Assess Your Hormone Levels with a Saliva Test!

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Saliva hormone testing is an accurate and easy way for a man or a woman to assess their hormone levels. Many studies have shown this method of testing to be more accurate than that of blood testing. The hormones such as estradiol, progesterone, testosterone and estrogen, which you may have thought could only be tested […]

Stay in Bed or Feel the Burn? What to Do When You Are Sick

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Stuffy noses, hacking coughs and aches all over — cold and flu season has arrived. Though your body may be aching and your nose running like a faucet, it can be difficult to decide if you should continue your exercise routine or take a temporary break. “We all know that exercise is key to good […]

Tired All the Time? Could Be Adrenal Fatigue…

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Do you feel tired when you wake up even if you slept thru the night, or feel very tired between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.? One common condition that frequently accompanies thyroid problems is adrenal exhaustion, also known as adrenal fatigue, and that could be the reason for your fatigue too. About the Adrenal Glands […]

What You Need to Know About Autoimmune Diseases

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What are autoimmune diseases? Our bodies have an immune system, which is a complex network of special cells and organs that defends the body from germs and other foreign invaders. At the core of the immune system is the ability to tell the difference between self and nonself: what’s you and what’s foreign. A flaw […]

Unravel the Food-Mood Connection to Beat the Blues

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We connect what we eat to our expanding waistlines but have you ever paused to tune in to the food-mood connection? Often we don’t realize the emotional roller coaster ride from our wildly fluctuating blood sugar levels. We feel happy and energetic for a while and then suddenly inexplicably, we find ourselves arguing with our […]

Adrenal Fatigue – What is It and What Does it Mean To Me?

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One common condition that frequently accompanies thyroid problems is adrenal exhaustion, also known as adrenal fatigue. About the Adrenal Glands Your two adrenal glands are small, triangular-shaped endocrine glands located on the top of each kidney. Each adrenal gland is approximately 3 inches wide, and a half inch high. Each gland is divided into an […]

Women’s Health Advice That’s Tops

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According to Dr. Tori Hudson, a naturopathic doctor who specializes in women’s health, there are some basic things to think about when deciding what’s important to use out of all the information you read out there. Research supports at least 3-l/2 hours each week of some kind of aerobic exercise with some weight training to […]

Coffee: How It Affects Your Mood VS. Your Brain Power

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Coffee and Your Mood Caffeine has many effects on your body and taken in large doses, it can be harmful. It affects four hormones in your body that can affect your mood. Caffeine can disrupt absorption of adenosine, which helps calm the body. This can make you feel alert for a while, but can cause […]

Today Is National Wear Red Day – Help Women Prevent Heart Disease!

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Right now, think of five women that you love. It could be your mother, your grandmother, your daughter, your sister, and your best friend. Don’t you want to do everything you can to keep them safe, loved, and healthy? Today is National Wear Red Day hosted by the American Heart Association Go Red For Women […]

Anorexia * Bulimia * Binge Eating Disorder * Exercise Bulimia

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An Ugly Midlife Crisis for Women More middle-age women are seeking treatment for anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating disorder then ever before, especially in our community.  You starve yourself, proudly dropping pounds, losing inches, and it feels too good to ever stop. Or, you eat whatever you want, more than you want, until you feel like your […]