Health Thoughts Archive

Kidney Disease

Using the Functional Medicine Approach to Treat Kidney Disease How important our kidneys? Every day, our two kidneys filter about over 120 quarts of blood to make about 1 to 2 quarts of urine. Healthy kidneys help regulate blood pressure, remove waste and water, signal your body to make red blood cells. How do we measure kidney function?

Surviving Mold, Detoxed, and Happy

Our mold journey has happily ended at last, so I wanted to write a note of our family’s progress with the mycotoxin (mold toxins) detoxification. As no one treatment fits all, I had to modify the detoxification measures depending on the symptoms and the lab results from the Organic Acid Test and Mycotox Test by

My Favorite Alastin Skincare Products

This is what I use in my daily skin regimen – my skin has never looked better. Combine this with a clean diet, skin-replenishing supplements (do not forget about the benefits of vitamin C for the production of collagen), and light to moderate exercise! My Alastin Skincare Routine – Every Morning: Alastin Gentle Cleanser –

Stress Support and Adrenal Support

We have all undoubtedly experienced some sort of physical or emotional stress in our lives. While short-term stress is normal, long-term, chronic stress has been associated with numerous stress-related health conditions, such as anxiety, hypertension, chronic fatigue syndrome, HPA axis dysfunction, and metabolic syndrome.  Eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and utilizing relaxation techniques can

Be Beautiful and Protected with HydraTint Sunscreen

Get Your Alastin Skincare Products Here! WHY SUNSCREENS ARE SO IMPORTANT When it comes to skin care and sun protection, broad spectrum sunscreen is a non-negotiable. Constant exposure to UVA and UVB rays can negatively impact the condition of skin, however, avoiding these harmful UV rays completely is not always the most manageable undertaking. Our