Do you feel like your hands or feet are on “pins and needles”? That’s one of the most commonly described symptoms of poor circulation. If you think you’re battling poor circulation, it’s wise to get a diagnosis; it could be a symptom of a much more serious disease—including Read More
Your body depends on optimal levels of vitamins, minerals, and other key nutrients to run its metabolic pathways, or the biochemical reactions that produce energy. That’s why one of the primary fatigue causes in Western cultures is a poor diet. Most people are simply not eating the types or quantities … Read More
Do you struggle with unexplained weight gain, PMS symptoms, fatigue, or acne? Have you ever thought it may be related to estrogen dominance? Estrogen dominance happens when the levels of estrogen in your body exceed the level of progesterone. Taking a … Read More
The most common cause of hypothyroidism, the autoimmune thyroid disease known as Hashimoto's, has been found to cause fatigue and other symptoms of thyroid problems, such as weight gain, dry hair, constipation, and difficulty concentrating, even when thyroid function is “normal.” In other words, even if lab … Read More
Do you think you have iron deficiency symptoms? Learn to identify the symptoms, and what to do about it if you are deficient in this vital element.
Iron Deficiency Symptoms
Iron is needed for the formation of hemoglobin in red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen to deliver it to the … Read More
Once you’ve received the sobering news that you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, the next step is to discuss a personalized breast cancer treatment plan with your medical team. Your doctor’s recommendations will involve many factors, including your age, medical history, the type, location, and size of the cancer, and … Read More
You've likely heard of the condition, but what is lupus? Simply put, it's a group of autoimmune diseases in which the immune system attacks healthy cells in the body. In the United States, lupus affects one in 2,000 people.
Lupus can affect multiple systems of the body, including the joints, kidneys, … Read More
Iron deficiency is alarmingly common and can cause dangerous conditions like anemia if untreated. About a quarter of the world’s population is anemic and many others are iron deficient. While many iron deficiency treatment options involve iron supplementation or dietary changes to include more iron-rich foods, an easy, … Read More
Hair vitamins in your diet are more important than any topical hair vitamins for a thick head of silky, shiny hair. After all, the only part of your hair that's living is the follicle, and it gets required hair vitamins through the hemoglobin in your blood (hint: adequate dietary iron intake … Read More
Cushing’s disease is caused by excess cortisol in the blood. It’s rare: According to the National Institutes of Health, only 40 to 70 people out of 1 million have Cushing’s disease. Most are women between the ages of 30 and 50, but men and even children also … Read More