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 [...]

5 Unexpected Causes of Recurrent Headaches, Part 1

2020-07-07T20:28:51+00:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Headaches have affected my life since I was in my teens. In university, I had neck stiffness and headaches often. I could never find a comfortable position for my head and neck while studying at my desk, sitting in lecture halls or trying to fall asleep. Stress, long hours of studying, irregular sleep hours [...]

5 Signs of Stress Causing Hormone Imbalance

2020-06-30T18:39:14+00:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Stress is the “response of the body to any demand for change” (as defined by Hans Selye).This describes how the stress response isn’t always a health threat and in fact, stress can be an important process in growth and development. For example, exercise temporarily activates the stress systems and over time the body responds [...]

3 Ways to Reduce Stress & Anxiety Through Gut Health

2020-06-22T17:35:58+00:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Do you feel stressed and anxious even when there’s no obvious reason? Your mind races with constant thoughts of “what should have happened” and “what needs to happen next” and you feel restless and stressed. It’s difficult to be fully present with your children, spouse, family and friends, and instead you’re feeling easily irritated [...]

Optimized Meal Planning Part 3: Healthy Cooking with Less Stress

2020-06-12T00:08:53+00:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Do you ever struggle with that transition from work to making dinner? You’re running behind, you’re mentally exhausted and now you also have to figure out what to make for dinner! Right now, as more businesses are opening up and we start to go back to work, school and other activities, schedules are getting [...]