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The Vagus Nerve: Your Body's Secret Superhighway

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If there's one thing I've learned in my decades as an integrative medicine physician, it's that the vagus nerve is the unsung hero of the human body. This remarkable cranial nerve may not get the same flashy attention as some of its more well-known counterparts, but trust me, when it comes to overall health and wellbeing, the vagus nerve is where it's at.

The Vagus Nerve: Your Body's Control Center

Think of the vagus nerve as the superhighway connecting your brain to the rest of your body. It's th…

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Striving for Balance?

Recently I had to take my own advice again. And doing so meant pulling back from some things and paying more attention to others. Life balance is not static – it is a state of constant adjustments. And has this past year been an opportunity to practice that or what?

When I was healing from chronic Lyme disease several years back, I was reminded of this inspiring commencement speech given by the former CEO of Coca Cola, Byran Dyson in 1996. I understood then that in order to save my he…

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Top Supplements for Stress - Adaptogens

Are you starting to feel the over-buzz of the holiday season?  Time stretched too thin?  Endless list of things to do and people to take care of? Well, you are certainly not alone.  Here are a few of my favorite natural supplements to help get you through the holiday chaos and a 10% discount on high-quality supplements. What are adaptogens? This unique class of herbs help your body ADAPT to stress by increasing your resilience and normalizing body functions.  In addition, these herbs often have …

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