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  • 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
  • Adapting to a Post-Pandemic World - Since the beginning of 2020, whenever we turned on the TV, listened to the radio, browsed social media, or even while speaking with our friends and co-workers we have been bombarded with COVID-19 information. Numbers of infected, numbers of deaths around the world, constantly changing restrictions, and more have flooded our minds daily. The once… ---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
  • Don’t Let Fibromyalgia Slow You Down - Many patients with fibromyalgia have come to me after facing many barriers when trying to relieve their symptoms, or even get a firm diagnosis. The lack of agreement on best practices for symptom relief makes this condition difficult to navigate, and the frustration is often made worse by the wide range of possible symptoms, often… ---read more
  • Improve Your Digestion With These 10 Tips - “A good digestion turneth all to health.” George Herbert Good digestion is essential to our health - and our mood - and when it’s all working smoothly, we tend to take it for granted. It’s not until things go wrong that digestion moves to the forefront of our minds. If you are someone who suffers… ---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
  • Seasonal Allergies: Reduce Your Symptoms for Peace of Mind. - You’ve been careful for over a year now. Social distancing is so ingrained in your consciousness that you do a double-take when you see old concert footage on TV. You’ve grown to appreciate the benefits of face masks (no need to worry if there’s a bit of spinach in your teeth, protection from the wind… ---read more
  • Hypothyroid? You May Want to Check for Food Sensitivities - How much negative impact can gluten have? For those with thyroid issues, a gluten intolerance may be affecting you more than you realize. ---read more
  • Bad Breath: What You Need to Know - Bad breath? Many possible reasons that need could at the root. Check out the blog here for details. ---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
  • This is Your Microbiome on Sugar - Are your sugar cravings impossible to ignore? Is bloating, gas and foggy thinking part of your every day? If so, your “bad” bacteria may be calling the shots! The field of microbiome research has exploded recently. Every day new studies are revealing how the various colonies of gut bacteria and yeasts influence every major system… ---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
  • Eating Well in Isolation: Tips to Stay Healthy - Let’s start with the good news: If you’re self-isolating, you should have more time to devote to creating a healthy diet for yourself. At least, that’s the fantasy that many of us started out with a few weeks ago. However, terms like the “quarantine 15” and “isolation constipation” are starting to appear on social media.… ---read more
  • Mediation: A Simple Cure for Anxious Thoughts - Tense muscles. Obsessing about the news. Anxiety about the future. Difficulty sleeping. Do all of these sound familiar? You’re definitely not alone. There’s no doubt that we are living with a lot of uncertainty right now. How can we cope?  Doing Nothing To Cope With Everything The answer might be as simple as doing…. nothing.… ---read more
  • Helping yourself through stressful times - If you’re like most people, you’ve read a lot of tips on avoiding COVID-19. You likely know the basics: Wash your hands; keep a safe distance from others; avoid travel and quarantine yourself if you have travelled; and don’t go out at all if you experience any symptoms. Staying Healthy Starts On The Inside However,… ---read more