Listen to Your Gut: What Gut Biomes Reveal About Autoimmune Diseases

Your body is built to protect you. But what happens when your immune system, often referred to as “the second brain,”  turns on you and attacks your healthy cells?  Common bacteria– or “leaky gut” –may be in part to blame…

What is a Level 2 Restorative Wellness Practitioner?

A mother, a triathlete, a wellness practitioner, a lover of The Smiths – these are some of the traits that Eli Trave, our Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (FNTP) and Level 2 Restorative Wellness Practitioner (RWP), brings to the table here…

Entering a Mental Health Center: What to Expect

  Battling mental illness can be a daunting journey. From depression to anxiety and bipolar disorder, these issues touch millions of people every year. Therapy and medication can ease symptoms and allow some individuals to function at their jobs and…

The Stages of Divorce Grief for Children

 Alternative Medicine A family therapist understand that it can be very difficult for children to cope with divorce. If you have recently gone through a divorce and have children, you should know that all children deal with divorce differently. Some…

The benefits of turmeric curcumin

Alternative Medicine Overland Park, KS Turmeric has been the new “it” ingredient lately. You may have seen various coffee shops promoting their new turmeric latte, or smoothie shops adding it in as a health boost. Some restaurants have even added…

Meditation to lower blood pressure

Natural Medicine Overland Park, KS Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, affects nearly 75 million Americans. High blood pressure is also known as the “silent killer,” because there are no warning signs or symptoms that you may have it.…

Infertility and the “Fertility Diet”

Natural Medicine Overland Park, KS If you or someone you know is having a difficult time getting pregnant, you may have heard that certain foods may either enhance or decrease your chances of pregnancy. For years there has been a…

Inflammation and Immune Balance

Natural Medicine Overland Park, KS It is no secret that your immune system plays a vital role for your body. As the body’s defense, its job is to keep infectious microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi outside of the…

Estrogen Dominance: When Balance is Crucial

Estrogen gets its fame primarily from the drop of this crucial hormone in the menopause years, but years before that hormone shift, estrogen plays a critical role in overall health, and hormone health. Estrogen dominance is when the balance of…

How Your Thyroid Care Is Keeping You Sick

Thyroid Doctor Overland Park, KS What Is The Thyroid? The thyroid itself is an organ in your body. It is butterfly shaped and is located in the base of the neck, kind of right below the Adam’s apple. It is…

Eating For Life — But Is What You’re Eating Hurting You?

You think you’re eating a healthy diet, filled with fruits, vegetables, that great new yogurt everyone is talking about — and yet you’re stomach continues to bother you and you have no idea why. While your food is on the…