meditation
Mental Health

Psychosocial stress occurs on a daily basis in relation to workload and our 24/7 lives, both of which have increased over the past 10 years. The consequences seen are often associated with psychological disorders like depression, but such stress is also associated with a substantially higher number of heart attacks. But does this mean causality? … Read More


IBS
Digestion

I recently met with a patient named Catherine who came to Parsley Health after being told by several different gastroenterologists that she had acid reflux and IBS. She had been placed on almost a years-worth of a medication called a PPI, or proton pump inhibitor, called Nexium, which blocks acid secretion in the stomach. For Catherine, this seemed to … Read More


Digestion

Buckwheat, also known as the Cardiovascular Grain, is incredibly good for cardiovascular health, amongst a host of other body goodies, such as blood sugar control, gallstone prevention, and breast cancer prevention. The Yi people of China consume a diet quite high in buckwheat (up to 5oz a day). When researchers tested blood lipids from 850 Yi people, … Read More


extreme bloating
Wellness

Once a week we hear from real Parsley Health members, in their own words, about how working with Parsley Health has changed their lives. This week we’re talking to Joanne, a 45-year old full-time mom living in NYC. I came to Parsley Health because I was having extreme bloating and discomfort, not only at night but also during the day. … Read More


Digestion

The clock reads 9:37 a.m. Is it too early to eat a Snickers? “Just buy it now and save it for the long afternoon. It’ll be a reward for getting through that big meeting,” I unconvincingly tell myself. I hit the vending machine, and the whole candy bar is gone by the time I return … Read More


Fertility

On February 20th at 7:44 am, I welcomed my baby Dachs into the world. The experience was not pretty, but it was beautiful. I wanted a “natural birth.” To me that meant a vaginal delivery, not C-section. I cared about a vaginal birth for many reasons including the benefits to the baby’s long term health … Read More


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