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Sleep, Circadian Rhythm and your body-Part 2-The Takeaways Now let’s dive deep into Functional ways to bring back your sleep rhythm. I promise you, that by the end of this 2 part series on sleep, you will be equipped with some simple takeaways that can help you restore deep sleep. You will have the tools you need to understand the deep physiology of sleep, and it’s connection to not just one, but multiple systems in your body. Read Part 2 of this two part series
I know that many of you have problems with sleep. Either it is a conscious reason where you have a job which keeps you awake at odd hours with calls or your adrenals are in a hyperfunction mode, where you find it difficult to have deep sleep, however tired you are. Whatever the reason that you are not sleeping, I want you to understand what happens in your body physiologically if sleep is affected.
I know people are talking about Shatavari for Hormone balance and I even see Allopathic doctors recommending Shatavari to women over 40 as support for peri menopause under the assumption that it will build up their Estrogen. Is Shatavari truly the magical hormone elixir and should I be taking it?
You’ve seen the advertisements talking about this wonder drink that replaces a meal. Why do you need concern? --- Is the wonder meal replacement shake really the best way forward? What are the ingredients that go into some of them? Are they truly keeping up to all that they claim to be or is there a deeper side to this? So what actually happens when you consistently replace your meals with these ready to go meal replacement smoothies or shakes? Let’s dive deep..
Wth multiple studies coming out in the field of Genetics, is it providing us information that can apply to us, or simply causing more fear in us on what's next? The Functional Encyclopedia series breaks down complex terminology from the world of Functional Medicine into simple language that makes sense in each of our own lives. Read about Epigenetics on Functional Encyclopedia
Everyone is talking Microbiome today in Functional Medicine and Functional Nutrition, but what exactly is it?! You might have heard of the word Microbiome or Microbiata somewhere. In this week's blog post of the Functional Encyclopedia series, I've broken this down to the very basics, in fact, down to the microscopic levels of the good and bad bacteria!
From Ancient Greece to gourmet hors d'oeuvres, this phytonutrient treasure is truly a magical elixir! Read all about this magical fruit and its phytonutrients now on the Phyto Facts Series for April! It can solve one of the most common problems today, something which we require to stay at our healthy best and recover ourselves!
Functional Medicine and Functional Nutrition says that this system in your body is the root of all disease In this month's Psychology of our Physiology, we get deep into the system in your body which is at the root of all signs, symptoms and disease. Learn about your body's twins from Embryogenesis. When I discovered this, it blew me away! Also learn about one of the simplest yet most powerful Mediators. In our desire to evolve, sometimes we discard the most powerful tools from tradition.
What really is inflammation? How does Ibuprofen play a role? What is your Mucosa? How do these interact? There is a dangerous trend in modern day, of self diagnosis and self treatment, and of looking at a pill or a protocol as the magical way out. How can this trend end up harming you more than helping and how difficult is it to break this loop? Read all about the overlap between inflammation, Ibuprofen and your mucosa
In this episode of the Psychology of our Physiology series, we go deep into the physiological causes of anger! Do you find yourself constantly irritable and perhaps ruining the relationships around you? Have you tried sitting and trying to breathe deeply only to come out later and scream at someone? Have you been to a meditation session only to find all the irritation that you’ve suppressed in a relationship bursting out? Find out all about the physiology of anger. Read more..
Copper has suddenly made a big comeback hasn’t it? From ancient times and through ancient scriptures of India, we’ve come across copper vessels. Perhaps our own grandparents stored water in copper vessels and we’ve seen this. With everyone going crazy over drinking water from copper bottles, is this something that is really the next magic potion?
Meet the beautiful Blossom Fernandez as we get deep into Cellulite Women and Cellulite has been synonymous for so long that we joke about it, we try to beat it, we hate it, we don’t care about it or we just don’t know enough about it. Does cellulite bother you? Do you try many ways to get past it? What does it mean?
What is the Functional Impact from Tattoos? Everybody has a tattoo or wants a tattoo to mark a major life event or emotion. Johnny Depp even said that his body is his journal and his tattoos are his story. Many yoga students of mine spoke about what to get for a tattoo. Is a tattoo a proud depiction of your life story or is it causing you a host of major health problems downstream?