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7 Tips to Boost Your Butyrate

By Helen Martineau
If you're eager to increase your own butyrate levels, here are several ways to start
Paul Kriegler

Everyday Habits for Building Immunity

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 5, Episode 1   April 19, 2022

The topic of immunity has gotten a lot of attention because of the pandemic, yet our immune systems always need support so we’re healthy and strong at the metabolic level and prepared to fight off germs, bacteria, and other potentially compromising invaders. Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT, shares the lifestyle habits within our control that can build our immunity, including primary factors to be aware of and what might provide us with the greatest resilience.

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Is Adrenal Fatigue a Real  Thing?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Learn about this energy-depleting hormonal condition.
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How Does EMDR Work?

By Quinton Skinner
No one is exactly sure how eye movement desensitization and reprocessing helps treat trauma, but here are three working theories.
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Why Autoimmune Diseases Are on the Rise — Especially After COVID

By Mo Perry
Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and other autoimmune conditions are on the rise, partly because of the prevalence of long COVID. Discover what can trigger autoimmunity and how a functional-medicine approach can help.
Dr. Marty Makary

A Closer Look at Health Care

With Dr. Marty Makary, MPH
Season 4, Episode 13   December 7, 2021

Our health-care industry can be confusing and difficult to navigate — and it presents challenges when the lifestyle changes that can help manage or prevent illnesses aren’t considered. Marty Makary, MPH, offers a transparent look at the industry and underscores why lifestyle changes are such important factors in the quality of our health.

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Good Eats for All: How to Navigate the Holidays with Dietary Restrictions

By Julie Dulude
Based on learnings from her own healing journey, best-selling cookbook author Danielle Walker shares tips for enjoying seasonal gatherings when dealing with food intolerances or allergies.
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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: How Using Your Senses Can Improve Your Mental Health

By Henry Emmons, MD
Smell, touch, and sound can help cultivate resilience. Here's how.
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The Lifestyle Guide to Supporting Your Immune System

By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Understand what factors outside of nutrition and exercise influence the health of your immune system.
Samantha McKinney

Thyroid Health: How to Identify Imbalances + Tips for Support

With Samantha McKinney, RD
Season 4, Episode 5   October 5, 2021

Thyroid issues are prevalent: An estimated one in seven people are affected, with even more suffering from an imbalance — and many not even aware that their thyroid is behind their symptoms. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, shares the signals our thyroid might be sending us, the tests to ask for, and the lifestyle habits we can implement in our daily lives to nourish and support our thyroids.

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What Is Leaky Gut?

By Laine Bergeson Becco
We answer some of your most common questions about leaky gut syndrome.
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Why Do Some Women Gain Weight on the Keto Diet?

By Sara Gottfried, MD
In her new book, Women, Food, and Hormones, Sara Gottfried, MD, discusses the keto paradox and why a traditional keto diet tends to work better in men than in women.
Dr. Drew Ramsey

Building Mental Health Through Nutrition

With Dr. Drew Ramsey
Season 4, Episode 3   September 21, 2021

Of all the calories we eat each day, 20 percent are used by our brains — so it’s no wonder there’s such a strong connection between our nutritional habits and mental-health status. Drew Ramsey, MD, psychiatrist, author, and mental-health advocate, joins us to explain this relationship and teach us about the food choices that best support our brains and mental well-being.

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What Is a Healthy Menstrual Cycle?

By Aviva Romm, MD
The menstrual cycle holds many clues to a woman’s overall health. Here’s how to identify what’s normal for you — and when to seek help.
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The Magazine They Said Would Never Fly

By Pilar Gerasimo
Our founding editor reflects on 20 years of Experience Life.
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The Future of Health

By Experience Life Staff
Discover some of the most promising developments in whole-person health.
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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: Can Aromatherapy Help With Anxiety?

By Henry Emmons, MD
Essential oils and aromatherapy can support mental and emotional health in many ways, says our columnist Henry Emmons, MD.
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Why Are My Gums Receding?

By Mo Perry
Here are some root causes — and what you can do about it.
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Why Do I Have Lingering Mouth Sores?

By Mo Perry
Here are some root causes of lingering mouth sores — and what you can do about them.
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Why Do I Have Oral Thrush?

By Mo Perry
Here are some root causes of oral thrush — and what you can do about it.
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Why Do I Have Canker Sores?

By Mo Perry
Here are some root causes of canker sores — and what you can do about them.
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