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6 Things Every Lesbian Should Know About Her Health, From A Gynecologist
In speaking with many lesbian and bisexual women in my 22 years as an ob-gyn, I've learned that some have felt apprehensive about getting health care...
10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Let’s explore some facts about RA that most people don’t know.
Stop Fearing Fat! Just Be Smarter With Your Choices
Over the past 50 years there's been an endless barrage of misinformation and propaganda against eating fat. Although old belief systems die hard, we...
The 6 Tests For Gluten Intolerance Your Doctor Isn't Running
Thanks to the hybridization of wheat and a grain-centric culture, gluten can be a monster to your health.
Why I Get A Flu Shot & Why I Recommend It To My Patients
It’s the time of year when it seems like everyone’s recommending that you get a flu shot. There’s a lot of misinformation out there, and it can be...
What I Wish Everyone Knew About Endometriosis
It can take years and multiple failed treatments before a woman finally receives the care she needs to relieve her pain.
Want To Live Longer? Eat More Fruits & Veggies!
The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition, known as EPIC, is a huge ongoing study involving ten countries. Very recently they...
What I Wish Everyone Knew About Parkinson's Disease
Knowledge is empowering, especially as it relates to putting out the fire.
Why Going Gluten Free Can Be Unhealthy
Gluten free has gone mainstream. The multibillion dollar gluten-free food industry has exploded over the last few years, to the point that you now can...
5 Reasons Thyroid Medications Aren't Working For You
Millions of Americans struggle with low thyroid symptoms and are told at their doctor's office to take medication and return in three months. Welcome...
Why I Chose To Give Up Tampons
I think of myself as the average girl who was wildly interested in the impending changes of my body. I couldn’t wait to become a woman, and I spent...
Why You Should Practice Preventative Wellness Today
When I was diagnosed with a neurological disease that has no known cause, cure or truly viable treatment, it was a blessing in disguise.
What Everyone Should Know About Inflammation: A Cardiologist Explains
Regular readers of MindBodyGreen are aware that a process in our bodies called inflammation is involved in many aspects of human health and disease....
The Leading Cause Of Hypothyroidism & The 8 Tests Your Doctor Hasn't Run
In my last article, I showed six different patterns of hypothyroidism that don't show up on standard labs, and aren't sustainably helped by thyroid...
6 Thyroid Conditions That Won't Show Up On Tests
The standard of care for people struggling with low thyroid symptoms is incomplete and inadequate
Why I Don't Let My Disease Stop My Yoga Practice
For the longest time, there were things about yoga that I thought I would never be able to do.
Constipation: The Ayurvedic Perspective
Ah, constipation, a lovely topic, I know. Too much information for some, but constipation is no joke. Healthy elimination is extremely important to...
What My Chronic Illness Taught Me About Healing Versus Curing
The two words are used interchangeably, but they couldn't be more different.
How Yoga Helped Me Make Friends With My Chronic Illness
What if we not only accepted our illness, but embraced it as if it were our friend, our ally?
4 Ways To Maintain A Yoga Practice When You Need To Be Gentle To Yourself
You know that painful, vibrating feeling you get after you slam your funny bone into a piece of furniture? That’s how my entire body felt for days...