain of youth is simply the sum of our decisions? If that’s the case, then the power to live long and well is (somewhat) in our hands! We can influence our longevity by making a daily commitment… ---read more
  • Ways to Find Balance During Perimenopause - Frustrated by the symptoms of perimenopause such as mood swings, weight gain, and anxiety? There are ways to find balance during perimenopause. ---read more
  • How to Get off the Weight Loss Roller Coaster - Are you ready to step off of the diet roller coaster? Give us a call! We can assess your insulin, stress response, thyroid, genes and toxin load. ---read more
  • Dreaming of A More Restful Sleep? - Tossing and turning? Watching the hours crawl by? Even one night of poor sleep can make you an exhausted, irritable, sugar-craving beast the next day. We all have the odd sleepless night, but if sleep loss goes on long enough more serious problems like hormone imbalance, immune dysfunction and weight gain can result. Let’s look… ---read more
  • Getting to the Root of Rosacea Symptoms - Rosacea is a chronic skin inflammation that can make you run for cover at a time when spending time outside with friends is all you want to do. Even indoors, it's hard to ignore your red, bumpy face when you’re staring at your own reflection on every video call! Are you tired of rosacea running… ---read more
  • Women: Look after you Heart, Here’s Why. - What does someone with heart disease look like? A stressed out CEO? A smoker over 50? Whatever image came to your mind, chances are it was of a male. We think of heart disease as a male problem, but did you know that more women die of heart disease than men? It's now the leading… ---read more
  • Nutritional Deficiencies – Are You At Risk? - Never before in history has so much food been so readily available. With the click of a mouse, many of us can have nutritious, quick to prepare meals delivered right to our door. And, thanks to the internet, it’s easier than ever to learn about our bodies’ needs and what we should be eating. So… ---read more
  • Is Your Liver Sluggish? Restore Its Health and Get Your Vitality Back - You might think that a sluggish liver is something that only heavy drinkers or fans of fried food have to worry about. However, conditions like fatty liver are becoming increasingly common among people who don’t drink much alcohol at all. In fact, fatty liver affects up to 25 to 30 percent of us.  And its… ---read more