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Insomnia Leads to Brain Atrophy

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 19, 2020 11:30:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Mood Disorders, Brain Health

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Is this you at night? Do you have a hard time getting to sleep or staying asleep?  

Over time, your brain is shrinking because of insomnia. Find out how to fix this.  

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Chronic Fatigue and Leaky Gut - It's Proven

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 11, 2020 5:00:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in The Scoop on Poop, Autoimmune Disease, Gut Repair, Brain Health, Chronic Illness and Disease

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It's not just a gut feeling. There is tangible evidence that CFS Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is either accompanied or caused by gram negative enterobacteria that migrates through the gut wall. Normally kept in check by tight gap junctions in the intestines, these enterobacteria translocate easily through a permeable mucosa membrane causing elevated IgM and IgA markers for endotoxins in the blood. This in turn causes systemic oxidative stress. 

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Solvents and Brain Cancer in Children

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 15, 2020 12:10:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Detoxification, Brain Health, Cancers

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I always ask new patients what their parents do for a living and what their parents did for a living. This is a key question that is part of our environmental intake.

A recent study shows the link between the parent's exposure and brain tumors in their children.  

I run a full environmental test panels to look for benzene, toluene and trichloroethylene levels. Why? Because these chemicals are linked to brain cancer. 

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Do You Know the 4 Signs of Concussion?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 9, 2020 11:15:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Healthy Living, Brain Health

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Concussions aren't just for the professional athletes.

Kids of all ages get concussions. Learn the 4 signs of concussion so you recognize the signs.  

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The Key to your Baby's Developing Brain

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 23, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Brain Health

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Half of all pregnancies in the U.S. are unplanned.

Women don't realize that they are pregnant and they need critical nutrients for their developing baby.

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The Effects of Alcohol on Your Brain

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 24, 2019 1:19:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Brain Health

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Sobering Facts about your Brain and Alcohol 

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Are Your Kids Safe with Cell Phones?

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 25, 2019 2:13:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Detoxification, Brain Health

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Does this picture disturb you?  Are cell phones safe for children?  

Do the electromagnetic fields affect brain development?  The largest world study is being launched in London to answer those questions.  "The Study of Cognition, Adolescents and Mobile Phones, or SCAMP, project will focus on cognitive functions such as memory and attention, which continue to develop into adolescence - just the age when teenagers start to own and use personal phones."

 

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Lights Out! Night Light leads to Weight Gain

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 11, 2019 1:50:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Mood Disorders, Brain Health, Mental Health

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Americans are sleeping less than 7 hours per night and 30-40% are sleeping less than 6 hours per night. Poor sleep hygiene is linked to metabolic syndrome. When you don't sleep you crave more refined carbs and sugar. If you eat those carbs your lack of sleep increases your fasting blood sugar levels and postprandial or after meal glucose. What can you do to get better sleep?

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The Signs of Stroke in Women

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 4, 2019 11:20:31 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Brain Health, Women's Health

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How to Protect Against High Blood Sugar Levels

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 22, 2019 11:05:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Brain Health, Chronic Illness and Disease, Weight Loss and Obesity

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Isadora Guggenheim, ND, FNP, RN, MS, CNS, LMT, owner of Second Nature Naturopathic Care, LLC
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