Adrenal Fatigue 101Written by Azadeh Razavi, Hom., CCI
Fatigue. We all suffer from it at one point or another. But when you are chronically tired, paired with other symptoms like brain fog and Insomnia, it may be more than just your average tiredness.
Estrogen Dominance - the impact of hormones on our healthWritten by Azadeh Razavi, Hom., CCI
Are you a woman suffering from weight gain, mood swings, hair loss, and increased PMS symptoms, to name a few? If so, you may be suffering from Estrogen dominance.
SIBO - no longer a mystery illnessWritten by Azadeh Razavi, Hom., CCI
I can’t tell you how many clients walk through my doors reporting unexplained GI symptoms and/or skin conditions. And in a large majority of cases, SIBO is the cause.
Anxiety, Stress and Your GutWritten by Azadeh Razavi, Hom., CCI
Have you heard of the gut-brain connection?
As a Functional Medicine Practitioner, I view the body as a whole, with each individual area impacting and affecting the other. And the more we learn about the body, the more we understand just how connected each individual part is.
Detox - A Functional Medicine toolWritten by Azadeh Razavi, Hom., CCI
Does this sound familiar? Over the holidays, you indulged and enjoyed every moment and delicious bite of food.
Why I became a Functional Medicine PractitionerWritten by Azadeh Razavi, Hom., CCI
“I help my clients discover the root cause of their health issues using not only my biochemistry background but through thorough discovery, specialized tests, and natural supplements.”
Eat the Rainbow Diet and Supercharge Your HealthWritten by Ronald Grisanti
One of the most important things you can do to improve your health is to eat a plant-rich diet.
Plant-rich means that the majority of your diet consists of plant foods while at the same time adding an adequate amount of quality protein and healthy fats (avocados, coconuts, and nuts).
Winter and Dry SkinWritten by Azadeh Razavi
Winter’s extreme weather can cause the skin on your face, body, hands, and feet to dry out. Cold weather slows the function of your sebaceous oil glands so they produce less oil, leaving your skin less protected and less able to efficiently retain moisture. And in winter, your skin is exposed not only to low temperatures, wind, and dry air outdoors but also to warm, artificially heated air indoors. Both make your skin thirsty.
Seasonal AllergyWritten by Azadeh Razavi
Many of us take for granted that we can comfortably breathe year-round but for others, the welcoming warmth of spring’s sunshine stimulates a full orchestra of pollens stepping up their dissemination everywhere, and wreaking havoc on those who are allergic to specific pollens. Some conifers, alder wood, & birch pollens are some of the worst offenders in the spring, with grass pollens following in June and ragweed in the late summer.
My Top 5 Immunity Enhancing SupplementsWritten by Azadeh Razavi
Which immune system boosters have research to back their effectiveness, and which one is right for you? These 5 immune system supplements have all been shown to help prevent viral respiratory infections like the flu and the common cold in human studies.
Men and the Rise and Fall of TestosteroneWritten by Azadeh Razavi
You eat well, do your exercise, drink plenty of water, and get at least seven hours of sleep. You’ve been doing this consistently for the past 15 years, but recently you notice some things are starting to change. Your strength starts to decline, you don’t recover as well from your workouts, you feel lethargic and moody, your sex drive is way down and you notice your body composition is heading in the wrong direction.
Hormonal AcneWritten by Azadeh Razavi
In women, hormonal acne occurs mid-cycle, about two weeks or 10 days before menstruation. Hormonal acne is not just a teenage problem. Many women experience it even in their thirties and forties. It is all about hormonal Imbalances. Once this imbalance presents, you will see some pimples occurring all over the face or around your chin, nose, and jawlines, chest or back.
Arthritis InflammationWritten by Azadeh Razavi
Osteoarthritis (OA), also known as osteoarthrosis or degenerative joint disease, is the most common type of arthritis. OA is a chronic, debilitating condition characterized by the degeneration and loss of joint cartilage, resulting in damage to the opposing bones and subsequent bone overgrowth or “remodeling”.
Having trouble losing weightWritten by Azadeh Razavi
No Matter how much I exercise and watch my Diet I can Hardly lose any weight”... I hear that a few times per day from many of you...
If you are an active woman and have a balanced diet and still have a problem losing pounds, it might be your hormones... yes, hormonal imbalances lead to difficulty losing weight and an increased risk of obesity.