Do you feel like your trapped at Guantanimo Bay waiting to be water boarded by your relatives who don’t understand your gluten allergy during the holidays? Our office manager Winter feels this way. She just discovered she is gluten intolerant. Plagued with abdominal cramping, migraine headaches, nightmare menstrual cycles, mood swings, irritability, and a general […]
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The microbiome is often described as an ecosystem, but what does that mean really? To understand this, we really have to use a bigger analogy, one that applies to an ecosystem that we can see. A video about the wolves of Yellowstone National Park has been making the rounds on Facebook (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysa5OBhXz-Q), and it does […]
There’s nothing like charcoal-grilled meat. It’s not just the food itself, although that’s amazing. It’s the entire experience: being outside in fresh (albeit smokey) air, the sizzle when you slap that meat down on the hot grill, the smell of the smoke. Even the tools we use when grilling are bigger and savager and more […]
“Every time I have the thought that I want to harm my husband, I have to spend about 15-20 minutes organizing the utensils in our drawer just perfectly. It’s exhausting and so disturbing. I love him more than anyone in the world.” For Amy, this was her daily reality, on 40mg of Prozac, when she […]
Showtime: Tuesday, November 24th at 6pm PT / 9pm ET Are you ready for Thanksgiving this Thursday? Join my mom, Jacque and I, as we talk about how to have healthy Thanksgiving and stay happy and sane all season long! Hosted by Dr. Lauren “Lo” Noel, owner of Shine Natural Medicine.
Between 2009 and 2014, I was solely focused on CrossFit and eating paleo. In 2014 I got my weight to around 185 pounds, up from 155 pounds in 2009. At 185, I was at my goal weight, and had roughly a 5-7% body fat percentage. I could squat 355 pounds and my lifts for other […]
Share Well, in terms of semantics- no. This may come as a shock to many of my clients as one of my go-to standard tests is a 4 point cortisol and DHEA saliva test. So let me explain, adrenal fatigue is not a medical term, but it’s something that we can all understand conceptually and […]
It’s common to talk about macronutrients and calories in the health community; however, minerals do not get the attention they deserve. Minerals are incredibly important for our health; in fact, they are behind every process within your body!
I use essential oils for everything, including gut health. There are so many ways to use essential oils, and some are wonderful for relieving symptoms of IBS, like bloating and abdominal pain. Even if you have healthy digestion, the oils in this video are great to have on hand for those occasional instances of nausea […]
Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, aka SIBO, is a common cause of digestive symptoms; gas, bloating, constipation/diarrhea, reflux and abdominal pain. It is also a common cause of IBS. This case reviews how you can become symptom free after treating SIBO. Also, and possibly more important, is that we do not always need to reach a […]