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Posts Tagged ‘allergies’

Glyphosate Found in Hummus

Glyphosate is an herbicide found in the popular product RoundUp and is used to eradicate unwanted vegetation. The use of glyphosate has increased exponentially, It is used in over 750 different products, not only in agriculture, but also in home appliances. There have been many studies on glyphosate and health concerns as it has been…

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NEW! – E-Cookbook

  Hello all! I am excited to announce that I have co-created an e-cookbook with another fellow nutritionist. The e-cookbook is called, Walk into Our Kitchen. It is a blend of Egyptian and Pakistani cuisine with a health twist. It is great for anyone who loves to cook/try ethnic food. If you are interested, you…

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Boosting The Immune System

Boosting Immunity     The rise of COVID-19 within the Tri-State area is concerning. What we can do is take measures to help prevent the spread of the virus and help build our immune system.   That being said, here are a few precautions to take, along with herbal, food, and nutrient recommendations: Remember these…

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The Pep in Peppermint

Peppermint (Mentha piperita) Highly prized for their ability to help prevent convulsions and flatulence. Peppermint tea is also useful remedy for irritable bowel syndrome. It may alleviate the symptoms of headaches (including migraine) and stimulate liver and gallbladder functions. The fresh, spicy aroma of peppermint tea may also counteract motion sickness, and sipping a cup of the…

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World Thyroid Day – May 25th

World Thyroid Day – May 25th   Every cell in the body depends upon thyroid hormones for regulation of their metabolism.  The function of the thyroid gland is to take iodine and convert it into thyroid hormones which control various functions in your body.   These hormones include: Triiodothyronine (T3) – active form, critically important…

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Rooibos Tea

Native to South Africa.   Benefits Contains 50% more antioxidants than green tea Rich in minerals – calcium, iron, potassium, copper, manganese, zinc, and magnesium Rich in Polyphenols – anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties to help conditions of the heart and blood vessels (cholesterol, diabetes, atherosclerosis) Improves heart health – a study in 2012 found Rooibos…

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Dr. Humaira’s Health & Wellness Tips for College Students

Students are busy with exam, papers, and maintaining an active social life that they often neglect their health. It is important to create a plan/routine that you can use throughout the semester to keep your health in check. Here are a few tips to help ensure you stay healthy and illness free throughout the school…

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Signs & Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency

Approximately 80% of adults are magnesium deficient. The Recommended Dietary Allowance(RDA) for men is 400mg and women is 310mg.    Magnesium is required for Protein synthesis Blood sugar regulation Energy metabolism Blood pressure regulation Nerve function Neurotransmitter release Decrease constipation   Deficiency Can Result In: Insomnia – magnesium is important in the function of GABA, a neurotransmitter that…

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Tips to Improve Digestion

During this fast paced day and age, one is always eating on the run and scoffing down food. This leads to improper digestion, decrease in absorption of nutrients, and health concerns such as constipation, bloating, headaches, acne, malnutrition and the list goes on. The following are tips to help you improve digestion. Ways to improve…

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About Dr. Humaira

• General Health • Detoxification • Weight Control • Endocrine - Thyroid Disorders, Adrenal Insufficiency, Chronic Fatigue, Hormone Imbalance, Diabetes • Cardiovascular Health - Hypertension, High Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Atherosclerosis • Digestive Health- Celiac Disease, IBD, IBS, SIBO, Candida Overgrowth, Food Sensitivity, Constipation, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, H. pylori, Heartburn, Ulcers, Leaky Gut • Musculoskeletal - Pain Management, Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, Arthritis • Women's Health - Infertility, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Menopause, Hormonal Imbalances, Vaginal and Bladder Infections • Autoimmune Diseases - Psoriasis, Hashimoto's Disease, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Vitiligo, Rosacea • Ear/Nose/Throat - Allergies, Ear Infections, Sore throat, Cold, Flu, Strep Throat • Dermatological Concerns - Eczema, Psoriasis, Rosacea, Vitiligo • Cancer Recovery Support • Pediatric Care • Geriatric Care