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3 Ways to Reduce Bloating During Swimsuit Season

June 25, 2019

I love the summer… but I have to admit, I don’t always love getting into my bathing suit. Even though I’ve found a swimsuit that I feel great in (it only took trying on 100+), it’s still a bit stressful to walk around the beach feeling a tad… exposed. The very last thing I want to deal with when enjoying the summer surf is bloating! That heavy-feeling, gassy, and VERY VISIBLE bloating. Ugggh. Bloating is annoying any day, but it’s…

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5 Essential Tips to Banish a Yeast Infection

June 30, 2018

Oh, the dreaded yeast infection. If you’re one of the 75 percent of women who have had one, you know exactly what I’m talking about. And what’s worse than one yeast infection? A chronic one that doesn’t want to go away. That uncomfortable itching, burning, and discharge can be unbearable. A yeast infection is an overgrowth of a kind of yeast in the vaginal canal called Candida albicans. You can also have an overgrowth of bad bacteria, which is called…

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Rob Krar – Athlete Spotlight

July 14, 2016

Rob Krar – Photo Credit: Ken Etzel Flora Ambassador, Rob Krar, shares some fun facts with us for this month’s athlete spotlight. Rob has been a Flora ambassador for several years now and has seen much success in his trail running adventures. Some notable first place finishes include: Western States 100 miler, The Canyons Endurance Run 100k, Bootlegger 50k, Run Rabbit Run 100 miler, Leadville 100 miler, UROC 100k, and the Leona Divide 50 miler. A previous pharmacist on the side,…

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Yeast Party!

May 31, 2016

Written by guest blogger: Jill Anenberg Lawrence As a woman, what’s more embarrassing to buy than tampons? Nope it ain’t condoms because you know fun’s on the way…just ask the red faced girl at CVS with a box of Monistat to deal with her red faced vajayjay. It is no fun coming up with excuses to pass on a hot date because you’ve got a hot downstairs neighbor. Sadly the only fun you’re having is scratching yourself raw. I’ve delayed…

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Yeast: The Good, the Bad, & Keeping it All in Balance

February 18, 2016

The truth about yeast and Candida imbalance Do you remember your first? We’re talking about the first time you felt the vaginal itching, burning, and discomfort caused by an overgrowth of Candida yeast. You might have felt embarrassed, worried, irritated (physically and emotionally), or all of the above (and more). Candida is a naturally occurring yeast, and always present in small amounts. Unfortunately, when life happens and things get out of balance, that’s when it can sometimes rise to uncomfortable levels….

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