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The Connection Between Hypermobility and Autoimmune Disease

The Connection Between Hypermobility & Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune disease is a condition I frequently see in patients with Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder. In this article, I’ll highlight the chain of conditions that lead from hypermobility to autoimmune disease. Hypermobility Contributes to Leaky Gut You might wonder how it’s possible for loose joints and ligaments to affect gut health. Did you know that many…


Coach’s Corner: An Easy (and Cheap) Way to Add More Collagen to Your Diet

Making your own bone stock is a great way to stretch your food dollar a little further, add some important nutrients to your diet, and reduce food waste.   What’s So Great About Collagen? We see collagen supplements in almost every store, making various claims for healthier joints, skin, nails, hair, and more. The benefits…


Hormone SERIES Progesterone 2 of 2

Today I’d like to talk a little about progesterone treatment beyond the diet and lifestyle factors we discussed last week, as well as some of the unintended consequences of conventional progesterone treatment.   Most hormonal treatments currently used today are oral forms of progestin (e.g. medroxyprogesterone), which are synthetic forms of progesterone.   There are…

Mom putting sunscreen on a little girl

How to Choose the Right Sunscreen According to a Functional Medicine Doctor

Do you know the difference between sunscreen and sunblock?

Managing Wise Sun Exposure

How to Manage Wise Sun Exposure, According to an Expert

Here’s why getting the right amount of sun is critical to your health