Are you sleeping with toxins?

Are you sleeping with toxins?

If you’re like me, you may not have put a lot of thought into the impact that our laundry products have on our homes, bodies, and the environment. After all, if there’s an entire aisle at the store full of “trusted brands”, they must be safe, right? Unfortunately, the...

How to Treat Heartburn, without medication

Here is a topic dear to my heart, and I’ll share my own personal story below. Heartburn occurs when stomach acid irritates the lining of the esophagus. Symptoms can range from mild burning to severe pain and chest tightness. A little understanding of anatomy helps to...
Should You Have a CT Scan of the Heart, or a Carotid IMT?

Should You Have a CT Scan of the Heart, or a Carotid IMT?

Heart disease remains the #1 killer for women and men, despite that we can prevent 90% of heart disease with lifestyle changes. The primary cause for heart attacks and strokes is the growth of arterial plaque. In an ideal world, you would know the age of your...

How Does Your Gut Microbiome Impact Your Risk for Heart Disease

There are hundreds of recent studies showing that the microbes (bacteria, fungi, and viruses) living in your gut impact your health. The right microbes benefit you, the bad ones cause you harm. You have trillions of diverse microbes (with 10 times more DNA than the...