Posts Tagged ‘insomnia’

Get Better Sleep: 7 Tips for 7 Hours

Do you get fewer than seven hours of sleep per day? If you answer yes, you are not alone. In fact, one-third of American adults “undersleep,” according to the most recent, comprehensive Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report.[1] Since the recommended daily allowance of sleep is between seven and eight and a half hours, that means…

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12 Signs You Need to Detox

Stressed Woman Having Mood Swings and Headache

I didn’t learn about detox at medical school or residency; I learned about it first through yoga, particularly during my years at Kripalu in Western Massachusetts. My detox education began via the Ayurvedic principles of Panchakarma. I learned about detox from feeling sluggish and like my liver was overtaxed, and finally realizing a good detox…

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Why Mood-Boosting Maca is a Girl’s Best Friend

Why Mood-Boosting Maca is a Girl’s Best Companion

Nodding off at your desk every day? In need of a serious mood makeover? Lagging (or completely lacking) sex drive? Because I hear these things almost daily in my integrative medical practice and from women in my online programs, I can tell you for sure that you’re not alone. When it comes right down to…

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The Health Lies that Keep You Tired, Fat and Grumpy

The-Health-Technique-Lies-that-Keep-You-Tired-Fat-and-Grumpy

If you’ve turned on the TV lately, you’ve probably seen commercials for them. They’re touted as the answer to all of your problems: They can banish your fatigue, fix your cranky moods, help you sleep at night and quell your anxiety. I’m talking about pills, of course. Prescription drugs are doled out like candy these…

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Dump the Junk: Reasons to Dump Caffeine

  I recommend to all my patients that they limit caffeine intake and completely detox for at least 14 days twice per year. And I getta lotta push back. Why? Probably because most of my patients have some degree of adrenal dysregulation, and caffeine gets them going in the morning, and keeps them going during…

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Dump the Junk: Reasons to Dump Caffeine

  I recommend to all my patients that they limit caffeine intake and completely detox for at least 14 days twice per year. And I getta lotta push back. Why? Probably because mostly of my patients have some degree of adrenal dysregulation, and caffeine gets them going in the morning, and keeps them going during…

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