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  • Prevention is Key to Staying Tick Free

    I remember it was a cool October day when I went outside to do yardwork with my husband. I remember dressing in layers and not having to deal with mosquitos. I remember that I stood in the...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Your Period Shouldn’t be Painful

    I talk about menstrual cycles all the time—every day, multiple times a day. I talk about menstrual cycles so often and in such detail that I forget it’s not “normal” to do so. When we do talk...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • PMS: Common, but Not Normal

    I talk about menstrual cycles all the time—every day, multiple times a day. I talk about menstrual cycles so often and in such detail that I forget it’s not “normal” to do so. When we do talk...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • How I Healed Autoimmune Disease with Homeopathy

    I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease after my first son was born. It began in the middle of the night when I woke up to feed my baby and couldn’t move forward off the bed or...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • What is CBD?

    CBD which stands for cannabinol is one of 113 different cannabinoids that can be found in the cannabis plant. The two highest and most studied cannabinoids are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabinol (CBD). THC is well-known for its...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • The Importance of Health Advocacy

    I haven’t been feeling well since last Fall. I was under a lot of stress in September so I thought it was just remnants of that, but as time went on and I continued to develop more...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • How Screening Can Help Vascular Health

    Your vascular system is made up of a vast network of blood vessels, including the arteries and veins. To put it simply, arteries carry oxygenated blood away from your heart to all parts of the body where...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Mindful Writing for Healing

    There is a growing body of evidence that mindfulness benefits us in many ways. The assertions from these studies suggest that mindfulness boosts the immune system, increases positive emotions and helps us handle stress more effectively (Kashdan...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Let’s Gut To The Point With Candida

    I’ll be honest, before my journey into becoming a practicing Integrative Health Coach, I had no idea what the heck was going on with my body. I was feeling mighty awful. I had constant headaches, joint pain...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Can Compression Raise Your Game?

    Vein specialists have long touted the benefits of graduated compression garments for patients with venous symptoms, but in recent years, athletic coaches and fitness trainers have begun to get on board. Compression socks or stockings are worn...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • New Year’s Resolutions That Bring Lasting Change

    There’s no better time to improve your life than at the birth of the new year. The new calendar is a fresh, clean slate and most of us feel energized and inspired to make changes for the...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Reduce Your Risk of Infertility

    There are a number of reasons that may be contributing to the difficulties experienced by a couple who cannot become pregnant. Whatever the cause, infertility is a lonely, frustrating, and heart-wrenching journey for any couple going through...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Your Stomach in Knots: How Stress Affects Gut Health

    According to a 2017 survey by Stress In America, 24% of adults reported extreme stress while more than one-third stated their stress increased over the past year. – American Psychological Association It is no secret that stress...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Hearing Health is Brain Health How Hearing Aids Keep Your Brain Fit

    Imagine, after practicing for weeks, your daughter is saying grace for the very first time at your family’s Thanksgiving gathering. For you, the proudest moment of all was going to be the look on your mother’s face...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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