Feminist Wellness Insights
with Victoria Albina, NP, MPH
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.…
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.
We all want to live healthier, happier and more fulfilled lives. To be the best versions of ourselves. But how can we if we feel tired, anxious or depressed - using our last bit of energy to try to feel “normal”?!
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…
Maybe you’ve been working hard at eating gluten-free, but you’re still experiencing symptoms of gluten exposure. You’ve put down the bagels and turn down the pancakes and yet you still have brain fog, digestive issues, headaches, and fatigue. You could be having gluten cross reactions. Even if you aren’t eating gluten you may be sensitive to…
Brain fog is a serious issue that western medicine has few answers for. You don’t have to suffer with brain fog - your body is just letting you know that there’s an imbalance that needs to be heard and healed.
I love making this simple Elderberry Syrup every fall to help keep us healthy and well throughout the colder winter months and help prevent cold & flus.
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