The Secret Immune Boost You've Been Looking For- Glutathione
September often marks the return of the back-to-school cold. And now, with many adults returning to the office for the first time all year, we expect the common cold to run rampant throughout most households. The only way to avoid this seasonal annoyance is by giving your immune system the boost it needs to fight off the cold and any other virus. And the absolute best approach to boost your immune system is through a glutathione IV therapy treatment. But first, what is glutat
How to Know When You're Due for a Detox
When your body becomes overloaded with toxins, it will send you signals that detoxification is needed, pronto! Weight gain, skin irritation, GI disturbances, and fatigue are all common signs that you're due for a detox. In this blog, we will further explore the symptoms telling you to detox and how to get rid of them for good. But first, what is the detoxification process? Detoxification is a natural process inherent to the human body. Every day, our bodies accumulate toxins,
Are Hormones Behind Your Weight Gain?
Are you eating right and exercising but still finding yourself adding on the extra pounds? Your hormones could potentially be the problem. Several hormone-related conditions and general hormone imbalances can all lead to abdominal weight gain. In this blog, we'll unpack 5 common signs that your hormones are making you gain weight and how to get rid of it. 1. You find yourself craving sugar: Sugar cravings could be a sign you're suffering from insulin resistance. When your bod
What You Need to Know About the FDA's Approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine
On Monday, August 23rd, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finally gave official approval to the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine is known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine. This blog will summarise the FDA’s official statement and what this means in the global fight against COVID-19. We’ve compiled the top points from the FDA’s News Release: - The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine is the first COVID-19 vaccine to receive FDA approval. - The vaccine will still be a
Tired of Waking Up at 3 A.M.? We Have the Solution.
How often do you find yourself unwillingly jerked out of sleep around 3 AM? This annoying and unwanted nightly wake-up call plagues many people across all demographics. Your 3 AM wakeup could be occurring for several different reasons, from hormonal imbalances to poor sleep hygiene. In this blog, we’ll break down why you’re waking up in the middle of the night and how you can prevent it. Sleep cycles 101: One of the reasons behind your 3 AM wakeup could simply be the natural
Your Questions About the Booster Shot: Answered
On Wednesday, August 16th, the Biden administration made the official announcement that a third COVID-19 shot is recommended for all Americans who received the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Here’s what you need to know: What is a booster shot? The booster shot is the exact same vaccine as the two-dose regimen. Booster shots are not unusual, it is recommended we receive them for other vaccines like tetanus and diphtheria (Td) every 10 years. Booster shots do as the name
The Root of Your Grey Hair
How often do you find yourself in front of the mirror looking for yet another grey hair? Grey hair is one of the most obvious signs of aging. And while it is completely natural, there are some lifestyle factors that can spur the greying of hair. In this blog, we explore why and how hair turns grey and what you can do to reverse it. Hair greying 101: One of the most infamous signs of aging is the gradual loss of hair color. For most people, their hair will begin to fade to gre
Liver Spots & Cellular Deterioration
Look down at your hands, do you see any small, dark flat dots on your skin? Many of us know these pesky little spots as liver spots. These little marks typically appear as we age. But did you know that liver spots are actually a marker of cellular deterioration on not only the skin, but throughout the entire body? Liver spots 101: Liver spots, or age spots, are small, dark, flat dots that typically appear on regions of the body that get a lot of sun exposure. Common areas are
The Facts About Kids & COVID-19
As summer begins to wrap to an end, kids returning to school looms in the not-so-distant future. Returning to school accompanies the added fears of large gatherings of mostly unvaccinated children in the midst of a global pandemic. Staying educated about the potential risks and facts around children and COVID-19 is the best way to keep your children safe. Here’s what you need to know. Delta COVID-19 Update: Now, nearly 75% of all counties in the United States are considered t
What is a Normal Menstrual Cycle?
While for many women, their period may seem like a monthly hassle, in the functional health community, it’s known as one of the five vital signs that reveal hints towards the true status of your health. Irregularities in your menstruation cycle can point to much deeper health conditions. If your period is accompanied by debilitating cramps, excessive bleeding, and exhaustive mood swings, there is likely a deeper cause than just your monthly cycle. Normal menstruation 101: For