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Posts by Victoria Albina

Castor Oil: 5 Benefits to Using this Ancient Remedy

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Castor oil has been around for centuries. The Egyptians first used it about 3500 years ago to combat dry eyes. The oil is still used by some ophthalmologists today to relieve symptoms associated with dry eye disease. However, I wouldn’t recommend you pour pure castor oil on your eyes after a night of binge-watching Netflix.…

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Histamine Intolerance: Not As Simple As Allergies

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It’s suggested that between 1% and 4% of the population has a histamine intolerance. This condition is often looks like a food allergy, but can’t be detected by most food allergy tests. People with histamine intolerance deal with a barrage of unexplained symptoms that don’t make much sense to them and their health care providers, but continue to make life pretty difficult.

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Ep #3: How to Conquer Anxiety

Anxiety is an incredibly common concern amongst us bipeds. In fact, in the early days of humankind, it was an important tool our brains used to keep us alive (think: lion = RUN!). While the majority of us no longer face those same dangers on a daily basis, our brains are now reacting to dangers…

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Ep #2: Be Your Own Watcher

Alright, friends, let’s get into the good stuff. Today, I’m talking about mindfulness. Now, I’m not teaching you everything you need to know about mindfulness on this one episode. That’s impossible. But what I am going to do is help you build a strong foundation upon which we’ll build throughout this podcast. Mindfulness is about…

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Announcing the Feminist Wellness Podcast!

I’m thrilled to announce the launch of the Feminist Wellness podcast! It’s been a long time in the making and I’m really excited to finally share it with all of you. My name is Victoria Albina and I’m a witchy-woo-loving science nerd. I have a master’s degree in public health. I’m trained as a family…

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Leaky Gut and The Depression-Gut Connection

Do you know that mental health issues like depression and anxiety can be linked to the health of your gut? When the gut lining isn’t strong enough to do its job, we’re dealing with leaky gut. In other words, increased intestinal permeability. This is often due to imbalances in good and bad bacteria and can…

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