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What Causes Hair Loss + How to Stop It

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Are you waking up with a pillow covered in hair? Is your bathroom trash filled with hair? Do showers make you anxious? Does the hair brush fill you with fear? When hair loss strikes, it is definitely a symptom that raises concern. And understandably. After all, it is the hair on your head. If you’re experiencing hair loss, whether it has …

Adrenal Fatigue Symptoms

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Low energy, inability to participate in activities that bring joy, difficulty waking, dependency on stimulants to make it through the day. Do any of these sound familiar? One of the most common reasons patients come to see me is to get help with their low energy. Fatigue is common in our society and for good reason. We are constantly pushing …

Natural Solutions in the Treatment of PCOS

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a leading cause of infertility in reproductive aged woman, affecting approximately 5 million in the US alone. In this article I am sharing natural solutions in the treatment of PCOS that I use in my medical practice. PCOS–the name suggests that in order to have this diagnosis a woman should also have multiple cysts on …

Reduce Your Stress Today for Better Hormones

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It seems like every month there is a new study coming out telling us how bad stress is for our health. And there is no denying that it is. Stress can not only weaken your immune system, but it can literally shave years off your life. This is because when stress goes high so does cortisol, a pro-aging hormone. The …

Eating, Drinking and Looking Pretty

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You read correctly. Eating, drinking and looking pretty all go together. What you eat and what you drink can enhance the way your skin appears. It can also impact the way others perceive your beauty. Eating, Drinking and Looking Pretty A recent study found that within 6 weeks of eating approximately 4 servings of vegetables a day participants were measurably more attractive. …