How the Health of your Mouth Affects the Health of your Skin

It may seem like a bit of a stretch to think about, but the “healthiness” of our mouth can have a huge impact on the way our skin performs, both in terms of its appearance and in its function as a barrier defense to incoming pathogens. What? you may be thinking, why on earth would … Continue reading How the Health of your Mouth Affects the Health of your Skin

The Autoimmune Protocol and Reintroductions

The Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) has helped me so much. It literally healed me from the inside out and I am forever grateful that I found out about it and did the hard hard work of going through it. It seems so hard when you first start and have to give up so many foods (eggs, … Continue reading The Autoimmune Protocol and Reintroductions

Gut Dysbiosis, a Common Culprit

  “The road to health is paved by good intestines”- Sherry A. Rogers When I started to delve into some of my long standing health issues by changing my diet and lifestyle during the tail end of 2010, I didn’t quite realize that perhaps all of the issues that had cropped up over the years … Continue reading Gut Dysbiosis, a Common Culprit

How I Cut the Duration, Volume and Intensity of my Periods in Half

  I was 13 when I got my first period. It was pretty normal for the first couple of years. It would come every 28 days like clockwork, I would have some nominal cramping, take a couple doses of ibuprofen and be done. Then, at age 15 it got much worse. The pain I experienced … Continue reading How I Cut the Duration, Volume and Intensity of my Periods in Half

Healing my "Leaky Gut" and Giving up Coffee

    I share my story to give anyone else out there struggling with leaky gut some hope that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. This time two years ago I was in a much different place. I was suffering from HPA Axis dysfunction (adrenal fatigue), autoimmune diseases (celiac, endometriosis and dermatitis), … Continue reading Healing my "Leaky Gut" and Giving up Coffee