Holidays Got You Feeling Stressed? Here’s What to Do

It’s so easy to get frazzled during the holidays. Gifts, parties, outfits, in-laws -- it can be challenging to manage your stress and energy with so much going on, especially because stress tends to sneak up on you if you don’t keep an eye on it. Many people don’t realize that the more stressed [...]

Why Is My Child Constipated?

As parent, there’s nothing more heartbreaking than seeing your child in discomfort of any kind—even if it’s something seemingly as harmless as constipation. I know this well, both as a physician and a mom to two young children. But, while constipation is a very common problem for little ones and adults alike, it shouldn’t be [...]

Why Magnesium Matters

We all hope that food is our ultimate medicine, but given the variables of food processing, manufacturing and farming, food sometimes cannot give us all the answers. Such is the case when it comes to magnesium. This important micronutrient plays a role in so many pathways of the body, and is the most common micronutrient [...]

A Simple Gift: Peppermint Epsom Salt Foot Soak

“Magnesium-rich soaking salts laced with invigorating peppermint oil to refresh my aching feet? Yes, please!” says everyone on your shopping list.This simple, therapeutic gift takes only minutes to prepare. We used Dr. Teal’s Peppermint Epsom Salt Foot Soak which contains added baking soda to soften up dry, rough skin on the feet.For aesthetics, we mixed [...]

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The Back-2-School Guide for Parents

It’s that time again — the yearly ritual of prepping our kids to go back to school. The lazy days of summer are giving way to bustling mornings, panicked breakfasts and the tracking of lost homework, uniforms, balls and more. […]