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Oct 2020

What’s Causing Your Migraines?

A migraine is the number one cause of disability in the world and is defined as a brain disorder that involves a number of abnormal neuronal networks that interact at numerous levels of the nervous system [R]. That sounds pretty complex and rather scary, doesn’t it? And we often downplay migraines because they´re “normal” and everybody gets them. While they are common, it's important to understand what causes them and therefore, how we can possibly prevent such debilitating times. Unfortunately, most migraines are labelled as having no identifiable underlying cause, but there are certainly some pathophysiological occurrences that have been shown to trigger the onset of a migraine.
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20
Jul 2020

The PCOS and Liver Connection

You wouldn’t imagine that a condition in women’s ovaries could be related to the liver. But actually, significant research including a recent study done in 2018 found that women with a hormonal condition called polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) were twice as likely to develop a liver disease known as non-alcoholic fatty liver [R]. Sounds wild, right? Let’s delve into this.
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26
Jun 2020

Heavy Metal Toxicity - The causes, symptoms, + our favorite natural remedies (and recipes!)

Heavy metals are environmental pollutants that are naturally found on the earth and are used in many applications including agriculture, medicine, and industry. Despite their various uses, they are also harmful and thus considered toxins.
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16
Jun 2020

Does Excessive Stress & Cortisol Lead to Weight Gain?

During times of stress, maintaining a healthy diet may become challenging- to say the least. Whether you’re emotional eating or indulging in fast food because of a lack of time for wholesome meal preparations, a stressed-out lifestyle rarely promotes healthy habits.
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