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Immune Support for Fall and Winter

Immune Support for Fall and Winter

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP   Are you having a Surreal September? Our traditional season of going back to school and starting new work projects definitely has a few twists this year. We face many unknowns, but here’s what we do know: our immune system is...

Losing Sleep Over Sleep Loss?

Losing Sleep Over Sleep Loss?

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP   Tossing and turning? Watching the hours crawl by? Even one night of poor sleep can make you an exhausted, irritable, sugar-craving beast the next day. We all have the odd sleepless night, but if sleep loss goes on long enough...

Is Sugar Disturbing Your Gut Microbiome?

Is Sugar Disturbing Your Gut Microbiome?

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP   Are your sugar cravings impossible to ignore? Is bloating, gas, and foggy thinking part of your every day? If so, your “bad” bacteria may be calling the shots! The field of microbiome research has exploded recently. Every day...

Are Your Adrenals Fatigued?

Are Your Adrenals Fatigued?

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP. APNP   Carving out a home workspace, becoming a homeschool teacher overnight - pandemic pivoting is tough. If you feel unsettled and exhausted, you’re not alone. But what if you were already feeling tired, stressed, and overwhelmed...

Are Migraines Making You Miserable?

Are Migraines Making You Miserable?

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP. APNP   Migraines are more than really bad headaches. In addition to throbbing head pain, migraine symptoms include sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, vomiting, vertigo, dizziness, and sudden mood changes. They can cause...

Mediation: A Simple Cure for Anxious Thoughts

Mediation: A Simple Cure for Anxious Thoughts

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP   Tense muscles. Obsessing about the news. Anxiety about the future. Difficulty sleeping. Do all of these sound familiar? You’re definitely not alone. There’s no doubt that we are living with a lot of uncertainty right now. How...

7 Ways To Avoid The “Quarantine Fifteen”

7 Ways To Avoid The “Quarantine Fifteen”

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP   Let’s start with the good news: If you’re self-isolating, you should have more time to devote to creating a healthy diet for yourself. At least, that’s the fantasy that many of us started out with a few weeks ago. However,...

Top Tips to Enhance Your Lung Function

Top Tips to Enhance Your Lung Function

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP   It’s hard not to think about our lungs and how we can keep them healthy amidst all the uncertainty of this pandemic. Seeing our economies shut down and a global health crisis is something almost none of us have had to contend with...