Could Estrogen Therapy Prolong Your Life?

Women Taking Hormone Replacement Had Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Death, Recent Study Shows by BodyLogicMD Middle-aged women the world over know the many discomforts that can arise during menopause. Due to plummeting hormone levels, everything from hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness to depression and other serious health concerns can show up, … Continued

Could You Benefit From an Afternoon Nap? Or Is It Best Avoided?

By BodyLogicMD   There is a misconception among many that napping is only for children. But in actuality, adults can benefit from some nap time every now and then as well. Napping provides a variety of health benefits for adults, such as relaxation, increased alertness, less fatigue, and improved memory performance. However, there is also … Continued

Sweetened Beverages Harm Health, Despite Industry-Funded Claims to the Contrary

Study Suggests That the Beverage Industry Paid for Skewed Research About Sugary Drinks by BodyLogicMD Sweetened beverages are widely recognized as a major contributor to the obesity and type 2 diabetes epidemics. In fact, the widespread consumption of sugary drinks remains one of the biggest public health concerns today—soda and sports drinks are the top … Continued

Tech-Aided Weight Loss—Does It Work?

Potential Pitfalls of the Fitbit and Other Wearable Fitness Devices by BodyLogicMD   If you’ve been eyeing an expensive fitness tracker to help you lose weight, a recent study suggests that you may want to save your money. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that wearable gadgets may be less effective … Continued

New Study Finds That Hormone Replacement Therapy Is Not Linked to Premature Death

A Follow-Up on the 2002 Women’s Health Initiative Sheds New Light on the Safety of Hormone Therapy for Menopausal Women by BodyLogicMD Hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, vaginal dryness—the distressing list of menopausal symptoms goes on and on. If you’ve been resisting giving bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) a try for relief because of concerns … Continued

What’s the Difference Between Conventional and Integrative Medicine?

One Is About Symptom Management, the Other Is About Improving Health by BodyLogicMD With healthcare laws and regulations rapidly changing, who will you be able to trust with your health? When it comes to complex, chronic disease, conventional medicine may not be the best option. Conventional medicine (also known as “insurance medicine”) is great at … Continued

6 Things That Are Causing You to Age Way Too Fast

Helpful Tips to Keep You as Healthy and Youthful as Possible by BodyLogicMD While aging is a natural part of life, there are several lifestyle choices you may be making that could be bringing on the aging process way too quickly. Below are some of the lifestyle choices and treatable health issues that could be … Continued

Eating Right with Thyroid Disease

Managing Your Thyroid with Diet by BodyLogicMD Thyroid disease is extremely common, affecting more than 27 million Americans. While it is important that a thyroid condition be managed by a doctor, you are your own best advocate for your health, and there is much you can do on your own to support your thyroid health. … Continued

The Real Housewives of New Jersey: Power of Pellets

by BodyLogicMD If you caught Wednesday night’s episode of The Real Housewives of New Jersey on Bravo, relationship expert Siggy Flicker opened up about her struggles with hormonal imbalance and shared her experience with bioidentical hormone replacement and pellet therapy. She was filmed receiving hormone therapy via pellet insertion to help boost her levels of … Continued

Overcoming HPA Axis Suppression (Formerly Known as Adrenal Fatigue)

HPA Axis Suppression: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments by BodyLogicMD The hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis—the complex relationship between the hypothalamus, the pituitary gland, and the adrenals—is something that few people think about, or even know about. However, chronic daily stressors as well as serious life changes can cause problems with the HPA axis and lead to symptoms … Continued