Natural Health Tips for Mind and Body

How to Use a Neti Pot to Not Get a Brain-Eating Amoeba

How to use a Neti Pot

  How to use a neti pot safely and avoid  getting brain-eating amoebas, by Dr. Eeks: There is a lot of fear around Neti Pots, because of a widely shared case study published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases. Feel free to click on the link to read the specifics of the case, but […]

Sleep for Depression

Sleep for Depression

  By: Dr. Eeks Sleep for depression and dietary interventions might be the best first approach for cases of depression. Particularly mild depression. Sleep and depression, much like the link between sleep with other chronic illnesses, has a Chicken-and-Egg relationship. I’m going to explain below, but thought I’d post one of my favorite Chicken and […]

The Healthiest Sugar: Regular, Artificial, Stevia, Monk Fruit…

Healthiest Sugar

  By: Dr. Eeks, follow on Instagram  Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, what’s the healthiest sugar of All?  I feel like everyone is always searching for the answer to that question. I’m not a big sugar person, but I’m also not one of those “sugar is the enemy” people. My diet is rooted in moderation, […]

Evidence for the Keto Diet

Evidence for The Keto Diet

    What is the evidence for the Keto diet? Do the risks outweigh the benefits? The Keto diet is incredibly popular. Passionate followers say they feel significantly better on the Keto diet, lose weight and even have better lab values. I have a few friends ( and readers of the Blooming Wellness blog) who […]

Tryptophan for Depression? What about 5-HTP?

Tryptophan, Depression and Sleep

By: Dr. Eeks Tryptophan for Depression?  Myth or Fact? Tryptophan is most known for causing “Turkey coma” on Thanksgiving Day, but you’ve probably seen it sold in drug stores as a potential cure for depression. Can Tryptophan cure or help with depression? Let’s take a look at the evidence…, but basics first. What is Tryptophan? […]

Alkaline Water and its Health Claims

The Faulty Health Claims of Alkaline Water

By: Dr. Eeks Unless you’ve never set foot into a natural health store, you’ve heard of alkaline water and its health claims. Alkaline water, or high pH water,  is a very popular wellness product and one you’ll see in natural stores across the country. Along with alkaline water, the alkaline diet is also very popular, […]

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