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How CBD Oil May Help Treat Difficult Or Chronic Skin Conditions

    Cannabinoid receptors are found all throughout our body, including throughout our skin. CBD is incredibly anti-inflammatory and soothing (if you want to hear me speak about the role of CBD in trauma recovery, you can listen to my podcast on that here) so it’s no surprise that researchers have found several different cannabinoid receptors in the skin. Both cannabinoid receptors type 1 and type 2 (CB1 and CB2) are found in all skin, and help regulate everything from our hair growth to our skin’s immune system to it’s oil production.  CB1 and CB2 receptors have been found in […]

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Holistic Healing Support For Summer Skin Care Woes

    Last week I told you all about how to naturally protect skin from burns and photoaging.   Today let’s talk about and heal all of your summer skin care concerns holistically… everything from: yeast overgrowth athletes foot cuts and scrapes bug bites and more… I’ve got you covered! Let’s go:     1. Treating Yeast Overgrowth   First, the energetic imbalance behind a yeast overgrowth… being too sweet! Literally! Yeast tend to take advantage of hosts that allow an imbalance to take hold. I always like to ask patients if there are any areas of their life what

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7 Natural Ways To Defeat Yeast Overgrowth

I’m so excited. We are officially well into May and this month I am actually taking my first three day vacation in a long, long time!   I have not taken a vacation — not even one single weekend off — in over two years straight. So to have a Friday, Saturday and a Sunday to hang out with friends by a lake and sleep in and stay up late and watch the kids swim and watch the sun set… yep, it’ll be heaven. With all of this beautiful warmer weather, I’ve had lots of questions come up (in the

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How To Get The Best of Yeast

Yeast overgrowth is absolutely no fun. And it can really get worse in the warmer months as yeast love nothing more then moist, hot, sticky skin/mucosa to flourish on. I remember seeing a sweet older female patient that was absolutely miserable with Candida growth all over her skin… and it was particularly bad underneath her breasts where they touched her upper abdomen. Being that it was a particularly hot summer, she was hot and itchy and in her own personal hell! I was a bit more conventional back then, so I’m especially thinking of her as I type up this

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