Challenges and Best Practices for Overcoming Benzo Withdrawal

Challenges and Best Practices for Overcoming Benzo Withdrawal Benzodiazepines, also called “benzos” or BZD for short, are tranquilizers. They are most often given for anxiety and insomnia, but also as muscle relaxants and anticonvulsants. They are also used for alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Although benzos are meant for medical use only, some people use them recreationally. If taken for long enough, you can develop […]

Salicylate Sensitivity and Adrenal Fatigue

Salicylate Sensitivity and Adrenal Fatigue The connection between salicylate sensitivity and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome gains clarity daily. Both consist of a lot of nonspecific symptoms that can become debilitating. Neither is well understood by conventionally trained physicians and thus are not always handled well by the medical establishment. Both are at the foundations of significant illnesses but most physicians do […]

What is Nature Deficit Disorder?

What is Nature Deficit Disorder? Our modern lifestyles differ greatly from what they did just fifty or one hundred years ago. It seems as though we find ourselves constantly surrounded by concrete, cooped up in office buildings, and not doing much else except sitting in chairs. This type of continued lack of exposure to nature is causing some experts to […]

Microbiome and the Neuroimmune System: Healthy Stomach Bacteria

Microbiome and the Neuroimmune System: Healthy Stomach Bacteria Healthy stomach bacteria– not many people think about these organisms in a positive way. Most think right away of something that invades your body and makes you sick. Immediately, the majority of people get a picture of bacteria causing stomach aches, nausea, and vomiting. Something to be killed by antibiotics. The truth is, healthy stomach […]

Common Digestive Problems Could Be Deteriorating Your Overall Health

Common Digestive Problems Could Be Deteriorating Your Overall Health Much attention has been paid to the gastrointestinal system, or gut, in recent years. A great deal of new information has been generated regarding how important it is to good health. Research has also discovered how common digestive problems can lead to systemic illnesses not normally associated with the GI system or gut issues. Gut […]

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: The Immune System Gone Wrong

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: The Immune System Gone Wrong Certain health problems tend to occur in clusters or ‘families, often with related symptoms that have a common cause. One such cluster, dysautonomia, refers to a collection of dysfunctions relating to the autonomic nervous system. Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) is one of these conditions. Other conditions associated with dysautonomia include: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) […]

10 Life-Changing Avocado Facts

10 Life-Changing Avocado Facts Avocados are a great addition to your diet, packed with fiber, essential fatty acids, potassium, vitamin E and B vitamins. At 160 calories per 100 gram serving, it makes an excellent nutritional source that can be eaten in a variety of fun and creative ways. It can be eaten plain, or lightly sprinkled with a […]

Adrenal Recovery is Necessary for a Healthy Pregnancy

Adrenal Recovery is Necessary for a Healthy Pregnancy Many women have problems with fertility. Although there may be many reasons for this problem to manifest, one that is often overlooked is Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome (AFS). Very often, seemingly healthy women (i.e. women showing no reproductive issues) just cannot get pregnant, no matter how hard they try. Yet they find themselves in stressful situations, […]
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