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Immune Boosting Supplements for COVID-19
01 Apr 2020

Immune Boosting Supplements for COVID-19

Last week, I wrote about important lifestyle changes that can help boost your immune system. There’s nothing sexy or novel in these suggestions, but they are an important foundation for maintaining your health. All of these tips are designed to help keep you out of fight/flight/freeze mode so that your body’s immune system is not suppressed by chronic high levels of cortisol. You can read...

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While you’re on lockdown during COVID-19, the temptation is to go into “comfort” mode. But your job right now is to keep your immune system in tip-top shape. Here are a few tips that your body will thank you for.
25 Mar 2020

6 Lifestyle Practices to Boost Your Immune System

COVID-19 is busy making the rounds in the world. While the news is scary, the fact is that most people recover. While you’re on lockdown, the temptation is to go into “comfort” mode. Think couch, blanket, cookies, and adult beverages to take the edge off. I get this 1000%. But here’s the thing… your job right now is to keep your immune system in tip-top...

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7 Ways to Manage the COVID-19 Anxiety Roller Coaster
18 Mar 2020

7 Ways to Manage the COVID-19 Anxiety Roller Coaster

The current COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has caused chaos around the world (to say the least). Watching the news and mindlessly scrolling social media to kill time is like feeding your lizard brain filet mignon and a good Cabernet. Your fat, happy lizard brain (amygdala) then sends your adrenals the message to crank out cortisol because sh*t’s gettin’ real! That part of your brain is there...

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11 Mar 2020

COVID-19: Fight Fear with Facts

As soon as the news hit about the COVID-19 virus, we were bombarded with information from sources near and far. Unfortunately, misinformation can spread like… well… a virus.  Myths and memes ranging from pet transmission to homemade vodka hand sanitizer (you read that correctly) became available for all to share on Pinterest boards and to post to Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. The villain lurking in...

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Can CBD Help Ease Perimenopausal Symptoms?
04 Mar 2020

Can CBD Help Ease Perimenopausal Symptoms?

By Betsy Hoida, PharmD CBD. Seems like it is everywhere lately in the wellness world. It shows up in a myriad of products, from gummies to luxury facial oils. You can purchase it anywhere from the gas station to your local pharmacy (depending on which state you live in). As a clinician and busy mom myself, I am overwhelmed by all of the information out...

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Brown Blood in Perimenopause? Should I be Worried?
26 Feb 2020

Brown Blood in Perimenopause? Should I be Worried?

By Betsy Hoida, PharmD Picture this scenario. You are headed out for dinner with your girlfriends. You quickly stop to go to the bathroom, pull down your pants, and…. Ugh. Brownish discharge. Questions start running rampant. “WHAT is this?” “I didn’t plan for this!” “Am I going to have to rethink my white skirt choice?” Freaking perimenopause…. what next?? And even more anxiety-laden, “Is there...

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How to Plug the Energy Leaks in Your Life
19 Feb 2020

How to Plug the Energy Leaks in Your Life

There’s a lot in life we tolerate. We ignore the check engine light, give the stink eye to the socks our partners toss on the floor, put up with the critical friend, and mindlessly accept the annoyances that drain our energy. And we become numb to the negative impact these things have on our lives as they drag us down. What’s Going on in Your...

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Is stress putting your health at risk?
12 Feb 2020

Is stress putting your health at risk?

Typically, we think of work, finances, or relationships when it comes to stress. But the list is much bigger and broader than this. Lack of sleep, dieting, skipping meals, and winning the lottery are also stressful!  Why? Because all of these situations signal your body to produce cortisol, one of your stress hormones. This is helpful up to a point (because it helps us get our...

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The Downsides of Vitamin D Supplementation in Perimenopause
29 Jan 2020

The Downsides of Vitamin D Supplementation in Perimenopause

Vitamin D (which is actually a hormone) plays an important role in the regulation of calcium and phosphorus absorption, and maintenance of healthy bones and teeth in perimenopause.  It may also provide a protective effect against diseases such as cancer, type 1 diabetes, and multiple sclerosis. Levels of Vitamin D Despite all of the benefits of Vitamin D in perimenopause and menopause, more is not...

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22 Jan 2020

Is Hormone Therapy Stealing Your Nutrients?

Many women turn to bioidentical hormone replacement therapy to relieve symptoms of menopause. These therapies include progesterone, estrogen and testosterone. In addition, birth control pills containing synthetic estrogens and progestin are frequently used to control symptoms in perimenopausal women. As with most medications, this can be a double-edged sword. If you take any forms of hormones, bioidentical or synthetic, you may be missing out on...

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