Are You An Emotional Mess? It Could Be Your Birth Control Pills
Do you feel tired, moody, anxious, or like you’re “PMS-ing” all the time? If you recently started taking hormonal birth control pills, they could be the culprit. In addition to harmful mental side effects, oral contraceptives may also cause physical symptoms like breast tenderness, bloating,
Never Worry About Hair Loss Again!
For many people, hair loss is a natural part of aging. Genetics certainly play a role in this, as some people start losing their hair by age thirty, while others never seem to lose their thick, luscious locks. However, there are additional factors that influence
How to test if you Have Adequate Stomach Acid Levels
Are you dealing with health problems that disrupt your digestion? The problem might be called hypochlorhydria – or low stomach acid. While your stomach is an organ that can withstand harsh treatment, you’re sure to notice as soon as it stops working. This article will
Why Am I Sooooo Tired? 10 Reasons You’re Suffering from Exhaustion
These days, it’s almost expected that you’ll deal with fatigue. Nearly 30 percent of Canadians report going to work feeling tired, and an estimated 20 percent of car accidents cite fatigue as a factor. Not only does exhaustion compromise your driving skills and work output,
Twelve Signs That You’re Not Aging Well
Getting older might not be an idea you relish, but the process isn’t exactly avoidable. Each day you’re alive, your cells and systems are suffering damage that slowly ages you. While time passes for all of us at the same pace, some people tend to
Is Stress the Source of Your Digestive Problems? 9 Ways to Banish it for Good
“Gut-wrenching” experiences are no metaphor; living with stress really will wreak havoc on your stomach. It turns out that your belly is more attuned to your mental state than you realize, and unaddressed anxiety can have far-reaching consequences for your gut. Below, I’ve unpacked the
Low FODMAP Diet 101: What You Need to Know to Get Started
Are your digestive problems becoming more debilitating no matter what you try to do to get them under control? Your diet might be to blame, but not for the reasons you expect. Intestinal issues like SIBO and IBS can cause chronic discomfort if you aren’t
Is Bone Broth the Answer to Your Gut Problems?
Digestive problems can be debilitating to deal with, so it’s no surprise that finding solutions is a booming industry. If you’re familiar with the world of functional health, you may have heard of the purported wonder properties of bone broth. But is the brew all
Are Toxic Heavy Metals Keeping You Sick?
Have you been feeling “off” recently for no discernible reason? Feel like you’re doing everything right but still not 100 percent? These symptoms shouldn’t be ignored. If you’ve been eating well, getting regular exercise, and sleeping for seven or more hours a night but still
Looking at the Top Five Optimal Aging Foods
If there was a pill you could take to slow down aging, how much would you pay for it? My guess is that the new car you had been eyeing would suddenly look a little less tempting. As it turns out, optimal aging ‘pills’ exist,
Top 5 Supplements for Optimal Aging
We all want to be at our best. However, as you get older, your ‘best’ will begin to change, and usually not for the better. While aging is inevitable, there are several supplements you can take to control the process so that you continue to
Functional Medicine: Re-inventing ‘Health’ Care
The term “Functional Medicine” has been an emerging buzzword in the arenas of health and wellness for some time now – and in the opinion of many thought as leaders in the medical space, that this is the medicine of the future. …read the entire