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Owning it! Embracing your life, right here, right now.

Owning it! Embracing your life, right here, right now.

Rather then post health info this week, I thought I’d give you a little piece of my soul. Not in an over-share kind of way, but in a “Hey, you’re my friend, let me tell you what I’ve discovered” way. I hope that by sharing this piece of myself, I will help you...

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Get those Zzz’s: Better Sleep

Get those Zzz’s: Better Sleep

Did you know that May is Better Sleep Month? We all know that lack of sleep can make us grumpy, but it can also play a role in accidents, heart disease, high blood pressure, and low libido. And if that isn’t bad enough, aging, depression, and forgetfulness are all...

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Oh My Aching Head: What to Know and Do About Headaches

Oh My Aching Head: What to Know and Do About Headaches

In my medical practice, headaches are a pretty common complaint. Men, women, and children all suffer from headaches. Some people experience them often and others rarely. A headache may be mildly annoying or intense and even painful. There are various types of...

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Is it Hot in Here?  Hot Flashes and You.

Is it Hot in Here? Hot Flashes and You.

I had my first hot flash just after my daughter was born. Actually, it wasn't so much a “flash,” as a saga—long, drawn out, miserable. Seriously. There should have been morose violin music playing. That flash went on forever. I woke up completely drenched in sweat,...

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Do this One Thing for the Earth

Do this One Thing for the Earth

It’s almost Earth Day. And while we all know there is plenty wrong on this Earth of ours, I prefer to focus on the sustainable changes I can make that will create positive results. By “sustainable changes,” I mean actions I can incorporate into my routine for the long...

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What About Your Hormones?

What About Your Hormones?

Hormones are tricky. Levels increase and decrease over the course of a day, a week, a month—and your hormones all influence each other. Change one hormone level and they ALL change. It's crazy town! This is why achieving hormonal balance—whether you’re trying to...

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My Journey to My Perfect Diet

My Journey to My Perfect Diet

I know it says “diet” in the title, but I’m actually not going to talk about weight loss. I’m just using the term “diet” to refer to what I ingest each day. I learned a long time ago to separate the foods I eat from a goal of shedding pounds! During the early years of...

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Nervous System Overload

Nervous System Overload

Stressed? Of course you are. We all are. Our nervous systems are still living in the stone age, when stress was a very different animal. Back in the days before cell phones, mechanized transit, and artificial light at night, our nervous systems evolved to keep us...

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Do You Need to Detox?

Do You Need to Detox?

“Do I need to detox?” I get this question every day, from all different types of folks. It seems, lately, that there is a myth floating around the internet. That myth, in summary, goes something like, “There is something wrong with your body and you better do a detox...

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Colds and Flu: What to do?

Colds and Flu: What to do?

Fever: The Best Immune System Tune-Up Fever is our body’s way of fighting illness and improving immune function. When it is suppressed with medication, illness lasts longer. Really! A study published in 2011 showed that children who are allowed to manifest a fever...

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