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Unexplained Illness? Your Diet May Be to Blame

Unexplained Illness? Your Diet May Be to Blame

You’re careful about your health. You do your best to eat well, and you pay attention to the ways that your diet affects your energy levels. But something seems off. You’re experiencing annoying symptoms that you can’t explain. You’re often gassy and bloated, your...

How Do You Know if Your Estrogen Is Too High?

How Do You Know if Your Estrogen Is Too High?

Estrogen plays an important role through the course of our reproductive lives and beyond. It regulates our menstrual cycle, strengthens our bones, controls our cholesterol, and much more. When our estrogen levels drop, we experience menopausal symptoms. But even...

Where has all my mojo gone?

Where has all my mojo gone?

You love your partner, but your libido is low. Between late nights, early mornings, work stress, family obligations, and a million other balls in the air, there is little time and energy left for sex. But relationships change, and sex drive softens as we age… so, it’s...

Why do we get headaches?

Why do we get headaches?

What gives you a headache? I’m sure any number of factors come to mind. The most common type of headache is tension headaches which are often brought on by stress. And who hasn’t felt the stuffy sting of sinus pain? Then there are those awful migraines, the angriest...

Is Fasting Healthy For You or Just Another Fad Diet?

Is Fasting Healthy For You or Just Another Fad Diet?

Fasting is one of the oldest therapies in medicine, recognized for its ability to help heal and prevent disease. When done under the proper guidance of a healthcare professional, intermittent fasting can lead to effective weight loss and long-term health benefits. I...

Organic Food- Should you believe the Hype?

Organic Food- Should you believe the Hype?

How would you describe “organic food” quickly in three words or less? Good for you? Or expensive? Both are right answers. We often hear in broad terms about how organic food is good for you and good for the environment. Although we want to do the right thing for our...