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These times in a woman’s life are marked with dramatic fluctuations in hormones and notable shifts in bodily function. This transition varies in intensity from person to person. However, everyone benefits from increased understanding of the conditions as well as …Continue Reading
With an estimated 27 million adults in the U.S. suffering from thyroid disorders and up to 40% of the population experiencing suboptimal thyroid function, it is critical we understand thyroid health and the proper means of treatment. Introduction to Thyroid …Continue Reading
One can go years without realizing or being diagnosed with this debilitating, life-altering condition. Experts estimate that there are nearly 500,000 new cases of Lyme disease each year. As a global pandemic, it is important to sift through the mystery …Continue Reading
Our adrenals are integral to the body’s stress response. If they become overworked due to constant activation, or are incapable of producing sufficient hormones to appropriately respond to stress, the result is rippling dysfunction and inflammation throughout the body. Unfortunately, …Continue Reading
Many know that eating heartburn inducing foods and drinking caffeinated beverages before bed can lead to tossing and turning. Alternatively, regularly eating some or all five of the food groups listed below can improve sleep duration and quality. Lean Proteins …Continue Reading
Yes, you read that right. While most of us choose our healthcare providers based on this very criteria (whether or not they take our health insurance), the mere fact that they do may be greatly affecting the quality of care …Continue Reading
When a person experiences a problem with their heart, blood pressure, or even high cholesterol, they usually begin with their primary doctor. Your doctor, after evaluating the heart disease symptoms, may refer you to a cardiac specialist. Cardiologists may only …Continue Reading