Love During the Holidays

Author: Amy Kurtz Does the holiday season, at times, leave you feeling a bit “Grinchy?” We all have expectations that our holiday season will reflect what we see in those greeting card commercials: everything is pristine with a blanket of fresh white snow; families are sitting at the holiday table enjoying an exquisite home-cooked meal; and …

Sleep Matters

The Importance of Sleep Author: Wilfredo Benitez We all know that sleep is important. I think it is safe to say that nobody would recommend that you should get less than adequate sleep. I also think it would be rare if someone were to tell you that they wished they got less sleep. We talk about …

Winter Wellness Guide to Holiday Stress

Author: Sarah Clark Williams ‘Tis that season again! You know, the one where you haven’t yet tasted the dishes of Thanksgiving’s feast before the bombardment of Christmas begins. While thoughts of hot cocoa, carols and snowy days warms the heart, the endless ads and commercials pushing you to buy more, eat more and host more may …

Women’s Health and Hormonal Axes

What to Know about the Pregnenolone Steal and other Hormonal Interactions Author: Courtney K. Pickworth One of the cornerstones of women’s health is the pursuit of a balanced, optimally-functioning hormonal system. This goal is emphasized by practitioners of any type because of how absolutely critical it is for wellness and vitality, but the topic of …

Saw Palmetto–Serenoa repens

Saw palmetto is an alterative herb, meaning that when it is used for treatment it will gradually restore bodily function and restore health and vitality. It is a member of the palmacea or palm family and is a low growing shrub. It grows abundantly in the southern United States. Historically saw palmetto was used as …