What does our hormone balance and immune system have in common? Probably more than you think! I’d even say they have everything in common as both systems share the same operating system: the gut microbiome. Summer has arrived and we are learning to navigate the post-quarantine ‘new normal’. We can meet up with friends, go…
What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is an ancient form of healthcare that originated in China at least 2,500 years ago. It has been practiced throughout the Asian world for many centuries. Acupuncture has been accepted into the Western mainstream culture since the 1970’s and is currently soaring in popularity throughout many parts of the Western hemisphere.
The main symptoms of this pattern include: fatigue, irritability, restless sleep, low back pain, anxiety, depression, nervousness, feeling wiped out upon waking, many female hormonal problems, food cravings and various addictions, weight gain, sluggish metabolism, and so on.
It is estimated that approximately 62 million Americans experience digestive problems on an ongoing basis. This is due to the harmful repercussions of the standard American diet on our population coupled with the high level of stress that the average American experiences.
Approximately 38 million Americans suffer with chronic anxiety or depression. One out of eight adults are currently taking antidepressant medications.
If you are over 40, maybe you can relate to walking into a room and wondering why you were there? Or running around looking for your keys and finding out they were in your hand the entire time? Or maybe you just can’t remember phone numbers or names as well as you used to? These…
Fibromyalgia is escalating to epidemic proportions, yet there is much about this condition that remains a mystery to allopathic physicians. After working with many patients who suffer from fibromyalgia, I have concluded that their causes and, thus, their treatments are multi-factorial.
Approximately 44 million Americans have been diagnosed with arthritis. Many of these people are being treated with Western medications such as steroids and anti-inflammatories, while many others’ symptoms are left untreated, as they do not want to pursue conventional Western treatment options.
Sleep disorders plague millions of Americans and can be attributed to a variety of causes. Perhaps the main cause of insomnia and restless sleep is the whirlwind pace that most modern people live with day in and day out.
Approximately 38 million Americans suffer with chronic anxiety or depression. One out of eight adults are currently taking antidepressant medications. While these medications can offer support and benefit on certain occasions, there are indeed many people that do not respond well to this form of treatment. This can be due to a number of factors…
Menopause doesn’t cause cardiovascular disease, but as women get older, there are diets and lifestyle adjustments that can help decrease your risk for hypertension, unhealthy cholesterol ratios, heart attack and stroke.
CBD oil (cannabidiol) a cannabis derived product. Cannabidiol is the chemicals that are naturally found in marijuana plants; however, even though cannabidiol comes from the marijuana plant, it does not create the high, produce psychoactive effects or any other type of intoxication that is caused by another type of cannabinoid, known as THC.
Each year, thousands upon thousands of people make New Year’s resolutions only to abandon them by February. This isn’t to say that setting goals is a bad thing, but setting goals requires dedication in order to accomplish them. Instead of setting goals
The use of saliva for testing hormones has increased dramatically as more and more research has shown its efficacy. More than 2500 papers and research articles have been published since 1983.