Researchers have learned that a robust microbiome helps to create a brain system that supports the development of social skills.
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Is Sugar Fueling Your Seasonal Allergies?
Is it possible to enjoy a glorious spring without the drawbacks of hay fever and over-the-counter allergy medications? Absolutely!
Seasonal Health: Spring
Spring is an excellent time to tend to our detoxification pathways and take steps to reduce the impact of hay fever.
This is How a Healthy Gut Improves Vitamin D Availability
Research has found that the state of your gut microbiome directly influences how well you absorb vitamin D, a crucial vitamin.
New Study Links Black Death Pandemic With Future Autoimmunity Risk
Fascinating new research digs into the immune system adaptations of plague survivors, and their influence on our immunity today.
It’s Time For Black Tea! How This Popular Drink Boosts Long-Term Health
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.
New Study Finds Shingles Virus May Cause Significant Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke
Researchers have determined a reactivated shingles infection can also have serious health consequences well beyond nerve pain and blisters.
Are You Keto? New Study Finds High-Fat Diets Reprogram Immune Cells
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.
Suffering From SIBO? Help is on the Way!
Lifestyle, dietary, and herbal support for SIBO, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, a gut dysfunction condition.
How Intermittent Fasting Impacts Female Hormones
Intermittent fasting boasts many health benefits, but a new study sheds light on possible negative impacts of the practice for women.
Struggling with Celiac Disease? Here are My Favorite Natural Remedies to Soothe Symptoms
Celiac disease is an ancient autoimmune disorder with 1 in 100 people diagnosed worldwide and an estimated 2.5 million undiagnosed in the US.
Let’s Play! How Forest Floor Playgrounds Build Stronger Microbiomes in Kids
Study finds that children who regularly interact with nature have more robust microbiomes and lower risk of developing autoimmune diseases.
Children’s Health: Treating PANDAS Naturally
Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders (PANDAS) seriously impact learning, memory, and school performance.
Our Ancestral Microbiome is Disappearing. Here’s How to Help Slow the Damage.
Gut health is a vital factor in avoiding chronic disease. Learn how to encourage microbial diversity for ourselves and future generations.
Psychobiotics, Mind Control, and The Gut-Brain Connection
When you eat, the tiny bacteria that make up your microbiome respond by sending biochemicals up to the brain — for better or worse.
DIY Sauerkraut: An Inexpensive (and Delicious!) Remedy For Gut Issues. Recipe Included!
Homemade sauerkraut is a simple and budget-friendly way to boost your microbiome health, and also improve mood, immunity, and weight loss.
Chronic Inflammation: What It Is, Why It’s Dangerous, and What To Do About It
Natural methods to decrease chronic inflammation and address underlying issues that may be contributing factors.
Here’s How to Naturally Improve Hair Health and Stop Excessive Shedding
Certain lifestyle habits, herbal remedies, and diet changes can significantly reduce hair loss and encourage healthy growth.
Healing Gout: Natural Remedies That Really Work!
Dietary and lifestyle choices, along with medicinal herbs, can help manage the symptoms of gout, a chronic inflammatory disease.
Here’s Why Taming Your Smartphone Habit Leads to Better Brain Health & More Happiness
Simple suggestions to minimize the negative impacts of smartphone use, and cognitive-boosting tips to help to protect the brain.
Cognitive Decline and Brain Aging Linked to Type 2 Diabetes, Insulin Resistance
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.”
My Top Remedies for Alopecia Areata, Hair Loss & Slow Growth
Simple lifestyle choices and natural remedies that are highly effective in addressing hair loss and slow growth.
My Favorite Culinary Oils for Inflammation, Weight Loss, Diabetes, and More
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...
Focus, Memory, and Clarity Less Than Ideal? Here are My Top Tips for Clearing Brain Fog
Suffering from more than the occasional instance of brain fog? Explore these recommendations that can help you regain clarity and sharpness.
Rapid Relief for Psoriasis and Eczema — Naturally!
Skin ailments like eczema and psoriasis are on the rise as people struggle with leaky gut syndrome, autoimmune conditions, and other factors.
The Gut/Brain Axis: How Nurturing Your Microbiome Can Defeat Depression, Anxiety, and More
Addressing the state of your gut microbiome is an important aspect of healing if you struggle with depression, anxiety, brain fog.
10 Natural Remedies for Neuropathy Relief
Top tips for managing neuropathy, a painful condition that affects the nerves and is often associated with diabetes, MS, and chemotherapy.
3 Simple Science-Backed Methods for Losing Stubborn Abdominal Fat
Practical ways to manage belly fat and reduce the risk of chronic disease so we begin the new year on the right foot.
Struggling with Diabetes? Here are My Top 4 Herbal Remedies
A selection of several medicinal herbs and lifestyle tips that can help to support a healthier life with diabetes.
My Top Herbal Remedies for Urgent Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief
Natural remedies and a shift in lifestyle practices can offer much-needed relief for people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis.
Living Vibrantly With Vitiligo: 7 Herbal Remedies That Can Help
Vitiligo is an autoimmune condition that has no cure, but an anti-inflammatory diet and herbal remedies may be helpful.
Free Yourself From Mold Toxicity With These Tips
After addressing environmental mold problems, the next step is to detoxify from mold exposure and subsequent mycotoxins.
Hormonal Balance: Living Vibrantly, No Matter What Your Age
Manage menopausal symptoms and support hormonal balance using select medicinal herbs and adjusting lifestyle habits.
Breaking the Cycle of Herpes and Shingles with the Power of Herbal Remedies
Medicinal herbs are a safe and effective avenue for preventing and treating herpes and shingles outbreaks.
How to Help Hashimoto’s and Autoimmunity With These 8 Powerful Herbs
For those who struggle with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, medicinal herbs are a powerful ally for addressing the maze of life-disrupting symptoms.
Herbal Focus: Turkey Tail Mushroom (Trametes versicolor or Coriolus versicolor)
This beautiful medicinal mushroom is a phenomenal botanical – boasting benefits for issues ranging from inflammation to heart health.
How to Naturally Manage Your Blood Sugar for Heart and Brain Health
Research has shown that there is a strong link between blood sugar and both brain and cardiovascular health.
How I Manage Multiple Sclerosis
Dr. Nicole discusses the daily regimen that works best for her body and lifestyle to manage Multiple Sclerosis.