Birth Control is major Hormone Replacement

Birth Control is major Hormone Replacement
If you take birth control pills, it’s important to understand how oral contraceptives can affect your hormone balancing, your liver, your thyroid, and your brain. This functional medicine viewpoint can help you make an informed decision about contraception, or give you insight into buffering potential consequences. Birth control pills flood the body with an unnatural amount of hormones that are also synthetic. This can imbalance the body in a number of

Being “Hangry” Damages Your Brain

Being “Hangry” Damages Your Brain
Do you crash when you go too long without eating, losing energy and becoming “hangry?” Hanger—hunger plus anger—is that explosive combination of low blood sugar and irrepressible irritability that turns a normally nice person into a multi-headed hydra.  Think of the Snickers® commercials. People joke about being hangry, but when it happens regularly, it means your body and brain are in a perpetual state of alarm. This constant stress raises inflammation

Do You Need Supplements on a Healthy Diet?

Do You Need Supplements on a Healthy Diet?
It’s a common argument: “You don’t need to take supplements if you eat a good diet.” Although a good diet is foundational to good health, supplements play an instrumental role in various health conditions. People who don’t understand the value of supplements think they exist only to profit off of “suckers for snake oil.” To be sure, those products exist. Others view them as dangerous and unregulated compounds that should be taken off the market. Thos...

Hashimoto’s Disease Treatment at Home

Hashimoto’s Disease Treatment at Home
Hashimoto's Disease Treatment at Home While volunteering is good for those in need, the giver cashes in big on generosity, too. Studies show the benefits of generosity and volunteering include a heightened sense of well-being, increased self-worth, and improved emotional and physical health. These good feelings can mean good things for your immune system and managing Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. How generosity makes you happier Generosity and volunte

What Chiropractic Really Is…

What Chiropractic Really Is…
Chiropractic works because it optimizes the function of your brain and it's ability to monitor, modulate, and control every function in your body. Chiropractic is not about back or neck pain. Chiropractic is about allowing a person to function at optimal. Your brain is the only thing that knows what optimal is. Optimal brain function = Optimal health ...regardless of whether or not you have back pain....