19 11, 2020

Digestive Health

By |2020-11-20T15:04:25+00:00November 19th, 2020|Acid Reflux, Digestion, General, GERD, Gut Health, IHC News, Nutrition, Supplements|

The health of your digestive system is essential to ensure proper digestion and absorption of nutrients, as well as to support the function of other body systems, such as the immune system. The health of the gastrointestinal system, particularly the gut microbiota, even impacts mental health through its connection with the central nervous system, often [...]

30 10, 2017

Testosterone Therapy for Women: Debunking the Myths

By |2020-07-01T18:19:11+00:00October 30th, 2017|Adrenal Fatigue, Anxiety, BHRT, Breast Health, Depression, Estrogen, Fatigue, Gut Health, Heart, Hormone replacement, Hot flashes, Hypertension, Insomnia, Libido, Menopause, PMS, Progesterone, Sleep, Stress, Testosterone|

Testosterone therapy is increasingly used to treat symptoms of hormone deficiency in pre and postmenopausal women. Testosterone is essential for physical and mental health in women as well as men. Although frequently thought of to increase sex drive, testosterone's role in sexual function is only a small part of its physiologic effect in women. [...]

30 10, 2017

Is Hormone Replacement Safe?

By |2020-07-01T18:23:55+00:00October 30th, 2017|BHRT, Estrogen, Gut Health, Hormone replacement, Hot flashes, Insomnia, Menopause, Menstrual Cycle, Progesterone, Sleep, Stress|

Thoughts from Bob Wood, Consultant Pharmacist Are we safe from ourselves? There is no blame game. It is up to each one of us. I started consulting patients almost 16 years ago with a focus primarily on women (my practice now includes men and even teenagers) and the use of bio-identical hormones. Prior to this [...]

30 10, 2017

Natural Ways to Prevent and Treat Colds and Flu

By |2020-07-01T18:27:14+00:00October 30th, 2017|Cold, Flu, Gut Health, IHC News, Nutrition, Sleep, Stress, Supplements, Vitamin D|

When it comes to cold and flu season, prevention really is the first line of defense. To keep your body's defense system--the immune system--in peak condition, follow our immunity-boosting tips to help your body fight off the bugs looking for a host. And, for times when you are feeling ill, the second set of [...]

30 10, 2017

Yoga for Your Plate: Mindful Eating

By |2020-07-01T18:28:18+00:00October 30th, 2017|Digestion, Fatigue, Gut Health, Nutrition, Stress|

The race is on: Cooking, cleaning, hosting, visiting, and tackling a holiday shopping list that is growing faster than last summer's weeds. Before you know it, the table is set and you're serving the holiday meal. This year, though, is going to be different--you're going to sit down and savor the cornucopia of flavors [...]

30 10, 2017

Healing Acid Reflux Naturally

By |2020-07-01T18:33:41+00:00October 30th, 2017|Acid Reflux, Digestion, GERD, Gut Health, IHC News, Nutrition, Stress|

What's New? Stomach rumblings are caused by wave-like muscular contractions (peristalsis) at the walls of the stomach and small intestine. These are normal digestion movements, however the process is louder and more noticeable when the stomach is empty as the sound is not muffled. Hello and Happy Holidays Ho Ho Ho Belch 'Tis the [...]

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