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You’ve Heard of Side Effects, But What Are Side Benefits?

If you’ve watched TV at all, then you know what side effects are. We’ve all seen the drug advertisements that end with a long list of harmful, to deadly, side effects. But what are side benefits? Well, to be honest, a side effect is simply an unwanted effect. So, all effects of a treatment or form of care … Continue reading You’ve Heard of Side Effects, But What Are Side Benefits?

The Truth About Vitamin D: What You MUST Know

You have probably heard how important it is to get adequate Vitamin D intake. Vitamin D plays an essential role within the body and has a heavy influence on the healthy expression of genes. Research suggests that adequate Vitamin D levels in the body help protect against many diseases, including cancer, diabetes, and autoimmune conditions. … Continue reading The Truth About Vitamin D: What You MUST Know

Leaky Gut and How to Heal It

I want to share with you one of my top book recommendations for individuals with autoimmune disorders, chronic disease, mental health issues and parents with children with neurodevelopmental challenges. The book is The Mind-Gut Connection by Emeran Mayer, M.D.. The book provides an excellent framework to understand the intimate link between leaky gut and brain and … Continue reading Leaky Gut and How to Heal It

Understanding Your Nervous System: The Vagus Nerve

The vagus nerve is a fascinating part of our anatomy. It is the 10th cranial nerve, originates off of the brainstem and travels down through the neck to supply our major organs. It is largely responsible for regulating our bodies and bringing about homeostasis and adapting us to our environment. The vagus is part of … Continue reading Understanding Your Nervous System: The Vagus Nerve