Category: Insomnia

You Can Walk the Talk

Naturopathic Lifestyle: Read labels! All the following negatively impact your health: hydrogenated oils, Splenda, Equal, nitrites, nitrates high fructose corn syrup (GMO), sodium benzoate, or anything you can’t pronounce.  Topically avoid: sodium lauryl sulfate, parabens, petrolatum, mineral oil, and aluminum. Adopt a whole food diet, organic when possible, locally grown and in season. Aim for ...

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)

Naltrexone is a medicine that antagonizes/blocks various opioid receptors on cells. Naltrexone belongs to a family of opioid like compounds called endorphins. In large doses, it has been used to treat alcohol and opioid dependency. The immune system is regulated by endorphins such as naltrexone. Naltrexone used in low doses balances the immune system. Immune ...

Neurotransmitters and Your Health

Are you exhibiting symptoms of neurotransmitter imbalance? Neurotransmitters are natural chemicals that regulate numerous physical and emotional processes such as mental performance, emotional state, physical energy, and pain response.  They play an important role with optimal mental and physical health.  Many of the symptoms associated with hormone imbalance can also be attributed to neurotransmitter disruption ...

Safe and Effective Hormone Balancing

Do you have these symptoms? Hot flashes Night sweats Insomnia Memory loss Mood swings (depression) Low sex drive Fatigue Irregular periods Breast tenderness Increased skin wrinkling Weight gain Anxiety The solution is here! Salivary hormone testing Bioidentical hormone and nutritional supplements What are the advantages of saliva test? Measures active hormone levels Easy and convenient ...

Vaginal Dryness with Menopause

The cause of hot flashes may be elusive, but vaginal dryness is a direct consequence of decreased estrogen. When estrogen levels drop, it takes a few years for the effects to be noticed, but eventually the drop in estrogen leads to dryness and thinning of the cells in the vagina and genital area. Low levels ...

Sleep Disturbance and Menopause

Sleep disturbances may be an issue with menopause. Estrogen deficiencies contribute directly and indirectly to sleep disturbances. Estrogen replacement therapy has been shown to improve sleep in symptomatic menopausal women. Estrogen deficiency also affects sleep indirectly as night sweats can make it impossible to sleep through the night. Supplementation with progesterone particularly oral progesterone can ...