Migraines and Hormones

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What Are Migraines? While tension headaches can be from a variety of things like dehydration or stress, a migraine is a longer lasting, more debilitating headache that’s caused from genetics, dietary issues, or hormonal changes. While it’s…

Menopause Truths

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“There’s No Way I’m Putting On a Bra Today,” and Other Menopause Truths Changes in hormone levels are a normal part of aging, but the symptoms can seriously impact your daily life. Ever wake up feeling like Snow White, only to feel…

All Things Hormones

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Hormones are chemicals that are produced and stored in glands (testes, ovaries, thyroid, pancreas and adrenals), and directly secreted into the blood stream in response to signals from the brain. This is known as the endocrine system. Learn…

Am I sensitive to certain foods?

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Eat It and Weep: The Low Down on Food Sensitivity What Is a Food Sensitivity? Food intolerance, also known as non-allergic food hypersensitivity, is all about digestion. What makes it so different from having a food allergy is that it affects…

How to safely lose weight!

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Overweight in America Living at an unhealthy weight is a major issue for many Americans. It is estimated that over 37% of American adults are overweight, while 32% struggle with obesity. In Minnesota, studies have shown that weight gain skyrockets…

What can I do to reverse the signs of aging?

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When it comes to anti-aging, there are plenty of “how-to” guides, beauty products, foods, magazine editors and even exercises claiming they have the secret to looking younger than your chronological age. These are some of the trendiest anti-aging…

Muscle Recovery and the Importance of Hydration

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Summer weather is finally here in the Twin Cities, and that means time to start training for one of the many 5K’s or marathons within the area. The key to proper training, especially during hot spring and summer months, is hydration. Thankfully,…

Hormone Imbalance in Women

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Hormones are essential to our health, constantly sending messages to our organs that determine our mental health, energy, weight and more. They are so essential, however, that we may take them for granted until they stop doing their job. Many…

All About Low Dose Naltrexone

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Naltrexone is a medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat opioid and alcohol addiction. By now are you wondering why we are writting about this? Well Naltrexone prevents the euphoric effects of drugs and alcohol…

Feeling…Not Yourself? Consider Thyroid Imbalance Testing

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If you are feeling lethargic, depressed and generally not yourself, you may benefit from deep thyroid imbalance testing. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the lower neck, responsible for producing the thyroid hormone. According to Health.com…