10 Things You Can do to Help Control Healthy DNA Expression

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10 Things to Control Healthy DNA Expression

If you have a parent or other family member with a health condition like high cholesterol or cancer you’ve probably considered you may have a genetic predisposition for those conditions. Though this may be true, it doesn’t mean you can’t influence your risk. It’s no secret that diet and exercise can have positive influences on your health and risk for … Read More

Getting the Most out of Weight Lifting: An Introduction to Protein, BCAAs, and Nutrient Timing for Optimizing Athletic Performance

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Weight Lifting & Nutrient Timing

By Aylah Clark, ND The exercise supplement industry is thriving as the popularity of weight lifting in particular has increased. I love that weight-lifting is becoming more popular, especially among women, but there is a lot of misinformation out there. This doesn’t mean you should avoid exercise supplements completely however because some do have a lot of evidence behind them. … Read More

The Health of Sex – Part 3

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Written by Sally Machin, ND After delving into causes of low libido, finally we come to the fun part… what we can do to turn it around (or maybe turn it on?). The pharmacy industry was all over Viagra, but there has been little pharmacological treatment available to women. Some have been studied, but denied by the FDA because of … Read More

The Health of Sex – Part 2

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Written by Sally Machin, ND “Low libido” is a common complaint of women, especially as they age, but that does NOT mean it should be “the norm”. And it certainly does not mean that there aren’t solutions. Women’s libido, sex drive, ability to be aroused, sexual desire, whatever you want to call it, is complicated. Factors affecting one woman’s libido … Read More

Treating Incontinence, Painful Intercourse and Mild Prolapse without Medication or Surgery

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By: Dr. Sally Machin Issues such as urinary incontinence, mild uterine or bladder prolapse and pain with sexual intercourse can be the results of an imbalanced pelvic floor. There is a solution to dealing with this imbalance. It’s called Holistic Pelvic CareTM, and was developed by Tami Kent, a physical therapist specialized in women’s pelvic care and also the author … Read More

Improve Bone Density with this Plant Compound

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Strategies, drugs and supplements to improve bone mineral density abound. Conflictinng data is also plentiful. Calcium, vitamin D and vitamin K are undoubtedly essential for bone strength. The bulk of data also shows that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is beneficial for bone health. However, in most cases due to the increased risk of heart disease and cancer, the risks of … Read More

Rethinking Osteoporosis- Beyond Calcium, Vitamin D and Prescriptions

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Osteoporosis is treated conventionally with a group of medications called bisphosphonates, like Fosamax, Actonel and Boniva. Unfortunately, these medications are not without serious risk. A letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine on January 1, 2009 by Diane Wysowski of the FDA’s division of drug risk assessment indicates a significant risk of lethal esophageal cancer. According to a … Read More