Dr. Rick Cohen has had 15 years of functional medicine practice and 10 years of nutritional product development. His area of expertise is men's hormone, athletic performance, targeted nutritional supplements, optimizing key biochemical markers. Today we’re going to be diving into the topic of … [Read more...] about Ep42: The Art of Blood and Saliva Testing with Dr. Rick Cohen
We use the term “Mother Nature” to describe nature often times. In many cultures and myths this is often juxtaposed to “Father Sky”. Like in Greek mythology you have Gaia and Ouranos respectively, who parented the Titans. So as I was thinking about plant hormones it got me to wondering, is … [Read more...] about Is Mother Nature more Feminine?
Boron is interesting in that its elemental form is not found in earth, but in meteorites. It is a trace mineral that has many functions within the body, though only lately has this come to light. What it Does and Benefits • Cell wall strength • Helps the body to use glucose • Builds strong bones … [Read more...] about Boron
Women's hormone health is a BIG topic. I’ll do my best to cover it as well as can be done in a single article, and this is a long article. Since 500 page plus books are written on the subject this can really only give you a glimpse of the complexity. There will be three hormones discussed here, … [Read more...] about How Hormones Affect Women’s Health
In my studies of hormones one thing becomes very apparent. Whether good or bad, these things tend to perpetuate themselves. In fact, this extends to all areas of health, beyond hormones. All hormones work in the body via feedback loops. Ideally, what this means is that if something … [Read more...] about Virtuous and Vicious Cycles
It’s funny. People generally think in all or nothing categories. Either the herbs work or they don’t work, and if that is the case for them, it must be true for ALL people. But that’s not how the world works. Although herbs are considered a form of alternative medicine, this is true even in the … [Read more...] about What Stops Herbs from Working?
This article gives you a detailed analysis of adrenal support, from the use of herbalism as well as lifestyle. In doing so, it clears up some of the common misconceptions regarding how to fight adrenal fatigue and adrenal burnout, when these occur, and what should be done. Symptoms of adrenal … [Read more...] about Adrenal Support
A word before we start… We recently acquired and tested a powerful herb we had been interested in acquiring for many years now. Our experience with the strength that this plant possessed lead me to a desire for a grander understanding of the way it works within the human body to provide the gifts … [Read more...] about Tongkat Ali [Amazing For Women and Energy]
We live in a world of estrogen dominance and this is a leading factor in many of the health problems people face today. To investigate this we’ll discuss what estrogens and androgens are, the many effects of estrogen dominance, how we become overloaded with four bad kinds of estrogens, and lastly … [Read more...] about Estrogens vs. Androgens
As has been established in an earlier post, zinc is a vital mineral, used by every cell in the body. Its deficiency is becoming more and more common in men these days. That is unfortunate, as it plays such a huge role in the production of testosterone. Around 95 percent of testosterone in men is … [Read more...] about The Importance of Zinc for Testosterone and Reproduction in Males
Let’s face it. Problems with hormones are rampant in our society, whether male or female. And if you hormones are out of whack then that leads to lots of problems. Lack of health and the beginnings of various diseases. Lack of enjoyment out of life (and I’m not just talking about sex drive … [Read more...] about Optimize Your Hormones
We have been getting a lot of questions on which of the herbs we sell would be helpful for women about to go through or are currently going through menopause. There are many, many menopausal herbs that are extremely beneficial for this transitory experience in a woman's life. As menopause … [Read more...] about Menopause Herbs