Self-Health Guides

Through our shared desire to create a new norm of "the care for, repair and maintenance of an individuals health through one's own efforts" (the definition of Self-Health) we aim to help you remedy everyday health care problems and, in the process, improve your quality of life.

Our Self-Health Guides are deep dives into the common health issues that deeply impact your life. We help you better understand your own body and provide you with the knowledge & tools to remedy your own issues and prevent further problems. That's our idea of 'The Good Life!'

What is the Best Exogenous Ketone Supplement?

Endogenous ketones are ketones naturally produced by the human body, and Exogenous ketones are ketones (traditionally in the beta-hydroxybutyrate or BHB form) available from external sources like dietary supplements. Exogenous ketones are very efficient at increasing the ketone levels in your system, potentially leading to boosts in cognitive function, improved energy & maximum physical performance levels, appetite suppression and all of the other benefits that come with being in a deep state of ketosis. For those following the keto diet, or just those looking to find a healthy boost, exogenous ketones should be a key part of your daily nutrition stack. We look at the best exogenous ketone supplements available today.

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What is the Best Sulforaphane Supplement?

Sulforaphane Supplements

Sulforaphane, commonly found in cruciferous vegetables like kale, brussel sprouts and particularly Broccoli Sprouts, is a pretty amazing plant compound! It has been shown in studies to potentially reduce the risk of cancer in subjects, can aid in detoxification from air pollution, can fight harmful inflammation, boost brain health & gut health, and so much more! The best source of sulforaphane is directly from broccoli sprouts, but sulforaphane supplements can be a good source as long as you choose the right one. Here we look at the different sulforaphane supplements available today and find out which is the best one for your needs…

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What are the Best Keto Meal Replacement Options?

Best Keto meal replacement options reviewed

Keeping up the keto diet is not always easy! You have to maintain strict adherence to net carb limits while making sure you take care of your high fat intake requirements, and often when you’re not able to cook & prepare your own food (traveling, in the workplace, etc) it can be all too easy to let non-keto & unhealthy ingredients slip into your diet, knocking you out of a ketosis state & causing stress. That’s where keto meal replacement options come in. Here we review several keto meal replacement options & recommend the best brand.

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Sulforaphane: The Magic compound in Broccoli Sprouts & Cruciferous vegetables

Sulforaphane broccoli sprouts guide

Sulforaphane – found in Broccoli sprouts & other cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower & Kale – is a modern day super compound! A particular favorite of biochemist Dr. Rhonda Patrick, sulforaphane has been shown in studies to reduce gut & brain inflammation, possibly prevent cancer cell growth, and even detoxify the body of air pollutants common in metropolitan cities. Here, we delve deep on sulforaphane and find out how to best make the compound a part of your diet.

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Suffer From Winter Blues & Seasonal Depression? Here’s How To Fight It

How to fight winter blues/Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

In our ultimate guide to Winter Blues and SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), we’ll discuss what seasonal affective disorder is, discuss it’s relation to depression symptoms, uncover potential causes of Winter Blues and its related symptoms, all while exploring some natural Winter Blues remedies like light therapy, behavior counseling, vitamin D supplements, and (so much) more.

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Are Beta Blockers Safe for Musicians & Public Speakers to Use?

Are beta blockers safe for performers like musicians & public speakers to use for stage fright?

Musicians and performers of all kinds commonly experience stage fright & anxiety. For some, it is manageable, and just a part of the job. For others, it is debilitating and can become a major block in one’s career. Beta Blockers (beta-adrenergic blocking agents) are commonly used by Musicians, public speakers & other performers to get through these performance struggles & stage fright. We look at whether there are any risks and/or downsides for Musicians & performers using beta blockers.

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Everything You Need To Know About Lactose Intolerance (And What To Do About It!)

The ultimate guide to lactose intolerance and dairy allergies - enjoy your favorite dairy products again!

In our ultimate guide to Lactose Intolerance, we look at what lactose intolerance is, how you can tell if you’re affected by lactose intolerance (or if it’s something else), and what might be causing it. We’ll also recommend some natural solutions for lactose intolerance like dietary adjustments and recommend the best digestive supplements that will help you manage your lactose intolerance symptoms.

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What is the Keto Flu: How To Recognize & Remedy Keto Flu Symptoms?

Keto Flu symptoms and the perfect cure when on keto diet

While the ketogenic diet boasts incredible health benefits like rapid weight loss, increased energy levels, and cognitive clarity, many people experience fatigue, irritability, trouble sleeping and other flu-like symptoms when first starting the keto diet. It’s called the “keto flu”. In our guide to the Keto Flu, we discuss what keto flu is, why it happens, and explore some keto flu remedies like electrolyte supplements, hydration, and exercise, to help you recover quickly.

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