What is Diverticulitis? Often called "the disease of modern man", diverticulitis is a condition that gives rise to severe abdominal pain, typically on the lower left side. It is caused when the pouches along your digestive tract become infected and inflamed. While...
Explore this list handful of readily available, versatile herbs, including general instructions for how to make a tincture and salve.
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...
An easy herbal protocol that eliminates the stress, anxiety, behavioral challenges, and uptick in sickness that come with the season.
Considering a ketogenic diet for autoimmunity? Research has shown it can be beneficial, neuroprotective, and is known to calm inflammation.
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...
Did you know we can hardwire our brain towards positivity, and with enough practice, it can become second nature?
Sympathetic nervous system activation compromises our ability to reason, focus, and think clearly. Time to reset!
A parasite is an organism that sources their food from humans or animals, and they’re not just limited to exotic locations.
Learn how strengthening the gut and microbiome can help to improve oral health and reduce the risk of cavities and gum disease.
Approaching the morning intentionally with a positive routine sets the tone for the entire day, and can lead to better gut health!
The pioneering work of Esther Sternberg M.D. has revolutionized how we look at the mind-body connection in modern medicine.
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 Mind-Body Connection When I began my journey with multiple sclerosis and found myself in a downward spiral of extremely poor health, I realized that I needed a radical shift in how I approached illness. Along with medicinal mushrooms and other natural remedies,...
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.
Nurturing Overall Wellbeing Did you know that gardening is not only a pleasurable activity, it also can improve your overall health and wellbeing? It’s true! Numerous studies have found that tending to a garden is one of the best ways to boost happiness and a sense of...
Fascinating new research digs into the immune system adaptations of plague survivors, and their influence on our immunity today.
Need Another Reason to Avoid Sugar? Study Shows it Promotes Metabolic Syndrome by Altering the Microbiome
Researchers have now confirmed what health and wellness advocates have known for decades — refined sugar destroys your gut.
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.
Tune in with interoception, the sense involving subtle signals sent from the cardiovascular system, gut, lungs, bladder, and kidneys.
Establishing a positive daily routine can help you to accomplish your goals and create more happiness in your life.
Microbiome support with a fiber-rich diet, stress reduction practices, and herbal remedies may lead to a healthier, happier life.
Lifestyle habits and herbal remedies may reduce seasonal affective disorder (SAD) symptoms, including flagging energy and brain fog.
Examining a multi-pronged approach to Cushing’s Syndrome, a multiple-symptom condition which impacts 10-15 million people every year.
The practice of releasing resentment, anger, and hostility, or forgiveness, has been proven to impact health and happiness.
Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders (PANDAS) seriously impact learning, memory, and school performance.
Gut health is a vital factor in avoiding chronic disease. Learn how to encourage microbial diversity for ourselves and future generations.
When you eat, the tiny bacteria that make up your microbiome respond by sending biochemicals up to the brain — for better or worse.
Improved Health in Only 3 Minutes Sometimes the most simple interventions are the most effective solution for health issues. And one of the best examples of this is a technique called Senobi Breathing Exercise (SBE). Gentle yet powerful, this method only takes three...
The fragility of our supply chain for essentials has the average person thinking preparedness isn’t just for those living off-grid anymore
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.
The heavy impact refined sugar has on brain function, and how to remedy our addiction to this widespread additive.
A review of remedies that lessen the length and severity of migraines, and the triggers that may bring them on.
Dietary and lifestyle choices, along with medicinal herbs, can help manage the symptoms of gout, a chronic inflammatory disease.
Tried and true methods that support a smooth transition back to school, while also supporting a happy, healthy, and focused school year.
Simple suggestions to minimize the negative impacts of smartphone use, and cognitive-boosting tips to help to protect the brain.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an accumulation of extra fat in the liver, and it’s on the rise.
Reviewing factors that may lead to better treatment and health outcomes for those impacted by chronic fatigue syndrome.
Experience the pleasure of the feel-good neurotransmitter, dopamine, in a health-affirming way by shifting habits and choices.
Learn why the balance between glutamate and GABA in the brain has a profound impact on our mental health and physical well-being.
A researcher set out on a quest to document the secret of blue zones, regional populations of long-lived and exceedingly healthy people.
Nicole shares highlights of her nature connection, ancestral knowledge, natural wellness, and survival skills journey.