Autoimmune Disease and Infertility: How Are They Connected?

If you struggle with infertility, you are not alone. About 10% of women in America (6.1 million) have trouble getting or staying pregnant. When treating infertility, doctors often focus solely on the reproductive system. Our bodies, however, are comprised of eleven systems that work together to maintain a healthy, functioning body. When one system is […]

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What is the Connection Between Diet and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?

A link between diet and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder was first researched in the 1970s, and studies over the last two decades have shown that diet can have a significant impact on ADHD symptoms. If you or your child has ADHD, avoiding certain foods while embracing others can help reduce symptoms and improve focus. Diet […]

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The Relationship Between Gluten Intolerance and Thyroid Conditions

Gluten intolerance and thyroid conditions often go hand in hand, especially when it comes to autoimmune thyroid conditions (namely Graves’ disease and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis). Understanding the relationship between gluten intolerance and the thyroid and adopting a gluten-free diet can reduce your symptoms and improve your thyroid health. What is Gluten Intolerance? The most severe form […]

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What Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis Flare Ups?

If you’re one of the 1.3 million Americans who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you’re familiar with the painful flare ups that can make it difficult to engage in everyday life. Knowing what causes rheumatoid arthritis flare ups can help you avoid them and minimize their impact on your wellbeing. What is Rheumatoid Arthritis? Rheumatoid […]

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Healthy Endocrine Diet Can Improve Endocrine Function

If you suffer from an endocrine disorder or are at risk for developing one, eating a healthy endocrine diet can help improve your endocrine function and boost your overall health. At Anchor Wellness Center, Dr. Minni Malhotra, MD, FAARM, ABAARM can evaluate your endocrine function and provide you with a personalized plan of nutritional, lifestyle, […]

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The Connection Between Diet and Emotional Health

The more doctors study the gut-brain connection, the more we learn about the link between diet and emotional health. Studies have shown that boosting beneficial gut bacteria can help improve your ability to handle stressful situations and deal with fear, reduce anxiety and depression, and improve your mood. That is why functional medicine doctors, such […]

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How Does PCOS Affect Fertility in Women?

If you have been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), an important question is how does PCOS affect fertility? Roughly 5 million women of childbearing age in the United States have PCOS, making it one of the most common hormonal endocrine disorders in women. It is also the most common cause of female infertility. However, […]

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