What You Need To Know About Endometriosis

What You Need To Know About Endometriosis

One of the main goals of nutritional intervention is to block and/or decrease excess estrogenic stimulation. By doing so, the aim is to help manage pelvic pain and augment other treatments tackling associated infertility. What is endometriosis?...

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Sleep Soundly

Sleep Soundly

Chronic sleep deprivation makes pain worse, while sleeping soundly has added benefits of reducing the risk of heart attack, hypertension, diabetes, and stroke. It also has benefits for weight loss and reduction of inflammation. Below are my top...

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Mind-Body Healing from Chronic Pain

Mind-Body Healing from Chronic Pain

When you have suffered from chronic pain for many years, it can be hard to imagine what it would be like if you lived pain-free. But that is exactly what is necessary to create the space for permanent, deep healing. Believe it or not, there are...

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Breathing Exercises (Prana-yama)

Breathing Exercises (Prana-yama)

Breath-work nourishes our autonomic nervous system, which works behind the scenes in response to physical and mental stress. Breath-work has a multitude of benefits for the body including balancing cortisol levels, increasing resilience to...

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Immune Tea

Immune Tea

Hot foods, soups, stews, and teas are a great starting point for boosting your immunity. When I hear someone at home is feeling a cold coming on, the first thing I do is draw up a tea. I rummage through the kitchen for herbs with anti-microbial...

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Immune-Enhancing and Nutritive Soup

Immune-Enhancing and Nutritive Soup

Immune-boosting soup is great to make and share with your family during the cold and flu season. General Dietary Principles Avoid cold and raw foods when you are feeling unwell.  If you are congested, it is best to avoid dairy. For each meal...

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Dry Skin Brushing

Dry Skin Brushing

The skin is the largest organ of the body. It protects the body, helps regulate body temperature, and eliminates wastes. Dry skin brushing is a natural way to support this organ detox. How does Dry Skin Brushing work? Dry brushing exfoliates and...

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Seed Cycling–How do I do it?

Seed Cycling–How do I do it?

Whether your menstrual cycle is regular, irregular or missing, seed cycling is a nutritional intervention that you can incorporate to support healthy periods. Benefits span from increasing intake of anti-inflammatory fats, to optimizing hormone...

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Alternating Hot and Cold Showers

Alternating Hot and Cold Showers

Start your morning with a contrast shower and take advantage of one of the oldest systems of medicine— hydrotherapy— also known as “water cure.” There is only one rule— always end on cold—even during the winter. Counterintuitively, ending on cold...

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