More Than A Gut Feeling: The Gut-Brain Connection

More Than A Gut Feeling: The Gut-Brain Connection

Ever had butterflies in your stomach, or been so nervous you’re nauseous? You can thank the connection between your gut and your brain for what you’re feeling. We’ve known for decades the brain can send signals to cause these sensations, but researchers are finding out the nervous system in the Continue reading

Is It Allergies or Histamine Intolerance?

Is It Allergies or Histamine Intolerance?

From nose running and eyes watering, to heart racing and head pounding, allergies wreak havoc and leave you tired, looking for remedies to end the misery. This time of year, the trees and flowers are blooming, and pollens and molds are in the air. But, it’s not seasonal for everyone, Continue reading

Mind Your Magnesium!

Mind Your Magnesium!

The mineral that makes magic… Magnesium is the new miracle mineral and for good reason. For starters, it aids in your digestion, is the building block for DNA, helps us deal with stress, prevents kidney stones and creates nerve connections for learning and memory. For women, a magnesium supplement may be worth Continue reading

15 Ways to Relieve Stress (And the Science to Back Them Up!)

15 Ways to Relieve Stress (And the Science to Back Them Up!)

  Some techniques to trigger a calm mentality, reverse production of stress hormones and decrease blood pressure 1. Take a deep breath. Deep breathing, or simple breathing exercises, help reduce tension and relieve stress by supplying the body with an extra boost of oxygen. Shallow breathing stimulates your nervous system and, Continue reading