The Painful Periods and Constipation Connection

Painful Periods Fix

This article is for women suffering with heavy periods and painful periods who also struggle with constipation. I go over the relationship between gut bacteria and estrogen metabolism. I also give some suggestions on what you can do to resolve your painful periods. Enjoy! First let us talk about the role estrogen plays in the […]

Why Eating Healthy is so Difficult

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Are you having trouble eating a healthy diet? Well don’t be too hard on yourself because there are a lot of factors working against you. In this article I write about some of the main obstacles in your way of eating a healthy diet. We can’t say with 100% certainty what the healthiest diet is […]

Strengthen Your Immune System by Controlling Cortisol

Dr. Dzvonick - Strengthen Your Immune System by Controlling Cortisol

To strengthen your immune system, the stress hormone, cortisol, needs to be in perfect balance. If it is too high, it will suppress your immune system making it more difficult for your body to fight off invaders. When you get sick, your immune system causes most of the symptoms, not the pathogen. If cortisol is […]

Digital Devices & the Health of Your Eyes

We’re in a new age of convenience and connectivity, and with it comes new health concerns. More than ever, our eyes are in front of screens – from smart devices and computer monitors to televisions and movie screens. And, more than ever, people of all ages are complaining of eye fatigue, headaches, blurry vision, dry […]

Digestive Distress: Holistic Approaches to Irritable Bowel Syndrome

When the smooth rhythm of the muscles of the digestive tract is disrupted, either moving too quickly or too slowly, we experience digestive distress. For some of us, this distress can be frequent and painful, creating a major disruption in our life and in our lifestyle. Several health conditions are marked by severe digestive distress […]

A Holistic Approach to Multiple Sclerosis

One day you wake up with a tremor in your thigh. Then, it’s an annoying twitch in your eye. You notice it’s harder to pick up grocery bags. You begin to feel weak, even clumsy. Your doctor passes it off as stress or fatigue due to your challenging work schedule. You’re not convinced and you […]

Naturopathic Approaches to Fever

Non-Drug Treatment for Fever

Fever phobia is fairly common among parents of young children, and even some adults when they become sick. We worry that something serious is going on. Most often, that’s not the case. Fever occurs when our body’s internal thermostat (an organ in the brain called the hypothalamus) shifts our body’s normal set-point upward, indicating that […]

Make a Change for Better Health in the New Year

Have you set an intention to make better choices around diet and exercise in the New Year? Kudos for recognizing a change needs to be made and committing to it! As you begin to adopt new, healthier behavior, remember that change is a process. Be kind and patient with yourself. It takes about six weeks […]

Mindful Gift Giving: Tips for the Holiday Season

For many of us, gift giving is the biggest stress of the holiday season – from finding time to shop, to selecting the right gift, to getting the best price. We struggle emotionally knowing gifts often hold symbolic meaning for the recipient; yet, not having other ideas, we go to our default mode of shopping […]

Take A Holistic Approach to Antibiotic Resistance

When it comes to our health, there are two schools of thought: the Germ Theory and the Terrain Theory. Understanding the differences is critical, particularly because it involves the use of antibiotics, which should be used sparingly and for the right reasons. So let’s examine this often confusing topic. The Germ Theory asserts that, regardless […]