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How to Balance Your Hormones as You Age

By Mo Perry

Supplementing with exogenous hormones — think testosterone, estrogen, and progesterone — for age-related concerns has become commonplace. Here’s what to know about hormone therapies and their broader effects on health.

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How to Optimize Your GI System’s Natural Detoxification Process

By Mo Perry

Learn more about the vital role your gastrointestinal system plays in detoxification — and how you can support it.

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DIGIN: A 5-Step Functional-Medicine Protocol to Treat Digestive Disorders

By Mo Perry

This framework can help simplify the process of diagnosing and treating complex digestive disorders.

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THC as Medicine?

By Mo Perry

Many health conditions, such as chronic pain, glaucoma, and Alzheimer’s disease, respond well to THC-rich medical cannabis.

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How to Optimize Your Lungs’ Natural Detoxification Process

By Mo Perry

Learn more about the vital role your lungs play in detoxification — and how you can support them.

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Why Do People Have Differing Detox Capacities?

By Mo Perry

Genetics, environment, and nutrition can all affect an individual’s ability to detox. Learn more.

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The Problem With Delta-8 THC

By Mo Perry

Both the CDC and the FDA have issued warnings about products containing delta-8 THC. Learn why.

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How to Support Your Body’s Natural Detox Organs

By Mo Perry

The body already knows how to clear toxins — but you can give your detoxification system a helping hand. Here’s how.

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What Treating a Migraine With Botox Means for Upper-Body Strength

By Jessica Migala

Can Botox treatments for migraine headaches cause weakness in trapezius muscles? We ask the experts.

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5 of the Most Potent Phytocannabinoids

By Mo Perry

Found in the cannabis plant, phytocannabinoids have natural healing capabilities. Learn what researchers are learning about CBD, CBG, CBN, CBC, and CBDA.

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Meet the New Phytocannabinoids

By Mo Perry

Go beyond CBD to explore other phytocannabinoids that can help you deal with anxiety, stress, inflammation, insomnia, PTSD, depression, and more.

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What Is Wrong With the Skin on My Feet?

By Mo Perry

Plantar warts, fungal infections, and thyroid dysfunction can all affect the skin on your feet. Here’s why.

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Why Are My Feet Swollen?

By Mo Perry

Edema is a common cause for swollen feet and ankles. Here’s what you can do about it.

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Why Are My Feet Numb and Tingly?

By Mo Perry

Peripheral neuropathy is a common cause for numbness and tingling in hands and feet. Here’s what you can do about it.

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What Causes Toe Pain?

By Mo Perry

Gout, bunions, and ingrown toenails are some common reasons your toe might hurt. Here’s what you can do to alleviate and prevent discomfort.

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Why Are My Feet So Stiff?

By Mo Perry

Discover what contributes to stiff feet — and what you can do to alleviate discomfort.

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The Benefits of Going Barefoot

By Mo Perry

Here’s why some podiatrists recommend ditching your shoes or using minimalist footwear.

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Why Does My Heel Hurt and How Can I Ease the Pain?

By Mo Perry

Plantar fasciitis is a common culprit. Learn what you can do to alleviate discomfort.

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What Your Feet Are Trying to Tell You

By Mo Perry

Not only do your feet carry you from place to place, but they can provide early warning signs for diabetes, thyroid problems, and even heart disease. Here’s what your feet may be saying about your overall health.

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Uric Acid: A New Metric for Heart Health

By Mo Perry

The latest research on uric acid suggests that this waste product may be an important bellwether for cardiometabolic health.

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A 3-Step, Whole-Person Approach to Healing Endometriosis

By Mo Perry

This holistic approach for managing endometriosis incorporates an anti-inflammatory diet, stress reduction, and targeted supplementation.

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