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Weather-Related Migraines

I wrote here on the general naturopathic approach to treating migraines. As a rule, migraine predisposition tends to boil down to one of four things, or a combination of the following: food allergies, estrogen dominance, a backed-up liver, and/or cervical vertebral rotation or structural problems. But what of those migraines [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:32:24+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Categories: Allergies, Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Conditions & Treatments, Detox, Health, Women's Health|Comments Off on Weather-Related Migraines

Nutrients to Help Hair Regrow

TYPES OF HAIR LOSS There are four main types of hair loss: Alopecia areata. Considered an autoimmune disease, though researchers have yet to discover the antibodies involved. Characterized by small hair follicles and slower hair growth. Telogen Effluvium. While some 80% of hair follicles are typically in the growth phase [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:33:11+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Beauty, Conditions & Treatments, Men's Health, Nutrition, Supplements, Women's Health|3 Comments

Depression: A Sign of Cardiovascular Disease?

There’s a big connection between your neurotransmitters and your immune system—particularly what are known as inflammatory cytokines: signaling molecules released by the immune system that trigger actions of other cells towards healing. Here’s how it works. First: What Inflammation Is Inflammation is what happens when you body gets damaged. This [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:33:12+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Conditions & Treatments, Health, Men's Health, Mental Health, Women's Health|Tags: , |Comments Off on Depression: A Sign of Cardiovascular Disease?

Mineral Makeup: Safe or Toxic?

The word “mineral” implies “natural”, so many of us assume that mineral makeups are a much safer alternative to the commercial makeup lines out there. This is often true—mineral makeups typically contain fewer chemicals than, say, a cream foundation might. But that doesn’t mean they’re automatically safe, nor that they [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:33:32+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Beauty, Health, Women's Health|Tags: |0 Comments

What Makeup to Wear for Acne

Acne is really more about what’s going on internally than what’s happening on your skin. That said, what you put on your skin, for skin care and for makeup, can make a difference. First, a quick breakdown on what acne is, to better understand why this is the case. Acne [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:33:33+00:00 February 26th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Beauty, Conditions & Treatments, Health, Nutrition, Supplements, Women's Health|Tags: , |0 Comments

Vitamin K2 and What It Does

You probably know it’s important to take a calcium supplement, especially if you have osteopenia or osteoporosis. But remember that study that said taking calcium supplementation could increase the risk of heart attacks? The concern here is that atherosclerotic plaques contain calcium deposits, and perhaps therefore taking calcium in supplement [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:33:33+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Nutrition, Supplements, Women's Health|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Surprising Health Benefits of the Sauna

I’ve been a regular sauna user for some time, mostly because it just feels so good. This is because the intense heat and deep sweating triggers the release of endorphins: the same feel-good, euphoric and painkilling hormones released from intense exercise. But beside the endorphins, the sauna has a number [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:34:01+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Beauty, Conditions & Treatments, Detox, Fitness & Weight Loss, Women's Health|Tags: |0 Comments

Vacation Time Diminishing Along With Health in America

Less Than Half of Us Go On Vacation Yearly According to the LA Times, over 50% of Americans go more than a year without a vacation (defined as a week off of work, and more than 100 miles from home). This is the lowest percentage in four decades. Surveys have [...]

By | 2017-05-30T07:34:02+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments, Health, Women's Health|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Essential Guide To Sleep Hygiene

This guest post is brought to you by Fawne Hansen of "The Adrenal Fatigue Solution." One of the most comprehensive sleep hygiene articles I've seen!  Are you one of the countless individuals who struggle to achieve and maintain a healthy, regular sleeping pattern? With a phenomenal rise in handheld electronic devices, [...]

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