Dysautonomia, Inflammation, COVID, Stress Management, Acupuncture, Fatigue, Naturopathic Perspective

LIVING WITH DYSAUTONOMIA FROM A NATUROPATHIC PERSPECTIVE

If you have received a diagnosis of dysautonomia, then you know: One: Your sympathetic nervous system is over functioning. That means your “fight or flight” responses are hyperactive. Two: Your parasympathetic nervous system is under functioning. Which means “the automatic

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SIBO, small intestine health, bacteria, large intestine health, bloating, IBS

Could it be SIBO?

Could my symptoms be caused by small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)? It’s normal to grow bacteria in your large intestine, in fact it’s healthy to grow bacteria in your large intestine. But what about when that good bacteria moves along

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THYROID DISEASE: YOU ARE NOT JUST YOUR TSH LEVELS

YOUR THYROID IS OFTEN BLAMED FOR EVERYTHING FROM… FatigueWeight Gain or Weight LossDry SkinSensitivity to Cold or HeatConstipation or DiarrheaMuscle AchesBrain Fog It’s highly possible that you’ve experienced at least one if not multiple symptoms related to thyroid disease –

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Have you heard about COVID-19 “long haulers” and their post-viral symptoms? And did you know there are similar responses from those with Lyme disease or other post-viral/ bacterial infections? Other (some life-long) symptoms of post-viral illness include pain, swelling and

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Why Your Injuries Aren’t Healing Properly

Overuse injuries are something I see in my practice on an almost daily basis.  Whether it’s low back pain from running, shoulder pain from lifting weights, or neck pain from being in the wrong position for too long, most of

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Your Health and the Environment

Most of us realize that the environment we live in isn’t exactly pristine.  From chemicals in our water supply to the ubiquitous use of plastics, we’re constantly challenging our body’s ability to handle environmental pollutants.  The incidence of chronic disease

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High Glycemic Index and Inflammation

A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2010; 92(3): 634-43) further demonstrates the direct relationship between a high glycemic diet and inflammation. In a study involving 1490 postmenopausal women and 1245 men (baseline average age: 49 years)

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