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disease

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.

Katie Murray
May 24 2013

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...

Trudy Collings
May 9 2013

Why Yoga & Heart Rate Are So Important: A Cardiologist Explains

We come to our mats for different reasons, and hopefully we walk away from a practice with greater awareness, greater compassion, and more focus. If...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
May 7 2013

Is Your Gut Healthy?

Gut health is at the core of our well-being, and is often at the core of illness, as well.

Yes, I'm Eating Meat To Cure My Chronic Illness

I had to ask myself, if it were my mother, father, daughter, son who was facing the obstacles I was, would I think less of them for trying something...

Lauren Burke
April 17 2013

What My Chronic Illness Taught Me About Healing Versus Curing

The two words are used interchangeably, but they couldn't be more different.

Maria Mooney, MSW, LSW
March 8 2013

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?

Shawnee Thornton
March 8 2013

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...

Jessica Labbe
February 15 2013

Fibromyalgia: What It Is & How To Heal

The good news is: you can heal your body with nutrition!

Katherine Leonard, M.S.
January 29 2013

Thinking Of Going Gluten-Free? 7 Signs You May Be Gluten Intolerant

It's estimated that 99% of the people who have either gluten intolerance or celiac disease are never diagnosed. Could you be one of them?

Sara Lindberg, M.Ed., B.S.
January 22 2013

Hair Loss: My Battle With Alopecia

For over 36 years, I've been told there is no cure for alopecia areata.

Jodi Weisberg
January 14 2013