PCOS

PCOS: Are You One of the Thousands of Women Who Suffer?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), the most common metabolic disorder of reproductive-age women in the United States, is generally known as a reproductive disorder but is also associated with life threatening medical illnesses. In the U.S., six million reproductive-age women are affected with the syndrome. PCOS is generally considered a syndrome rather than a disease because it manifests…

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5 Pervasive Toxic Chemicals That Could be Lurking in your Home

Dr. Jill’s 5 Pervasive Toxic Chemicals That Could be Lurking in your Home A typical American comes in regular contact with 6,000 chemicals and an untold number of potentially toxic substances on a less frequent basis. There are about 75,000 chemicals regularly manufactured and imported by U.S. industries, so you could potentially be exposed to…

30 Easy Ways to Increase Your Intake of Cancer-Fighting Fruits and Veggies

30 Easy Ways to Increase Your Intake of Cancer Fighting Fruits & Veggies

30 Easy Ways to Increase Your Intake of Cancer Fighting Fruits & Veggies. Vegetables and fruits are excellent sources of vitamins, minerals and fiber essential for health. In addition, they contain a class of nutrients called phytonutrients that are important cancer fighters. Nearly 4000 phytonutrients have been discovered.  To get a full spectrum of these…

FODMAP

FODMAP: The Diet That May Eliminate Your IBS Symptoms

Are you looking for relief from your IBS symptoms? Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome include abdominal bloating and distension, excess wind (flatulence), abdominal pain, nausea, changes in bowel habits (diarrhea, constipation, or a combination of both), and other gastrointestinal symptoms. What are the FODMAPs? FODMAPs are found in the foods we eat. FODMAPs is an…

How To Keep Your Gallbladder Happy

How To Keep Your Gallbladder Happy

Lifestyle Recommendations on How To Keep Your Gallbladder Happy Maintain a normal weight. Obese women are seven times more likely to develop gallstones. Obesity increases cholesterol synthesis, which leads to more cholesterol secreted in the bile. Weight loss should occur at a steady pace, since rapid reduction can increase biliary cholesterol saturation. Adequate amounts of healthy…

Balancing Your Brain Chemistry: Treating Neurotransmitter Imbalances

Balancing Your Brain Chemistry: Treating Neurotransmitter Imbalances

What’s A Neurotransmitter? Neurotransmitters are molecules that regulate brain function. They are chemicals which relay messages from nerve to nerve both within the brain and outside the brain. They also relay messages from nerve to muscle, lungs, and intestinal tracts. They can accentuate emotion, thought processes, joy, elation and also fear, anxiety, insomnia and that terrible…

Answers to Your Questions About Candida Infections

Candidiasis Answers to Your Questions About Candida Infections. Candidiasis or Candida is a fungal infection caused by an overgrowth of fungus belonging to the Candida species. Candida yeasts are normally present in the mouth, gastrointestinal tract, and vagina without causing symptoms. Sometimes, however, the balance between Candida and normally present bacteria becomes disrupted. What are…

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Could Thyroid Dysfunction be Causing Your Symptoms?

Thyroid Dysfunction Millions of Americans suffer from fatigue, weight gain, depression, and cognitive impairment. Many believe that they have no choice but to accept these seemingly “age-related” declines in quality of life. Underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) is often overlooked or misdiagnosed and can be the underlying cause of these symptoms. Patients and their doctors often disregard…

Jump Start Your Health-Tips for a Happy Heart

Jump Start Your Health-Tips for a Happy Heart

Jump Start Your Health-Tips for a Happy Heart – Heart Healthy Food Choices Include whole, fresh, high fiber foods • All green leafy vegetables, especially cabbage, spinach, broccoli, kale, dandelion greens, and all seaweeds, particularly nori. • A variety of vegetables is important in any diet, but asparagus, bell pepper, tomato, celery, cucumber, radish, mushrooms,…