Conditions

Leaky Gut Syndrome

While there is disagreement on whether leaky gut syndrome is a collection of related symptoms or a distinct malady, there is also strong evidence that treating leaky gut can have significant health benefits. By finding the cause of your symptoms and the right course of treatment, you can find that many persistent symptoms cease and that you enjoy less pain, higher levels of energy and better general health.

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Poor Energy (Anhedonia)

The best way to describe Anhedonia is ‘the loss of interest in activities that an individual would typically enjoy combined with an inability to express or feel happiness: It seems as if the portions of the brain responsible for acknowledging pleasure have shut down.

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Chronic Migraines

Migraines are not just headaches, they are a debilitating form of a headache that is frequently associated with nausea, vomiting, seeing an aura (shortly before the migraine symptoms occur), experiencing sensitivity to light/sound and a severe throbbing sensation (can be on one side of the head or on both sides).

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Memory Problems

Brain fog can be described as a feeling of distraction, fatigue, feeling somewhat moody and a bit ‘off.’ Dementia is the term used to describe a group of symptoms that are caused by disorders affecting the brain, manifested by memory disorders, personality changes, and or impaired reasoning.

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Sleep Disturbances

There are nearly 100 different kinds of sleep disorders. One of the most common sleep disorders is insomnia: When an individual has insomnia, he or she has difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. There are three types of insomnia: episodic, short-term and chronic.

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Weight Loss and Nutrition

Every year Americans spend an estimated $33 billion on products and services to help them with weight loss. Yet despite all these costly efforts, nearly two-thirds of adults in America are still overweight or obese.

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Diabetes

Diabetes has two classifications: Type I and Type II. Both of these are characterized by permanent resistance to insulin or the lack of insulin production. Insulin is the hormone in the body that delivers sugar to the cells. This sugar provides the cells with energy.

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Male Hormone Health

Once a man reaches the age of 35, his testosterone production begins to slow: Typically, a man over the age of 35 loses from 1 to 5 percent of his production level each year.

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Female Hormone Health

Most people know that when a woman reaches her 50s her hormones become imbalanced because she is going through menopause; however, women also experience declining progesterone, estrogen, cortisol and testosterone once they reach their mid-thirties.

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

PCOS is the leading cause of infertility in the U.S., affecting approximately 14 percent of women who are of child-bearing age. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome occurs when elevated levels of testosterone and insulin disrupt the body’s pituitary feedback loop coordination.

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

An individual who suffers from extreme fatigue for a period of more than six months has Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). This can be a devastating medical condition because finding the underlying problem is challenging.

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Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis occurs when the immune system begins attacking the thin membranes that surround the body’s joints because they are mistaken for foreign invaders. Once these membranes are attacked, a buildup of immune complexes and fluid occurs in the affected joint(s).

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Autoimmune Disease

An autoimmune disease develops when the body is actively defending itself against a potentially dangerous invader and the immune system fails to recognize the body’s own cells; consequently, turning the antibodies against itself.

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Thyroid Conditions

Thyroid disease is rather common and can cause a variety of symptoms. The symptoms an individual experiences depends on whether the thyroid is over functioning or under functioning.

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Depression and Anxiety

If you have felt down for some time and you are having difficulty ‘shaking off’ the feelings of sadness, you may be experiencing depression. An individual experiencing anxiety typically has difficulty controlling his or her worry.

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Age Management

Aging is the process of becoming older. This process is subject to genetic influence and is modulated by lifestyle and environmental factors. Aging is associated with a decline in overall functioning and cognition.

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