The Three Phases of Adrenal Burnout & My Personal Experience with Cortisol Testing

Picture this, you’re running from a bear. In order for you to run faster and get away, your body releases a of surge of cortisol and adrenaline. During this ‘fight or flight’ response, cortisol helps raise our blood pressure, increase blood flow to our muscles, reduce inflammation and heighten mental focus. However, this comes at a cost of suppressing other bodily functions including our immune, digestive and reproductive system. This is referred to as the The Alarm Stage.

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The Three Phases of Adrenal Burnout & My Personal Experience with Cortisol Testing2019-01-24T16:54:51-05:00

Five Things Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You About Your Fertility

If you search ‘how to get pregnant faster’, Dr. Google leads you down a rabbit hole of contradicting and confusing information. This can result in additional anxiety for anyone who is already stressed about trying to make a baby. As a Naturopathic Doctor, I am constantly sifting through the latest research in order to provide my patients with the best possible care. Here are the top five facts medical doctors often don’t tell their patients, but I believe are key to making healthy babies.

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Five Things Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You About Your Fertility2019-03-19T21:38:45-05:00

Think Outside The Chocolate Box

This Valentine’s Day, I’m pushing you to think outside the chocolate box. Forget the tacky gifts, the overpriced heart-shaped boxes, and crowded restaurants. This Valentine’s Day, focus on you, your health, and what matters most….the ones you love in your life.

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Think Outside The Chocolate Box2019-01-24T16:54:51-05:00