Dr. Jen is Featured as a Medical Expert on Fox News Report

The TLC hit show, “19 Kids and Counting,” relayed sad news to the media last Thursday – Michelle Duggar suffered a miscarriage of her 20th child in the second trimester. I feel a great amount of empathy for the Duggars. However, my advice for Michelle Duggar is to stop having children – for the sake … Continued

Protect your health with “Protected Time”

I’m always impressed by the amount of research done and level of understanding possessed by my patients. To be sure, most arrive to the office having done a considerable amount of reading and inquiry about his/her respective malady. It is not odd for clients to travel hours to an appointment, taking time from work and … Continued

The Mystery Hormone and why everyone needs it.

What is 1,25 hydroxycholecalciferol? Drum roll please!………………..you may know it as “Vitamin D” “Vitamin” D is not a vitamin; it is a critical hormone! It is produced largely by your body in response to direct sunlit to large areas of exposed skin (meaning with no protective sun block). In the middle of the day in … Continued

Food signaling

I’m very excited to welcome you all to my first blog. I plan to discuss different topics that are really exciting. Some of the topics will be common to everyone and other topics will be more specialized. Hopefully there will be information in each blog entry that people can take away something from to help … Continued

AMA met to set advocacy agenda for upcoming year

The AMA’s 543-member policy-making House of Delegates met in Chicago, to set its advocacy agenda for the coming year. It’s unusual for a non-physician, let alone a U.S. president, to address AMA House of Delegates meetings, but President Obama was seeking committee support for his national health-care reform plan.

How Many Supplements Are Too Many Supplements? (*Ahem Attention Suzanne Somers)

Suzanne Somers takes 60 supplements every day (as seen on Oprah’s bioidentical hormones show). We know that’s excess, but how many supplements should you take? How many supplements is too many supplements? National Nutrion Month gives us reason to pay attention and keep track of those vitamins and minerals. This recipe can help.