Endocrine

Are Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Destroying Your Body? Even at Extremely Low Doses?

We live in a toxic world. Microplastics are being found in the fish we eat, pesticides are being applied indiscriminately, and our drinking water seems to be contaminated with an endless number of chemicals and heavy metals. Many of these toxins are known as endocrine-disrupting chemicals. When most people think of toxins, however, the endocrine…

superbug

A New Superbug is on the Rise. Here’s What You Should Know

Humanity has been engaged in a decades-long war against superbugs. These drug-resistant microbes threaten our return to a pre-antibiotic era – one in which common infections were often deadly. And so far, drug developers haven’t been able to keep up. In the U.S. alone, at least 2 million people become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria every year, leading to anywhere from 23,000 to 150,000 deaths.

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome

9 Proven Treatments for Mast Cell Activation Syndrome – Plus, a Surprising New Comer

If you’ve ever spent time reading about allergies, you might have come across people talking about Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS). People with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome often struggle just to obtain a diagnosis – due to the complexity of the disease and the lack of awareness within the mainstream medical community, patients can go months, if not several years, without relief for their illness.

Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes

The Surprising Link Between Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes & Mast Cell Activation Syndrome

Now imagine this happening in your own body. Your connective tissue – the “glue” that helps hold everything in place – is poorly constructed and isn’t strong enough, meaning that your skin and joints can stretch and hyperextend beyond normal human limits. The thought of being super flexible might sound cool, until you realize that it’s not just the limbs that get all jumbled up, your nerves do, too.This is a reality for people with Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes.

Photobiomodulation

Power Up Your Blood With Photobiomodulation Therapy

You’re eating right, taking supplements, hitting the gym, and making sure you have your 8 hours of sleep. Yet, you still feel tired. Firstly, well done for sticking with these habits even though you still don’t feel 100% — I know it’s not easy. But there may be an easy way to improve your energy levels and help you feel more like yourself: photobiomodulation therapy.

Testing

Your Ultimate Preventative Testing Guide for Optimal Health! 22 Things to Check When You Turn 30

In the functional medicine world, we are all about preventive care. But, there aren’t a ton of resources written on helpful testing – the sort to catch potential health conditions early or look deeper at the root cause of your symptoms.

Symptoms and Causes of Adrenal Fatigue

Could Adrenal Fatigue Be the Sneaky Cause of Your Health Issues? Take the Quiz to Find Out!

Chances are that you’ve heard of adrenal fatigue at some point. Although there is some controversy over whether or not adrenal fatigue is a legitimate diagnosis, there’s no doubt the symptoms are very real.  With adrenal fatigue, some people are told that their symptoms are all in their heads for months before getting a proper…

Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium Deficiency: Is it Affecting Your Health?

According to an article on Magnesium Deficiency by researchers Ismail et al*, there is great evidence that many people may be deficient in this much needed mineral and not even know it! Magnesium deficiency was found to be associated with increased prevalence and risk in 11 major health conditions. In 68 of the reviewed studies, magnesium…