Love with all your Heart

Love with all your Heart

Heart disease is the #1 killer of men and women in America, with one out of every 3 deaths linked to cardiovascular disease or strokes. Someone has a heart attack every 40 seconds! In women, often they may be silent, without the characteristic stabbing chest pain or left arm pain. Your best strategy to beat […]

Why Can’t I sleep

Why Can’t I sleep

Sleep disturbances can come from many factors including an imbalance of progesterone or estrogen, abnormal cortisol and adrenaline levels, abnormal thyroid function, food intolerances, anxiety and depression, sleep apnea and poor sleep hygiene. The answer is NOT to first give a sleeping pill, because these can be very addictive in the long run, and don’t […]

Big Picture of Hormonal Health

Big Picture of Hormonal Health

Eat a low sugar, low simple carbohydrate diet, avoid processed foods, limit caffeine (at most 1 cup/day), alcohol (2/glasses wine per week), better yet, if you are having issues with adrenal fatigue and major hormone disturbances, eliminate altogether. Eat organic – especially meat, dairy, eggs, fruits and vegetables. Use vegetable wash on non-organic produce Support […]

Thyroid

Thyroid

Are you tired all the time? Do you have dry skin, brittle nails, cold hands and feet, hair loss, stubborn weight gain, trouble waking up in the morning? These are all signs of poor thyroid hormone function, or hypo-thyroidism. Thyroid hormone tells all the cells in our bodies to help make energy, so when it’s […]

Why am I so out of Balance?

Why am I so out of Balance?

Most of our clients come to see us because of hormonal imbalances: bad PMS and mood swings, difficulty sleeping, erratic periods or menopausal symptoms of hot flashes and night sweats. On top of that many of you are suffering from fatigue, mild depression and other symptoms. The important thing to understand is no one “pill […]

Brain: The Motherboard

Brain: The Motherboard

Typically we don’t think of our brain and equate that with our health. With the concept of ‘the brain’ we usually just think of how we feel. Most people (myself included) hope the brain will stay intact and sharp through old age. The reality is we can do more than hope. First, we must realize […]

It’s a Trifecta!

It’s a Trifecta!

I often encounter people so confused about the stuff they read on the internet and hear on the news about the right diet and exercise, that they come in to see if I can make more sense of it for them. I can give you the data, my clinical experience, and yes, I hope this […]

Brain Health

Brain Health

It’s critical to understand the profound link between gastro-intestinal and brain health. Leaky gut equals “leaky brain”. Along with GI health, it’s important to identify and address hormonal imbalances including high blood sugar, insulin resistance and diabetes, levels of stress hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol, or deficiencies of thyroid and sex hormones such as […]

From the Boardroom to the Bedroom

From the Boardroom to the Bedroom

Fatigue, apathy, no libido, weight gain, loss of muscle mass, a ”beer gut” that won’t go away, erectile dysfunction, concentration issues, mood swings, “brain fog” , prostate issues and the dreaded “man boobs”. These are all symptoms of imbalances in men’s hormonal systems–not just testosterone, but adrenaline, cortisol, insulin, thyroid and neurotransmitters as well. The […]

Sugar is the New Fat

Sugar is the New Fat

30 years ago the public was told that heart attacks and cardiovascular disease were caused by fats, which caused our cholesterol to go up, clogging our arteries, the major cause of heart attacks, stroke and cardiovascular disease. They also told us not to worry they had a fabulous pill to solve the problem: Statins. The […]

Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone Replacement Therapy

Bio Identical hormones and “Anti-Aging”remedies are all the rage. Unfortunately, clinics have been popping up all over the place with often-disastrous consequences from a one size fit’s all, “Hormones R Us “approach. Mindlessly inserting pellets or using high doses of hormones without looking at all the different factors involved in production, metabolism, detoxification, genetics can […]