Finding Asbestos in Your Beauty Products

Image by Thanks for your Like • donations welcome from Pixabay  Asbestos was widely used for decades as a common additive in building materials until we discovered its potentially severe health effects. Since then its use in manufacturing has been limited... but popcorn ceilings in homes built in the 1960s aren’t the only [...]

By |2021-06-16T07:08:37-07:00June 11th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Beauty|0 Comments

Fat Burner Shots

Image by Tumisu from Pixabay  Most of us know the basics of what we should do to lose weight: eat right, exercise, and balance the thyroid are at the top of the list.  But what about when you’ve done everything right, and you still can’t lose the weight? Post-menopausal weight gain for women, [...]

By |2021-05-28T08:21:04-07:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss|0 Comments

Lymphatic Detoxification

Image by Andreas Lischka from Pixabay  I treat a lot of complex patients in my practice, and often many of these patients have more than one thing going on: chronic viral or bacterial infections, biotoxin illness, multiple chemical sensitivity, etc. What most of these conditions have in common is cellular waste. Most detoxification [...]

By |2021-05-21T11:06:27-07:00May 21st, 2021|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Detox|0 Comments

Hair Loss in Menopause

Guest post and image by Dr Laura Villa; Image by Ryan McGuire from Pixabay Female pattern hair loss is a common problem affecting many women worldwide. What is the normal amount of hair loss? First, let us talk about how hair grows. Hair grows in cycles. The cycle begins with the anagen phase, [...]

By |2021-05-14T08:27:22-07:00May 14th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Beauty, Women's Health|0 Comments

The Truth About GMOs

Guest post by Dr Laura Villa; Image by Arturs Budkevics from Pixabay  Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, have become a hot topic and are part of many debates. However, there is a great deal of confusion about their impact on your health. Do they weaken your health? Do they contribute to cancer and other [...]

By |2021-04-30T09:48:07-07:00May 7th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Detox|0 Comments

How Inositol Regulates Hormones

Image by bigfatcat from Pixabay  Inositol has far-reaching effects upon hormones, because of its position as one of three major classes of second messengers in cells. Think of second messengers as the second string of relay runners: the first runner hands off the baton and the second messenger takes it from there, carrying [...]

By |2021-04-30T16:46:10-07:00April 30th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Supplements|0 Comments

Excitotoxins: MSG and Aspartame

Excitotoxicity occurs when a stimulant triggers neurons to fire excessively. The signal comes from the NMDA receptor, which can be triggered by several neurotransmitters, which causes release of calcium within the cell. Because the body always wants to seek balance, excess of any electrolytes draws water from the extracellular space, [...]

By |2021-04-23T06:35:42-07:00April 23rd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Detox|0 Comments
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