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Is Your Eczema Out of Control? Stress Could be to Blame

Posted On Sep 23, 2020

Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is a skin condition consisting of a rash-like appearance. There are many triggers for eczema, including: overly dry skin; bacterial, viral, and fungal infections; and irritants such as metals, cigarette smoke, fragrances, and fabrics like wool and polyester. Another trigger for eczema is stress.1 How Does Stress Worsen Eczema Symptoms?…

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Dealing with the Stress of Working from Home

Posted On Sep 16, 2020

Workplace burnout isn’t exclusive to people who put in long hours at the office. It’s also a threat to the millions of people currently working from home. In fact, in a recent Monster survey, 51% of respondents acknowledged experiencing burnout while working from home.1 Burnout happens when you face higher levels of stress over an…

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Is Your Immune System Preventing You from Losing Weight?

Posted On Sep 02, 2020

Are you following a commonsense diet and still not losing weight? Is your exercise plan not producing the results you’d expect to see? Is the number on the scale staying the same (or perhaps going up) despite your best efforts? You’re not alone, and the culprit could be your own immune system. Yes, the complex…

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How Vitamin C Benefits Your Mental Health

Posted On Aug 20, 2020

While vitamin C is commonly known for its immune boosting capabilities including cold prevention, many people are not aware of the role it plays in mental health. Various scientific studies have shown that individuals who consume greater amounts of vitamin C experience less stress while encountering psychological challenges.1 When we consume vitamin C it causes…

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What is Oxidative Stress?

Posted On Aug 18, 2020

What is oxidative stress? Oxidative stress is an imbalance between antioxidants and free radicals within the cells in your body.1 Free radicals are oxygen-containing molecules with an uneven number of electrons which allows them to easily react with other molecules. It’s possible for them to cause significant chain chemical reactions within your body due to…

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5 Conditions Caused by Stress

Posted On Aug 11, 2020

One of the biggest ways stress affects us is through how we cope with mental obstacles. Both stress and anxiety are seen as enemies of the mind but are both natural parts of being human. In small amounts, stress and anxiety can actually be healthy and help us overcome tough situations. However, when stress and…

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5 Dinners for Stressful Days

Posted On Aug 04, 2020

When your adrenal glands respond to stress the metabolism of your cells speeds up, leading to your body burning through nutrients much quicker than usual. If those nutrients aren’t replaced, or we go for fast and junk foods to try to fill the gap, our health suffers. Good quality food is the best source of…

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What Can We Do About Our Fascia?

Posted On Jul 29, 2020

By guest author Ashley Black The good news is that restoring your fascia, or preventing your fascia from becoming “dysfunctional,” is easy and scientifically proven. In a 33 subject peer reviewed and published medical study, subjects were asked to use the FasciaBlaster tools and scrub their bodies like you would with a loofah. Simple enough…

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How Does Your Microbiome Contribute to Weight Gain?

Posted On Jul 21, 2020

By guest author Ashley Black So, now we know the microbiome is an integral part of digestion—so what? (If you missed part 1, read it here). What you want to know is why does it make us fat! Well, in the last phase of digestion, the health and balance of the microbiome cells exchange information…

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Is Your Microbiome Cycle Affecting Your Weight?

Posted On Jul 14, 2020

Fungi, hormones and fascia… OH MY! By guest author Ashley Black The short answer is YES! Your microbiome and your connective tissue (fascia) have everything to do with your weight. I have a lot to say about the microbiome and fascia, but for this blog I want to focus on two concepts: How the microbiome…

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