Sarah Hornsby on How to Treat Mouth Breathing at Night with Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy

Sarah Hornsby on How to Treat Mouth Breathing at Night with Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy

When Sarah Hornsby graduated with a degree in dental hygiene, she had no idea that it would lead her to her current career. She’s a dental hygienist, but she specializes in the little-known field of orofacial myofunctional therapy, which she hadn’t even heard of during her initial training. After becoming fascinated by the topic, Hornsby went on to found two companies: Faceology, which is a virtual clinic for patients seeking this orofacial myofunctional therapy, and MyoMentor, which is to help educate other health professionals on the topic. Read on to learn what, exactly, orofacial myofunctional entails, why mouth breathing at night is such a huge and important health issue, how it all relates to tongue ties and tongue treatment, and much more.
Donna Jackson Nakazawa Explains Psycho Neuroimmunology: How Emotions and Trauma Affect Your Immunity and Disease Risk

Donna Jackson Nakazawa Explains Psycho Neuroimmunology: How Emotions and Trauma Affect Your Immunity and Disease Risk

Donna Jackson Nakazawa is the author of seven books about what she likes to call “gnarly problems” that span the intersection of science, emotion, and human life, most recently the book Girls on the Brink. One of the gnarly topics she’s done a deep dive on is something called psycho neuroimunology, which is the field that looks at the interplay between our mind and our immune system. As she learned in her research, the relationship between the two is strong — and it all starts in childhood. Read on to learn more about the emerging field of psycho neuroimmunology, what it has to do with adverse childhood experiences (ACE) research, how emotions affect the body physically by way of the brain, and more. 
What Are the Root Causes of Eczema? A Holistic Nutritionist Explains

What Are the Root Causes of Eczema? A Holistic Nutritionist Explains

Abby Tai dealt with severe eczema for much of her childhood and into her young adult years—until she finally was able to get to the root causes of eczema and heal. When she was suffering, she made a promise to herself that if she ever got better, she would share her story with as many people around the world as she could and help them overcome the crippling skin condition like she did. Today, Tai is a holistic registered nutritionist, founder of Eczema Conquerors, and host of the The Eczema Podcast, and she joined WellBe to share what she's learned on her personal and professional eczema journey. Read on to learn more about the root causes of eczema, the connection between gut health and eczema, differentiating eczema versus psoriasis, the side effects of topical steroids, and more. 
Natural Remedies for Brain Fog: Understanding Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & More

Natural Remedies for Brain Fog: Understanding Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & More

We’re all familiar with feeling “out of it” sometimes. It’s part of being a person, especially in our distraction-filled, fast-paced digital world. But sometimes that feeling persists, settling in our minds and making it hard for us to accomplish anything at all. Yes, brain fog is very real, and very unpleasant, and, unfortunately, a little tricky to get to the root of. This guide is here to help. Read on to learn the definition of brain fog, what causes brain fog, plus brain fog treatment and natural remedies for brain fog.
Dr. Bill Rawls on Why Cellular Health May Explain All Chronic Disease

Dr. Bill Rawls on Why Cellular Health May Explain All Chronic Disease

It’s not often that we have a repeat interviewee at WellBe, but sometimes someone is just such a wealth of knowledge that we have to go back. In our first interview with Dr. Bill Rawls, he shared his story of healing chronic Lyme and discovering the power of herbal medicine along the way. But now, on the heels of the release of his new book, The Cellular Wellness Solution, Dr. Rawls is back to discuss cellular health. Read on to learn why you should care about cellular health; the relationship between cellular wellness, stress, and aging; how microbes in the cells contribute to chronic disease; how herbs can combat cellular stress, and much more. 
2022’s Ten Most Important Health & Wellness Stories

2022’s Ten Most Important Health & Wellness Stories

In lieu of our normal Q4 wellness and health news wrap-up, we’re ending the year with a different sort of news roundup. In the spirit of end-of-year reflection, we’ve put together a list of the most important stories related to health and wellness from all of 2022, rather than just the last three months. Some of these stories are brand new, some were highlighted in past wrap-ups — and all of them have implications for the health of you and your loved ones.
What to Know About Mercury Poisoning: Sources of Mercury, Signs of Mercury Poisoning, and More

What to Know About Mercury Poisoning: Sources of Mercury, Signs of Mercury Poisoning, and More

A lot of people think of tuna as a health food, and in some ways it is: it’s packed with protein, naturally sugar-free, and has a ton of important nutrients, like omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin B12. But despite all these benefits, it’s not something that you should eat all that often (or if you’re pregnant or have high mercury levels in your blood, perhaps not at all). Why? Because of its mercury content. Most of us have a general idea that too much mercury is bad, but what exactly does it do to your body, and how much is too much? Read on to learn the signs of mercury poisoning, the primary sources of mercury (including what fish is high in mercury besides tuna), options for mercury poisoning treatment, and more.