You Should Sleep Naked

Dr. Jen tells Cosmo why it’s a good idea to sleep in the buff. A recent study showed that less than 10 percent of Americans sleep in the buff. Whaa? Not only is it dead sexy, experts swear naked sleep is actually good for you. We asked them to spill on the top reasons you should ditch those pajamas … Continued

Are You Too Tired to Read This? (Adrenal Fatigue)

Do you have a hard time getting out of bed in the morning? Do you feel exhausted even after eight hours of sleep? Do you feel “burned out” or “stressed?” Do you push yourself with caffeine and sugar? Do you lack energy to parent or work your normal job? Do you have a “second wind” … Continued

Holiday stress

During the holiday season , stress can be overwhelming. It is very important to try and maintain some sort of stability during this time of year. This will include trying to control sugar and alcohol intake, continuing to exercise , and trying to keep healthy hormone levels. We can certainly provide guidelines to help with … Continued

Not a Caveman’s Holiday

Modern holiday traditions and stresses wreak havoc on our metabolic function – a function carefully crafted before the invention of the mega-plex shopping center. Family time, loneliness, finances and over indulgence – all common stressors – exacerbated by the holidays that can lead to an over-abundance of stress and have detrimental effects on your health. … Continued

Catching the ZZZ’s

Lack of sleep is one of the more common problems experienced by many adults. Adequate sleep is such a rare commodity.  How often do you find yourself struggling to fall asleep, stay asleep, or just plain missing  a good night’s restful sleep? Many important processes take place as we sleep. Regeneration and synthesis of neurotransmitters, … Continued

Stress

We see so many people in the practice that complain about steeds and the effects it has on their life. I tell patients it really does not matter if it is good or bad it is still stress and will cause a change in their cortisol levels. Your body does not care that the cortisol … Continued

Running on Empty

How many of you just feel plain exhausted or running on empty? Life demands never seem to give you a break and day after day keep challenging you. How do you meet those demands….high test caffeine, sugar, quick gimmicky concoctions that promise you energy for so many hours. How well is that working for you … Continued

Bioidentical hormones: Who should I see for these?

I just had the pleasure of speaking at a medical conference on bioidentical hormones sponsored by the International Hormone Society at the San Diego Harbor Marriott. My subject was testosterone deficiency and replacement, with an emphasis on testosterone pellet implantation. I was struck by some of the questions the attending doctors asked me after the … Continued

What hormones are involved with libido?

Many middle-aged adults have problems with diminished libido. It is very common for that to be one of the top few symptoms in patients we see at BodylogicMD of Sacramento. Sometimes this is easily correctable by augmenting testosterone levels. This can be done with subcutaneous pellets placed every 3-5 months, with weekly shots or with … Continued