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Educating yourself is such an important part of taking charge of your own health, and is an essential tool in implementing long-lasting, sustainable changes. Please feel free to use the following articles as a resource.
Have you ever had a headache? Did you take a pain reliever to get rid of it? Maybe that’s all it took, and you felt fine after.
But what if your headache came back every day? Would you want to keep popping pain relievers, or would you want to figure out why you’re getting a daily headache. Continue reading
Hormones are involved in many major body processes including metabolism. When you have too much or too little of a hormone, you have a hormone imbalance, and that can slow your metabolism and make it challenging to lose weight.Hormones and Your Metabolism
The main hormones that affect your metabolism are insulin, thyroid, cortisol, estrogen, testosterone, and. Continue reading
As if monthly periods and having a baby weren’t hard enough, many women of reproductive age also suffer from a gynecological condition that causes all sorts of issues – reproductive and otherwise – called endometriosis.
About 6.5 million in the U.S. have endometriosis and this condition affects about 10 percent of women between the ages of 30 and 40.. Continue reading
A healthy gut is key to your overall health. Your gut breaks down foods so nutrients can enter your bloodstream and be delivered throughout your body. If it can’t do that, you’ll feel the effects.
A poor diet can lead to leaky gut syndrome, which can cause an array of issues throughout your body. Leaky gut has. Continue reading
Your liver has an important job. It filters everything you consume, deciding what should stay and what should go.
Without your liver, you couldn’t survive. It’s essential to your body’s metabolic, detoxification, and immune system functions.
Keep reading to learn what your liver does, what happens when you are exposed to too many toxins, and how you. Continue reading
Stress and anxiety levels have skyrocketed during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. And it is affecting the whole family.
Homeschooling can be a particular point of stress for parents and children alike. Parents are trying to do it all between teaching, parenting, and working. Kids are feeling overwhelmed, restless, and missing their friends.
These frustrations cause. Continue reading
It’s nuts that people don’t often realize how good nuts are for you. Of course, if they’re candy-coated or covered with salt or chocolate, you might end up canceling out their health benefits.
But eating nuts can have some really positive effects on your body. It can reduce your risk of developing chronic diseases like heart disease, and. Continue reading
I talk a lot about the importance of an anti-inflammatory diet. It's good for your organs, it helps reduce autoimmune symptoms, and so much more.
So I've decided to provide you with some sample meal plans and recipes that will help you kick start a new, healthy lifestyle.
These meal plans and recipes are all rich in. Continue reading
Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune disorder where a person’s immune system attacks their thyroid. It causes hypothyroidism, which means the thyroid is underactive.
While many people who suffer from this illness may feel alone, they’re truly in good company. Celebrities including Oprah Winfrey, Kim Cattrall, Zoe Saldana, Mary-Louise Parker, Molly Sims, and Gigi. Continue reading
Autoimmune diseases affect millions of Americans every single day. In fact, there are actually more than 100 such disorders.
While the symptoms are often different, the diseases are all united by one common theme. Each one is brought on when a person’s own immune cells target the body’s healthy tissues and organs instead of attacking external. Continue reading