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How To Protect Yourself From Influenza | Flu Prevention

Though coronavirus remains a major concern for most people, it’s important to remember that we need to still be taking precautions against the flu (influenza) as well. First, you need to be aware that the flu virus can incubate anywhere from two to fourteen days. By now, we’re very familiar with this idea, because the coronavirus functions the same way. 

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Adrenal Issues

Treating Adrenal Fatigue Naturally

Treating Adrenal Fatigue Naturally

Adrenal fatigue is real. It’s when your adrenal glands become so overworked from chronic stress that they can no longer keep up with normal daily functioning. The adrenals are small glands that...

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Is Cortisol Bad?

Is Cortisol Bad?

Maybe you’ve heard of cortisol as the hormone that causes belly fat. Maybe you’ve been under the impression that cortisol is bad. Well, I’m here to tell you that there are no bad hormones, only...

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Dealing with Cortisol Illness

Dealing with Cortisol Illness

If you want to know why cortisol makes you sick, then this article can help. Welcome back to my blog! Today, I'm going to talk all about your cortisol and why it may make you feel sick and what...

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3 Steps to Heal Your Adrenals Naturally

3 Steps to Heal Your Adrenals Naturally

If you’ve been diagnosed with adrenal fatigue, do you know what you can do to help heal your adrenals?  Your adrenal glands are making organs that produce many types of hormones. Hormones that...

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Gut Health

How to Improve Gut Health Naturally

How to Improve Gut Health Naturally

If you are wondering how to improve your immune system by helping your gut, I wrote this article with you in mind. We are going to talk about how you can actually improve your immunity by healing...

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Digestion and Hormones

Digestion and Hormones

If you want to know how your gut affects your hormones, then this is the article, for you! Today I'm going to teach you how your digestion, your gut, your gastrointestinal tract affect your...

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When Your Gut Makes You Anxious

When Your Gut Makes You Anxious

Remember, your gut is your second brain. And it influences the brain in your head. Mitch came to me with severe anxiety. He had been suffering from panic attacks, insomnia, and generalized anxiety...

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Keeping Your Liver Healthy

Keeping Your Liver Healthy

Your liver is one of the most hard-working organs in your body. The liver is responsible for detoxifying everything you put into your bodies as well as packaging up your used up hormones for...

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Hypothalamus

How is the hypothalamus connected to insulin resistance?

How is the hypothalamus connected to insulin resistance?

You may be familiar with insulin resistance, but in case you need a refresher, here’s the gisInsulin resistance is when your cells do not allow insulin to lot: ck into its receptor site. This increases blood glucose, and can lead to diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Your pancreas has to work harder making more insulin, which leads to type two diabetes.

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Hormones of the Hypothalamus

If you're familiar with my work at all, you know that I talk about the hypothalamus a lot. And that's because it is so important in keeping your hormones in harmony because your hypothalamus is...

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Immunity

What if you test positive for COVID-19?

What if you test positive for COVID-19?

I just consulted with my first coronavirus patient this week. Because we’re on lockdown this was a phone consult. I could hear his wife coughing in the background. So it became a family consult....

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I’m not afraid of the Coronavirus

Woke up to more continuous rain. Now I’m not complaining – here in Southern California we need every blessed drop. But it does reflect the mood around these parts... Looks like we’re going to be...

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How to Treat Allergies Naturally

How to Treat Allergies Naturally

Here in California, we have two distinct allergy seasons. One in the spring and one in the fall. Spring allergies seem to begin when the first daffodil blooms and since the shift in weather, it’s...

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Infertility

Can I Get Pregnant with PCOS?

Can I Get Pregnant with PCOS?

  It may seem impossible to get pregnant with PCOS - PolyCystic Ovary Syndrome. But let me assure you that it is possible! You just need to get your hormones in balance first. I have had many...

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How to Plan for Postpartum Depression

How to Plan for Postpartum Depression

  Postpartum depression is a very difficult thing. Postpartum depression or PPD affects one out of five mothers. Sometimes PPD is called the baby blues. PPD can be incredibly damaging for the...

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How to treat irregular periods naturally

How to treat irregular periods naturally

Your hypothalamus controls reproduction including your periods and your fertility. Your hypothalamus also controls your thyroid, adrenals, and insulin production which all affect your menstrual...

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Menopause

How To Protect Yourself From Influenza | Flu Prevention

Though coronavirus remains a major concern for most people, it’s important to remember that we need to still be taking precautions against the flu (influenza) as well. First, you need to be aware that the flu virus can incubate anywhere from two to fourteen days. By now, we’re very familiar with this idea, because the coronavirus functions the same way. 

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Men’s Health

Genesis Gold® Side Effects

Genesis Gold® Side Effects

Genesis Gold is a foundational hypothalamic formula – which means it not only supports optimal hypothalamus function which balances hormones, it helps support optimal cellular metabolism.

And when the body gets what it needs to function optimally- there are side effects of healing.
The most common side effects are associated with detoxification.

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Sleep Training for Adults

Sleep Training for Adults

Perhaps you need to do some sleep training. I’ve been helping my daughter sleep train my infant granddaughter. The baby sleep training system we’re using takes 14 days – because that’s how long it takes to set a new habit – for infants and adults. Responding only to crying at regulated times but NOT getting her out of bed, allowing her to put herself to sleep is key.

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Hormonal Weight Part 3: Man Fat

Hormonal Weight Part 3: Man Fat

You have seen it. You may have it. You may not like it. If you are a man it is not good for you... Women can tolerate much more body fat and stay healthy. Women are the survivors. That extra body...

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Healthily Metabolizing Testosterone

Healthily Metabolizing Testosterone

If you want to know what you need to do to metabolize your testosterone safely, whether you are a man or a woman, then you will want to keep reading. Today, I'm going to show you how to metabolize...

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Thyroid and Testosterone

Thyroid and Testosterone

    Your thyroid is a small gland located below your Adam’s apple that produces hormones that control your metabolism. Low thyroid hormone production leads to low energy, high...

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Mind / Body

On the other side of Covid

On the other side of Covid

I’ve been writing about surviving this pandemic from as soon as we locked down in mid March. I’ve been following the medical research, watching stats, trying to determine the best way to protect...

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How to thrive in 2020

How to thrive in 2020

As an Intuitive Integrative Nurse Practitioner, I do more than help my patients get their hormones in balance. When you’re hormones are out of whack, your whole life is out of whack. You can’t...

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The Gift of Menopause

The Gift of Menopause

Oh, yes, there are many gifts of going through the change. I’m not just talking about no longer fussing over periods or worrying about getting pregnant. I’m talking about soul gifts. It’s the...

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What’s Your New Year’s Mantra?

What’s Your New Year’s Mantra?

Most of us make New Years resolutions. Promises to make changes... lose weight, make more money, get organized, be happier. Many of us make the same resolutions every year. And for a couple of...

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How to Release Your Old Story

How to Release Your Old Story

Now more than ever, we are experiencing the growing pains of change. Yet we hang onto the old like a worn-out lifeline. It is human nature to fear change, yet change is part of life. What makes us...

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Loving Yourself Enough To Let Go

Loving Yourself Enough To Let Go

I have been encouraging my patients to literally clean out their closets. When they have felt stuck, reliving old issues over and over again, seemingly making no progress, I encourage them to see...

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Obesity

Hot Weather Workouts

Hot Weather Workouts

If you‘re trying to get in shape for the summer but it’s just too hot—Then check out my three essential tips to get the most benefit out of your workouts so you can keep in shape in-spite of the...

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PCOS

Can I Get Pregnant with PCOS?

Can I Get Pregnant with PCOS?

  It may seem impossible to get pregnant with PCOS - PolyCystic Ovary Syndrome. But let me assure you that it is possible! You just need to get your hormones in balance first. I have had many...

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Alternatives to Birth Control for PCOS

Alternatives to Birth Control for PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome is characterized by irregular periods. Conventional medicine uses birth control pills (BCPs) to regulate your periods and try and prevent wasting your eggs, but BCPs have...

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Thyroid Issues

Thyroid and Testosterone

Thyroid and Testosterone

    Your thyroid is a small gland located below your Adam’s apple that produces hormones that control your metabolism. Low thyroid hormone production leads to low energy, high...

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The Thyroid Demystified

The Thyroid Demystified

Hormones affect your thyroid function especially estrogen. The dramatic shifts of pregnancy and menopause put women at greater risk for thyroid disorders and the risk increases with age. The risk...

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Natural Treatment of Thyroiditis

Natural Treatment of Thyroiditis

If you want to know how to treat thyroiditis naturally, including autoimmune hypothyroidism, or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, then this video is for you! If you’re ready to get on the path to optimal...

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3 Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Symptoms

3 Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Symptoms

If you want to know if you might have thyroiditis, autoimmune hypothyroidism or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Then this video is for you. Make sure to subscribe so I can help you get your hormones in...

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Women’s Health

Is Metformin Safe?

Is Metformin Safe?

Metformin is prescribed for insulin resistance. It has FDA approval to treat diabetes and insulin resistance from PCOS. But is metformin safe?

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