Histamine Intolerance Part 2: How to Rebalance the System “Allergies” All Year Round

2020-10-13T16:38:17+00:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Histamine intolerance reflects a hypervigilant and overprotective state of our body. Although it can mimic allergies, histamine intolerance can develop or worsen due to chronic stress, estrogen dominance and gut imbalances. Other triggers like certain foods, acute stress and temperature changes can further “fill the bucket” until finally the bucket “overflows” and symptoms appear. [...]

Histamine Intolerance Part 1: 3 Common Causes to “Allergies” All Year Round

2020-10-13T16:31:55+00:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Do you get skin flushing or indigestion after alcohol or other foods? Do you feel worse after eating “healthy” fermented foods? Do you get headaches, nasal congestion, anxiety especially after eating? You may have histamine intolerance. Although most people are familiar with gluten and lactose intolerance, histamine intolerance tends to fly under the radar. [...]

3 Signs that Stress Is impacting Your Immune Health

2020-09-23T14:14:48+00:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

We live, and have always lived, in an environment rich with living organisms both macro and micro. Every day we come into contact with an incredible number of micro organisms that would like to take up residence somewhere on or in our bodies. To defend us from the nearly infinite variety of microorganisms we [...]

Preventing Cold Sores and Shingles

2020-09-16T13:36:06+00:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Think about the last time you had a cold sore. Was it annoying, embarrassing, painful? Cold sores are not only uncomfortable, they’re also a clear indicator of a weakened immune system. As we head into the colder autumn months amidst the uncertainty of the global pandemic, supporting a healthy immune system has never been [...]

3 Ways Gallbladder Issues are making you bloated, tired and toxic

2020-08-26T14:49:11+00:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Unless you’ve had an acute gallbladder attack, you’ve probably never given much thought to your gallbladder. Yet the gallbladder plays a critical role in digestion, energy production, blood sugar balance, weight management, immune system, hormone health. And suboptimal gallbladder function is one of the most common chronic issues we see coming from our modern [...]

Health Changing Magic of Tidying Up

2020-08-12T17:57:38+00:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

How tidying up clutter improves your health Professional organizer, Marie Kondo’s international bestseller The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up (2014) and Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo (2019) sent a shock wave through our consumer driven culture. Kondo’s signature “tidying up” process applies a sense of ritual and ceremony that we don’t [...]

Chimichurri Green Sauce with Fresh Herbs

2020-07-12T01:19:20+00:00By |Dr Carin, Recipes|

Chimichurri green sauce is the perfect combination of delicious, convenient and nutritious. Dr. Carin shows you how to whip up a healthy delicious Chimichurri green sauce. This combination allows you to easily enjoy more nutrient-packed herbs throughout your week - benefiting your health, your taste buds - and your wallet. It only takes [...]

3 Causes of Heavy Periods & Hormone Imbalance in Perimenopause

2020-07-08T15:19:45+00:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Do you dread getting your period? For one or two weeks of the month, do you feel like someone else? Irritable, anxious, insomnia, headaches, bloated, heavy? Are you constantly fighting low iron and fatigue? Hormone imbalances can happen gradually over years but can eventually affect every part of our day from work to sleep. [...]

5 Unexpected Causes of Recurrent Headaches, Part 2

2020-07-07T22:17:24+00:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Recurrent headaches are annoying at best and debilitating at worst. Understanding where your headaches are coming from can give you the tools you need to reduce the frequency and intensity of your future headaches. Over the counter and prescription medications for headaches can be helpful but they rarely address the underlying causes to our headaches [...]