Thyroid Dysfunction and Mental Health

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Thyroid Dysfunction. The thyroid is one of the most important glands in the human body with a crucial role of regulating our metabolism. Our fast-paced lifestyles and environmental stressors put a huge toll on its function, making it hard to perform all the actions in an optimal way.  Thyroid dysfunction and a variety of thyroid…

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What is Our Second Brain?

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Our Second Brain. The human body is absolutely incredible. Every system impacts one another and works together seamlessly to keep us alive and healthy. One such system is the enteric nervous system, also commonly referred to as our “second brain.” This intricate system of nerves, neurons, and neurotransmitters helps control our digestive system through the…

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Unconditional Love – What it means for your Mental Health

Loving freely, without conditions or attachments, is considered unconditional love. And although some people believe that to be a myth, others can’t imagine giving themselves to someone fully when there are conditions involved. And now, there are even studies that showcase its benefits for your mental health.  What is Love? Love is one of the…

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How to Take Care of Your Mental Health in the Midst of Adversity

Mental Health. Life is a wonderful journey that definitely has its fair share of ups and downs. When everything is great, we often don’t even stop and think how lucky we are to be in this position, but when adversity hits, we cannot step away from the sorrow and wallowing.  And in the midst of…

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What is Helicobacter Pylori?  And How is it Connected to Cancer?

Helicobacter Pylori, or H. Pylori for short, is a harmful bacteria that attacks your stomach and can create serious and severe side effects, some of which might even lead to cancer. Even though it’s thought to affect about half of the world’s population and many people might never even feel its symptoms, the infection that…

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What is Gaslighting and Why it is so Damaging?

A term you’ve most likely been hearing over and over again has become a very real representation of a toxic behavior one experiences in relationships. And they don’t even have to be of romantic nature.  Gaslighting is a form of behavior that implies that your own version of specific past events is questionable. It makes…

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