Self-care: from one mother to another

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

Increasingly, women in families are asked to wear many hats in addition to being a mother: primary caregiver, cook, housekeeper, breadwinner, nurse, and more. It is essential for anyone in a caregiver role to practice “self-care.” With the busyness of your every day in mind, we want to remind you of something very important: Don’t forget about yourself. Most everyone agrees that a happy mom makes a happy home. Still, it doesn’t hurt to be reminded from time to time what that takes. When we take care of ourselves (our needs, our dreams, our desires), we are always better able to meet the needs of the people...

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Should I Give My Child Melatonin for Better Sleep?

Posted on by Edison de Mello

Picture this:   It's 2 AM when you once again get awoken by your child's complainant that they cannot get back to sleep. You’ve had a long day, are exhausted, know that tomorrow is likely going to be another busy day -  and you're not at your wit's end, given that this has been happening more often than you care to admit. You do your best to be supportive and comforting to your sleep deprived child but what you really need is for this child to go back to sleep. Sound familiar? In addition, you're worried that your child's lack of...

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Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

Developing breast cancer is the number one concern my patients have before starting hormone therapy. There is so much confusion and misinformation regarding hormone therapy and breast cancer. My goal is to educate about the actual risk hormones play in the development of breast cancer so women can approach menopause empowered rather than with fear. I have seen even the most well-intentioned physicians be misinformed about the research on hormone therapy and the actual risk it may present to women. I hope this article helps to clarify what we know now about hormone therapy and its risk for developing breast...

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What are good supplements to take as a woman?

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

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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Increase Energy Levels and Productivity

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

Understanding how to increase energy and improve performance is essential not just for professional athletes but also for anyone with busy lives who want to increase the needed stamina for peak performance. Whether you run a busy household or a successful business, you likely wish you had more physical energy and mental clarity. Research has shown that mastering strategies to reach peak performance physically, mentally, and emotionally is the first step to naturally increasing energy levels in all areas of your life. Let us show you how: Increase Your Energy Naturally It's essential to understand how physical energy, mental clarity,...

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