Author: Gin Ross

What Causes Gray Hair?

In our youth-obsessed culture, gray hair is no longer considered the crown of wisdom it once was (in fact, the global hair dye industry makes about $7 billion annually). I often have patients ask me if there is a natural way to turn gray hair back to its original color. The short answer is, sort […]

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Five steps to nourish your mind and body during divorce

There has been an immense amount of research in the field of nutrition and mood since Sugar Blues was published in 1986 which leads to some simple easy to use guidelines in how to eat to feel your best under any circumstances, divorce included. Here are five ways to use what you eat to support […]

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Counting Macros

There are a lot of trendy diets out there (paleo, ketogenic, Whole 30, Autoimmune Protocol, GAPS, Specific Carbohydrate, etc). They all have their merits, and I do put people on each of them in specific cases. But one of the simplest, longest term approaches is “counting macros.” Macronutrients: What They Are “Macros” is short for […]

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Uranus' Transit of Taurus

Here we are, on the cusp of a new era. Can you feel it? Uranus enters Taurus on May 15th at 11:16 AM EDT.  The last time Uranus changed signs (when it entered Aries) was May 27th, 2010. It will exit Taurus for Gemini on July 7th, 2025. This gives you an idea of how […]

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Mercury's Transit of Taurus

Mercury enters Taurus on May 13th, 8:40 AM EDT. This is a brief transit (a bit over two weeks) but it is a chance to regroup and take stock of what you learned during Mercury’s previous tour of Aries.  Communication and ideas are grounded in the moment. Caution and simplicity are the themes. This may […]

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What Causes High Blood Pressure?

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, means that the heart has to push harder than it should to get the blood to the entire body. There are two blood pressure numbers: systolic (the top number) and diastolic (the bottom number). Systolic indicates the pressure at the heart’s maximum contraction, while diastolic indicates the remaining pressure when […]

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New Moon in Taurus and Uranus in Taurus

The May 15th Taurus New Moon (24 deg, 7:47 AM EDT) is powered up by a trine to Pluto Rx in Capricorn. Pluto Rx digs even deeper as it goes back over old ground, and these reviews/intensified transformations will be part of this new beginning. This Moon will also trine Mars (in the last degree […]

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Tarot Cards for the Full Moon in Scorpio

Here are the cards I pulled for today’s Scorpio Full Moon: 9 of Pentacles (Venus in Virgo – Earth) The World (Saturn-Earth) and the 3 of Wands reversed (Sun in Aries – Fire).  The 9 of Pentacles suggests attainment, and this card is associated with material gain and independence. Venus (what you want) in Virgo (perfectionism, […]

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Juno's Transit of Aries: Brave New Partnership

Juno enters Aries on April 28th, 2018 at 3:44 AM EDT. This could be about a brand new partnership or issues of independence/pushiness/courage in a relationship. Whether a new or existing partnership is involved, the mutual handling of anger and independence will be key. Do you both have the courage to enter new territory together?  […]

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What Do Landscapes Symbolize In My Tarot Reading?

As you traverse through your Tarot card reading and the spread, you’ll come across a magical land adorned with symbols that range from common to abstract. During a Tarot card reading, you may be tempted to focus mainly on the more abstract signs and symbols on the card. Doing so, however, is a sure-fire way […]

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