Tag Archives: health

Categories Advice, Anxiety, Health

Stress and Anxiety

Stress and Anxiety impact your health by increasing free radical damage and stress on your cells.  We don’t realize the damage as it is occurring daily, and the little symptoms as they arise.  Stress impacts our bodies in a variety of ways. Some examples are libido, memory, indigestion, blemishes, headaches, weight gain, muscle pain, nails, hair loss, fatigue and back acne.

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Categories Health, Thyroid

Thyroid Nodules

Thyroid nodules can be benign or cancerous.  My nodules were discovered as an incidental finding. I actually had an MRI of the cervical spine for chronic pain of the neck and right shoulder.  The MRI reading actually identified the nodules approximately 10 years ago. Since then I have had to see an endocrinologist multiple times a year to monitor the nodules.  The nodules often grow and reach a size that requires biopsy.  I have had multiple biopsies over the years. Read More Thyroid Nodules

Categories Advice, Health, Supplements

Magnesium

I began taking Magnesium in 2013 after it was recommended by a Homeopathic physician.  I had been suffering from frequent muscle pain, constipation, migraines, electrolyte imbalance, and fainting.  A blood test also showed a deficiency of magnesium and other electrolytes.  He recommended Magnesium glycinate because it provides better absorption and less stomach irritation.  Based on my history with IBS and reflux, this was the best choice for me.

 

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Categories Diet, Health

Fighting Fatigue

Fighting fatigue used to be a constant battle for me.  I woke up tired and spent the entire day yawning.  There wasn’t a moment in the day where I felt energized and pumped to engage in activities.  It was truly a significant issue when I worked the night shift.  Not only did I experience fatigue but by the end of the shift, I was exhausted and sleepy. Read More Fighting Fatigue

Categories Advice, Diet, Health

Migraine Hacks

Migraines can be difficult to treat and pinpoint the cause. Aggravating factors like noise, light, smells and even food can be frustrating and overwhelming. I have suffered from migraines since childhood. The difference between then and now is my highly specialized diet. My allergies have forced me to identify foods that trigger pain, IBS and migraines over the years. I am lucky because my diet is so special and specific that I am able to identify migraine triggers easily. Read More Migraine Hacks