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
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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
by BodyLogicMD Testosterone falls under a group of hormones called androgens, best known as male hormones but very important in female hormone health as well. Androgens regulate and affect several different functions within the body. Testosterone, for one, primarily helps the body to produce a feeling of being more alert and energized, as well as … Continued
by BodyLogicMD Addyi (flibanserin), the drug that riveted headlines and sparred a fresh course for the gender wars, has flopped in its first six months on the market. The drug—touted to boost female sex drive—held such promise for so many women. FDA approval was hard won by activist petitioners and testimonies from real women suffering … Continued
by BodyLogicMD Have you ever noticed that when you don’t get enough sleep, you find yourself more likely to overeat junk food? And of course, junk food makes you feel even worse—making you even groggier and adding fat to your waistline in the meantime. You may be surprised to find that there is a credible … Continued
by BodyLogicMD As if there were not already plenty of reasons to cut sugar and refined carbohydrates from your diet, a new study finds that these foods can actually increase your risk of lung cancer, even if you are a non-smoker. In a press release from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, study … Continued
It’s difficult to prevent disease from a reactive standpoint. Many of the health challenges affecting women and men today cannot be resolved by simply treating the patient’s symptoms. We need to take a more proactive approach to wellness, by investigating the underlying causes of these health challenges and factor in how lifestyle choices impact our overall health. Symptoms of hormonal imbalance that many women and men face as they get older are well within the realm of prevention.
The Expert BodyLogicMD Physicians from the Bioidentical Hormones Experts Blog come from a variety of different backgrounds and clinical fields, including psychiatry, neurology, anesthesiology, gynecology, and osteopathic medicine. However, they all share one common interest; a passion to help patients achieve and optimal overall quality of health, using preventive techniques and integrative therapies and by treating the body as a whole.
The bioidentical hormone doctors at BodyLogicMD, the nation’s largest network of highly trained physicians specializing in bioidentical hormones, fitness and nutrition, are gearing up for the upcoming Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Workshop (BHRTW) taking place in Los Angeles. California, from May 14th-16th. Presented by The Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) and the Bio-Identical Hormone Society, the thee-day workshop will be held in conjunction with Modules IV and VI of the Fellowship in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine and will feature a long list of industry leaders, with keynote speakers including Mark Gordon, M.D., Jonathan Wright, M.D., Founder of the California HealthSpan Institute Ron Rothenberg, M.D., FACEP, and Fellowship Director Pamela Smith M.D.
According to recent findings from the study known as the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), women who use antidepressants to treat depression have a higher risk of stroke and heart attack.