How can we wake up without an alarm clock? And why should we try? Interrupting the natural sleep-cycle disrupts our circadian rhythms managing many things in the body, including hunger, female cycles, release of cortisol, thyroid, melatonin and more. Humans evolved to sleep in the dark and wake with the light, unlike nocturnal animals who do the opposite. As day approaches, we release the adrenal hormone cortisol, giving us a natural boost ... Keep Reading >
Archives for February 2016
Mark Sisson on Women’s Fitness Over 40 Podcast
Mark Sisson joins me on Primal Diet - Modern Health to talk about fitness over 40, especially for women in their 40's and 50's. We've got plenty of other topics too. Standing desk chairs? Body composition on Paleo? Amount of carbs for maintenance after weight loss? Yep! Mark explains WHY fitness over 40 so important. As unused muscles and bones decline in strength, they begin to atrophy. If muscles in the heart or lungs are not exercised, the ... Keep Reading >
Are Your Adrenals Affecting Your Thyroid?
The adrenal and thyroid connection is often missed by doctors checking only the thyroid. Understanding how these glands affect each other helps you address adrenal fatigue and hypothyroidism at the same time. The goal of all natural health care is to resolve the cause of the problem, not just the symptom. If you're treating your thyroid lab numbers but not checking adrenal function you may be missing something! What are the Adrenal ... Keep Reading >