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Teen Sleep is the Best Medicine

July 22, 2022

Teen ZZZZ’s…..The Struggle is Real. One of the biggest concerns parents have is their teen’s sleeping habits. What are they worried about? → Not getting enough sleep → They are up too late → They sleep in too long → they are being ‘lazy’ This especially peaks as the new school year is looming – […]

What’s up with teens and their PMS?

June 28, 2022

Is it their hormones…is it teenagehood….is it their brain development? What is up with your teen and their mood? Let’s start with the breakdown of what PMS really is…and what it isn’t! Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) describes a group of symptoms that occur cyclically and improve shortly after menstruation starts. Menstruators are often aware their period […]

The Link Between Digestion & Your Skin

June 03, 2022

How does your digestive health impact the health of your skin?   Many people, of all ages, struggle with skin conditions such as acne, rosacea, eczema, dry skin, psoriasis and more. It can be very upsetting when a solution to skin concerns has not been found. A key part to understanding how to address skin concerns is […]

PCOS Is Not a Life Sentence

March 08, 2022

Up until this point, you’ve had an irregular menstrual cycle, you continue to experience acne and excessive hair growth, and struggle with losing weight despite maintaining a healthy diet and movement routine.  You were put on the birth control pill as a young adult to help “regulate” your hormones and things got a lot better.  […]

A Wounded Healer

January 17, 2022

It’s different when the tables are turned. When I’m the one on the table as the patient, rather than being the clinician. Not that I ever really stop being the clinician, but it is a different experience. When I am the one waiting for results. When the pain is mine and the struggle is with […]

Connecting to Your Body

January 10, 2022

January is notorious for people setting goals based on changing their bodies. Don’t get me wrong, I love when people are motivated and inspired but often when it comes to our bodies, this laser focus can be more like tunnel vision. People set lofty goals with their mind but expect their bodies to just follow […]

What You Need to Know About Sleep & Your Gut Health

November 18, 2021

It may not come as a shock to know that sleep is essential to our mental and physical health.  What might be less easy to realize is that sleep and gut health and very interlinked.  Our gut microbiome, the internal ecosystem we all have of trillions of gut bacteria, influences our ability to access quality […]

Optimizing diet & lifestyle choices as we return to the office

August 23, 2021

September is a busy time every year, without the added layer of the world ‘getting back to normal’, post pandemic. I feel as though the country is collectively preparing – whether it’s back to school for the kids, and/or back to the office after working from home for over a year. I’m betting a lot […]

5 ways to build resilience – starting with your gut health

August 23, 2021

We all want to be a little bit more resilient right? Having that ability to bounce back from the things that stretch us to our limits or during times of adversity and stress. This can be from busy schedules, demanding jobs, balancing family life, tight deadlines. These can all test our resiliency and lead to […]

Get Excited About Life Again

July 30, 2021

Get excited about your cerebellum. Wait, what? If we are really to harness the power of our brain, we must also understand the systems running behind the scenes so we can train them to their optimal capacity. Classically thought to be only for motor coordination and balance, the cerebellum is now recognized as a driver […]