Your metabolism is maintained via a careful hormonal dance, with each hormone sending feedback messages to influence the release of the others. The hormones we most often think of with respect to weight and metabolism are thyroid and insulin, and for good reason: these are probably the biggest players that [...]
SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth) is when good bacteria are in the wrong place: specifically, bacteria that should be in the large intestine are instead in the small intestine, or when there are more bacteria in the small intestine than there should be. GERD, heartburn, or reflux involves hydrochloric acid in [...]
Most people call it “brain fog,” but what they mean is inability to remember words, poor short-term memory, and difficulty concentrating. I see it all the time, and there are a number of possible causes. Usually the rest of the clinical picture clarifies the underlying cause, or at least gives [...]
Bile is produced in the liver and stored in the gallbladder. Its composition is mostly water, but it also involves bile salts (acids), bilirubin (a breakdown product of red blood cells), and fats (cholesterol, fatty acids, and phosphatidylcholine.) The primary purpose of bile is to help us absorb fat from [...]
Dr. Heather Paulson is a board-certified Naturopathic Oncologist, Teacher, Best Selling Author, and Speaker. After experiencing cancer with loved ones, Dr. Paulson left her marine biology career for medical school. Dr. Paulson works with people undergoing cancer treatment of radiation, surgery, chemotherapy and helps them integrate natural remedies to reduce [...]
I know, I know — that’s kind of a “duh” statement, right? We all know that sitting on our butts and putting our brains in neutral isn’t the best for our bodies, or for our minds. But even though correlation is not the same as causation (and most of the [...]
Today's meditation comes from 1 Samuel 7:12. Background music courtesy of Ben Sound at www.bensound.com Download the latest episode of Christian Natural Health!
In our youth-obsessed culture, gray hair is no longer considered the crown of wisdom it once was (in fact, the global hair dye industry makes about $7 billion annually). I often have patients ask me if there is a natural way to turn gray hair back to its original color. [...]
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Today's meditation comes from Isaiah 54:17, but it also covers most of chapter 54. Download the latest episode of Christian Natural Health!