Essential medicinal mushrooms and lichens, their uses, and step-by-step instructions for how to make your own dual-extracted tinctures.
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Researchers have found another compelling reason for making gut health a priority: bone density and strength.
All about weight loss and adaptogens, a class of botanicals that help to balance the stress response, increase energy, and normalize hormones.
What is rosacea? A lifelong inflammatory skin condition that impacts more than 16 million Americans, rosacea causes flushing and redness in the center of the face; visibly broken blood vessels; swelling and inflammation; and burning, dry scaly skin. Signs of the...
Raw apple cider vinegar is full of health-supporting compounds like acetic acid, proteins, enzymes, vitamins C & B, and probiotics.
There’s No Better Time Than Now to Enjoy Turkey Tail Mushroom — An Immune-Boosting, Disease-Destroying Thanksgiving Superfood!
This mushroom helps prevent picking up the latest bug, enhances gut health, improves immune function, and reduces inflammation.
Researchers Discover Changes in the Gut Microbiota After Severe Respiratory Syndrome — And What This Means For You
Are you struggling with post recovery syndrome after a viral respiratory infection? A fascinating new study may shed light on the root cause.
Researchers believe certain parasitic infections help to regulate the immune system by increasing regulatory T-cells.
Researchers have discovered that a high-fiber diet may reduce the risk of neurodevelopmental delays in children.
Don’t Let Ulcerative Colitis Get You Down. Try These Natural Methods to Ease Symptoms and Boost Your Mood.
Ulcerative colitis can be a challenging condition with flare ups caused by stress and trigger foods, affecting both body and mind.
Considering a ketogenic diet for autoimmunity? Research has shown it can be beneficial, neuroprotective, and is known to calm inflammation.
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.
If you are eating conventional foods, you may be unknowingly ingesting glyphosate, a toxin that severely damages the gut and overall health.
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...
Researchers are testing unique ways to address food allergies, including healing the microbiome with a compound called butyrate.
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...
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is known worldwide as a severe retroviral infection that causes the destruction of the immune system.
Researchers have learned that a robust microbiome helps to create a brain system that supports the development of social skills.
Is it possible to enjoy a glorious spring without the drawbacks of hay fever and over-the-counter allergy medications? Absolutely!
Spring is an excellent time to tend to our detoxification pathways and take steps to reduce the impact of hay fever.
Research has found that the state of your gut microbiome directly influences how well you absorb vitamin D, a crucial vitamin.
Fascinating new research digs into the immune system adaptations of plague survivors, and their influence on our immunity today.
A warm mug of black tea can bring both pleasure and robust health benefits during the chilly winter season.
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.
Lifestyle, dietary, and herbal support for SIBO, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, a gut dysfunction condition.
Intermittent fasting boasts many health benefits, but a new study sheds light on possible negative impacts of the practice for women.
Celiac disease is an ancient autoimmune disorder with 1 in 100 people diagnosed worldwide and an estimated 2.5 million undiagnosed in the US.
Study finds that children who regularly interact with nature have more robust microbiomes and lower risk of developing autoimmune diseases.
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.
Homemade sauerkraut is a simple and budget-friendly way to boost your microbiome health, and also improve mood, immunity, and weight loss.
Natural methods to decrease chronic inflammation and address underlying issues that may be contributing factors.
Certain lifestyle habits, herbal remedies, and diet changes can significantly reduce hair loss and encourage healthy growth.
Dietary and lifestyle choices, along with medicinal herbs, can help manage the symptoms of gout, a chronic inflammatory disease.
Simple suggestions to minimize the negative impacts of smartphone use, and cognitive-boosting tips to help to protect the brain.
A new study found that type 2 diabetes is associated with accelerated brain aging and cognitive decline. Can herbs safeguard our brain health?
“Post Recovery Syndrome”, Autoimmunity, Cancer, and More Linked with Epstein-Barr Virus. Here’s How to Defeat it.
The common Epstein-Barr virus may be associated with cancer, autoimmune disorders, chronic fatigue syndrome, and “post recovery syndrome.”
Simple lifestyle choices and natural remedies that are highly effective in addressing hair loss and slow growth.
Why Choosing the Correct Oil is Important With so many different types of oils to choose from, it can be difficult to know which one is best and how to use it properly. If you are struggling with autoimmunity or another health challenge, it is particularly important...
Suffering from more than the occasional instance of brain fog? Explore these recommendations that can help you regain clarity and sharpness.
Skin ailments like eczema and psoriasis are on the rise as people struggle with leaky gut syndrome, autoimmune conditions, and other factors.
Addressing the state of your gut microbiome is an important aspect of healing if you struggle with depression, anxiety, brain fog.
Top tips for managing neuropathy, a painful condition that affects the nerves and is often associated with diabetes, MS, and chemotherapy.
Practical ways to manage belly fat and reduce the risk of chronic disease so we begin the new year on the right foot.
A selection of several medicinal herbs and lifestyle tips that can help to support a healthier life with diabetes.
Natural remedies and a shift in lifestyle practices can offer much-needed relief for people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis.
Vitiligo is an autoimmune condition that has no cure, but an anti-inflammatory diet and herbal remedies may be helpful.
After addressing environmental mold problems, the next step is to detoxify from mold exposure and subsequent mycotoxins.
Manage menopausal symptoms and support hormonal balance using select medicinal herbs and adjusting lifestyle habits.
Medicinal herbs are a safe and effective avenue for preventing and treating herpes and shingles outbreaks.
For those who struggle with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, medicinal herbs are a powerful ally for addressing the maze of life-disrupting symptoms.
This beautiful medicinal mushroom is a phenomenal botanical – boasting benefits for issues ranging from inflammation to heart health.
Research has shown that there is a strong link between blood sugar and both brain and cardiovascular health.
Dr. Nicole discusses the daily regimen that works best for her body and lifestyle to manage Multiple Sclerosis.