Wellness

How To Tell If Your Hypothyroidism is Hashimoto’s Your doctor says you have hypothyroidism and this explains feeling like crap, the crazy weight gain, and your distressing hair loss. But how do you know if Hashimoto’s is causing your hypothyroidism? Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune disease, meaning the immune system is attacking and destroying the thyroid…

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How Does Acupuncture Work? Much like the human body has a nervous system, cardiovascular system and digestive system that regulate and control its function, the body also has an energy system that helps to control and regulate it’s function.  This energy flows through pathways called “meridians”.  If that energy flow is disrupted, the normal function…

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“Thyroid Awareness Month” and some 20 million Americans are affected by thyroid disorders….that’s 1 in 13 people! And more than half of those people are unaware that they have a thyroid problem because it frequently goes undiagnosed….until it gets severe! According to the National Women’s Health Information Center, one in eight women will experience a…

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When we think of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) we think of the boys — they’ve received the lion’s share of diagnoses and attention. But turns out we’re focusing on boys’ symptoms, leaving a lot of girls in the dust with their symptoms and very bad outcomes in adulthood. While boys act out and are…

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What is PEMF? Pulsed ElectroMagnetic Field Technology (PEMF) generates a pulsing magnetic field that many patients find beneficial for supporting the body’s natural healing ability.  PEMF is applied to a painful or dysfunctional area of the body and directly affects the systems responsible for healing the body. No healing, repair or growth takes place in…

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When most people think of inflammation they think of arthritic joints, or maybe a sprained ankle. But did you know your brain can become inflamed, too? The problem is an inflamed brain won’t hurt. Instead you should look for other symptoms of brain inflammation. These include brain fog, slow thinking, fatigue, and depression. Brain fog is…

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We live in a time of unprecedented abundance of food and medical advances yet we are sicker than ever. It is considered normal to suffer from insomnia, PMS, depression, chronic pain, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea, and so on. But in reality these are our bodies’ warning signs that something is wrong. “All disease begins in the…

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Although diet obviously plays a role in leaky gut, so do other factors, such as high blood sugar, chronic stress, and hormonal imbalances. However, it’s important not to overlook the impact of seemingly innocuous over-the-counter (OTC) medications, as well as some prescription ones. Leaky gut, or intestinal permeability, is a condition in which the walls…

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