Monthly Archives: February 2015

Heart and Thyroid – an Intimate Relationship


by Lynda Buitrago In 2014, more than one in three adults had some form of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Since 1984, more women than men have died from CVD. Despite this, heart attacks are still mistakenly thought of as a primarily male affliction, so women with symptoms of heart attack are often sent home from the […]

Are your adrenals taking down your heart?


by Glen Depke We are coming up on the end of heart health awareness month and I cannot believe I have not discussed one major factor in heart health that most will not recognize, and this is adrenal health. First off, let’s recognize that one of the top three impacts on heart health is mental/emotional […]

Get Back That Loving Feeling


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Last week I wrote and article “3 Reasons Why You May Have Lost that Loving Feeling” discussing the impact your hormones, neurotransmitters and cardiovascular system will play in your ability to experience intimacy with your significant other. If you missed that article, read this here. As promised, this week I […]

What Your Head Space Has to do with Your Heart Space

Heart Space

by Sue Ingebretson A while ago, I was giving a client I’ll call Sara, a private cooking class in my kitchen. We were chatting about how easy it is to chop veggies in advance so they’re in the fridge and ready to use. Suddenly, mid-chop, she blurted out … “I think my husband is […]

3 Reasons Why You May Have Lost that Loving Feeling


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Valentine’s Day is coming up and this will often lead to conversations about relationships and intimacy. The unfortunate part of this conversation is that most are actually discussing the lack of intimacy. Sad but true. Of course this lack of intimacy can be driven by mental, emotional and feelings toward […]

Do you have vertical ridges on your fingernails? This could signify…


  Do you have vertical ridges on your fingernails? This could signify low stomach acid and a poor breakdown of protein and assimilation of minerals and B vitamins. Our bodies are machines and signs like this are similar to the “check engine” light that comes up on your car dashboard. Learn more about the importance […]