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Thyroid – The small gland that makes a BIG difference!

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Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are conditions that affect the thyroid gland and can mean an underactive or overactive thyroid. The thyroid is a small gland that does a lot; responsible for releasing hormones that are crucial to many important functions like regulation of metabolism, heart rate, breathing, and body temperature. It also effects cholesterol levels, mood,…

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What Gut Type Are You?

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Good gut health is so important to your overall health. An imbalance in the gut may contribute to the development of issues like allergies, skin conditions, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and even some autoimmune diseases and certain types of cancer. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to help heal your gut and reduce inflammation.…

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How Stress Ages Us

Chronic stress affects many people and can be caused by financial struggles, marital issues, health issues, demanding careers, or a number of other different things. We may think chronic stress just makes us tired and more agitated, but we often don’t consider the effects it can have on our body. Stress can age us and…

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Tachycardia

Tachycardia generally refers to a resting heart rate that is higher than one-hundred beats per minute. Some potential reasons for an elevated heart rate are stress, anxiety, physical exertion through exercise or a physically demanding task, anemia, anger, certain medications, heart damage, congenital heart problems, high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism, and some other medical conditions. Heart…

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SIBO Explained

Digestive disorders have become more and more common in the last few years. Diagnoses of conditions like IBS, Crohn’s disease, colitis, leaky gut syndrome, Celiac disease, and many others are increasing every year, but experts aren’t sure why. It could be due to a number of things such as increased environmental toxins, poor diet, low…

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Causes of Joint Pain

Joint pain affects people of all ages, and it can be caused by several different things. An injury, certain infections and diseases, dehydration, and inflammation can all cause acute or chronic joint pain. Some of these things can be prevented through a proper diet, certain supplements, and light exercise, but what do you do if…

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Antinutrients and Nightshades

Antinutrients are compounds mostly found in foods and drinks that interfere with the body’s ability to absorb nutrients like certain vitamins and minerals. Legumes, grains, and nuts and seeds often have the highest concentration of antinutrients, but they can also be found in certain herbs, spices, and fruits and vegetables. There are many different types…

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Oxalates, Lectins and Nightshades…Oh, My!

An oxalate are chemical compounds found in many green vegetables and other “healthy” foods. Your body produces them as waste products as well. Glutathione is your body’s master antioxidant and detoxifier. It is vital for metabolizing the toxins. Some examples of the damage that can be done by glutathione deficiency include: Inability to repair DNAToxin…

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Oh No, Not the Flu!

Flu season is finally upon us, and we know no one wants to get the flu, especially after last year’s rough season, but how do we protect ourselves? Fortifying your immune system is one of the best ways to help prevent the flu and other sicknesses, and it can help make it easier for your…

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Help I’m So Exhausted!

Janet Lewis:                  Hello and welcome to this week’s show. I’m Janet Lewis. Dr. Lewis:                     And I’m Dr. Lewis. Janet Lewis:                  We are Green Wisdom Health, home of your low-cost lab work here to educate you again about another very exciting or tiring topic. I’m not sure which one. It’s so dreary now outside, it is…

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