Dr. Patel and I help a LOT of patients manage die-off so we decided to have a chat about it. Listen in! Topics we address: 1) What is die-off? 2) Major symptoms of die-off 3) How to avoid it 4) What to do to reduce symptoms as they arise 5) How long it lasts 6) And lastly, why we actually like it
The Dr. Maura Practice’s fertility expert Dr. Shannon Cavanaugh shares her top five non-negotiables. As the year winds to a close, we start to think about the new year and goals. So many of my patients start to think baby right about now. It’s the perfect time to think about prepping your body from a preconception standpoint. I recommended starting to prepare three to six months before you want to… Read More
What do we mean by stress and why is it so impactful on our health? Dr. Maura and Dr. Lieb discuss this as well as meaningful, doable ways of lessening the impacts of it.
Fertility specialist at The Dr. Maura Practice, Dr. Shannon Cavanaugh, discusses her must-haves in prepping to conceive. Listen in!
So many of our patients come to us with the upsetting symptom of hair loss. Our goal is always to find out exactly WHY the hair loss is happening so we can correct it from there. Listen in on Dr. Patel and Dr. Maura talking about how we do this.
Castor oil packs have been utilized in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years, promoting healing, improving circulation, and reducing inflammation. Unlike consuming castor oil, which can cause digestive upset, topical use is safer, gentler, and offers many benefits. Castor oil stimulates lymph and liver function, facilitating the removal of toxins from your tissues. This is crucial, as lymphatic congestion plays a significant role in inflammation and disease. If you are dealing with autoimmune issues or health concerns, your… Read More
Intermittent fasting (IF) has gained in popularity since the turn of the century. The release of “The 8-Hour Diet” by David Zinczenko and Peter Moore 2013 brought fasting as a health tool into the zeitgeist. But fasting is nothing new. It has been a part of human society for thousands of years. In particular, religious communities have incorporated fasting as spiritual practice for millennia. But are the health benefits truly… Read More
Did you know that the development of the intestinal microbiome begins at birth? This happens with an exchange of microbes from the mother to their child during childbirth. But having a C-section or antibiotics given at or prior to birth can alter your newborn’s microbiome. Breast milk promotes the maturation of the infant’s gut microbiome, although, of course, breastfeeding isn’t available to all moms for various reasons. These are all… Read More