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Natural Health Remedies

Valerian and GABA’s benefits for sleep and anxiety

Just as we need food, shelter, and clothing to survive, we need peace of mind and healthy sleep to thrive. But anxiety and poor sleep are so common that our Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls sleep deprivation a public health epidemic. What can we do to relax when we’re stressed, and sleep […]

FODMAPs as a treatment for IBS: What to Know

Whenever a patient presents with symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the first thing I want to know about isn’t what’s coming out, but rather, what they are putting into their bodies. Your diet is a critical factor in how all of your body systems operate, especially your digestive system. And one group of very […]

CoQ10’s Health Benefits: Energy, Heart, and Eyes

People dancing in sunset with energy from CoQ10
They’re the age-old questions physicians have grappled with forever. Why does my body slow down, and health deteriorate, as I age?  Can I slow or stop it? Recent studies of co-enzyme Q10 (better known as CoQ10) give us some of the best answers ever. CoQ10 is one of my favorite supplements and one of the […]

IBS treatment with Vitamin D

sunshine for Vitamin D to fight IBS flooding a meadow
Now that the spring sun has finally decided to stick around for a while, I have a special message to readers who want to alleviate the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS): Get some sun! Yes, I’m being serious. New research has shown that Vitamin D can help alleviate IBS, and exposure to the sun […]

Problem Drinking: What It Is and When to Cut Back

Do you every worry about how much your spouse is drinking? Do you have a friend who is always drunk at the end of the evening? Are you always drinking more than everyone around you? According to a vast new study, alcohol use has jumped dramatically in the United States, especially among women and older […]

Immunity benefits from curcumin

turmeric root and powder, great for immunity
Your immune system is incredibly smart. It has to be. Battling billions of invading bacteria and toxins is like intercepting every raindrop in a downpour—and in a nanosecond, deciding whether to kill it, change it, or let it fall. Making things harder, countless threats disguise themselves and evade detection. Curcumin, an extract of the spice […]

Diabetogens: Toxins that cause diabetes

Type 2 diabetes affects more than 30 million people in this country. Another 8 million are thought to have it but are yet undiagnosed. This is a major health crisis, by anyone’s standards. And it’s only going to get worse. According to a study published in February 2017, “The prevalence of diabetes…will increase by 54 […]

6 Marks for High Quality Supplements

high quality supplements capsules
A couple decades ago, buying vitamins was a pretty easy process. You’d go to the drug store, find the small section in the back where the multivitamins and other basic nutrients were shelved, and choose one of the three or four options available to you. But since then, research into supplements has intensified dramatically, as […]

Beat Cancer Bootcamp

Dr. Connealy
I know you worry about cancer. After all, it affects 1 in 2 of us. I also know how hard it is to follow all the information about cancer. There’s so much conflicting information. What’s worse is that there are new cancer prevention and treatment breakthroughs that very few people know about. So, with Reena […]

Gardening for Health

At some point we’ve forgotten how fun it is to play in the dirt. Numerous studies show that gardening is not only a tremendous source of happiness, but also a fountain of youth for your body and mind. It’s one of several “green activities” I love to do in the spring, when our bodies are […]
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