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When is Chronic Body Pain a Detoxification Concern?

Why “Toxins In, Toxins Out” Is A Better Predictor of Fibromyalgia Pain, Weight Gain, and Hormone Imbalance Than Calorie Counting Or Genetics To get at the root of our body-wide detoxification concerns, let’s first differentiate between signs and symptoms. Symptoms of poor detoxification are things we feel, like headaches; in fact, it’s plausible that migraines

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Constant Sugar Cravings? Take Control of Blood Sugar

Fluctuating glucose supply throughout the day is destabilizing to brain health and increases the likelihood of addictive and other mood-altering behaviors It’s maybe a “trick question”, but which is worse: having low blood sugar or having high blood sugar? The answer is—they’re both equally bad. Worse still are the fluctuations in blood sugar, called glucose,

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In Need Of Emotional First Aid? Go Sleep On It

The search for quality sleep leaves patients restless for answers…and a solution We’ve all heard the phrase “go sleep on it”—most of us have been given that advice when we’re dealing with a difficult problem or need to make a big decision. We now know that this advice is actually rooted in science, since our

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Taking Blood Pressure at Home

How To Read Blood Pressure Accurately

Monitoring for blood pressure is best done at home over multiple readings instead of as a one time shot at the Dr’s office There’s no question that knowing a patient’s blood pressure is a first step to diagnose or correct hypertension or hypotension. Both extremes are indicative of health risks; blood pressure readings that are

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Woman with Abdominal Pain

Painful, Moody Periods? Getting Beyond the Birth Control Pill

Functional medicine offers the chance for relief from debilitating premenstrual symptoms using a whole body approach that considers brain and gut function in addition to hormones Debilitating PMS goes far beyond monthly mood swings and bloating—it can interrupt a woman’s daily life and cause severe physical distress. Enter the standard medical answer to almost any

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Food Allergies

What Food Allergy Testing Gets Wrong

Before blaming Mother Nature for those sneeze fits, consider how seasonal cross-reactivity to certain plant groups might be the real culprit Those who suffer with seasonal allergies this time of year certainly are not alone. It’s estimated that at least 60 million Americans suffer from allergic rhinitis, and that number is growing. But what most

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Myths And Facts About Boosting Your Immune System

There are a lot of theories on how to boost the immune system to ward off diseases, particularly in reference to cold and flu season, when people are most concerned with avoiding illness when everyone around them seems to be sick. But is there any truth in these theories? Let’s look at a few of

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