Benefits of Drinking Kombucha & How to Make It

It is very common now to see glass bottles front and center in the grocery store, filled with carbonated, ginger flavored kombucha. What the heck is kombucha? Why are so many people consuming it? What is Kombucha? Kombucha is a fermented drink consisting of tea and sugar that’s used as a…

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10 Tips for Eating During Thanksgiving

Happy Monday! Today marks the Monday leading to Thanksgiving, you’re likely doing some last minute cleaning, prepping for all of the cooking (or drinking), and some of you may be braving the crowds for the crazy black Friday sales. I will be crossing my fingers and saying a prayer for…

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Causes + Diagnosis

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age (1). It is estimated that up to 70% of women with PCOS have not been diagnosed (2). PCOS is a disorder of the endocrine system affecting sex hormones, hypothalamus-pituitary communication, and insulin secretion/production. Symptoms of PCOS include (3): Irregular…

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Sugar: Revisited

By: Dr. Shaun Adams & Dr. Brett Wisniewski 2/5/19 We are currently in the middle of a global crisis.  Diabetes, heart disease, obesity and mood disorders are all on the rise.  What if I was to tell you that they all have one familiar thing in common?  What if I could…

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How Does the Female Menstrual Cycle Work?

One of the most common things I hear in practice from women after describing the menstrual cycle to them is “I had no idea that’s how that worked.” So today I want to share that same information with you all! We’ll start from the beginning. A woman’s menstrual cycle is…

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Ouch! Why Does Sex Hurt? + Natural Therapies for Relief

This is a topic many women feel uncomfortable discussing with me, but believe me- I talk sex with everyone. I may ask you, ‘Is pain vaginal or pelvic?’, ‘How long has your libido been low for?’, ‘How long have you had vaginal dryness?’ There are also women who think low libido…

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Stop the Mammography Madness Part II: Let’s Talk Thermography

Most articles like this will start out with statistics, such as how common cancer is or your risk of developing it; but if a disease is 1 in a million chance and you’re that 1 person—what do you care about how uncommon it is?   For you it is 100%!   Suffice…

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Seasonal Allergies + Food Sensitivities: What’s the connection?

There are so many people that suffer from allergies. You could probably count five people you know who have allergies- maybe yourself included. Allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S and it’s estimated that over 50 million Americans suffer from allergies, with more than 32 million…

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How Mold and Gut Health Can Affect Your Weight

When you think of mold, rarely does weight gain pop into your mind.  Normally we think allergies or lung infections but fat deposition is not one of them.  Don’t be upset, your doctor probably hasn’t connected the dots either.  That is because mold effects everyone differently but can be a…

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