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You Are What You Eat… And So Is Your Skin

This article is originally posted on Proven Skincare. THE GOOD It probably won’t surprise you that foods considered healthy for your body are also beneficial for your skin. Fresh fruits and vegetables, and certain fats in fish, nuts, and seeds will go a long way towards a glowing complexion. Here’s [...]

By |2020-11-19T15:08:06-07:00November 19th, 2020|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

10 tips and tricks to relax for a better sleep

Guest Post by Allyn Gardner; Image by Daniela Dimitrova from Pixabay  "The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night's sleep." — E. Joseph Cossman No truer words were ever spoken, but never more so than this year. While the National Institutes of Health previously estimated about 30% of the population [...]

By |2020-11-13T11:57:57-07:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments, Health|0 Comments

Oxaloacetate and Excitotoxicity

Image by Comfreak from Pixabay  The body produces energy from food and oxygen, in simplest terms. “Energy,” in this case, is ATP, or adenosine triphosphate. The vast majority of this is produced in the mitochondria via two processes: the Tricarboxylic acid cycle (TCA), and the Electron Transport Chain. Oxaloacetate (OAA) is one of the [...]

By |2020-11-06T08:52:58-07:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Supplements|0 Comments

Six Ways To Increase Testosterone Naturally

Guest Post by Dr Laura Villa; Image by Łukasz Dyłka from Pixabay  First, let’s talk a little bit about testosterone and its function. Testosterone is the primary sex hormone in men. It is responsible for male physical characteristics. Although it is considered a “male” sex hormone, it is present in both men and [...]

By |2020-10-30T09:11:13-07:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss, Men's Health|0 Comments

TGFb1 (Trans Growth Factor beta 1)

Image by skeeze from Pixabay  We treat quite a bit of biotoxin illness in our practice, including mold, Lyme Disease, and other tick-borne illnesses. One of the tests we run very often is TGFb1. This tends to be high in many biotoxin illness patients (though we usually also run complement c3a and c4a, [...]

By |2020-10-23T07:59:36-07:00October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Articles, Detox|0 Comments

Fitness Benefits of Cutting Down on Sugar

Guest post by Kristen Wells; Image Credit: Unsplash Having a strong sweet tooth is not a good thing. Our previous post on Sugar Addiction and What It Does to You explains the reasons too much sugar is bad for you, and number 1 is: It is the real culprit behind serious cardiovascular conditions, like heart [...]

By |2020-10-16T12:15:15-07:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Oil Pulling

Guest Post by Dr Laura Villa; Image by moho01 from Pixabay  Is it as good as everyone says it is? It is common belief that oral health serves as a gateway to general health. The oral cavity contains some of the most varied and vast flora in the entire human body. The oral [...]

By |2020-10-09T07:24:00-07:00October 9th, 2020|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Potential Molybdenum Side Effects

Image by klimkin from Pixabay  I wrote here on Hydrogen Sulfide SIBO, a third kind of SIBO that I am finding in many of my patients. Since molybdenum is a cofactor for the sulfite oxidase enzyme that requires support, it is usually included in the protocol. However, I’ve found that a small handful [...]

By |2020-09-23T08:25:33-07:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Articles, Supplements|0 Comments

How Nature Supports Mental Health

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay  We all know intuitively that being in nature makes us feel more peaceful. But why is this the case? The Physiology of Depression Your hypothalamus gland in the brain is responsible for the body’s homeostasis, or balance, with the outside world.  It regulates a number of functions, including body [...]

By |2020-09-23T08:22:38-07:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss|0 Comments

Peripheral Neuropathy

Image by Peter Pruzina from Pixabay  Peripheral nerves are those that enervate skin, muscles, and other body tissues. They include motor, sensory, and autonomic nerves. Most of the time when we talk about peripheral neuropathy, we’re referring to the second type: those nerves that transmit touch, pain, heat, and vibration. These are also [...]

By |2020-09-18T07:39:46-07:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments|0 Comments

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