Could It Be My Thyroid?

I routinely hear from patients in the office, “Could it be my thyroid?” It could be. But usually that’s not the real blame for weight problems. It is however, something to try and understand. It’s commonly a problem, especially in women. When it gets treated people feel so much better. With all hormones, balance is […]

Estrogen, Menopause & Weight Gain

Is there something about hormones, change in hormones and menopause that makes women gain weight? The answer is yes. Almost every woman has some complaint or observation about this. Is it just related to age or is it real? It is real! When we talk about hormones, balance is key! We need to have our […]

Improve Your Libido!

It’s a fact – getting older is inevitable.  Your chronological age advances with each passing day.  Although this is true, it’s become much easier to embrace each year.  In fact, you can enjoy your “mature years” as much or even more than your “younger” years.  This is especially true if you feel happy, healthy, balanced […]

I Want to Feel Balanced!

“Balance” – What is that you say? Well the official definition of balance is mental and emotional steadiness; habit of calm behavior.  It is a state of equilibrium or equipoise.  That’s all fine and good but the reality is that if you feel balanced, you have a greater sense of control. You also have a […]

Restful Renewing Sleep

We’ve already established that stress causes a number of negative side effects – exercise helps and so does something we take for granted every day of our lives. Restful Renewing Sleep! According to the National Institute of Health, the average adult sleeps less than seven hours per night. Are you average? If so, you may […]

The Good Bacteria – Probiotics

Probiotics are the good bacteria that live in our gut. We have over a trillion bacteria in our colon and most of them are beneficial. Problems start arising when the ratio of good to bad bacteria gets out of balance. If that balance gets out of hand, you might consider taking probiotics. Do you obtain […]