Essential medicinal mushrooms and lichens, their uses, and step-by-step instructions for how to make your own dual-extracted tinctures.
Explore what science has to say about the role medicinal mushrooms can play in protecting you from getting sick, as well as treating illness.
All about weight loss and adaptogens, a class of botanicals that help to balance the stress response, increase energy, and normalize hormones.
Frankincense is a rare but resilient tree with a range of healing attributes, including easing depression and boosting the immune system.
Are you one of the estimated 45% of Americans that feels fatigued up to three times a week — even when you’ve slept 7-8 hours a night?
Researchers believe certain parasitic infections help to regulate the immune system by increasing regulatory T-cells.
Treating These Vital Organs Well The kidneys are often the unsung heroes of detoxification. When exposure to toxins, a genetic predisposition, or lifestyle choices damage these vital organs, it can lead to disease and a host of health issues. Those with diabetes and...
Memory isn’t what it used to be? Try this technique for greatly improved recall to help you remember anything.
Health Fact or Fiction? Although dairy has long been linked to increased inflammation in health and wellness circles, researchers are now finding that this is not the case. In fact, it may have beneficial effects that help to reduce inflammation, especially when...
The pioneering work of Esther Sternberg M.D. has revolutionized how we look at the mind-body connection in modern medicine.
We have much more control over our health than previously thought — even when we have a strong family history of disease.
Enjoying a Naturally Healthy Summertime As we head into summer, there is a good chance we will spend more time outdoors gardening, enjoying nature, and gathering together with family and friends. This is certainly a season to embrace! To ensure that it is comfortable...
Inflammation, Viral Illness, and Mood Disorders Throughout the pandemic, many underlying health concerns were highlighted as they contributed to poorer outcomes for severe acute respiratory syndrome. Pre-existing chronic conditions such as diabetes, obesity, kidney...
Researchers have discovered that the green Mediterranean diet is one of the best ways to promote brain health and reduce neurodegeneration.
Research seeks to answer what role technology plays in increasing levels of brain fog and diminishing focus and attention.
Functional medicine views the body as an integrated system and it is effective in uncovering and treating the root cause of complex illnesses
Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disorder that causes weakness in skeletal muscles when communication with nerve cells is disrupted.
Ongoing Fatigue, Loss of Smell, & Brain Fog After a Viral Infection? New Study Shows it May be Due to an Autoimmune Reaction
Ongoing fatigue, loss of smell, and brain fog are a few of the frustratingly persistent after effects of viral illness.
The Root Cause of Neurological Conditions The basal ganglia is an area of the brain that we typically do not give much thought to unless it becomes dysfunctional and impacts our movement or emotional and mental wellbeing. It is most famously known to be involved in...
Nicole Apelian’s journey to navigating the emotional and physical aspects of MS, and how she thrives in spite of it.
Is it possible to enjoy a glorious spring without the drawbacks of hay fever and over-the-counter allergy medications? Absolutely!
Researchers have found another reason to heartily embrace cordyceps mushroom: it helps to prevent viral-induced lung damage.
Fascinating new research digs into the immune system adaptations of plague survivors, and their influence on our immunity today.
Researchers have found that activities of neurons in the brain play a significant role in determining lifespan.
Researchers have determined a reactivated shingles infection can also have serious health consequences well beyond nerve pain and blisters.
A new study has found that a high-fat diet, such as what you find with a ketogenic diet, can reprogram immune cells to enhance immunity.
Intermittent fasting boasts many health benefits, but a new study sheds light on possible negative impacts of the practice for women.
New findings could revolutionize how Alzheimer’s is treated, possibly even preventing this devastating disease.
Natural approaches to symptom management for calming lupus flares, including diet, lifestyle habits, helpful supplements, and herbs.
Establishing a positive daily routine can help you to accomplish your goals and create more happiness in your life.
Could naturally occurring lithium, or the lack thereof, impact rates of autism and mood/cognitive disorders?
Examining a multi-pronged approach to Cushing’s Syndrome, a multiple-symptom condition which impacts 10-15 million people every year.
Certain lifestyle habits, herbal remedies, and diet changes can significantly reduce hair loss and encourage healthy growth.
Suffering from sleep apnea? It’s important to address the underlying causes sooner rather than later to avoid chronic health issues.
Tried and true methods that support a smooth transition back to school, while also supporting a happy, healthy, and focused school year.
Natural methods to address vertigo, a condition that leaves you feeling as though you are spinning, tilting, or off-balance with dizziness.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an accumulation of extra fat in the liver, and it’s on the rise.
A new study found that type 2 diabetes is associated with accelerated brain aging and cognitive decline. Can herbs safeguard our brain health?
Tabata and HIIT are both excellent for health and help you reap all the benefits of a traditional workout without a lengthy time commitment.
Experience the pleasure of the feel-good neurotransmitter, dopamine, in a health-affirming way by shifting habits and choices.
A researcher set out on a quest to document the secret of blue zones, regional populations of long-lived and exceedingly healthy people.
Simple lifestyle choices and natural remedies that are highly effective in addressing hair loss and slow growth.
The butterfly-shaped thyroid gland may be tiny but it’s powerful, and malfunctions can cause a cascade of significant health issues.
An exciting new study shows that a past viral infection with Epstein-Barr, a type of herpes virus, may be the cause of multiple sclerosis.
Don’t underestimate the power of food – research shows that diet can be a helpful ally to brighten your outlook!
Red light therapy is a unique treatment that can help to improve skin quality, reduce inflammation, and boost mental health.
Top tips for managing neuropathy, a painful condition that affects the nerves and is often associated with diabetes, MS, and chemotherapy.
Fibromyalgia tends to be challenging to treat, although several supplements have shown great promise in minimizing symptoms.
Exercise is a crucial aspect of promoting both physical and mental well-being, and these benefits are also strongly supported by science.
Practical ways to manage belly fat and reduce the risk of chronic disease so we begin the new year on the right foot.
Slowing down and savoring the moment, especially during busy seasons, are vital ingredients to a full, happy, and healthy life.
Dig in and explore the active steps that can be taken to maintain and improve brain health, memory, and cognition.
Being in a constant state of activity has a negative impact on physical and mental wellbeing – prioritize slowing down for overall health.
A selection of several medicinal herbs and lifestyle tips that can help to support a healthier life with diabetes.
If you feel as if you could use a reboot in your life, a media and device detox may be just what you need!
Medicinal herbs are a safe and effective avenue for preventing and treating herpes and shingles outbreaks.
Exploring some of the options for managing symptoms of autism and ADHD through diet, lifestyle, supplementation, and herbal support.
Current research shows that diet can influence mental well-being and has uncovered some surprising correlations.
Top herbal formulations to help fortify and strengthen immune function during summer travel and seasons of illness.
Herbal remedies can help us lead vibrant lives by boosting energy, calming inflammation, improving vision, and clarifying the mind.
Always exhausted, gaining weight, craving sweet or salty foods, and experiencing brain fog? You may be suffering from adrenal fatigue.
Here are seven herbal remedies that may calm allergies and help you to stop and smell everything this glorious spring season.
A discussion of scientific and anecdotal evidence that explain how, and why, a sense of purpose is crucial for wellness.
Boost energy, calm Inflammation, and regulate blood sugar with Cordyceps, a miracle mushroom with an impressive range of benefits.
Research highlights the connection between physical activity and brain function in MS patients, and the impact fitness can have on symptoms.
Dr. Nicole discusses the daily regimen that works best for her body and lifestyle to manage Multiple Sclerosis.