Most have heard of calcium for it's bone supporting properties, but have you heard of it's periodic table cousin-Strontium? Strontium can be found in our soil and seawater, and it's actually a supplemental treatment for Osteoporosis in the United States, as well as pharmaceutical in Asia and Europe. ... Read More about What’s up with Strontium?
What is Focused Acoustic Pressure Therapy (aka Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy)?
Focused Acoustic Pressure Therapy, also known as Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is a new technology using acoustic pressure waves to treat chronic, painful conditions of the musculoskeletal system. It consists of a series of high-energy percussions to the affected area. The acoustic ... Read More about What is Focused Acoustic Pressure Therapy (aka Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy)?
PCOS: Suffering in Silence
PCOS: Suffering in Silence Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common hormone imbalances today, affecting nearly 20 percent of women of childbearing age. This disorder is often overlooked or brushed aside, but the truth is, people with PCOS are often suffering in silence. ... Read More about PCOS: Suffering in Silence
Beauty is Beyond Skin Deep
Beauty is Beyond Skin Deep As we age, our skin loses elasticity of our supportive collagen under the skin’s surface. Environmental factors accelerate this process. Some examples include sun damage, inflammation and smoking. In order to fight this aging process, we should aim to keep our ... Read More about Beauty is Beyond Skin Deep
Does artificial sweetener raise your blood sugar?
Does artificial sweetener raise your blood sugar? For years, the traditional train of thought was that artificial sweeteners were good alternatives for those who need to monitor blood glucose levels. Most artificial sweeteners are considered “free foods” because they don’t count as calories ... Read More about Does artificial sweetener raise your blood sugar?
Fertility and Reproductive stories: BPA & Phthalates
Fertility struggles are a topic near and dear to my heart. As a woman who has always dreamed of becoming a mother, but waited until her thirties to try to conceive, I knew the quality and quantity of my eggs were on the decline. Throw in a history of miscarriage and an autoimmune disease and all the ... Read More about Fertility and Reproductive stories: BPA & Phthalates