Category Archives: Adrenal Health


Progesterone Benefits for Estrogen Dominance and Insomnia

Progesterone Benefits for Estrogen Dominance and Insomnia

Both men and women can develop hormonal imbalances. Female hormonal imbalance is usually determined by the ratio of estrogen to progesterone. Where there is an estrogen excess, insomnia can be a problem as well as a variety of other commonly misidentified health complaints. In such instances, adding natural progesterone benefits many of these bodily functions. […]

Weighted Blanket Benefits: An Emerging Topic

Weighted Blanket Benefits: An Emerging Topic

Often in the pursuit of more effective, less expensive ways to remediate illnesses and other conditions, ideas from the past are seen in a new light. That seems to be the case with weighted blanket benefits. Weighted blankets are based on old ideas such as swaddling infants and on practices that are physically enjoyable for […]

Normal Gut Flora, Inflammatory Markers, and Chronic Illness – Part 2

Normal Gut Flora, Inflammatory Markers, and Chronic Illness – Part 2

Read Part 1 Histamines and Inflammation Histamine is a messenger substance in the body that aids in cellular communication. In its role as a regulator in the body, histamine works in digestion in conditions of normal gut flora, lowers blood pressure, and regulates sleep patterns. Diamine oxidase (DAO) is an important enzyme that breaks down […]

Normal Gut Flora, Inflammatory Markers, and Chronic Illness – Part 1

Normal Gut Flora, Inflammatory Markers, and Chronic Illness – Part 1

The current epidemic of chronic illness not only in the U.S. but around the world has spurred considerable research into the role of normal gut flora and inflammatory markers in the development of these chronic illnesses. Much valuable information has been generated regarding inflammation as the apparent foundation of many of these conditions. Disruptors of […]

Homemade Hair Mask Recipes for Healthy Hair and Body

Homemade Hair Mask Recipes for Healthy Hair and Body

Summertime sees us hanging out at the beach or by the pool, slathering on suntan oil or sunscreen, bathing in the sun or splashing in the water. We make sure to look after our skin during this time. We remember to put on our sun lotions and potions. Yet we often overlook the devastation the […]

Tanning and Ultraviolet Effects

Tanning and Ultraviolet Effects

Ultraviolet effects largely depend on the location, duration and the time of sun exposure. With sensible sunlight exposure, your body gains access to immense benefits of ultraviolet (UV) radiation. However, spending excess time under sunlight can lead to serious health issues. Our earth’s atmosphere acts as a natural protective layer blocking most of the UV […]

Sweet and Spicy Creamy Chicken Salad

Sweet and Spicy Creamy Chicken Salad

Foods play an important role in shaping your health. Many health problems can be corrected by following a healthy nutritious diet. Including whole fresh foods in your daily routine helps boost your immune system and offers a host of health benefits. Sweet, creamy, crunchy, and spicy, this creamy chicken salad with Bibb lettuce and radish […]

Sub-clinical Vitamin Deficiencies and AFS

Sub-clinical Vitamin Deficiencies and AFS

With the increase in processed foods, the reliance on fast-food chains, and restaurants to prepare meals, and the constantly rushed lifestyle, sub-clinical vitamin deficiencies are only becoming more and more widespread. If your body is depleted of the proper nutritional foods, it could drastically affect your physical and mental health in a myriad of ways. […]

Foods Causing Inflammation Should Be Removed from Your Diet

Foods Causing Inflammation Should Be Removed from Your Diet

There is a vast amount of literature and information available regarding what you should or shouldn’t eat these days. Various explanations for food sensitivities abound and there is a fad diet for every issue under the sun. There is a core issue of foods causing inflammation that is the keystone for unleashing a better and […]

Easy Steps to Promote a Healthy Digestive System

Easy Steps to Promote a Healthy Digestive System

A healthy digestive system ensures a healthy life. Your body requires energy to function and survive. Food acts as a source of energy but your body cannot directly absorb nutrients from the food you eat. In the digestion process, your digestive system converts the food into simpler forms for easy absorption. The digestive system comprises […]

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