What are good supplements to take as a woman?

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Women often wear many hats including taking care of the health of everyone who lives under their roof.  In this feat of daily multitasking, sometimes women prioritize their loved ones’ health over their own.  I would like to impart some tips on how women can support their health.  One way to show yourself self-love and respect is to make the effort to prepare healthy meals. In addition to a diet that includes daily vegetables, fruits, legumes, unprocessed grains, and healthy fats, you could also include supplements.  Many women ask which supplements they should be taking, and the answer is individualized for each...

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DETOX instead of RETOX

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

Ready for spring cleaning with Akasha’s Ultimate Detox and Vitality drips? Do you drink alcohol on the weekends, or have a glass of wine on many nights of the week during dinner?  If you pair this habit with eating fried foods, dairy, lack of exercise and not eating enough vegetables, then this article may help get you on the right track. A great place to start a spring cleanse is with our ultimate detox and vitality (NAD) intravenous drips are a great way to help support your health.    Benefits of I.V. therapy First of all, before anyone decides to...

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Think Before you drink

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

With the pandemic appearing to be somewhat under control and the warm summer months quickly approaching, most of us are ready to move on from the necessary safety restrictions. It's likely going to be tempting for folks to go overboard with their alcohol intake. All indications show that there will be more celebratory relief with increased outdoor activities and traveling.  Excessive use of alcohol has been linked to depression, anxiety, societal withdrawal, violent behavior, impotence, increased unprotected sex, car accidents, accidental drowning, and domestic abuse. The adverse effects of alcohol on the brain, liver, heart - on just about every...

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Alcohol, Hormones, and Metabolic Health

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  Alcohol is probably the single most common variable contributing to difficulty losing weight and hormone imbalance. So many of my patients live a clean lifestyle with organic eating, low sugar intake, healthy amounts of exercise, and meditation BUT may also drink 2-3 drinks 3-5x/week. They do not feel as good as they want and many struggle with hormonal imbalances and difficulty losing weight. Women cannot tolerate alcohol as well as men, especially after the age of 35, due to our bodies having more fat and less water. Even where we are in our menstrual cycle can affect how we...

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The gut microbiome as a contributor to the pandemic

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  Those of us at the forefront of the fight against COVID -19 have suspected since the beginning of the pandemic that "Long COVID" appeared to be linked to Imbalances of Gut bacteria. An impressive array of studies has now proven that the microbiome, which reflects the variety and volume of bacteria in the gut, is indeed implicated in the severity of COVID and immune system response to the infection. According to a study published online in the journal Gut, imbalances in the microbiome may contribute to persisting inflammatory symptoms, dubbed “long COVID.”   The gut, the second largest organ in the body...

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