Balance Your Gut Bacteria, Balance Your Mood

Healthy Gut Flora Leads to More Stabilized Moods by BodyLogicMD For anyone who routinely suffers from anxiety, stress, and depression, the symptoms are rarely contained to just an emotional state—an upset mind often goes hand-in-hand with an upset stomach. Diarrhea, nausea, bloating, gas, and pain can all be common complaints for those suffering from mental … Continued

Three Fibromyalgia Treatments You Need to Know About

Fibromyalgia Pain Relief for Joint, Muscles, and Tendons by BodyLogicMD People living with fibromyalgia face almost unbearable symptoms—chief among them is chronic, widespread pain. It is estimated that 10 million Americans are living with chronic pain, insomnia, and fatigue caused by fibromyalgia, and that is only half the battle. Fibromyalgia can also cause emotional distress, … Continued

Can Estrogen Be to Blame for Migraines?

by BodyLogicMD For women who suffer from chronic migraines, the onset of PMS is likely to cause more exacerbated symptoms than for women who do not have migraines. According to research published recently in Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, women with a past history of migraines show a more rapid … Continued

Is Dehydration Hindering Your Weight Loss?

Effective Tips on How to Lose Weight While Staying Hydrated by BodyLogicMD In recent weeks, almost all 50 states have been affected by a massive heat wave that has seemingly taken over the country. With temperatures rising well into the 90s and even 100s, proper hydration becomes a key focus in maintaining your health. Your … Continued

Overcoming Stress and Understanding Your Adrenals

by BodyLogicMD Exhaustion. Forgetfulness. Anxiety. Weight gain. Trouble sleeping. These are all-too common effects of a stress-filled life. Stress is a very real problem in today’s fast-paced society, one that can lead to very serious consequences. Stress itself is widely recognized as the number one proxy killer disease today—the American Medical Association has stated that … Continued

Gabbing with Girlfriends Linked to Improved Overall Health

by BodyLogicMD Bottling up emotions has never been a good idea, but according to a University of Michigan study published in the peer-reviewed journal Hormones and Behavior, feeling emotionally connected and sharing problems with a friend increases progesterone levels, a hormone that boosts overall health and wellbeing while alleviating anxiety and stress. Progesterone is a sex … Continued

Insulin Resistance Causes More Than Just Diabetes

by BodyLogicMD More than 29 million people in the United States have diabetes, according to the 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report for the CDC. An estimated 8.1 million of those people, however, are undiagnosed. While many people are familiar with diabetes as a medical term, most are not fully aware of the severe effects that … Continued

Could the Women’s Health Initiative be to Blame for Insomnia?

by BodyLogicMD The Women’s Health Initiative made big news back in 2002 with its highly controversial report that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) could increase the risk of cancer and other detrimental diseases. Lately, the study has been in the news again—but this time it’s not in the spotlight to showcase the study’s findings, but rather … Continued

Toxic Algae: A Nationwide Health Issue

by BodyLogicMD With summer upon us, it’s hard to avoid the water, but that is exactly what millions of Americans are being forced to do. Miles of toxic algal blooms have seemingly taken over the waterways in South Florida, where a state of emergency has been declared. The toxic algae seems to be growing thick, … Continued

Vitamin B12 and Hormonal Balance

by BodyLogicMD Of all the vitamins necessary to sustain life, those from the B complex play some of the most important roles in the body. Vitamin B12 is a critical member of this complex, affecting an incredible variety of bodily functions, from neural activity to hormonal influence. Vitamin B12 is one of the thirteen essential … Continued