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Dr. Erica Speaks with FASHION Magazine About Supplements for Hair and Skin

There aren’t many things we can say we miss about our teenage years—like having to answer to our parents, texting on flip phones, and being denied entry into a bar with our sisters’ ID. But there’s one thing we never thought we’d miss—our teenage complexion. In what was supposed to be the period of our …

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Do I need to go gluten-free to feel good?

This is the infamous question of our modern health culture. Is gluten free the ONLY way to be? Is gluten the cause of your bloating, fatigue, joint pain, brain fog and weight gain? Well, the answer is…. Maybe. BUT don’t stop reading here! The evidence is currently mixed about the phenomenon known as non-celiac gluten …

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Multi-tasking. Is it draining your energy?

Raise your hand if you are tired all of the time, and feel like you could get so much more out of your day if you only had energy!

If the current medical research is a correct reflection than approximately 50% of you just sighed out of exhaustion.

Fatigue is one the of most fascinating states, in my opinion, because there are any number of things that can be contributing to it. Everything from small day to tasks, all the way up to chronic multi-system illnesses could be at the root of this symptom. Whatsmore, is that even in the face of a multi-system illness, we are still doing things every day that are aggravating our fatigue levels. Over the next few weeks we will address some of the most common fatigue offenders and give actionable steps to help you feel more energetic and vibrant!

chronic fatigue syndrome and dysbiosis

Chronic Fatigue? – Investigate the gut

The intestinal tract is also known as many things, the second brain, the center of immunity, the first line of defense, and all of these descriptions are far better at elucidating the critical role of this essential organ. It is true that dysfunction of intestinal tract has repercussions far beyond constipation and diarrhea. When you have a gut infection, dysbiosis, intestinal hyper-permeability or other pathologies the effects are far reaching including joint pain, chronic illness, anxiety and depression, brain fog, fatigue, hormonal imbalances, weight loss resistance, and the list goes on!

PCOS Challenge Radio – Health Tips for Women with PCOS

I was just interviewed by Sasha Ottey of PCOS Challenge. This is my second interview with Sasha, last year she interviewed me about cardiovascular health and PCOS.  In this episode we we discuss health goals for women with PCOS including weight loss, fertility, and emotional health. I give specific eating tips to help vanquish insulin …

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