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Archive for 'Wellness'

The Environmental Impact on Human Health

The Environmental Impact on Human Health

Posted by June 9th, 2017 in Body, Wellness

Environmental pollutants are affecting our health every time we come in contact with a harmful chemical, by either direct or indirect means. You may not realize it, but you are regularly exposed to a number of chemicals that are in […]

A Sluggish Thyroid May Go Undetected

A Sluggish Thyroid May Go Undetected

Posted by May 10th, 2017 in Wellness

Perhaps you’re feeling tired most days along with a bit of the blues nagging at you for no reason. You might feel as though you’re going through your daily routines in a sort of foggy state—just going through the motions […]

Rejuvenate Your Sexual Libido with Innovative Treatments at Rejuvé

Rejuvenate Your Sexual Libido with Innovative Treatments at Rejuvé

Posted by April 6th, 2017 in Wellness

In spring our thoughts turn to love, but if you’re going through the first stages of menopause, that might be the last thing on your mind. Many women experience a flagging libido during this major change in life. With all […]

Nutrient Deficiencies Brought on by Medications

Nutrient Deficiencies Brought on by Medications

Posted by February 27th, 2017 in Wellness

A little known fact that is starting to get some recognition in the medical world is that common medications can cause a depletion of key nutrients in the body. Some examples of medications that cause this adverse effect are: Diuretics, […]

Hair Loss in Women

Hair Loss in Women

Posted by July 19th, 2016 in Wellness

Thinning hair is generally thought of as a problem that men experience. To varying degrees, we tend to expect men to lose hair as they age. For women, however, it’s a different story. Women are often stereotyped as being hair-obsessed, […]

The Health Benefits of Turmeric

The Health Benefits of Turmeric

Posted by April 28th, 2016 in Wellness

You might have turmeric in your spice cabinet, especially if you like to make curry. But turmeric may also deserve a spot in your medicine cabinet. This spice has been used medicinally in India and Southeast Asia for thousands of […]

The Many Benefits of Colostrum

The Many Benefits of Colostrum

Posted by March 16th, 2016 in Wellness

A mother’s milk does much more than nourish her infant. We now know that in addition to providing complete nutrition, it also provides immense health benefits by passing on antibodies. The most important transmission is in the first few days […]

How Adipose-Derived Stem Cells Can Relieve Knee Pain and Injury

How Adipose-Derived Stem Cells Can Relieve Knee Pain and Injury

Posted by March 1st, 2016 in Wellness

Regenerative medicine, which makes use of the body’s natural healing capacity, is one of the fastest growing areas of medicine and considered by many to be the next great frontier in healthcare. Cell therapy, and especially stem cell therapy, accounts […]

Hormones and Your Brain

Posted by January 8th, 2016 in Wellness

When people talk about hormones and the brain, it’s usually about teenagers — everything from teen angst to the rollercoasters of high school relationships gets attributed to the hormonal changes of puberty. In reality though, hormones play a role in […]

Candida Overgrowth: What It Is and How It Harms You

Candida Overgrowth: What It Is and How It Harms You

Posted by November 5th, 2015 in Wellness

It’s often noted that though the human body is made up of 100 trillion cells, the vast majority of these cells—something like 9 out of 10—aren’t really “our” cells. These other cells are microorganisms, including bacteria. It’s estimated that anywhere […]

The Facts About Midlife Belly Fat

The Facts About Midlife Belly Fat

Posted by October 8th, 2015 in Wellness

Whether you call it a pooch, a muffin top, a tummy, love handles, or a spare tire, excess belly fat is possibly the most universally loathed form of weight gain. It can be especially difficult to lose weight from this […]

What Really Causes Heartburn?

What Really Causes Heartburn?

Posted by September 10th, 2015 in Wellness

Did you know that heartburn actually has nothing to do with your heart? It’s actually stomach acid irritating your esophagus, causing a “burning” discomfort in the upper part of your chest or below your sternum. Stomach acid can escape if […]

Why Vitamin B12 Should Make the A-List

Why Vitamin B12 Should Make the A-List

Posted by May 21st, 2015 in Wellness

We hear a lot about some vitamins (like Vitamin C and Vitamin D) and much less about others. But our bodies are incredibly complex, and there’s a whole array of vitamins and minerals that are vital to keeping us healthy. […]

What is Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy?

What is Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy?

Posted by April 5th, 2015 in Wellness

You may have heard about Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy, but it can be unclear what, exactly, it is. It does involve an injection of your own blood, but it’s not the same as the Vampire Facelift. Though there are reports […]

Can Nutritional Supplements Help with PMS?

Can Nutritional Supplements Help with PMS?

Posted by March 18th, 2015 in Wellness

In our last post, we took a detailed look at the symptoms of PMS, their possible causes, and some ways to deal with them. Wondering if there are other options for managing symptoms? There is actually a wide range of […]

Premenstrual Syndrome: What It Really Is, and How to Deal With It

Premenstrual Syndrome: What It Really Is, and How to Deal With It

Posted by March 13th, 2015 in Wellness

No jokes about “that time of the month” and chocolate here — premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a legitimate issue, as any woman who has struggled with it will attest. In fact, it’s estimated that roughly 3 out of every 4 […]

Best Practices for Breast Cancer Prevention

Best Practices for Breast Cancer Prevention

Posted by November 26th, 2014 in Wellness

October might be Breast Cancer Awareness month, but practicing healthy habits that can help reduce your risk of contracting this disease should be a year-round affair. Breast cancer will claim the lives of roughly 40,000 Americans this year, and according […]

Natural Alternatives to Enhance Your Mood

Natural Alternatives to Enhance Your Mood

Posted by September 22nd, 2014 in Wellness

Around 1 in 10 of us suffers from a low mood, but the degree of severity varies considerably. While major depression is a serious disorder that usually requires a combination of medication and talk therapy, making lifestyle changes can help […]

Probiotics Part 2: Choosing an Effective Source

Probiotics Part 2: Choosing an Effective Source

Posted by September 15th, 2014 in Wellness

In our last post, we looked at what probiotics are, and how research has shown them to be beneficial to your health. Now that you know they’re helpful, you’re probably wondering how you can get more of these “good bacteria.” […]

Probiotics Part 1: What They Are and How They Help

Probiotics Part 1: What They Are and How They Help

Posted by September 10th, 2014 in Wellness

We’ve talked on our blog about how important the gut is to overall health, so much so that some talk about the gut as a “second brain.” There are numerous claims about how probiotics can help your digestive health, but […]