Andrographis for Optimal Health

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Let’s be real: should you trust a supplement that touts itself as an “all-in-one health solution,” boasting everything from the ability to protect your cardiovascular system to relieving the symptoms of the common cold? Surprisingly, the answer is yes—at least when that supplement is andrographis. Andrographis may be the most powerful botanical you’ve never heard of. Though it’s been a …

Green Your Space

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These five eco-friendly habits can make your home a healthier haven If the dawn of the 1900s brought about the Industrial revolution, you could say that the 1950s gave birth to the “Chemical Age.” From pesticides to plastics, science brought us new, innovative products designed to make our lives easier and better. Even the tagline, “Better living through chemistry” suggested …

Power Down Pain

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Herbal helpers to ease the “ouch” Whether it’s a headache, sore muscles, or stiff, achy joints, when pain strikes, life suddenly seems to stop. So you may reach for an aspirin, or maybe some ibuprofen or naproxen. But, while over-the-counter and prescription pain relievers can temporarily interrupt pain, most come with undesirable, even dangerous, side effects—and some may actually worsen …

Tame Your Tummy Troubles

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Natural ways to ease common digestive problems Did you know that every time you eat, magic happens? With each bite, a cascade of digestive functions are triggered that break down and process the food you just consumed. The ultimate goal? To ensure that each and every cell in the body gets all the nutrients it needs to operate optimally, while …

Sidestep Stroke

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What if, in the blink of an eye, half of your brain stopped working properly? That’s essentially what happens when you suffer from a stroke. Experiencing a stroke is one of the most terrifying of medical emergencies—and, according to the American Stroke Association, it happens to someone in the U.S. every 40 seconds. What’s more, stroke kills someone about every …

Reset Your Health Naturally with Dr. Holly

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Exuberant, enthusiastic, wise, and absolutely committed to wellness, Holly Lucille, ND, or “Dr. Holly” as she is called by her patients, has a gift for connecting with people—and a practical approach to health that delivers real, lasting results. Dr. Holly came to the art of healing naturally. The daughter of two pharmacists, she has always sought to tease out the …

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Four Simple Mood Boosters for the New Year

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A new year is upon us! For some, January is a time of relaxation and renewal, providing a much-needed respite from the busy holiday schedule of the past few months. But for others, the crashing halt of “the most wonderful time of the year” can initiate a downward mental spiral that may result in stress, anxiety, and depression. When chronic …

The Naturopathic Difference

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I grew up the daughter of two pharmacists and was well-versed in the “here, take this” approach to medicine. Even at a young age, I was skeptical of this approach and thought to myself, “There must be more.” There must be a way to honor how brilliant the body is in its ability to heal and recover. There must be …

The Battle For Your Pet’s Diet

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The food revolution from the last few decades didn’t just happen for humans. It also happened for our pets. We’ve moved from pet food that was cheap and convenient to intentionally searching out the way food meets the nutritional needs of animals. Just as we now take a closer look at what we are feeding ourselves, the foods we feed …

Beat the Breast Cancer Odds

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After spending a morning with Kristi Funk, MD, renowned board-certified breast surgeon, cofounder of the Pink Lotus Breast Center in Los Angeles, and the author of Breasts: The Owners Manual, something miraculous happened—I got genuinely excited about breast cancer prevention. Dr. Funk, whose patients have included Angelina Jolie and Sheryl Crow, has helped countless of women through their journey with …