What is Insulin Resistance?

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The Facts About Insulin ResistanceAccording to Everyday Health, your body “breaks down carbs into glucose, or sugar, which is then released into your bloodstream [for energy].” In order for glucose to be properly absorbed, you need healthy…

Why are Probiotics important?

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Understanding ProbioticsBacteria gets a bad rap. As children, we are taught to vigorously wash our hands, scrubbing away any bacteria that may be living on them. This practice is wise, and can often prevent us from getting sick. However,…

Could you have leaky gut syndrome?

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Getting Real About Leaky Gut SyndromeWhile a healthy intestine allows proper absorption of nutrients into the bloodstream, a damaged intestine doesn't produce enzymes essential in protecting your immune system. Leaky gut syndrome, also known…

Hormones 101

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Hormones are our body’s most underrated helpers. The importance of hormones is often overlooked, but they play an integral role in mood, libido, our immune system and more. When your hormones are imbalanced, the other areas of your life might…

Do I have a Gluten Sensitivity?

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Gluten-Related Health IssuesGluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. A gluten allergy or intolerance means that your digestive system has an allergic reaction to gluten. Celiac disease in an autoimmune disorder that triggers your…

Essential Oils and Your Health

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What Are Essential Oils?According to Healthline, essential oils are a form of alternative medicine, predominately used in aromatherapy. They are plant extracts obtained through distillation in order to capture a plant’s “essence.”…

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) for Wrinkles

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How Do Wrinkles Develop?Over time, elastin and collagen production in human skin reduces, and it becomes harder and harder to maintain that tight, youthful skin. According to Medical News Today, wrinkles form from facial expressions, sun…

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) For Hair Loss

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According to the American Academy of Dermatology Association, over 80 million men and women are affected by hereditary hair loss. Some signs of hair loss are gradual thinning, receding hair line and patchy bald spots. While hereditary hair loss…

Hormone Balance and BHRT

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The Lowdown on HormonesHormones are the body’s expert communicators, coordinating your mood, immune system, libido and more. They play an integral role in your body’s ability to function, so if you’re feeling out of sorts, it could…

What is Acne

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Acne is a skin inflammation where hair follicles become plugged with dead skin cells and oil. Acne can also be formed by bacteria or hormonal imbalances which result in whiteheads, blackheads, cysts or pimples. Fast Acne Facts:3/4 people…