Top 4 Causes of Anxiety & Depression

Hypothyroidism (or low thyroid function) is a commonly undiagnosed issue. The condition is when the thyroid gland (located at the base of your neck) is not releasing the needed amounts of thyroid hormones. The thyroid is considered a “master gland” and is responsible for crucial hormones that travel throughout the entire body and turning nutrients from our food into useable energy the body needs. So, when it is under-functioning, it can produce a multitude of symptoms and disruptions. Symptoms of hypothyroidism include mood disorders (like depression and anxiety), brain fog, hair loss, digestive issues, sleep problems, weight gain and other metabolic changes, low immunity, heart function alterations, fatigue, constipation, cracked skin, respiratory complications, and more. 

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Hypothyroidism: Do You Have An Underactive Thyroid?

More and more cases of anxiety and depression are happening than ever before. And now what was once limited to mostly adults, anxiety and depression disorders are now rampant in our youth, as young as 10 years old. What is even more alarming is that our children are being put on potent drugs that are leading to psychosis and even death in some cases! And what’s worse is that in many cases these medications are not working in adults either.

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What is holistic health

What Is Holistic Health?

Holistic health is based on the premise that optimal health is not based upon just the absence of disease, but upon the living balance of the “whole” person. The mind, body, spirit, and emotions are integrated and inseparable. With holistic health, there is the belief that the body contains an energy system that is the support and life for the physical body. Health is achieved with treating the causes of the symptoms and disease – not just alleviating, masking, or addressing the symptoms.

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What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

The most important thing is to just not accept that feeling depressed is “just the way things are” because it certainly doesn’t have to be. Again, we’d love to consult with you here at Modern Holistic Health and talk about how you’ve been feeling, supplements, and a lifestyle plan to get you through prolonged winter blues. 

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How And Why To Cleanse

Yes, cleanses could be deemed “trendy” – particularly this time of year. However, beyond their celebrity, the kinds we advocate are actually good for your body. First of all, what is a cleanse? Think of it as a true cleaning of your body from the inside out. It’s a fact that many individuals say their skin glows after a cleanse and swear by shinier hair.  

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How Specific Are Your Workouts?

You are a proactive health-conscious individual.  You make deliberate decisions around your health, want to optimize your body’s capabilities, and follow specific nutrition guidelines.  When it comes to diets, whether it’s low carb, ketogenic, vegan, dairy free, or gluten free, most healthy individuals follow (if only loosely) some form of programming.  Why should our workouts be any different? 

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