• Blog,  candida,  Detox,  gut health,  Nutrition

    Candida : Are You Experiencing Yeast Overgrowth?

    White coating on your tongue, mysterious skin rashes, bloating, constipation and you’re always ready to eat something sweet? You could be suffering from Candida overgrowth. What is Candida Albicans? Candida albicans is the most common kind of yeast that co-exists with humans. Under optimal conditions, candida plays a valuable role in our digestive systems, since we need small amounts of candida in our mouths and throughout our digestive system in order to fully digest our food. However, as anyone who’s…

  • acne,  Blog,  Stress Management,  Supplements,  Women's Health

    Stubborn Acne That Won’t Go Away?

    Growing numbers of women are dismayed to discover they didn’t leave acne behind when they finished high school. Yes, it might seem like a cruel joke, but it’s possible to have pimples and wrinkles at the same time. In fact, 54 percent of women over 25 experience some acne. And the numbers are expected to increase, with some skin care experts calling the increase in outbreaks in adult women “an epidemic.” What’s behind the rise in problem pimples? Although we…

  • Blog,  Exercise,  Nutrition,  Sleep,  Stress Management

    Simple Ways to Achieve Peak Mental Fitness

    Should you be concerned about your cognitive health? Consider these facts: Dementia affects between five and eight percent of adults over 60. As the average age of the population rises, that could add up to an astounding 150 million people with dementia worldwide by 2050. Dementia is more complex than most people realize. Although Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, many other diseases can play a role. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) happens when someone experiences enough impairment…

  • Blog,  Immune System,  Nutrition,  Sleep,  Stress Management

    Biohacking: Improve Your Well-being With Simple Health “Hacks”

    Learn to “Hack” Your Way to Better Health If you follow health-related news, you’ve probably come across the term “biohacking” recently. The word itself might sound intimidating to the average person, but the concepts behind biohacking are actually quite simple: The goal is to “hack” your body’s natural processes to improve your physical, emotional, and cellular health. Taken to extremes, biohacking’s “citizen science” approach can lead to unsupervised experiments outside of conventional research facilities. Extreme biohackers pursue activities such as…

  • Blog,  Detox,  Nutrition,  Recipes

    Detox Aloe Smoothie

    This is a great smoothie recipe for calming an inflamed or irritated bowel after the holidays. Aloe is a herb that has both cooling and demulcent properties. It is able to soothe and protect irritated or inflamed tissues. It has been shown to be helpful in patients that suffer from IBS as well as leaky gut. I often use it in practice, and is a great post holiday gastrointestinal support. Aloe vera gel can be purchased in the health food…