Have you ever felt like you couldn’t handle the day ahead of you?
When it feels like the stress of your personal life or job seem ready to knock you down and you don’t want to get out of bed.
Or the fatigue, brain fog and extra weight you have been carrying make you feel that you do not have the energy it takes to cook another meal, pack another lunch, type another report or sit in traffic yet again.
You may have felt this way so many times that you sought the care of your doctor to help you with these issues. Maybe you were given a prescription to manage symptoms, but you felt like there should be something more. Something you should be doing differently.
You are tired of feeling like this!
You need better health and energy to conquer each day!
How Your Lifestyle Can Make You Sick
Consider the aspects of your lifestyle that impact your health. This ranges from how much sleep you get, how physically active you are, the types of relationships you sustain, the environment...
What does toe fungus, sinusitis and vaginal yeast infections have in common? The answer is candidiasis. While candidiasis is often thought of as a common issue for women, when there is too much of it in your body, it can spread to many places-in women and men.
Candida is a form of fungal yeast whose original function is to help you digest and absorb nutrients from food. Along with other bacteria, candida is naturally present in your mouth, gut and within your reproductive organs and urinary system. But when the amount of candida in your body gets overproduced, it can lead to infections, or what is called, candidiasis. This excessive growth causes negative reactions throughout various areas of your body.
Candidiasis shows up as toe fungus, can be a part of your sinus issues, a cause for eczema, digestive issues, UTI’s, joint pain and can prevent you from losing weight. It can even enter the bloodstream or internal organs like the kidney, heart, or...
When you decide to lose weight, there are moments when you find yourself reflecting on what has led you to carrying the excess pounds. Your first thoughts might go right to the times you indulged on unhealthy foods or the times you chose to watch TV versus going for a walk. You told yourself, “I don’t eat this every day” and “I just need to relax.” And perhaps, too easily, this became your everyday or weekly pattern of behavior.
It is important to understand that there is more to weight-loss beyond working out and eating right. In previous blogs, you have learned how your genetics, early life experiences, hormones and toxins are all factors that may have contributed to your excess weight. But one of the most important risk factors affecting your weight is the influence of your gut and your gut’s microbiome.
At the Grewal Center for Mind Body Medicine, understanding what your microbiome does, can be the...