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How to Relieve Sinus Pressure Naturally

How to Relieve Sinus Pressure Naturally
Breathe clearly, freely and easily What causes sinus congestion? Despite being a plural, the "sinuses" might be seen as a singular entity. But those of us who experience sinus congestion, swelling, or pain know that sinuses are multi-faceted and the symptoms of not-so-happy sinuses can manifest in different areas. That’s because your sinuses are actually made of four distinct parts: Frontal, in your forehead Ethmoid, between your eyes and across your nose Maxillary, in your cheeks Sphenoid, behind your eyes and along the back of your head Usually, problems in our sinuses are caused by blocked nasal passages. When your...

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Your Microbiome and Allergies, a Surprising Connection

Your Microbiome and Allergies, a Surprising Connection
“Just breathe.” If you’ve ever practiced yoga or taken birthing class or even sat in bumper to bumper traffic,  you’ve probably heard and repeated this phrase. The importance of good breathing is understood, well, everywhere by everyone. What else is as important to life as breathing? Nothing. It’s universal. (Hence why breathing exercises are good for pretty much anything, from traffic jams to bringing a new life into the world.) Breathing is important, especially deep, thoughtful breaths. Breathing helps us get more oxygen to the brain so you can make better decisions and de-stress. Oh, and breathing, you know, it’s...

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Best Foods for Gut Health

Best Foods for Gut Health
The best diet for gut health is no “diet” at all. Discover the best foods for gut health and why they are so important to your microbiome and overall health.

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We’ve All Got (Stomach) Issues.

We’ve All Got (Stomach) Issues.
People bond over shared experiences. But ironically, some of the most universally shared human experiences are ones we don’t want to discuss. Especially not with friends or loved ones. Or anyone, really. Yep, we’re talking about stomach problems.  Chances are, you’ve experienced them a time or two (or more!) in your life. While generally not considered polite conversation, the reality is many of us will be affected by stomach and digestion issues, whether that’s just time-to-time or even chronically.  Bloating, gas, diarrhea, upset stomach, heartburn, constipation, indigestion, et cetera. The list of stomach issues goes on and on. It’s no...

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