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Feminist Wellness Insights

with Victoria Albina, NP, MPH


How to Support Your Body After Antibiotics

No one can deny the beneficial effects of antibiotics. Their ability to eradicate harmful infections and save lives has made them indispensable. That said, their convenience and ease-of-use has led to problematic over-prescribing. Meanwhile, our understanding of the harmful effects of antibiotics on our microbiomes is improving. If you find yourself in need of a…
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8 Nutrient Deficiencies That Cause Depression and Anxiety

Nutrients, vitamins and minerals are vital for maintaining your mental health. When these things are out of balance, symptoms like depression, anxiety and fatigue can rear their ugly little heads.
Iron Deficiency: Fatigue, Hair Loss and More

Iron Deficiency: Fatigue, Hair Loss and More

Iron Deficiency: Fatigue, Hair Loss and More
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…
Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies: 10 Tips to Make the Season Easier

As spring and summer are approaching, the days are getting longer and warmer, which is a delight for most humans who just slogged through winter. But if you are an allergy sufferer, this can be your most challenging  time of year. The warmer weather sparks the trees, plants and flowers to start to grow and bloom… and…
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Prebiotic Resistant Starch to Heal Leaky Gut and Support Colon Health

Probiotics are important, but PREbiotics may be even more helpful for digestive and mental health. Learn some easy, affordable ways to add PREbiotic resistant starch to your diet!
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The Truth about IBS and IBD

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…
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…