VITAMIN D: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW
Vitamin D is actually not a vitamin but a fat-soluble (pro)hormone. It is made of the “good” kind of cholesterol which is, at the same time, the main component in the production of many other important hormones (estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, DHEA etc). This is one more reason why it is very important to eat enough […]
WINTER AND THE ESSENCE (JING)
We are slowly entering the time of winter – the time of the Water element whose main organs are Kidneys. In winter, the ground freezes and gets covered by snow. Nature takes rest and collects the energy for the whole upcoming year. Why is rest so very important at this exact time? Kidneys are such […]
CASE: GENITAL HERPES
Lara faced her first episode of genital herpes two years ago Let me briefly describe the case. Lara is a 28 year-old woman who faced her first symptomatic episode of a genital herpes infection two years ago. The first episode was followed by another one approximately five months ago. Both episodes were successfully treated with […]
HOW TO BREAK A HABIT?
We all have many habits – from brushing teeth to drinking a cup of coffee after lunch, from a glass of lemonade on an empty stomach to a cigarette after a busy day. Then sometimes it’s a whole pack of cigarettes per day, a midnight junk food snack or scrolling on the phone in bed […]