Menopause and Weight Gain

Guest Post by Dr Laura Villa; Image by José Manuel de Laá from Pixabay  Did you know that the average woman gains 1 to 2 pounds a year through menopause? Before we get into the why, let’s go through some definitions. Menopause and Perimenopause Perimenopause, the time before menopause, is where estrogen and progesterone [...]

By |2021-01-15T12:04:58-07:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Health Benefits of Coffee Enemas

I see a lot of environmental illness, chemical sensitivity, and GI symptoms in my practice. Most of the time in cases of suspected or proven solvent toxicity, my recommendations for detoxification include sauna, castor oil packs, constitutional hydrotherapy, and colon hydrotherapy. The latter is performed with water only, though there [...]

By |2021-01-08T11:10:08-07:00January 8th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Detox|0 Comments

Fermented Foods

Guest post by Dr Laura Villa; Image by edwina_mc from Pixabay  The foods that help keep your gut healthy What are fermented foods? Historically, food fermentation was implemented as a method of preservation. Additionally, fermentation enhances the taste and texture of some foods, such as olives. Not only does it improve the shelf-life [...]

By |2020-12-23T12:00:04-07:00December 23rd, 2020|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Can CBD Help With Sleep?

Guest post by Eric Van Buskirk; Image by 溢 徐 from Pixabay  Few things are more frustrating than a bad night’s sleep. Besides leaving you feeling tired, grumpy and anxious, it can impair your memory and concentration, affecting everything from your work to your relationships. Down the road, sleep deprivation increases your [...]

By |2020-12-11T09:07:38-07:00December 11th, 2020|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Best Anti-Aging Vitamins: 5 Supplements to Help Turn Back the Clock

This guest article was originally published at with some minor edits.; Photo by Michał Parzuchowski on Unsplash What if someone told you there are ways to stop, or at least limit, the symptoms of aging? With help from specific vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, we can help rewind our body’s biological clock by replenishing valuable nutrients that we [...]

By |2020-12-04T11:40:33-07:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Supplements|0 Comments

UTIs, Interstitial Cystitis, and Bladder Health

Image by lumpi from Pixabay  Causes of UTIs Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are commonly caused by E coli, normal fecal flora, due to the proximity of the colon to the urethra. Hygiene can certainly help to prevent transference, such as wiping front to back rather than back to front, and avoiding thong underwear. [...]

By |2020-11-27T07:36:08-07:00November 27th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments, Women's Health|0 Comments

You Are What You Eat… And So Is Your Skin

This article is originally posted on Proven Skincare. THE GOOD It probably won’t surprise you that foods considered healthy for your body are also beneficial for your skin. Fresh fruits and vegetables, and certain fats in fish, nuts, and seeds will go a long way towards a glowing complexion. Here’s [...]

By |2020-11-19T15:08:06-07:00November 19th, 2020|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

10 tips and tricks to relax for a better sleep

Guest Post by Allyn Gardner; Image by Daniela Dimitrova from Pixabay  “The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night’s sleep.” — E. Joseph Cossman No truer words were ever spoken, but never more so than this year. While the National Institutes of Health previously estimated about 30% of the population [...]

By |2020-11-13T11:57:57-07:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments, Health|0 Comments

Oxaloacetate and Excitotoxicity

Image by Comfreak from Pixabay  The body produces energy from food and oxygen, in simplest terms. “Energy,” in this case, is ATP, or adenosine triphosphate. The vast majority of this is produced in the mitochondria via two processes: the Tricarboxylic acid cycle (TCA), and the Electron Transport Chain. Oxaloacetate (OAA) is one of the [...]

By |2020-11-06T08:52:58-07:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Supplements|0 Comments