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How Do You Know if Your Estrogen Is Too High?

How Do You Know if Your Estrogen Is Too High?

Estrogen plays an important role through the course of our reproductive lives and beyond. It regulates our menstrual cycle, strengthens our bones, controls our cholesterol, and much more. When our estrogen levels drop, we experience menopausal symptoms. But even...

Where has all my mojo gone?

Where has all my mojo gone?

You love your partner, but your libido is low. Between late nights, early mornings, work stress, family obligations, and a million other balls in the air, there is little time and energy left for sex. But relationships change, and sex drive softens as we age… so, it’s...

Why do we get headaches?

Why do we get headaches?

What gives you a headache? I’m sure any number of factors come to mind. The most common type of headache is tension headaches which are often brought on by stress. And who hasn’t felt the stuffy sting of sinus pain? Then there are those awful migraines, the angriest...

Is Fasting Healthy For You or Just Another Fad Diet?

Is Fasting Healthy For You or Just Another Fad Diet?

Fasting is one of the oldest therapies in medicine, recognized for its ability to help heal and prevent disease. When done under the proper guidance of a healthcare professional, intermittent fasting can lead to effective weight loss and long-term health benefits. I...

Organic Food- Should you believe the Hype?

Organic Food- Should you believe the Hype?

How would you describe “organic food” quickly in three words or less? Good for you? Or expensive? Both are right answers. We often hear in broad terms about how organic food is good for you and good for the environment. Although we want to do the right thing for our...

You Are What You Think: Mind-body Medicine

You Are What You Think: Mind-body Medicine

I think this conversation can be handled very poorly, as I have seen it done in the past. Look, I don't believe you are creating your symptoms on purpose. Nor do I believe that your symptoms or disease are all in your head, even if there is no physical evidence of...