Panic Disorder Might Have an Epigenetic Explanation

Fight-or-flight is a physiological response that occurs when an individual has been exposed to a perceived threat. This well-known stress response pathway is critical for the survival of many organisms. However, people with different types of anxiety-driven disorders can experience intense stress even with little to no stimuli. For individuals who suffer from anxiety disorders, the feeling … Continue reading Panic Disorder Might Have an Epigenetic Explanation

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Night Time Light Exposure – Not a Bright Idea

We live in a very light polluted world in comparison to that of our very recent ancestors. Estimates now indicate that close to 99% of both Americans and Europeans are exposed to “light pollution.” Not only are we excessively exposed to light in modern times, but the type of light accounting for this exposure is changing rapidly. … Continue reading Night Time Light Exposure – Not a Bright Idea

The New Puberty: How to Navigate Early Development in Today’s Girls

EWG President Ken Cook interviews Louise Greenspan, MD, and Julianna Deardorff, PhD—two leading experts on the root causes and potential consequences of early puberty in girls—on their new book "The New Puberty: How to Navigate Early Development in Today's Girls. Dr. Greenspan and Dr. Deardorff offer reassuring and empowering ideas for parents and families that … Continue reading The New Puberty: How to Navigate Early Development in Today’s Girls

How to Heal Thyroid and Adrenal Fatigue

Thyroid and adrenal fatigue are linked. Nothing in the body exists in a vacuum. Everything is connected. Find out more in my latest video on thyroid stress and adrenal fatigue.       Related post Iodine and Hyperthyroidism The Role of Vitamin B-12 in Thyroid Health What Is Adrenal Fatigue? – Causes and Symptoms Thyroid … Continue reading How to Heal Thyroid and Adrenal Fatigue

Stop the 5 Causes of Inflammation: FAST!

There are 5 main things that cause inflammation or are related to inflammation. Food allergies Hormones Gallbladder Old Injuries Lack of K2 and D3 Related Post Eat These 8 Foods to Help Beat RA Inflammation 6 Healthy Foods that Cause Inflammation Blood & Liver Cleansing Mom’s Exposure to Microbes Lowers Allergies in Kids

Functional Medicine Hormone Testing

In this video Amy Myers, MD explains the functional medicine hormone testing that she does in her functional medicine clinic Austin UltraHealth.  When we talk about risk factors for breast, uterine, ovarian and prostate cancer – it’s not what is the total amount of estrogen you have in your body but rather how you breakdown … Continue reading Functional Medicine Hormone Testing

Sprinting: The ultimate fat burning exercise

Sprinting is considered by many as the ultimate exercise. It not only increases athleticism by building fast twitch muscle fiber, it is highly effective for fat burning. Performing sprints a few times a week can replace long cardiovascular workouts on treadmills or ellipticals. The key to getting the most out of your sprinting sessions is … Continue reading Sprinting: The ultimate fat burning exercise

Could the Pill Lower a Woman’s Sex Drive?

Women who use hormonal contraception such as birth control pills may be at higher risk for having sexual problems than women who use no contraception or non-hormonal contraception, a new study suggests. The research isn't the first to find such a link, said Dr. Irwin Goldstein, director of sexual medicine at Alvarado Hospital in San … Continue reading Could the Pill Lower a Woman’s Sex Drive?

Is Goat’s Milk Better Than Cow’s Milk? Here’s a List of Health Benefits

While cow’s milk remains one of America’s most common daily drinks, it is interesting to note that it may also be the reason why many Americans experience gas, bloating, and other forms of indigestion. When you consider the average cow is given growth hormones, antibiotics, GMO feed, vaccinations, and exposed to toxic conditions, it is … Continue reading Is Goat’s Milk Better Than Cow’s Milk? Here’s a List of Health Benefits

5 Reasons You Feel Sluggish

Source: 5 Reasons You Feel Sluggish by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Fatigue is a problem for millions of people worldwide. We all get tired now and then, whether it’s because we’ve been working nonstop or didn’t eat right or skipped a workout. For many people, feeling sluggish can place a serious damper on … Continue reading 5 Reasons You Feel Sluggish