Candida albicans (intestinal yeast) is a fungal organism that’s a normal and expected presence in our digestive environment. But problems arise—sometimes serious problems—when there’s an overpopulation of pathogenic yeast and it becomes opportunistic.
If you’re experiencing weight gain, sleep disturbance, brain fog, anxiety, exhaustion, forgetfulness, relationship issues, loss of libido, or lack of motivation, would it surprise you to know that these symptoms are present in both depression and hypothyroidism?
“Faux science?” How about “thinking and linking” instead of “naming and blaming?”
Research has shown a 25 percent risk reduction in cognitive decline in persons with higher levels of Vitamin D. Here’s how to know if you’re getting enough, including the best sources.
While many factors play a role in cognitive decline, hormones affect everything, especially our brains. This post highlights just how important our hormones are to our emotional and cognitive health.
Elevated homocysteine is an important contributor to Alzheimer’s disease. Additionally, it’s a factor in cardiovascular disease, stroke, and even some cancers. It sounds like having an optimal homocysteine level is a good idea.
“Isn’t forgetfulness just my brain being full? Isn’t my brain just tired? Memory loss is normal right? Isn’t it a part of aging?” Functional medicine experts would answer loudly and clearly, “NO!”
It started early. The harm wasn’t intentional. We just didn’t know any better. Here’s my story of reversing my cognitive decline.
Low iron—and more specifically, low ferritin (iron storage protein)—is common in the hypothyroid / Hashimoto’s and also hair loss / alopecia communities. Let’s look at this root cause contributor, including issues people can have with absorption.