One More Reason Why You Might Not Want to Kick That Coffee Habit…

Is There a Relationship Between Caffeine and Inflammation?   By BodyLogicMD Coffee—it’s been demonized as an unhealthy addiction and heralded as a magic potion that helps stave off disease…and the jury is still out among scientists, researchers, and laypeople alike. While we know that coffee can increase anxiety and irritability, wreck sleep, and may even … Continued

Diabetes: The Hormonal Connection

By BodyLogicMD Diabetes is a growing global health crisis. According to the World Health Organization, the number of people with diabetes has nearly quadrupled, from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014. Part of why this is such a huge problem is because diabetes can lead to sexual dysfunction, heart failure, blindness, kidney failure, … Continued

5 Summer Fitness Tips for Busy Women

By BodyLogicMD   With the warmer months finally here, you may find that staying fit is taking a back seat to all your busy summer plans. Indeed, one of the most challenging times of year to stick to a workout plan, the summer is ripe with ways to distract you from your fitness goals. This … Continued

4 Fun Ways to Stay Fit as a Family This Summer

By BodyLogicMD Finding ways to stay fit during the summer months can be a bit of a pain. Indeed, given that it is the only time of year some of us have to enjoy some sunshine and fresh air, trying to factor in a daily workout can put a serious damper on the festivities. Moreover, … Continued

Can Stress Lead to Autoimmune Disease?

By BodyLogicMD As many as 50 million Americans are living with autoimmune disease—and at least 50 percent of cases are triggered by unknown factors. Now, a growing body of research reveals that stress may be the driving force behind autoimmune disease—and practices to reduce stress can be an important part of managing these chronic conditions. Autoimmune Disorders: … Continued

Are You Getting Enough Magnesium in Your Diet?

By BodyLogicMD The Link Between Magnesium, Diabetes, and Heart Disease Many of us have heard of the essential mineral magnesium but may not be aware that magnesium plays an important physiological role in many different bodily processes—with over 300 enzymes dependent on magnesium for proper functioning and regulation. Magnesium is a vital component of health, … Continued

Are Night Sweats Waking You up at Night?

The Many Causes of Night Sweats By BodyLogicMD Waking up drenched in sweat can be unpleasant, but there is often an easily identifiable cause, like a bad dream, too warm a temperature setting, or too heavy a blanket. But sometimes hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, continues to occur despite the lack of these factors. Night sweats … Continued

Hypogonadism: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Primary and Secondary Causes of Hypogonadism By BodyLogicMD Male hypogonadism, also known as testosterone deficiency, is a common issue that affects an estimated four to five million men in the United States. It can begin as early as fetal development, before puberty, or most commonly, during adulthood and in older males. While hypogonadism in males … Continued

Gut Bacteria May Be Key to Weight Loss Success

Danish Researchers Find That Levels of Certain Gut Bacteria Influence How Much Weight Loss Is Possible by BodyLogicMD If you’ve tried every diet and weight loss strategy under the sun and still can’t drop pounds, it might have as much to do with what’s lurking in your gut as what’s sitting on your plate. A … Continued

Ensure Long-Term Vaginal Health by Paying Attention to the Signs

Three Commonly Asked Questions About Vaginal Health   By BodyLogicMD Birth control pills debuted in 1960, revolutionizing women’s health and providing them with a new option to take control of their sexual health. For many, this medical breakthrough shattered years of stigma and opened up conversations about vaginal health. However, even today, not all women … Continued