Why Your Hair Is Falling out And What You Can Do About It

We all lose up to 100 strands of hair per day, so shedding hair is a fact of life. But what’s the plan of action for when hair loss becomes more than just the annoyance of a clogged shower drain, and we begin to see less hair growing back than we’re losing? For a growing [...]

How to Reduce Hormonal Acne

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography Whether you’re 15 or 55, acne can be a major source of stress. Breakouts always seem to happen at the worst time, and if you’re dealing with them on a regular basis, your acne can have significant impact on your mood, confidence, and more.  Over the past decade, I’ve [...]

Hair Growth Foods for Women: Top 5 Foods to Prevent Hair Loss

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography Hair loss is a stressful health challenge that I can relate to personally. I struggled with hair loss for years, and it’s one of the main reasons I decided to study integrative medicine.  For us women, hair loss is uniquely stressful. Hair is a part of our expression, beauty, and [...]

4 Hair Thickening Home Remedies For Women

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography Is your hair getting thin, or even falling out?  Hair loss is something we women never want to think about. It can be a huge source of stress -- and, unfortunately, it’s more common than you might expect. As an integrative physician, I’ve spent the last decade working with thousands [...]

Hair Loss: Is What You’re Losing Normal?

Hair; we groom it, we cut it, we color it, we curl it, we straighten it. Hair is a large component of our self-expression and how we present ourselves to the world!  So when we begin to experience increased hair loss, it can create some serious panic. Why is my hair falling out more rapidly? [...]

The Guilt-Free Chocolate Beauty Trick for All Women

Okay—first of all, I am all for having a couple squares of dark chocolate as a healthy treat after dinner. Dark chocolate (70% or more cacao) is rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory flavonoids, which boosts your heart health and possibly your mood. However, did you know that chocolate can also be included as part of [...]

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5 Ways TCM Helps Clear Your Skin

I could talk for days about the countless benefits of traditional Chinese medicine. That’s why I’m excited that it’s catching on in the Western world, though I will say it’s taken quite some time making it’s way from the East side. A study published in recent years, by the Department of Complementary-Alternative Medicine at Medical [...]

DIY Face Masks That Are Winter Therapy for Your Skin

Homemade is all the rage—because, let’s face it, no one really wants to put toxic products on their face! Unless you’re careful to check each and every ingredient listed on all of your skin-care products, from face lotions to cleansers and even under-eye creams, you’re probably introducing a whole bunch of chemicals to your skin [...]

Quick Exfoliant for Winter Skin

Are you seeing winter’s effect on your skin in the mirror? Wishing for that healthy looking glow from head to toe? Search “exfoliant.” Go ahead and see just how MANY different products come up. Instead of spending time and money trying each one out, I’m going to give you an old recipe for one that [...]