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Health Tips

May2019

Why You Need to Parasite Cleanse

By |May, 2019|Health Tips|

Why You Need to Parasite Cleanse Who Has Parasites? Probably you, and it might be time for a parasite cleanse. Nearly everyone has parasites at some point. Hookworms, tapeworms, pinworms, roundworms, and threadworms are the most common infections in the United States. Think you only get parasites from traveling to third-world countries? Think again! You get them from your organic carrots you didn’t wash thoroughly, that [...]

Apr2019

Understanding Stress: The Freeze Response

By |April, 2019|Health Tips|

Understanding Stress: The Freeze Response I have strong hermit tendencies. Especially when I’m in a funk, I retreat. I’ve been like this since I was a little girl. If I was hurt or sad, I would curl into a little ball and hide. I didn’t want anyone to help me, touch me, even look at me. Somewhere along the way, I learned this way of [...]

Apr2019

Epstein Barr Virus: Symptoms, Testing, Treatment

By |April, 2019|Health Tips|

Epstein Barr Virus: Symptoms, Testing, Treatment The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is epidemic. Over 90% of adults have antibodies that show they have a current or past EBV infection. Acute infections are often asymptomatic. In 30-50% of adolescents with immunocompromise, EBV manifests as mononucleosis. Primary EBV infections occur at a young age for most. EBV can be transmitted easily through saliva. EBV has a strong connection [...]

Feb2019

Pediatric Functional Medicine

By |February, 2019|Health Tips|

Pediatric Functional Medicine I believe in sparing kids from unnecessary medication and medical procedures. We can do so much to protect our children's health (especially from antibiotics) by educating ourselves on safer natural options. Education on safe alternatives helps us avoid succumbing to fear-driven marketing when it comes to pediatric healthcare. Children, like adults, benefit from addressing symptoms with the goal of treating the underlying [...]

Feb2019

Oxalates: The IBS Trigger No One is Talking About

By |February, 2019|Health Tips|

Oxalates: The IBS Trigger No One is Talking About Did you know that eating too many almonds could trigger joint pain, headaches, and IBS? Your green smoothie with 3 handfuls of raw spinach and soy milk can cause the same problem. It's all because of oxalates. High-oxalate Symptoms Eating a high-oxalate diet can be a cause of systemic inflammation. The following symptoms can be caused [...]

Dec2018

Causes of Anxiety

By |December, 2018|Health Tips|

Causes of Anxiety Anxiety can be caused by a huge range of physical, spiritual, and psychological triggers. Anxiety is simply one way that our mind and body communicate that attention is needed to create balance again. Below are some of the causes of anxiety and suggestions for how to rebalance. I have separated these into two categories, but the truth is there is no clear [...]