Why You Should Be Sun Gazing

Sunlight is a nutrient. When I was practicing medicine and trying to get pregnant, I made an effort to get outside in the sunlight at least 30 minutes per day because I knew then what is now proven—that exposure to direct sunlight during the follicular phase of a woman’s menstrual cycle increases her BBT (basal […]

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Strategies to Protect Your Health Every Day

I have often said that vibrant health is possible for everyone. And it’s not just about preventing disease, though that is a big part of it. Truly vibrant health stems from balance, for which our bodies innately strive. It’s important to eat right, exercise, avoid toxins, be in touch with your emotions, have a strong […]

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Dr. Northrup’s Tips for Transforming Your Life

The lotus flower represents rebirth, renewal and spiritual awakening. But, the beautiful flower that you see floating effortlessly on top of the water had to work really hard to blossom. Lotus flowers actually grow out of the mud at the bottom of a river or pond and have to break through the mud before they surface on top of the water. Breaking through the mud in our own lives helps us to blossom as well – it’s like a breaking though to our true selves. Here are some ways you can start to break through your own mud, and truly transform your life…

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Should You Get the Flu Shot This Year?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all Americans over the age of 6 months receive an annual flu shot. Many doctors push the flu vaccine on patients during regular visits. Pediatricians often do this during well child visits and even use fear and guilt to coerce parents into vaccinating. This practice […]

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