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Happy 3rd Birthday to Prism!

Dear Prism Family, Times being what they are, this is a very bittersweet birthday. I'm sad to not be able to see all of you right now! It's been really heartbreaking to have to close. This is such a challenging time for all of us and a strange time to be celebrating an anniversary, but I … Continue reading

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The average American spends 13.3 years doing this…

Most people believe that the home they live in is their biggest and most important investment. Although that may partly be true, your most important investment is REALLY your health and vitality. After all, what’s the point of having a beautiful home if you can barely get out of bed? What does it matter if … Continue reading

Supplements to support trans men while taking testosterone, including liver and cardiovascular heart health
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Supplements for Surgery

Supplements and Surgery: You most likely know already that there are certain supplements and medications that you should avoid before surgery. Mostly these are supplements and medications that can cause excess bleeding, as well as those that can interfere with the anesthesia. Surgeons’ opinions vary on which medications and supplements are okay and when to … Continue reading

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Balance Your Hormones While You Sleep

  How to Balance Hormones with Sleep. Enough quality sleep builds our immune systems, repairs cellular damage, reduces inflammation in the body, and resets hormones (including regulating our blood sugar levels and stress hormones).  With chronic sleep deprivation (6 hours or less per night), our cortisol (stress hormone) levels begin to rise, negatively affecting not … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Eliminate Cancer-Causing Estrogens

  What are Xenoestrogens? Xenoestrogens are hormones in the environment that mimic estrogen. Unlike naturally produced estrogens, when xenoestrogens enter our bodies they disrupt our endocrine systems, throwing our hormones out of whack and potentially causing cancer, especially breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, and prostate cancer. Xenoestrogens are most commonly found in plastics, pesticides, … Continue reading

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How to Balance Your Hormones with Exercise

  How to Balance Hormones with Exercise. We all know exercise is good for us. We also know that too much of a good thing isn't good after all. This applies to exercise too! When we exercise, we put our bodies in a state of stress. Cortisol, the 'stress hormone', increases when we exercise just like … Continue reading

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6 Ways Water Helps You Balance Your Hormones

  We Are Water. Water makes up 1/2 to 1/3 of our body weight. Our bodies depend on water for nearly all processes. When we're not well hydrated, our tissues aren't well hydrated, and this can disrupt our body systems, including hormone regulation. Water is necessary to flush out excess toxins and hormones. You know … Continue reading

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Healthy Fats

  Fat is good for you. Coconut oil has been getting a lot of attention lately, but after 30 years of being told otherwise, you still might have a hard time wrapping your head around the fact that fat can be good for you. We are made of fats! Fat cells make up our bone marrow … Continue reading

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Fiber Fiber Fiber!

  Everyone knows fiber is important, but do you know why? You've probably heard that fiber is a good way to maintain regular bowel movements. Maybe you've even heard about its possible role in preventing colon cancer or that fiber is beneficial for immunity. You may not know that fiber can balance your hormones too! Fiber … Continue reading

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Acupuncture and Herbs for Reproductive Health and Fertility

Western treatments for reproductive health can often be frustrating and come with a lot of side effects. Acupuncture and herbs provide support to these western treatments to reduce side effects and improve success, as well as an alternative to more invasive western treatments. We happily work with MDs, fertility specialists, and other types of providers … Continue reading

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Opening The Four Gates

One of the most common balancing and stress-relieving treatments is called "The Four Gates" and it's just four points: two by your thumbs and two by your big toes.  It seems so simple, but it feels powerful! The 4 gates circulate energy throughout your body, improving your circulation, and releasing pain and stress out of the body. It works … Continue reading