How Toxic Exposures, Toxic Mold, and Unhealthy Food Choices Affects Your Health, Immunity, Hormones, and Healing

By | July 24th, 2014|Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well|

Last week, I discussed the interplay between our genes and environment. Specifically, I focused on how we have the power to modulate how our genes express themselves through wellness or disease manifestations. It’s empowering to know that we have a choice in how to manipulate our cellular environment through lifestyle and diet. Even more exciting [...]

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Our Poor Sad Food Supply! Hormones, Pesticides, GMOs, Oh my!

By | June 9th, 2011|Latest Articles, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well|

By Sarah A LoBisco, ND   Can you believe it’s already June!! You know what that means, time to highlight some great article links for my upcoming June Top Reads Page. J The first topic of the month—Franken foods revisited! Let’s start with… …..the Case of the exploding watermelon! I know, it sounds like a [...]

Stress, Sugar, Hormones, & Overall Health: A compilation of Important Thoughts with Dr. Sarah

By | August 22nd, 2009|Newsletter Postings|

1. The Stress factor Let’s pause and talk about how stress impacts your health. There are three major ways stress effects the body, according to Bruce Lipton, cell biologist. The first is that blood flow is shunted from your viscera, where nutrient absorption takes place, to your peripheral muscles. This is to allow your legs [...]

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6/21/2009: Hormones, Alternative Health, & Organic OK from AMA

By | June 24th, 2009|Newsletter Postings|

Society sets women up to believe that the transition into the cessation of periods is a turbulent, symptomatic whirlwind consisting of hot flashes, mood changes, night sweats, cravings, weight gain, and hair growth in unwelcome places (to name a few). However, this need not be the case. Obviously, prevention is the key, and if one [...]

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3/3/2009: Hormones and Adrenal Health

By | March 5th, 2009|Newsletter Postings|

Dr Borkin is an advocator of transdermal hormonal replacement and saliva testing. I agree that saliva testing is the best measure of free hormones in the blood; it’s more of a functional test rather than a measurement of bound hormones. Unfortunately, NYS doesn’t allow this form of testing for all practitioners. As most of you [...]

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Why Go Green? Easing the Mind Knowing Your Nontoxic Choices are Good for the Planet and Enhance the Health, Safety, and Cleanliness of the Whole Family

By | July 21st, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Last year, I shared the importance of choosing sustainable, green products in order to protect our planet and to decrease the burden of toxin and chemical accumulation on our bodies. Many assume that if merchandise is on the market, it is safe. Unfortunately, this is not true. With very little oversite on safety, the [...]

Video: Essential Oils for Optimizing Brain Function, Memory, Cognition, Mood, & All Things Mental Health!

By | July 18th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

This is the concluding video within my series that focuses on holistic methods to support psychiatric disorders. Previous topics, including highlights on essential oils to support mental health, can be accessed here. The psychological benefits of essential oils have been verified in many clinical and experimental trials. Their aroma is calming to [...]

More Oils to Benefit the Brain & Body & A Link to June 2019 Holistic and Integrative Medicine Top Reads

By | July 15th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

This is the concluding article in my series on integrative medicine for psychiatric disorders. Previous posts for various topics, including highlights to clinically validated essential oils to support mental health can be accessed here.   The psychological benefits of essential oils have been verified in many human and experimental trials. Beyond [...]

Video: Essential Oils to Boost Brain Functioning- Sniffing Beyond Sage

By | July 12th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

This video is within my series on using integrative methods to support psychiatric issues and brain disorders. Previous reviews on clinically validated essential oils to support mental health can be accessed at this link. Recently, I summarized how essential oils can tame the psyche and benefit the body. I have currently [...]

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