Secoya Health

Candida & Sugar..

Date: January 19, 2018 | Time: 2:26pm

We are aware sugar is bad for us and is hard to avoid in our current food system. If a product says "fat-free" or "gluten-free", it may have more sugar in it to make up the difference. In this post, we don't ask that you completely cut out sugar, only that you gain understanding about good and bad sugars, candida, and find balance within yourself. Good Sugars vs. Bad Sugars NOT ALL SUGAR IS BAD. Any sugar that is refined.... <view entire article>

Thyroid Awareness Month..

Date: January 12, 2018 | Time: 12:30pm

The month of January is Thyroid Awareness Month, and to promote health and understanding, we are going to talk about the thyroid. What is it? What are warning signs your thyroid is imbalanced? How can you help your thyroid? What is the thyroid? The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland that sits at the base of your neck, beneath your Adam's apple. Think of the thyroid as the engine in a car; it helps your organs, tissues and cells carry.... <view entire article>

Dry Skin: A Deeper Cause Than The Cold..

Date: January 5, 2018 | Time: 3:01pm

Dry skin is very common during this time of year. With the cold temperatures and very little humidity, our skin does take a beating. Having dry skin, cracked lips and dry scalp isn't solely caused by the weather but may be a symptom of a larger problem occurring within the body. We will provide the underlying cause of your dry skin, as well as ways to combat this from occurring. The skin is the largest organ of the body and can.... <view entire article>

Full-Spectrum Light Therapy..

Date: December 22, 2017 | Time: 2:43pm

Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD, influences your circadian rhythm. Your circadian rhythm is influenced in part by production of melatonin and serotonin; these chemicals released in the brain help our biological processes function. Sunlight is a major influence as well. During the winter months, how do we maintain our melatonin and serotonin levels and in turn, our circadian rhythm that keeps us from getting SAD, with fewer hours of daylight available to us? Full-Spectrum light can be beneficial to help.... <view entire article>

Winter Blues & Your Circadian Rhythm..

Date: December 15, 2017 | Time: 9:34am

The "winter blues" also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD, discussed in the previous post, is a common issue for many of us living in northern parts of the world, where a majority of the year is cold and the daylight hours are shortened. SAD is linked to an imbalance in your circadian rhythm. What is that and why should you care? The circadian rhythm is the 24-hour cycle of physiological processes, occurring within the body; this directly.... <view entire article>

Winter Blues..

Date: December 8, 2017 | Time: 2:44pm

Tis' the season - for SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD is a mood disorder characterized as depression that occurs during the same time every year. Many of us tend to fall victim to the cold and lack of sunlight, making us want to curl up under the covers and sleep. We would like to provide you a few tips for beating the "winter blues", and remaining in balance until spring time. Making minor changes to your daily routine.... <view entire article>

Men's Health, Continued..

Date: December 1, 2017 | Time: 1:55pm

In the previous blog post we introduced men's health and shared the most common health concerns. In this "part 2" of men's health, we will share what preventative maintenance measures you can implement in your daily life to help alleviate and prevent these issues. Again, the most common health concerns for men are lack of stamina, depression, sleep apnea, toxicity, and a few others such as impotence, reduction in muscle mass, increase in body fat, heart disease and cholesterol. Low testosterone is.... <view entire article>