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Why Oral Health Matters

A central tenet of holistic health is the interconnectedness of all the elements that make up your wellbeing. Through this approach, we learn how our lifestyle choices can impact health in ways we may not expect. But an often-overlooked component of these complex connections is your oral health. Having a plan to protect your oral …

The PCOS and Gut Health Connection

Up to five million women in the U.S. have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), but this condition remains frustratingly difficult to diagnose and treat. One study found that 70% of women with PCOS haven’t been diagnosed, so they continue to experience debilitating symptoms. With a wide range of symptoms, PCOS can have a profound influence on …

Prescription Meds + Nutrient Depletion: Warning Signs, Risks, and Natural Solutions

Prescription medications provide relief for various conditions and illnesses. For some people, they’re an important part of maintaining health and vitality. However, many come with the unwanted side effect of depleting your body of key nutrients. Our bodies require sufficient vitamins and minerals to function properly– these micronutrients support healthy cell growth, immunity, and metabolism. …

Testosterone: Important For Both Men and Women

Testosterone plays a number of important roles in our health that may surprise you. For instance, did you know that women produce testosterone, too? It is not just a male sex hormone, although women require only one tenth the amount of testosterone that men do. We experience a spike in testosterone production during puberty, and …

Hormone Testing: Getting To The Root Cause Of Imbalances

If you are noticing sudden changes in your weight, energy levels, skin, mood, or irregular menstrual cycles, your body is signaling to you that there is an imbalance. Your body communicates internally through the use of hormones which are chemical messengers that impact how our cells and organs function. They control a number of bodily …

5 Ways to Improve Sleep Naturally

Despite the many scientific advances in the field of medicine over the last few decades, many of us neglect one of the most important contributors to our wellbeing: sleep. It’s a bit ironic. We now know more than ever before about the effect of lifestyle on health, but, on average, we’re sleeping less. The results …

Top Nutrients for Healthy, Vibrant Skin

Dreaming of hydrated glowing skin but just can’t seem to get there? Before shelling out on a new, expensive skincare routine, you may want to reconsider your diet. Our overall health and the quality of food that we eat is often reflected on the outside. Your skin is the largest organ of your body, and …

A Healthy Balance Is The Key To Weight Loss

Happy new year! If you’re excited to get 2023 off to a good start by getting into better physical shape, you may not be alone. One study found that 48% of people who make new year’s resolutions named “weight loss” as a goal. However, the unfortunate truth is that many of them won’t succeed. Researchers …

Is it Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Everybody experiences fatigue from time to time, whether from a poor sleep or a busy day. While inconvenient, this level of fatigue is not life-disrupting and can usually be resolved with a good night’s rest. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is much different. This complex condition is characterized by profound feelings of tiredness that do not …

Enjoy The Holidays and Kickstart Your Healthy Habits!

Have you ever found yourself wishing someone “happy holidays” while you feel anything but happy inside?  If so, you’re definitely not alone. While there are certainly many reasons to be joyful at this time of year, it’s also a busy and stressful time. Plus, many of us struggle with comparisons of the perfectly festive things …

Food Intolerances Are Becoming More Common: What You Need To Know

A growing number of people suffer from food sensitivities – by some estimates, more than one in five people experience uncomfortable symptoms after eating certain foods. Yet, despite their prevalence, many of us don’t realize we have a food sensitivity. Instead, we assume the common symptoms, like bloating, fatigue and “brain fog,” are just normal …

How To Treat Candida Overgrowth Naturally

What is Candida you might ask? Candida albicans is a yeast, a type of fungus which grows within the mouth, intestines, and skin. In small amounts, this fungus is harmless to our body and leads to no symptoms. The problems arise, however, when there is an overgrowth of Candida, which leads to infections. This is …