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The Vagus Nerve: Key to Mind-Body Connection

The vagus nerve doesn’t typically get a lot of attention in conventional medicine, but it actually plays a vital role in orchestrating your body’s response to stress and inflammation. And it doesn’t stop there: The vagus nerve also influences gut health,  immune function and more! Poor vagus nerve tone can influence your overall quality of …

Strategies for Better Heart Health

It’s no surprise that maintaining heart health is vital for overall well-being and longevity. When your heart is working well, you have a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular events like heart attacks and strokes – the two leading causes of death worldwide. A healthy heart also contributes to your quality of life. It plays an …

All About Serotonin, The Natural Mood Booster!

Many of us are making plans for a happy, healthy, and fulfilling year and investing in the tools to make that happen. However, January’s shorter days, colder temperatures, and reduced time outside put many people at risk for seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Studies show that people who experience SAD have lower levels of the neurotransmitter …

5 Tips For Breaking Up with Sugar

The holidays are the perfect time to unwind and spend some much-needed time with friends and family, but they also happen to be loaded with sugar. From homemade baking to treats at the office, it is easy to overindulge. Thankfully, the new year is a perfect opportunity to start fresh and take a break from …

Tips To Stay Well During The Holidays

The holidays are a busy time of year, and because of that, we all tend to change our typical schedules. With ample opportunities to eat sugary, festive foods and skip workouts for holiday activities, maintaining a healthy routine can sometimes be challenging! While many struggle to find balance during this season, it is entirely possible …

5 Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

Despite all the joys of the holiday season, for many of us, it’s also a stressful time. Between family obligations, financial strain, and the pressure to create a “perfect” holiday season, the majority of people report increases in stress levels at this time of year. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Let’s make …

Understanding Cholesterol: What You Need To Know

There’s a lot of conflicting information about the role of cholesterol on well-being. It often has a bad reputation, but cholesterol is an essential part of cellular health. Let’s take a look at the different types of cholesterol and how you can obtain the best balance for your body. What Is Cholesterol? At the most …

Your Immune Support Toolkit

Fall is here, and soon enough the air will start getting drier while kids are back in school encountering more germs and viruses. That means your immune system will need to kick into overdrive to keep you healthy! Thankfully, you can build an “immune support tool kit” to arm yourself for the cold and flu …

Mineral Imbalances: What You Should Know

Many people looking to optimize their health will focus on vitamins, but minerals are equally as vital! Each cell in our body requires minerals, and without the correct levels they tend not to function optimally. We need minerals for maintaining a healthy gut, brain, and bones, as well as a strong immune system. Let’s dive …

Finding Balance: Bioidentical Hormone Therapy

Few areas of health care are as plagued by competing claims and confusion as hormone therapy, but when approached with a holistic perspective under medical supervision, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy can be life-changing. Conventional hormone therapy has been the subject of several high-profile news stories, and more research needs to be done on its long-term …