2022 Holistic Holiday Gift Guide

Do you struggle with finding the perfect gift for the special people in your life? I do too! Always around this time of year I get so stressed out wondering what to buy for everyone on my list that will actually be USEFUL and enjoyable. I don’t like the consumerism around this time of year and always try to shop mindfully. I want the gifts I give to not be donated or tossed away after a week but rather used for many years to come! Continue reading “2022 Holistic Holiday Gift Guide”

Signs of High Estrogen levels

Estrogen is such a powerful hormone and is part of so many different processes and reactions in the body! There are estrogen receptors EVERYWHERE IN THE BODY (gut, brain, etc)! Because it is so important, if there is an imbalance, it creates a host of issues. Your estrogen levels will normally fluctuate through your cycle and as we go through puberty, pregnancy, peri menopause and menopause. Continue reading “Signs of High Estrogen levels”

Tips to help Improve Varicose Veins and Hemorrhoids and Relieve Pain Associated With Them

Varicose-veins

Varicose veins and hemorrhoids are common throughout all stages in life but typically tend to progress and worsen as we get older. Varicose veins often begin as spider veins and hemorrhoids and are strongly correlated with insufficient liver activity, most commonly due to lack of exercise, not enough dietary fiber and chronic use of alcohol and/or cigarette smoking. All these triggers create poor circulation which leads to congestion with the arterial and venous systems, causing varicose veins and hemorrhoids. Continue reading “Tips to help Improve Varicose Veins and Hemorrhoids and Relieve Pain Associated With Them”

Biofilms – The Culprit of Chronic Infection

Biofilms are at the very heart of most – if not all – chronic infections. Conditions such as Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), recurring yeast infections, recurring Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs), etc. are all related to biofilm presence, which shields the pathogens from being destroyed by antifungals or antibiotics that you ingest.  Continue reading “Biofilms – The Culprit of Chronic Infection”