Here it is again. That time of year when thoughts turn to the changes we want to make for the next year. We may tell ourselves: “this year things are going to be different!” You know what happens. Some changes are made which are gradually discontinued and we return to our old habits, using stress … Continued
As a hormone specialist, I tell my patients that environmental toxins play a major role in upsetting the balance of our hormones. It can be very overwhelming to embrace healthy living. I am doing it one step at a time. On a personal note…so many things in my home are announcing that they require replacement. … Continued
I see many patients who struggle with mood disorder. Many have dealt with it their entire life. Others say it has only bothered them in recent times. It is often associated with weight issues. Without a doubt…..hormone deficiencies can contribute to and even cause depression and anxiety. Often just balancing hormones resolves the affective disorder. … Continued
Today is November 1, the first day of American Diabetes Month. Very often I hear the question how can I avoid diabetes as I get older? The first step is to try to maintain and ideal body fat/body weight. If you have access to body fat testing, ideally men in their 30s and 40s should … Continued
Weight gain in men and women can be a result of a hormonal imbalance. Hormones decline as we age and as they do, contribute to men and women’s propensity to gain weight.