You know something isn’t right. You know you’re living with an undiagnosed illness. But that’s just it: it’s undiagnosed, and all your best efforts to get a diagnosis have failed. Your doctors insist that you are in good health. So what’s next? Is this the end of the road? Maybe you feel lost. You feel […]
The short answer to “why holistic health” isn’t a surprise. You choose holistic health, because you want to treat your whole body, not just one or two symptoms. However, if that sounds obvious to you, it’s less obvious to the medical professionals who usually care for you. Good intentions don’t always end in good outcomes […]
What’s the importance of cortisol, and why would you care to regulate cortisol naturally? Well… If you’re suffering from chronic fatigue, you might care a lot. Fatigue and the HPA-axis There’s a good chance that you’re experiencing something called HPA-axis dysfunction (sometimes referred to as adrenal fatigue). HPA-axis stands for hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, and it is […]
Adrenal fatigue in women, or HPA axis dysfunction, develops as we throw ourselves into life. We have a sense of purpose: we work hard, we take care of our families, and we do our best. But… sometimes we overdo it, and the stress mounts. Our bodies cannot handle it, and the result is a condition […]
Your body is telling you something. There are many potential causes of fatigue. But one thing is clear: you don’t just randomly show up with no energy to do anything. Your body’s resources have become depleted, and it’s time you figure out why. That may mean visiting a different doctor or reflecting on your lifestyle. […]
How Vytal Health patients go from low energy and brain fog to feeling energized and thriving without bouncing around from doctor to doctor to get proper treatment. After finally getting the treatment I needed to handle the extreme fatigue and body aches I was experiencing daily, my life completely changed. I went from waking up […]
Hormones can affect our mood, our weight and even our sex drive. Stress, poor diet and trauma are just a few of the contributing factors to hormonal imbalances, but Dr. Sara Gottfried, a gynecologist and author of “The Hormone Cure”.
Everyone knows that genetics are hardwired: little coils of protein and cement determining our fate. Unchangeable, out of our control. We are at their mercy, right? Wrong.
You might find it fascinating to know that only about 20-30% of what makes us healthy is determined by genetics. The other 70-80% is determined by our behaviors (how much we exercise, how we eat, how we handle stress) and social circumstances (whether we have our basic needs met).
We all pretend like we don’t care what we look like on a given day. We’re Superwomen–we’re too busy saving humanity to notice.
Deep down we’d love to lose that extra weight, have shinier hair, less bags under the eyes, less ragged-looking fingernails (never mind toenails, ugh). Short of being adopted by the Kardashians (now THAT’S a beauty budget!), what’s a Supergirl to do?