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

The Real Reason You Can’t Lose Weight (and It’s Not Diet and Exercise)

  By BodyLogicMD If you are always losing the weight loss battle, you’re not alone. There are approximately 108 million Americans on a diet, and it’s a good bet this isn’t their first time on the calorie-counting, waist-whittling journey. The average dieter makes at least four attempts a year. But this has not put a … Continued

How Does Obesity Affect Hormones?

Obesity, Metabolism, and Body Fat By BodyLogicMD The obesity epidemic in America is a serious cause for concern, with more than two-thirds of adults considered overweight or obese, according to the National Institutes of Health. The effects of obesity on health are numerous, with obesity linked to many types of disease and other tolls on health, … Continued

The Science of Calm: Four Physiological Effects of Yoga

  By BodyLogicMD By now, most of us have heard about the benefits of yoga and its ability to reduce stress. But the mechanics of why yoga is so impactful are often misunderstood. Without this deeper understanding, we can still gain benefits just from practicing. However, with a thorough knowledge of the bodily functions involved, … Continued

Could Estrogen Therapy Prolong Your Life?

Women Taking Hormone Replacement Had Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Death, Recent Study Shows by BodyLogicMD Middle-aged women the world over know the many discomforts that can arise during menopause. Due to plummeting hormone levels, everything from hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness to depression and other serious health concerns can show up, … Continued

Five Healthy Resolutions for Everyone

By BodyLogicMD We are well into 2018 and did you know that people who stick to their New Year’s goals are 10 percent more likely to complete other goals throughout that same year? Instead of listing every single goal that you’d like to accomplish, give yourself the time to accomplish one monumental step. Whatever your goals are, … Continued

How Artificial Sweeteners Can Impede Your Weight Loss Efforts

  By BodyLogicMD As you enter your 30s and 40s, weight loss tends to become more and more of a struggle. This may be due to a more sedentary lifestyle or to poor food choices, but declining hormone levels may also have an impact. Although the media espouses many weight-loss tips, some of the weight-loss … Continued

Confused About How to Fill Your Plate? Food: What the Heck Should I Eat Sets the Record Straight

Fueling your body for lifelong health is simple with Mark Hyman’s new guidebook By BodyLogicMD Most health-conscious consumers know that soda, desserts, and refined, packaged foods are unhealthy and contribute to chronic disease. But beyond that, knowing exactly how to load your grocery cart each week—even if you’ve been pursuing a healthy diet for years—can … Continued

Could You Benefit From an Afternoon Nap? Or Is It Best Avoided?

By BodyLogicMD   There is a misconception among many that napping is only for children. But in actuality, adults can benefit from some nap time every now and then as well. Napping provides a variety of health benefits for adults, such as relaxation, increased alertness, less fatigue, and improved memory performance. However, there is also … Continued