Why it’s important to filter your drinking water
Although tap water is treated to prevent waterborne diseases, you still need to filter your tap water for truly clean water. Treated water protects us from things like Cryptosporidium and … Read More
Do you have autoimmunity or brain inflammation and suffer from exercise intolerance?
If there were just one magic bullet to feel and function better, it would probably be exercise. Countless studies show the numerous benefits of exercise. Our bodies and brain were … Read More
How you were born could shape the rest of your life thanks to the effects of bacteria at birth
Whether you’re fat or thin, anxious or relaxed, sickly or resilient — this could all stem from the way you were born thanks to the effects of bacteria in our … Read More
Why is MTHFR and why should you care when you have Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism or brain-related issues?
Have you been googling for ways to improve your hypothyroid or brain condition and come across suggestions to test MTHFR. What is MTHFR and what does it have to do … Read More
Positivity is good for health, but so is appropriate negativity — how to avoid “toxic positivity”
If you are working to manage your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism or other chronic or autoimmune disorder, you may have heard a positive attitude is good for your health. And it’s true … Read More
Are you getting enough of this dementia-prevention nutrient on a vegan or vegetarian diet?
Eating a vegetable-based diets has loads of proven health benefits, including enriching your gut bacteria diversity, loading you up with plant vitamins and minerals, and ensuring you get plenty of … Read More
New research provides more clues in PANDAS
Children who recently had a strep infection and then go on to suddenly develop symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Tourette’s, tics, odd behaviors, emotional instability, and other psychiatric and neurological … Read More
Google is censoring valid health information; opt for alternate search engines for better results
Anyone who has learned how to manage Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism or another autoimmune condition will tell you they had to learn it on their own. The vast majority of doctors either … Read More
The American Diabetes Association finally recommends low carb; still recommends foods that promote diabetes
Although they are more than a couple of decades behind functional medicine, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is finally recommending lower carbohydrate diets for people with diabetes. In functional medicine, … Read More
Floss your teeth daily to reduce your risk of stroke
You may be familiar with common stroke-prevention strategies: Exercise regularly, eat plenty of vegetables, minimize stress, and keep inflammation at bay. But did you know taking good care of your … Read More