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Flu-Proof: 8 Steps to Boost Your Immune System

Flu-Proof: 8 Steps to Boost Your Immune System

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – and that is particularly true in cold and flu season. Whether or not you “catch” a cold depends on the strength of the virus or bacteria and the health of your immune system. The intersection of these two major factors...
The Top Four Essential Oils for Calming Anxiety

The Top Four Essential Oils for Calming Anxiety

Anxiety can surface in our lives in a variety of ways, registering as muscle tension rising from the shoulders to the neck, a sinking feeling in the stomach, loss of appetite, or interrupted sleep.With so many people on “red alert” right now, you may recognize some of...
Recipe for Catching a Cold

Recipe for Catching a Cold

Although we refer to “catching” a cold, the truth is that we are surrounded by viruses all the time. Whether or not the viruses take hold in our bodies depends on two major factors: How virulent (“strong”) the virus is How weakened our immune system is The following...
Five Essential Oils for Peaceful Sleep

Five Essential Oils for Peaceful Sleep

Do you ever have restless nights when you toss and turn for hours and finally fall asleep an hour before the alarm goes off? Do you fall asleep easily but then wake repeatedly through the night – from night sweats, the urge to empty your bladder, and/or disturbing...
Concierge Medicine: What It Is & What It Can Do For You

Concierge Medicine: What It Is & What It Can Do For You

Origin and Etymology of “Concierge” French, from Old French, probably from Vulgar Latin *conservius, alteration of Latin conservus fellow slave, from com- + servus slave (Merriam-Webster Dictionary). Are you tired of going to the doctor and walking out...
8 Most Common Food Allergens

8 Most Common Food Allergens

8 MOST COMMON FOOD ALLERGIES Dairy (milk, cheese, yoghurt, cottage cheese, etc.) Eggs Peanuts Tree nuts, like walnuts, almonds, pine nuts, brazil nuts, and pecans Soy Wheat and other grains with gluten, including barley, rye, and oats. Finned fish (e.g. tuna, salmon,...

Tips for Staying Healthy: Cold and Flu Season

Far from being a passive victim snagged by viruses and bacteria, you can significantly reduce your chances of becoming ill by cultivating health during cold and flu season. Just as bugs tend to attack weakened plants in the garden, so do bacteria and viruses...