12 Simple Pointers to Make Healthy Food Choices

If you’re like most of us, you strutted into the year bursting with energy and positive intentions for your life. Optimizing your diet was high on the priority list. But, like most busy people, you hit a brick wall at some point. Do you even know how to make healthy food choices? Online searches on …

5 Myths Surrounding Vitamins for Pregnancy and Fertility

If you feel confused over conflicting medical advice on what to take and what not to take during pregnancy, you’re not alone. Here are a few myths on prenatal supplements that we’d like to debunk now. Myth #1: If it says “prenatal multivitamin,” you’re good to go. Fact: Not all prenatal vitamins are the same. …

24 Tricks to Get to Sleep and Stay Asleep Naturally

It’s 2 AM. You’re wide-eyed and staring at the ceiling. You flip to one side. Then the other. No matter what you do, you can’t seem to sleep. Your day starts in a few hours, and you haven’t had a wink of sleep.  That’s alright. A large coffee is all you need to get through …

Don’t Panic – It Might be Allergies!

How Functional Medicine Can Help Allergy Symptoms COVID-19 has most of the world feeling a bit on edge. You may feel ready to diagnose potential infection at the first sign of a symptom. However, don’t panic at that first sneeze. If you don’t have a fever, don’t have body aches, and don’t have shortness of …

3 Life-Changing Benefits of Functional Medicine

If you want to talk about the benefits of functional medicine, just look at the irony of American healthcare. America is a land of progress and abundance – we think big, act big, and get big results. The United States has the largest GDP. The average annual salary is among the top 10 highest of …

Adrenal Fatigue and Stress: When Life Throws It All at You

Adrenal fatigue and stress don’t mix. Or to put it simpler, stress causes HPA axis dysfunction (the scientific term for adrenal fatigue). So, if you’re hoping to heal from adrenal fatigue, you’ve got to get your stress levels under control. But how can you make the necessary changes when life flat-out won’t let you? You …

Why Do I Get So Fatigued During My Period?

Let’s be real—periods can be hard to manage at times. The cramps, inconvenience, cravings, and hormonal changes may be overwhelming. When you add fatigue into the mix, the negative effects of every other symptom becomes intensified. But why do you get so fatigued during your period? Fatigue—feeling overtired or having abnormally low energy—can interrupt your work, personal …

8 Strategies to Get the Most from Your Workout

Exercising but not getting the health results you want? It might be time to optimize your workout with these research-based strategies. 1. Time your exercise to work with your body, not against it. Research continues to show that exercise timing matters. Your body’s cells are pre-programed to work better at certain times of the day. …

The 3 Stages of Adrenal Fatigue & How to Recognize Them

Adrenal fatigue (more accurately known as HPA-axis dysfunction) doesn’t look the same at every stage. The different stages of adrenal fatigue can make a significant difference in how you experience the condition. If you suspect you may be developing adrenal fatigue, the earlier you get treatment, the better. Don’t wait for Stage 3. Juggling work …

Why You Shouldn’t Jump to IVF for Male Infertility

IVF for male infertility may feel like the obvious—perhaps only—option. If you or your partner have been diagnosed with male factor infertility, you know the drill.  First there was the excitement of trying to have a baby. Then came the waiting. Then the anxiety. Finally, the awkward doctor’s appointments, where you’re asked to do things …

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