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Tag Archives | stress

Stop Your Migraine In It's Tracks

Stop Your Migraine In It’s Tracks

Migraines are awful. Simply unbearable. In fact migraines are listed as the 6th most disabling illness in the world, with over 1 million hospital visits in the U.S. alone. I suffered for migraines for years and like many of you know the drugs don’t work. They only mildly dull the pain. The good news? I […]

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Probiotics for Fibromyalgia

Probiotics for Fibromyalgia

All too often Fibromyalgia  and digestive disorders  go hand in hand. In fact, it’s one of the most common complaints and can have huge effects on your overall health, mood and weight! Typical symptoms can range from simple constipation to more serious disorders like IBS and Crohn’s. Good bacteria, which are essential for optimal digestion, can […]

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Exercising At Night Can Slow Your Metabolism

Exercising At Night Can Slow Your Metabolism

Here is a picture of what your cortisol levels should look like through the day. You have a natural peak that gets you up in the morning revved and ready to meet your day. You can see that it starts to really slow down by the time we hit 5 pm. This is our natural time to […]

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MSM- The Wonder Supplement for Your Gut

MSM- The Wonder Supplement for Your Gut

What do we use MSM for at The Plan? • ‪Acid‬ Reflux • Healthy collagen synthesis for skin, hair and nails • Wrinkles • ‪Asthma‬ • ‪Arthritis‬ • ‪Inflammation‬ (especially of mucous membranes) • ‪Candida‬- yeast overgrowth • ‪Leaky Gut‬ • ‪Migraines‬ • ‪‎Liver‬ detoxification and choline production   MSM helps to alleviate the symptoms […]

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Exercise SMARTER To Boost Your Metabolism

Exercise SMARTER To Boost Your Metabolism

Did you know that when you exercise too intensely for YOUR body you will GAIN weight and SLOW your metabolism? Yes, it’s true! So it’s time to chat about how this occurs so it doesn’t happen to YOU.   When you exercise too intensely for your body, you raise cortisol levels and that spells trouble. Here’s […]

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Aging, Hormones, Stress and Weight Gain

Aging, Hormones, Stress and Weight Gain

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How Stress Can Change Your Workout Routine

How Stress Can Change Your Workout Routine

I have a client starting The Metabolism Plan (TMP), and she was asking me about what kind of workout she should do. TMP helps you find the type of exercise, intensity, duration you should use when working out. But I didn’t have a straight answer, because there’s never “right” or “wrong” when it comes to exercise. […]

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Stress Is Slowing Your Metabolism & Making You Sick

Stress Is Slowing Your Metabolism & Making You Sick

It is not your imagination. Yes, you are gaining weight despite eating what works for you and yes, you can blame stress for your expanding waistline. But the effects of stress don’t end there. Feel like you’re running on fumes? That’s stress. Depressed, raging hormones, snapping at co-workers and your kids? That’s stress too. Worse–premature […]

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What Do We Use SAM-e For At ‪‎The Plan‬?

What Do We Use SAM-e For At ‪‎The Plan‬?

Heightened levels of ‪‎cortisol‬, your stress hormone, enacts long term fat storage which leads to weight gain. In addition, stress disrupts hormonal balance and attacks our master gland for our metabolism, the thyroid. Thyroid dysfunction affects at least 30 million Americans, with many more undiagnosed to their condition. Thyroid dysfunction is linked to depression and […]

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