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Posts by Victoria Albina

Ep #10: Hypothyroid Is a Feminist Issue

More than 20 Million Americans will develop a thyroid condition at some point in their lifetime, and millions of adults have thyroid conditions that are under- or un-diagnosed. Women are 5 to 8 times more likely than men to have a thyroid condition… and I see it every day in clinic: so many women don’t…

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Exercise for Mental and Digestive Health

Exercise for mental and digestive health

We all know that exercise is super important for our overall health and wellness. Research is showing this to be true for our digestive and mental health too. I’ll testify: every part of me feels soooo much better when I take the time and energy to move my body, to stretch, to connect inward, to…

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Ep #9: Future Self Planning

One of the most life-changing things we can learn is that our thoughts create our reality. Learning this and embodying it are different, however, and to start living this, you have to become a dedicated watcher of your own thoughts and how they create your life. One of the exercises that helped me really concretely…

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Ep #8: Analysis Paralysis

When you’re trying to make a change, start a new habit, or otherwise try something different, it can be really easy to get overwhelmed by all of the options out there. This is especially true if you’re trying to make a positive change for your health – it feels like there are a million different…

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Ep #7: Fatigue – Adrenal Edition

It’s so common these days to hear people talk about feeling constantly exhausted, overwhelmed, and stressed. Many of our modern “conveniences” – screens, electric lights, grab-and-go foods – contribute to these feelings. And for some of us, the daily stresses of just surviving can make us feel even more emotionally and physically drained.  Adrenal fatigue…

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The Truth about IBS and IBD

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Picture this: Allison had been gassy, bloated and had what she casually referred to as “completely unpredictable, irrational and rude bowels” since middle school. After being constipated for days, Allison experience 3-4 days of diarrhea, sometimes with cramping or pain throughout her belly. An adult now, Allison had quit ballet and karate in high school…

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SIBO Begone: 5 Easy Ways to Keep Your SIBO From Coming Back

Sibo Begone: 5 easy ways to keep your sibo from coming back

One of the things I always warn every SIBO patient about is the tenacity of SIBO and its cousin SIFO (small intestine fungal overgrowth). If you’re dealing with chronic constipation, diarrhea, gas and bloating, you may have gotten a diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS. However, studies are showing that one of the major…

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