Posts Tagged: fatigue

Is it PMS or PMDD?

May 13, 2019

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a many-headed beast – with over 150 different symptoms attributed to PMS, many women find the days, or week, before their period to be a challenging time. But what about those women who are completely destroyed by their PMS? Who suffer with severe mood changes, insomnia and fatigue? Those women may in fact […]

Fatigue? Hack your Brain, Harness your Energy

March 02, 2018

Fatigued? Hack your Brain, Harness your Energy It is fairly easy to measure the fatigue we feel from the level of a particular task—there are physiological, metabolic measurements that can show us. But on the level of overall fatigue, it becomes more complicated and we are less equipped to judge for ourselves. There are five […]

The Coffee Substitute Sleep Solution?

December 19, 2016

If you suffer from insomnia you may want to consider cutting your coffee consumption. I know, easier said than done, but to see and feel a change you have to make a change. How can coffee lead to insomnia? Whether you?re stressed or not, cortisol, your stress hormone, is released after consuming coffee. This plays […]

Underneath Anger is Fatigue

October 31, 2016

By Erin Wiley Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Underneath anger is fatigue. Catching yourself yelling at your loved ones? Frustrated with your coworkers? Leaning a little more on the coffee and red wine than normal? Making up arguments in your head? Escalating thoughts about how life is not going as planned and it’s impossible to get […]

Stress, Anxiety, Modern Living, and How Acupuncture Can Help

April 11, 2016

By Jonathan Handel, Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Everyone has been in this position before: you are at a restaurant with a ten-page menu and can’t stop flipping through it, while your friends and the waiter wait impatiently. This is paralysis-by-analysis. With so many options, we over-think what should be a relatively simple decision. […]

Your Brain on Sleep: A DIY Guide to a Better Night’s Sleep

October 26, 2015

Your Brain on Sleep: A DIY Guide to a Better Night’s Sleep Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen, Naturopathic Doctor We all have experienced the way sleep affects our brain. When we get a good night’s slumber and we feel alert and full of energy the next day. Our mood is more stable, and we’re able to […]

5 Simple Steps for a Fresh Health Start

August 31, 2015

  By Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen, ND September is associated with back-to-school for the kids, which means both new books and new beginnings. I propose that we should all take advantage of this symbolic time of year to kick the bad habits of summer aside and focus on how we can give our health the […]

Physical Restoration Through Breathing and Mindful Movement

August 10, 2015

By: Odette Oliver, RMT In our fast paced world the ‘energy’, the ‘buzz’ our cities create have led us to set our goals very high for everything; but the stress of our work, and our play, is slowly taking its toll. We rush around with heads down, eat while on the move, constantly check or […]

The Afternoon Energy Slump

March 09, 2015

By Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen, ND   We’ve all been there. 2pm rolls around and you start to feel yourself dragging mentally and physically. Your eyelids might feel heavy, your vision isn’t clear, even the thought of your next meeting is exhausting. You feel like taking a quick nap at your desk (please, just 10 […]

Winter Detox

February 23, 2015

  Dr. Wiley’s Top 4 Winter Detox Strategies Detoxification does not have to mean following a strict diet or cleansing plan. In fact, it is best if we make detoxification an easy part of our lifestyle. The key is to change our mindset by focusing on the health behaviors we want to embrace, instead of […]