Women’s Health

Perimenopause: Five Steps to Stay Balanced

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP The scientific explanation of perimenopause sounds so simple: a gradual slowing down of reproductive hormones until menopause. The reality, however, is that for many women the arrival of menopause isn’t a smooth, gliding descent but...

How to Banish Bad Breath

How to Banish Bad Breath

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP Been smelling your own breath lately with all the mask-wearing? The harsh realities of the odors coming from our mouths have come front and center these days. Tic Tacs, mints, and chewing gum… can’t fix a true breath problem. While...

Your Stomach Issues May Be Due to This Tiny Parasite

Your Stomach Issues May Be Due to This Tiny Parasite

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP Have you heard of Helicobacter Pylori? Research tells us that this ancient bacteria may actually be beneficial for some, but for others, it causes digestive symptoms that range from miserable to lethal. An active H. Pylori infection...

How to Approach Arthritis Naturally

How to Approach Arthritis Naturally

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP   If you’ve ever suffered from joint pain, you know how much of a headache it is. All the aches and pains of arthritis make moving your joints unnecessarily difficult, and the prospect of your symptoms worsening over time is...

Find Your Joy Every Day in a Chaotic World

Find Your Joy Every Day in a Chaotic World

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP   With everything 2020 has thrown at us, you may feel like everything has gone a bit (make that a lot!) sideways. And in many ways it has. But this year has also turned out to be more about appreciating what we have instead of...

9 Ways to Prevent and Reduce Inflammation

9 Ways to Prevent and Reduce Inflammation

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP   Inflammation has become a bit of a buzzword recently, and rightly so. Did you know that systemic inflammation plays a role in the development of many chronic conditions such as diabetes, cancer, and heart disease? With 2 out...

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...