Posts Tagged: cortisol

The Best Tests for Stress

October 01, 2019

Fatigue, anxiety, insomnia, overwhelm, irritability, brain fog.  The symptoms of stress are a laundry list of misery, and most of us are intimately familiar with them.  While most people can tell me they are experiencing stress, many of us don’t realize the impact that stress is having on our bodies.  Because stress isn’t just in […]

Can Acupuncture Increase Your Chances to Conceive with IVF?

March 25, 2019

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine have long been used to help couples conceive naturally, but what many people don’t know is that it can also work in tandem with In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) to increase your chances of getting pregnant. Homerton University Hospital Study A recent study from Homerton University Hospital in London, England found that […]

Hormones and Hair Loss

March 01, 2019

In my practice I focus on women’s health and hormone balance. So you would imagine that I spend most of my day talking about the lady garden.  But women’s health is so much more complicated than that. Our hormones influence everything that happens in our bodies. From how much energy we make, to our moods, […]

Drink Your Stress Away – A Relaxation Smoothie

July 20, 2015

  Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen, ND “You are what you eat” is how the saying goes – and while it may not be true in the literal sense, it should come as no surprise that what we eat can influence how we feel. In fact, our food choices can contribute to how stressed and anxious […]

Sleep & Circadian Rhythms

November 04, 2013

By Dr. Marc Bubbs ND In the Paleolithic or ‘hunter-gatherer’ era more than 10,000 years ago, our ancient ancestors woke up with the rising sun in the morning and rested for a good nights sleep not long after sundown.  Scientists believe that our hunter-gatherer ancestors averaged about 10 hours of sleep per night.  Of course […]