The holiday season has always caused me to stop and reflect. The Winter Solstice, eternally representing a time of regrowth and renewal, is right around the corner. This year, I am reflecting on the opportunities that come with freedom, and the power of choice. We are so ... Read More about Holiday Season 2018. The Power of Choice
Here’s an interesting paper I uncovered from the European Cardiology Society about estrogen and heart disease. I feel that it is really easy to read and pretty balanced. Of note, there’s epidemiological evidence that E may be cardioprotective, which may be true in ... Read More about Estrogen and Heart Disease
I wanted to do a piece to clarify the estrogen detoxification process. We all know that estrogen needs to be detoxified, but what does this really mean? When does it become "toxic" and what can we do about it? The best place to start is by defining a toxin. In short, ... Read More about Estrogen Detoxification: Know the Flow
I have seen several posts recently about the use of intermittent fasting as a dietary practice. I think it's important to understand that calorie restriction is part of the bigger picture, and for many, particularly those with fatigue, it may not be the best ... Read More about Intermittent Fasting; Simplified
How to get well in 403 words. Here's a quick primer that will get you on the path to health and healing. When I work with my patients, we address their health systematically. Nutrition First I always first consider the nutritional status. Simply put, we need the right ... Read More about How to Get Well in 403 Words.
Low cortisol, adrenal fatigue, and blood sugar are all intimately related. I've been following some threads recently, and I've noticed some common themes. It seems like so many people have a component of anxiety with their fatigue symptoms. The classic "tired and wired". Is this ... Read More about Adrenal Fatigue, Low Cortisol, and Blood Sugar
Estrogen dominance basically presents with two distinct body shapes, heavy and slender. Which are you? We know that the estrogen levels themselves don't define estrogen dominance, but the relationship of estrogen to progesterone. It's the ratio of the two hormones that defines ... Read More about Estrogen Dominance
Too often in natural health, we jump on the latest supplement trend diet, fad, or guru, and give it a whirl. But too often we fail to understand our physiology works from an ancestral perspective. To begin with, humans are remarkably well built for survival, and historically ... Read More about The Cause of all Disease: Simplified
Toxins are substances that are harmful to the human body, and can be found in a variety of places, including food, water, air, and everyday products. They can enter the body through ingestion, inhalation, and absorption through the skin, and can lead to a range of health ... Read More about Toxins: A Practical Review
One of the most fundamental steps to all health and wellness is in learning how to breathe, and then actually doing it. It is such a basic practice, and so easily overlooked. Breathing not only allows us to deliver oxygen, our most important nutrient, to our cells. It also ... Read More about Breathe Deeply: Why Breath Drives All Health
The adrenal glands. Do they fatigue? There are dozens of Facebook groups dedicated to adrenal fatigue. But is this an accurate way to describe the adrenal function and what happens to the body when they don't function well? Are we missing the forest for the trees when it comes ... Read More about Do Adrenal Glands Fatigue? Are Your Kidneys Sluggish?