What Causes Inflammation?

Reducing Chronic Inflammation in the Body by BodyLogicMD Inflammation can be your friend or your foe—if you stub your toe or cut your thumb, your immune system goes into overdrive, rushing hormones and nutrients to the site, along with white blood cells to combat germs. The area becomes warm, sensitive to the touch, and perhaps … Continued

How BHRT Can Improve Arthritic Joint Pain

Arthritis Symptoms Linked to Decrease in Estrogen by BodyLogicMD Of the many symptoms of aging, joint pain can be one of the worst. Joint pain, especially related to rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, is significantly more common in women than in men, but it can be quite debilitating for both. If you have joint pain or … Continued

S.M.A.R.T. Secrets to Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

The New Year is here and with it we welcome new beginnings; the chance to turn over a new leaf and make a change for the better. Each year millions of us make a commitment to change. And although our New Year’s resolutions tend to vary from person to person, we’ve all been guilty of … Continued

Getting a Second Shot at Youth

Hormone treatments for men and women are increasingly popular among the Baby Boomers and others seeking the fountain of youth in a pill, pellet, patch or gel. These treatments are touted by anti-aging centers and some doctors as a way to battle the bulge and loss of muscle, strength, sex drive and stamina that may … Continued

The Boca Experience

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of traveling to Boca Raton, Florida to spend some time at the BodyLogicMD corporate headquarters. This was part of the training process that all new BodyLogicMD physicians go through. Not knowing entirely what to expect, I must say that I was thoroughly impressed! The staff was knowledgeable … Continued

The Aging Eye

I recently had a patient inquire about how he could reduce his risk of losing his eyesight with age. Frequently as we get older, our vision begins to deteriorate. There are many factors that are important regarding visual acuity, but two of the most common seen are cataracts and macular degeneration. Certainly, there are many … Continued

Get Moving!

GET MOVING! Why exercise? The benefits of regular exercise include combating chronic disease like heart disease, elevated cholesterol, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Exercise can also decrease your risk of breast, colon, uterine cancer, and osteoporosis. Exercise not only helps your body; it is great for your mind! It relieves anxiety, depression, increases self confidence … Continued

Secrets of Healthy Aging

Ever wonder what are the secrets of healthy aging? A study presented in the July Journal of the American Medical Association shares four important habits of longevity. Not smoking, exercising at least thirty minutes a day, eating a Mediterranean diet, and maintaining a BMI (body mass index*) of less than 25 was associated with a … Continued

Medical Monday: Precocious Puberty

“My daughter is 8 years old and already showing signs of early development. I was recently watching a segment on the Today Show about the medical phenomenon of girls entering puberty earlier and I think my daughter might be one of those girls. They said new research suggests that American girls are reaching puberty at earlier ages than ever before has raised new concerns about what impact that might have on behavior and the risk of breast cancer. I am very concerned and wonder whether or not I should have her hormone levels tested?”