OVERVIEW In our never ending quest for radiant skin, the old saying 'you are what you eat' is so true! Radiant skin comes mainly from the inside out. On the outside, we all have our favorite lotions, potions and beauty treatments, but glowing skin starts with nourishment from within. Skin cells are constantly
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OVERVIEW Cellulite is caused by clumps of unmetabolized fat, water and trapped waste beneath your skin that push up against surrounding fibrous tissue. These waste materials harden to give the tell-tale dimpling. If you have poor blood flow to your connective tissues, they will swell and stretch apart, allowing fat to bulge through,
OVERVIEW There are numerous possible causes of nausea such as overeating, eating high-fat foods that are difficult to digest, dehydration, indigestion, motion sickness, sunstroke, migraine, morning sickness, the flu, infectious disease, brain tumor, chemotherapy reaction, or as a result of consuming contaminated food or drink that is usually accompanied by vomiting. Nausea may
OVERVIEW The thyroid is a small gland located in the neck, just below the Adam's apple, its main job is to regulate metabolism and the way the body uses energy. Hyperthyroidism, also known as overactive thyroid, is a condition where the thyroid gland goes into overdrive and produces too much thyroid hormone. The
OVERVIEW Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), has many manifestations such as muscle and joint pain, anxiety and depression. However, the main characteristic is that of extreme and debilitating fatigue that is not relieved by rest; to the extent of seriously affecting an individual's ability to work and go
OVERVIEW Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition mainly affecting the muscles and joints in various parts of the body, causing pain and stiffness. Other symptoms include fatigue, lethargy, depression, anxiety, brain fog and often digestive issues. Up until quite recently there was no diagnosis of fibromyalgia and sufferers were, unfortunately, often dismissed as imagining
OVERVIEW The thyroid is a small gland located in the neck, just below the Adam's apple, it’s primary job is to regulate metabolism and the way the body uses energy. Hypothyroidism, also known as underactive thyroid, is a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough of a thyroid hormone called thyroxine.
OVERVIEW Inability to lose weight is a multi-factorial health condition. Causes for excess weight or obesity include overeating, under exercising, not following the correct diet for weight loss, imbalanced blood sugar levels, hormone problems, underactive thyroid and emotional attachments to food. Ruling out any underlying medical condition should be the first line of
OVERVIEW Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted to humans from the bites of ticks. Lyme disease is reaching epidemic proportions and each year we see patients from all around the world including North America, Russia, Europe, Brazil, Australia and Mexico. The first tell-tale sign of infection is a red bullseye around the
OVERVIEW Lupus is an autoimmune condition characterized by chronic inflammation. It can affect almost any part of the body including the skin (commonly in the form of a butterfly-shaped rash), the joints, heart, brain, blood and kidneys. It's often accompanied by fever, weight loss and sensitivity to sunlight. It's not clear what causes