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Ask the Practitioner: 3 Habits That Can Mess With Women’s Hormones–and how to better balance them

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Courtney Jonson L.Ac., FM Practitioner

What do TSH, vitamin D (yup) and estrogen have in common? These hormones and many others play an important role in how you function and go about your day. Did you know that an imbalance of hormones could impact your weight loss, longevity, sleep, and even mood? We asked WellnessFX practitioner, Functional Medicine Practitioner, and Licensed Acupuncturist, Courtney Jonson to weigh in. Continue reading

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5 Tips For Navigating Perimenopause

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For women experiencing perimenopause, the time during which your body makes the natural transition to menopause, navigating the transition can be daunting.

Symptoms that occur through the transition include irregular periods, hot flashes and sleep problems, mood changes, vaginal and bladder problems, decreasing fertility, changes in sexual function, loss of bone, and changing cholesterol levels.

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5 Basic Facts Everyone Should Know About Their Thyroid

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Meet the gland that can increase your energy, give you better sleep and weight management: The thyroid.

Did you know that more than 12% of the U.S. population will have a thyroid condition at some point in their lifetime? Of those with thyroid disease, 60% are unaware that they have it.

The thyroid, the butterfly-shaped gland located in the neck, can either make or break performance in all areas of life.

Because healthy thyroid function is so key to living a healthy life, here are 5 basic facts everyone should know about their thyroid.

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What Women Really Want

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Women’s fertility is on the brain for us. Why? Because the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics recently reported that while U.S. birth rates have hit record lows for teens (62.9 births per 1,000 women), data is showing a rise among older women this past year. A quick overview of what was reported: Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

WellnessFX Releases New Dating App For Finding Your Perfect Match

Every year, hundreds of people find love on sites like Match.com, OkCupid, and It’s Just Lunch. But how well do these REALLY give you insight into knowing if you and your potential partner are a good match? Today, WellnessFX announces The Complete Package ®, our new dating app that matches you to your perfect soul mate using your biomarkers.

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The Complete Package

While other dating sites waste your time on banal details such as common interests, passions, and values, WellnessFX digs one level deeper. 

Using our unique, ground-breaking, comprehensive, super fancy, and innovative algorithm, we leverage influential biomarkers such as Glucose, Triglycerides, and Cortisol, to give you insight beyond the traditional Google/Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/un-signed in LinkedIn search n’ stalk.

Whether you’re looking for Mrs. Right, or Mr. Right Now, to find biomarker trend commonalities in a future mate, or just deciding if someone with high hs-CRP is right for you, with WellnessFX’s robust, cloud-based, synergistic game-changing platform, you can’t go wrong. Even our most basic package includes more tests than the routine checkup:

  • Personalized biomarker matchmaking – mobile and web access!
  • Quality matching of LDL and HDL cholesterol levels
  • Consulting appointments tailored to what you’re probably doing wrong on that 1st date
  • Guaranteed and personalized understanding of your health plus actionable ways to achieve optimal health.

Ready to get started? Great! We match you with WellnessFX members we we think you’ll enjoy enhancing your performance with.

WellnessFX’s The Complete Package* ®: When you still aren’t sure after creeping 33 Facebook photo albums and profile pictures. Twice.

Tweet us and let us know what you think. Your feedback is an important part of our process.

P.S. Happy April Fool’s Day, WellnessFX’ers. 

*Really not a product, guys. 

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Foods to Eat That Manage Thyroid Health

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Sometimes the mightiest things come in small packages. Enter the thyroid. The powerful gland (located in your neck) is not-so-large-but-very-much-in-charge of all performance areas of your life, from metabolism and bone growth to hair and nail production. For something we’re so reliant on, it might be surprising to know that thyroid dysfunction runs rampant in the U.S. Even more surprising is that of the 30 million that experience this abnormality, over half of those are undiagnosed.

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.