Finding comfort in community

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There’s no denying that life is filled with a variety of experiences, whether they’re happy, exciting moments or a little more on the difficult side such as dealing with a sudden loss or facing grief. But throughout these moments, having a group of trusted people to lean on and share your struggles and joys with can make a huge difference … Read More

The basics of blood sugar levels

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PMS, fatigue, sugar cravings… Do these symptoms sound familiar? They can be signs that your blood sugar levels are imbalanced. From regulating our energy levels and eating patterns to working with hormones involved in our menstrual cycles, our blood sugar levels play a significant role in keeping us healthy. It’s safe to say that an imbalance in blood sugar levels … Read More

The link between screen time & skin health

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Technology has become a major part of our daily lives. From online meetings and social media platforms to streaming services like Netflix and Disney Plus, screens are all around us. This means that we’re spending a lot more time staring at these screens. While you may be aware that screens can affect the wellbeing of your eyes, the same is … Read More

4 herbs to naturally support menopause

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Have you found yourself dealing with hot flashes, night sweats, acne? These are all common symptoms of menopause, which is a natural part of aging. With menopause comes a change in hormones, including a decline in estrogen around your early 40s. This triggers a wide range of symptoms that can almost feel like a second coming of age! The good … Read More

The power of self-advocacy

Tanya Salituro

Speaking up for yourself can be a tough and scary thing to do, especially when it comes to your health and wellbeing. Tanya Salituro, founder of CanPrev, mom of 4, and breast cancer survivor knows this all too well. During an interview with The Tonic, Tanya speaks about her personal journey with battling cancer. As a young adult, putting herself … Read More

The role of nutrients for healthy hair

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No matter how you style it, hair is more than just a crowning glory – its overall health can reflect what’s going on inside our bodies. The journey to luscious locks involves balancing hormones, managing stress, and ensuring you’re getting the right nutrients. Fine-tuning these elements can help increase hair thickness and growth, improve strength and texture, and prevent loss. … Read More

Your personal guide to prenatal preparation

Preparing your body for pregnancy can be a very exciting time! But it can also feel like a big task. From making sure you’re eating all the right nutrients to limiting foods that could potentially lower your chances of conceiving, there’s a lot to consider. We’ve put together a few nutritional tips to help guide you through this wonderful new … Read More

Spotting the signs of estrogen dominance

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Have you been feeling irritable, unable to concentrate, or having trouble sleeping? These are common symptoms of estrogen dominance, an elevated level of estrogen that disrupts hormonal balance in the body. But with a proper diagnosis and some simple lifestyle changes, it’s possible to feel like yourself again. Let’s explore what you can do to naturally support your hormone health. … Read More

Focusing on sun protection beneath the surface

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Sunnier days come with sunbathing at the beach, going for an adventurous hike, and a lot of outdoor fun. While the sun can be very beneficial for our health, such as helping with vitamin D production and acting as a mood booster, too much sun exposure can cause harm to our skin. You may have heard the importance of protecting … Read More

Dear readers: A strong community goes a long way

Andrea Gnys

This Women’s Health Month, we’ll be highlighting the health journeys of four amazingly courageous women and their paths to motherhood. We understand that conversations around motherhood can be difficult for many. That’s why we want to share the topics we’ll be covering ahead of time so you can decide if you’ll be following along. We hope these stories inspire you … Read More