1. Graves’ Disease and Treatment Options

    Named after an Irish physician, Robert Graves, who described the ailment, Graves' disease is an autoimmune illness resulting in a hyperactive thyroid gland. This causes the gland to overproduce thyroid hormones. As an autoimmune disease, the thyroid-stimulating hormone (antibodies) deceives the gland to yield more hormones than the body requires. How it's Diagnosed Your doctor can conduct several …Read More

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    Recipe: Baked Lentil Veggie Nuggets

    If you're looking for a plant-based, healthy and delicious recipe to try, be sure to check this one out. Baked Lentil Veggie Nuggets Ingredients: ● 1 cup split red lentils soaked in boiling hot water for 30 minutes ● 1 medium organic zucchini, grated ● 1 large organic carrot grated ● 2 slices gluten-free and grain-free sliced bread untoasted ● 1/4 cup frozen peas ● 1/4 cup frozen corn …Read More

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    Managing Anxiety, Naturally

    Anxiety is very much part of our lives, though not all of our anxious tendencies result in serious disorders. With its prevalence, anxiety is often stigmatized, considered just an exaggerated reaction and often not taken seriously. Mental health is of vital importance to our overall well-being, so let's look at the details of anxiety, its symptoms and tips to help manage it. Knowing about this con…Read More

  4. 5 Foods to Reduce Your Allergies

    People suffering from an allergy seem to be on the rise and raises concern for serious implications both in the health and quality of life of those affected. In the US, more than 50% of the population suffers from allergies on a yearly basis, showing that it is not as harmless as it seems. You might be reading this article because you or your loved ones is deprived of living your best life, spendi…Read More

  5. Feel better with Natural Internal Medicine

    What is Natural Internal Medicine

    You’ve probably heard about Internal Medicine; whether you’ve been to the hospital and saw it written on a lab coat or department sign, or just watched a hospital-based show, you’re probably already familiar with the term. If not, Internal Medicine is a medical specialty that focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Western or Traditional Internal Medicine As an…Read More

  6. Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffin Recipe (Keto, GF, Low-Carb)

    I LOVE pumpkin foods, and this recipe is one of my faves. So, if you're eating gluten-free, low-carb or keto, this is a great recipe to try. Your family will love it and I've found they keep for up to a week in the fridge.   Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins (keto/ GF /low-carb) Servings: 12 Calories: approx. 121 per muffin Ingredients For the Muffins: 5 eggs 1/3 cup coconut oil melted or use liqu…Read More

  7. Fight the Fatigue Funk…Get Your Life Back!

    You are probably reading this because you’ve been struggling with fatigue, lack of energy, stress and moodiness. You hate that you can no longer push yourself to do more, work longer hours, stay up later to get caught up with household chores or to go out with a friend or colleague because you’re just too tired. Is it a struggle to wake up in the morning, especially if you don’t have caffein…Read More

  8. PCOS and Treatment Options

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine (hormonal) disorder that primarily impacts women of reproductive age. The cause of PCOS isn't well understood, but may involve a combination of genetic and environmental factors. It is also highly likely there’s a family component so you might be more likely to have PCOS if your sister or mother also has it. It is estimated that about 13% of repro…Read More

  9. Improve How Your Thyroid Functions

    If you have, or suspect you have, thyroid problems, then you’ve probably figured out that making lifestyle changes can positively impact how you feel. Below I’ve listed many diet tips that you can implement into your life so that you can better support proper functioning of your thyroid. Diet Eat foods rich in vitamin A, such as dandelion greens, carrots, spinach, kale, Swiss chard, collard gr…Read More

  10. New Year’s Resolution for Your Dog

    Whether you’re an avid resolution maker, goal setter or don’t bother with any of that anymore, one thing’s clear, the new year is a reset - a new beginning. We spend so much time thinking about ourselves and what we want, but what about our pets, our four-legged babies who rely on us for all of their needs? Specifically, let’s discuss a health reset for our dogs. Let’s make a commitment …Read More