Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a set of symptoms accompanying the luteal, or the second phase of a woman’s reproductive cycle. For some women, this inhibits their sleep, social schedule, and productivity for up to half of the days in the month. If you think that hormones have something to do with PMS, you’re right! PMS symptoms are essentially hormone aberrations and the resulting inflammation. From a naturopathic perspective, these symptoms are a sign of a physiological imbalance and can be … [Read more...] about Yes… PMS Symptoms Are Optional!
With all the talk about women’s hormones, you’d think that men are immune to any hormonal problems. Not so! Balanced hormones are an important part of everyone’s health. One of the most important hormones for men is testosterone. Unfortunately, the effects of low testosterone are often overlooked. Balanced and strong testosterone levels play an important role in a man’s life and in their identity. If you feel like you’ve lost your zest for life or your winning edge, then it’s possible … [Read more...] about Perfect Your Manhood! Raise Your Testosterone Levels Without Drugs
“Anxiety's like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn't get you very far.” ― Jodi Picoult Imagine you are walking along a woodland path and suddenly find yourself between a hungry mama bear and her cubs...what do you do? Before you know it, your body has provided a response – your heart is racing, breathing is rapid and shallow, and adrenaline sends you running the other way. This is anxiety, the innate hormonal and neurological response to a real threat. It saves us from … [Read more...] about Breaking the Cycle of Anxiety
Imagine you are walking along a woodland path and suddenly find yourself between a hungry mama bear and her cubs... what would you do? Before you know it, your body has already provided the response: your heart begins racing, your breathing is rapid and shallow, and your adrenaline sends you running the other way! This is the fight or flight response, the instinctive response to a real threat that saves us from real harm. Although these sensations are a normal reaction to acute stress, a … [Read more...] about Are You Tired of Always Being Tired? It Could Be This…