10 Symptoms of Thyroid Problems Your Doctor May Miss

The thyroid gland is one of the body’s most important components. The thyroid regulates hormone balance and contributes to weight, mood, and mental stability—and that barely scratches the surface. Because of the thyroid’s influence on so many of the body’s important, and even “secondary” functions, an unhealthy thyroid can have far-reaching, unexpected, and odd effects … Continue reading 10 Symptoms of Thyroid Problems Your Doctor May Miss

Threats to Your Thyroid Function

Located just below the voice box, the thyroid gland is part of the endocrine system and has a significant influence on many of the body’s most essential processes. Regulation of growth, body temperature, metabolism, and physical development are all driven by the thyroid gland.[1] Normal thyroid function is dependent on a number of factors, including nutrition … Continue reading Threats to Your Thyroid Function

10 Health Dangers of Bromine

Bromine is a chemical compound frequently used in flame retardants, baking ingredients, cell phones, plastic, dye, soda, and prescription drugs. Despite the warnings from the Centers for Disease Control about the serious, long-term health effects from constant exposure, use of the chemical shows no signs of slowing down. [1] Why should you care? Because research has identified … Continue reading 10 Health Dangers of Bromine

What Is Neroli Oil and What Is It Used For?

Neroli oil is a pale-yellow essential oil derived from the blossoms of the bitter orange tree (citrus aurantium). Extracted via steam distillation, neroli oil has a sweet, distinctive citrus scent and is widely used in perfumery and aromatherapy. According to legend, neroli oil is named for Anna-Marie de Nerola, an Italian aristocrat who popularized the oil … Continue reading What Is Neroli Oil and What Is It Used For?

7 Tips for Creating a Healthy and Positive Work Environment

For most people, work occupies a substantial part of their life. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ American Time Use Survey, people spend nearly nine hours on work-related activities during their day.[1] Other studies, such as a 2014 survey by Gallup, suggest that the average number was actually closer to forty-seven hours per week. Add … Continue reading 7 Tips for Creating a Healthy and Positive Work Environment

Why Sleep Is Important To Your Health

Sleeping is as important to your health as eating properly and getting exercise. It is actually damaging to your health to work too hard and not get enough rest. Yet, many people are doing this on a regular basis. In America, we do everything on the go and at a hurried pace. Slowing down and … Continue reading Why Sleep Is Important To Your Health

Webinar: Natural Solutions for Hormonal Imbalance

Hormones have a tremendous amount of influence on the way our bodies work — both women AND men. Hormonal imbalance affects mental health, metabolism, sleep cycles, sex drive, and much, much more. In this webinar, you can learn about the science of hormones, why hormonal balance is important, and what you can do about it. … Continue reading Webinar: Natural Solutions for Hormonal Imbalance

How Stress Affects Your Health

Everyone feels stress from time to time, but many of us are unaware of the fact that many commonly-experienced imbalances in health may actually be our body’s way of responding to physical and mental stress. Recent scientific studies have indicated that the human body’s reaction to stress could be one of the main causes of … Continue reading How Stress Affects Your Health

9 Ways to Balance Your Hormones Naturally

A high-stress lifestyle coupled with improper eating habits can wreak havoc on a woman’s delicate hormonal balance. Even healthy women who follow a good diet may find glitches in their hormones. Symptoms of hormonal imbalance may include PMS, osteoporosis, weight gain, altered sex drive, allergies, uterine fibroids, urinary tract infections, changes in the skin, fatigue, … Continue reading 9 Ways to Balance Your Hormones Naturally

The Health Benefits of Cilantro

If there is one herb with a fantastic flavor, it is cilantro. Nothing opens up the flavor in black bean tacos quite the same way. Cilantro isn’t a recent addition to our lexicon and its uses extend well beyond culinary delight. Ancient Greece used cilantro essential oil as a component of perfume. During medieval times, … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Cilantro