10 Signs of an Underactive Thyroid

Over 20 million Americans have thyroid dysfunction - that is a huge number! And what is even more shocking is that an estimated 60% of those with thyroid issues are undiagnosed. It is particularly common in my neck of the woods (New York) and if left untreated, can have devastating results. What is the Thyroid? … Continue reading 10 Signs of an Underactive Thyroid

Plexus Slim – How Does It Work?

What is Plexus Slim? Plexus Slim was originally created by three doctors looking to improve blood sugar regulation in their diabetic patients....probably not news to many people who have started taking the products. But, you may be asking yourself "how does Plexus work?" If you have read some of my previous posts, you know that widespread … Continue reading Plexus Slim – How Does It Work?

Are You Always Tired? | Gut Health and Chronic Fatigue

Are you always tired? Chances are, it has to do with your gut. Chronic fatigue is a controversial condition. Doctors and researchers have struggled for years to to decide if this condition even exists. Chronic fatigue syndrome was brought into the limelight after a large  number of people were struck by the unexplained exhaustion at … Continue reading Are You Always Tired? | Gut Health and Chronic Fatigue

How Much Do You Know About Candida?

Candida...have you heard of this before?  Candida is a fungus. It is the most common type of yeast infection found in the body. At normal levels, candida aids with nutrient absorption and digestion. When it overgrows, candida breaks down the walls of the digestive tract, penetrating the bloodstream and releasing harmful toxins.    So what causes candida … Continue reading How Much Do You Know About Candida?

Is Your Microbiome Affecting Your Fertility?

Infertility is defined as the failure to establish a pregnancy after 12 months of trying to conceive. But, is it really fair for us to confine infertility into such a neatly defined box? Infertility touches every part of your life. It affects the way you feel about yourself, the relationship with your partner, your perspective … Continue reading Is Your Microbiome Affecting Your Fertility?

5 Signs of Poor Gut Health

  Widespread Inflammation Here is the honest truth: most chronic diseases are a result of poor gut health. As bad microbes leak through the gut and into the bloodstream, your body mounts an inflammatory reaction against these "foreign invaders." This inflammation leads to many problems throughout your entire body. The Human Microbiome The human body … Continue reading 5 Signs of Poor Gut Health