All of us know that spending time in nature benefits our health. But only recently, science has revealed just how strong our healing bond with nature truly is. Forest air, for example, contains a rich mixture of bioactive substances that trees use to communicate with each other. When we breathe in (this air), it prompts […]
We’re just now beginning to understand the profound impact microbiomes in our gut have on our physical and mental health. If you’re feeling anxious, depressed, overweight, or tired, chances are an overgrowth of yeast in your digestive tract could be the cause. Do you have candida overgrowth? You can take the full assessment in The […]
Did you know your head weighs between 10 and 12 pounds? That’s between three and four bags of flour, all balanced on the delicate bones and tissues in your neck. No wonder so many of us have neck and upper back pain! Here’s another not-so-fun fact: every 15 degrees that you extend your head down […]
Statistically speaking, it’s likely that you or someone you love has leaky gut syndrome: a condition that may cause chronic inflammation and autoimmune disorders. Most of us eat too much processed food, bad fats, and sugar. We overuse antibiotics and antibacterial personal care products. And we lead sedentary lifestyles full of stress. All of that […]
After reading the title of this article, you may think, wow—how’s that a thing?! The answer is, unfortunately, it is and here’s why. With surveys detailing how doctors perceive plus-size patients with less patience and spend less time with them, we feel like the only way to stop the bias is to talk about it. […]
As I read this in Miranda Esmonde-White’s book, Forever Painless, she could have been reciting my own medical history to me. After an injury that occurred due to an active lifestyle of running, yoga, and aerial dance and then a stubborn desire to not get treatment for the injury, I ended up completely out of alignment and in need of surgery to repair the problem.
You don’t need drugs or medications to end high blood pressure, all you need to do is adjust your lifestyle.
Dr. James DiNicolantonio, a leading cardiovascular research scientist, has reviewed over 500 publications to unravel the impact of salt on blood pressure and heart disease. He’s reached a startling conclusion: The vast majority of us don’t need to watch our salt intake.
One great way to gauge our wellness is by listening to our guts, which also means looking at the product of that area. Yes, I’m talking about poop.
The New Allergy Solution is a practical guide for finding relief from allergies. Dr. Clifford W. Bassett talks about how we’re now living in a world where allergies are on the rise – in frequency, severity, and complexity. The reasons why go far beyond the fragile nature of our “microenvironments” (our food, homes, offices, bodies). These factors affect all of us, no matter if we suffer from allergies or not.