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Healthy Food and Lifestyle Swaps to Prevent Bloating

Bloating is a very common condition that most people experience at some point. When you’re bloated, your stomach feels tight, full, and sometimes painful. Often, we feel bloated after a large meal, and the discomfort is only short-term. Other times, bloating is related to an underlying health condition, and can cause severe symptoms that negatively …

Eczema: What You Need To Know

If you suffer from eczema, you probably know how uncomfortable and inconvenient the condition is. Eczema is a common skin condition characterized by itchy, dry, and irritated skin. It typically starts during infancy or childhood but can persist into adulthood and it affects people of all ethnicities and ages. Complications of eczema may include: Sleep …

10 Ways to Improve Insulin Sensitivity

Insulin resistance can be difficult to detect without medical tests. However, its effects can be dangerous if left unchecked. This month we are taking a look at the risks and symptoms of insulin resistance, plus 10 preventative measures you can take to reduce your risks of insulin resistance and increase your insulin sensitivity.   What …

Heavy Metals In the Body: What You Need to Know

Heavy metals are naturally occurring elements that can be found throughout the environment. Given their prevalence in the foods that we eat and even the air we breathe, we are exposed to high levels of heavy metals every day. Certain metals– including zinc, copper, and iron—are beneficial for your health in small doses. However, overexposure …

Vitamin D and Immunity

As the theme of 2020 is immunity, we wanted to share some of our favorite supplements to help support your immune system. Vitamin D3 has a lot of different functions in the body, but some of its most prolific jobs is to function as an immune modulator. It enhances the function of immune cells and …

FDA’s testing and manufacturer/distributor recalls

We are all using hand sanitizer on a regular basis to prevent exposure to SARS Coronavirus. Please read this article and check your brands as they have discovered some brands are contaminated with methanol or wood alcohol. Read here for a list of known contaminated brands… The chart via the link below outlines the information …

Happy National Hemp Month

Happy National Hemp Month from Atlanta Integrative & Internal Medicine! This July marks the second annual National Hemp Month, and we wanted to share some information about the different properties of this versatile and useful plant. Hemp provides an all-natural, eco-friendly fiber with many applications, from clothing, to paper and even medicine. Hemp is in …

Low Vitamin D & Fatigue

A CASE REPORT UNCOVERS A POTENTIAL CONNECTION BETWEEN LOW VITAMIN D AND FATIGUE   Our friends at Biotics Research share another benefit of Vitamin D….   Read the full article here: https://info.bioticsresearch.com/researchforum/a-case-report-uncovers-a-potential-connection-between-low-vitamin-d-and-fatigue?utm_campaign=Research+Forum&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=90462860&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_3WkOy90XSRBFd98hg7Xcs_0xpKA5t30B58MirA_8ZnkBPF_Yxc4Xnef0Jpo8mAT63nA4ZuI_7NdyH74T6e-Q2h0SD6Q&utm_content=90462860&utm_source=hs_email&fbclid=IwAR26R0aLFF5Q5x4AMQzYm0s5WVku41OBLGBpsOMwksfdIn-c1i029DaR0y8

Glutathione – An Important Antioxidant

Glutathione is an important antioxidant in your body. That means it helps combat free radicals. These are molecules that can damage your body’s cells. Endogenous Deficiency of Glutathione as the Most Likely Cause of Serious Manifestations and Death in COVID-19 Patients Do you have enough? Find out here  

8 compounds to boost immunity

Our colleague Dr. Fitzgerald and her team have compiled some great research articles and updatesbas it relates to the pandemic. The best part? Although these substances do not treat or cure, all 8 compounds have promising mechanisms to help boost your immunity. Many of these things can be found in fruits and vegetables, which we …

Screentime and Children

Eyestrain is a common condition that occurs when your eyes get tired from intense use, such as driving long distances, or more commonly in our society now, using digital devices. Devices such as laptops, TVs and cell phones can contribute to eyestrain. Although we cannot avoid our digital world, there are steps one can take …