PMS Relief in 5 Simple Steps

PMS Relief in 5 Simple Steps

PMS Relief in 5 Simple Steps. The real cause for PMS is simply this: Your hormones become unbalanced, your estrogen levels increase and progesterone levels decrease, either relatively or absolutely.  There are many things that promote these hormone imbalances, such as a high-sugar, refined carbohydrate diet, caffeine, stress, dairy, hormones in dairy products and meat, and…

Dr. Jill's Spinach Berry Smoothie

Dr. Jill’s Spinach Berry Smoothie

Dr. Jill’s Spinach Berry Smoothie For my smoothie, I also add 6 grams of l-glutamine powder & Thorne Amino Complex & 1 scoop pure pastured collagen powder.  Spinach Berry Smoothie Recipe Approximately 1 cup ice cubes 1 ripe banana (frozen sliced works best) 1 cup frozen organic berries (blueberries are my favorite!) 1-2 cups organic…

Top Spices for Health

Top Spices for Health

Studies link diets high in plant antioxidants with longevity, heart health and even cancer prevention. But, even though fruits and vegetables are the first thing that comes to mind when we talk about these protective compounds, don’t overlook herbs and spices. Science shows that these zesty seasonings can significantly contribute to your total intake of…

insomnia

12 Tips to Banish Insomnia

Is insomnia keeping you awake night after night? You can sleep like a baby again with a few simple lifestyle and diet changes! Check out Dr. Jill’s natural and healthy tips to fight insomnia… Dr. Jill’s Twelve Tips to Banish Insomnia Restrict caffeine Its half-life is 7-8 hours, meaning half the espresso you have a noon will…

Help for Those Suffering From Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Help for Those Suffering From Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Flatiron Functional Medicine often receives calls asking if Dr. Jill treats Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s Disease for Inflammatory Bowel Disease…. and the answer is emphatically “YES!” What is the difference between these conditions? There is a lot of confusion concerning Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are two forms…

Air Pollution Increases Risk for Heart Attack-HEPA Filter May Help

Air Pollution Increases Risk for Heart Attack-HEPA Filter May Help

January 21, 2010 — Particulate air pollution increases the risk for myocardial infarction, and lowering indoor particulate air pollution levels by using ordinary high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filtration improves 2 markers of cardiovascular risk: microvascular endothelial function and systemic inflammation. Ryan W. Allen, PhD, and colleagues from Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada,…