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CORTISOL AND SLEEP: THE HPA AXIS ACTIVITY CONNECTION

 2/6/2017 // Tori Hudson, ND The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis interacts with sleep in a multiplicity of ways and a growing body of research suggests reciprocal associations between sleep and activity of the HPA axis. Normal Sleep Physiology Normal sleep...

THE ROLE OF CORTISOL

 2/7/2017 // Lise Alschuler, ND I find myself thinking and talking about cortisol a lot these days. It’s actually a nice back to the future kind of thing as I remember getting very excited about cortisol when I was in school in the mid-90’s. One of my very first...

What is indole 3 carbinol good for?

Cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli and kale, help protect against some cancers and environmental toxins. Among their beneficial nutrients, indole-3-carbinol (I-3-C) is one of the most important. It helps rid our bodies of toxins, may reduce risk for several...

Causes & Treatments of Hashimoto’s

We have discussed that autoimmunity of the thyroid gland is the number one cause of hypothyroidism in the US.  We have also discussed having one autoimmune disease puts you at higher risk of developing another.  Why is it if you have one autoimmune disease you are at...