The Vagus Nerve, Stress, and Breathing

The Vagus Nerve, Stress, and Breathing

            Feeling like your body’s stress response is firing at high speeds these days? You may need to spend time engaging your vagus nerve. The vagus nerve is directly connected to the stress response and plays a major role into how we face stress, reduce...
Supporting Mental Health in Winter

Supporting Mental Health in Winter

            The hustle and bustle of the holiday celebrations are over. For many people, Christmas and New Years are their favorite time of year, as it is the time of gathering, giving, and receiving. But according to a recent survey, 88% of Americans say that it is...
Cooling Excess Pitta After Summer

Cooling Excess Pitta After Summer

            September comes with lingering heat as we shift into the fall. The irregular weather of hot and cold can be taxing on the body. For many, an excess of Pitta qualities will remain through September and October. These imbalances will look like excessive...
Elements in Food

Elements in Food

            At the basis of Ayurveda are the four elements; water, air, earth, and fire. These elements hold numerous different qualities. Air is quick moving and tends to be cold but is also necessary to move oxygen through our bodies. Water is moist, clear, and...
Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky Gut Syndrome

            Leaky gut affects a large number of people around the world although some health professionals do not recognize it as a serious health problem. Leaky gut is the depletion of the mucous lining within the intestinal wall that prevents larger particles,...
Maintaining Oral Hygiene

Maintaining Oral Hygiene

            Your gut health has a large impact on your oral health. There are several ayurvedic daily practices you can use to maintain healthy oral hygiene, but a healthy gut and microbial balance is necessary as well. Staying hydrated is one of the most important...