That Time of the Month

That Time of the Month

Many women spend three weeks out of the month dreading that one week.  Your regular doctor tells you to get on the pill. Some women are lucky and have no problems with their periods.  These ladies are definitely the exception. The...

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The Optimal Thyroid

The Optimal Thyroid

Many of my patients come in thinking they have a problem with their thyroid when they are having issues losing weight.  Though it is not the only hormone pathway that is important for weight loss, it is one of them.   In mainstream...

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Is alcohol consumption safe for women?

Is alcohol consumption safe for women?

A research study by the World Health Organization states that no amount of alcohol is safe for cancer prevention. In some analyses of previous studies, it is linked to breast, cervical, and mouth cancers.  As a woman that enjoys wine and...

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From Stress to Distress

From Stress to Distress

Unfortunately, stress has become an ingrained part of our daily lives as a result of the demands of this fast-paced world. However, many of us normalize this tension, which causes the body to become distressed over time. Some examples of ‘normal’...

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The Problem with Plastic

The Problem with Plastic

Most of us have seen the terrible videos and pictures that show our once beautiful oceans filled with excessive amounts plastic. This plastic epidemic has become a huge problem. Fish swim with plastic beads in their bellies. Beaches are covered...

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What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome?

What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, is the most common hormonal issue amongst women of a reproductive age.  Typical symptoms of PCOS include acne, abnormal hair growth, abnormal menstrual cycles and cysts on the ovaries. Hidden Polycystic...

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