Would you willingly take a small dose of neurotoxin every single day? Unfortunately, you probably are already, without even knowing it. Toxins are abundant in the beauty products you may be using daily. The chemicals in cosmetics and personal care products include skin irritants, endocrine disruptors, neurotoxins, and carcinogens. The personal care industry is poorly regulated in the U.S., and … Read more
Digestive disorders are one of the major causes of chronic disease. Poor digestion reduces your ability to absorb nutrients from food. It also depletes your immune system, because 3/4 of your immune response originates in the gut. The funny thing is, an important part of your digestive process has nothing to do with your own biochemistry: It is controlled … Read more
I want to ask you something personal. Do you feel bloated after eating? Do you get acid reflux, indigestion, flatulence? Are you constipated? Do you have IBS or diarrhea? OK, you don’t have to tell me, but it is important to get this out in the open. Digestive issues are a whole set of symptoms … Read more
My biggest migraine breakthrough came when I finally decided to lose weight once and for all. I had been about 50 pounds overweight for years, and failed numerous times with the starvation approach to dieting, which always made my migraines worse. In August of 2014 I started a strict, Paleo-style diet recommended by a friend. … Read more
Migraine triggers are activities that turn a normal day into a migraine day. We are taught that the best way to manage our migraines is to figure out what our triggers are, and avoid them. Unfortunately, even if you succeed in avoiding your triggers, there is no guarantee you will avoid a migraine. It is commonly … Read more
When you have chronic migraines, you hear over and over that you’re probably just dehydrated and need to drink more water. While that may be true in the beginning, after years of suffering, most of us drink lots of water and get migraines anyway. Still, dehydration and migraines are connected: The problem is that water alone does not resolve dehydration.