5 Bad Habits That May Be Disrupting Your Sleep… and Your Health

Sleep Better, Quicker, and Longer by BodyLogicMD If you frequently “borrow” hours from the sleep department in order to get more done, you’re not alone: more than a third of Americans aren’t getting the minimum of seven hours a night recommended by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and the Sleep Research Society (SRS). … Continued

Could You Have Hypothyroidism and Not Even Know It?

Symptoms of Underactive Thyroid May Mimic Other Conditions by BodyLogicMD Many of the symptoms of hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) coincide with other conditions, allowing hypothyroidism to go undetected for quite some time. Changes in the menstrual cycle, constipation, depression, dry skin, hair loss, fatigue, and difficulty losing weight could be attributed to everything from menopause to … Continued

Poor Sleep Habits Can Lead to Weight Gain

New Study Shows that Poor Sleep Makes You Reach for Fattening Pick-Me-Ups by BodyLogicMD Fewer hours of sleep are proven to make you hungrier, yet hormonal issues can prevent you from catching enough Z’s no matter how hard you try. If you’re trying to slim down after indulging over this winter, you may need to … Continued

Balance Your Hormones with a Customized Diet

The Importance of Diet in Maintaining Hormone Balance by BodyLogicMD Hormones perform countless essential tasks in your body—they regulate your immune system, help you digest and extract nutrients from food, regulate your mood, and keep your energy levels high and your libido strong. Maintaining adequate hormone levels is critical, not only for your long-term health, … Continued

Ghosts, Goblins, and Hormone Therapy — What are You Scared of?

You SHOULD be Spooked about Hormonal Imbalance by BodyLogicMD Halloween is just around the corner, and for many people, the holiday represents light-hearted fun, costumes, and treats—although there are plenty of reminders of the darker, scarier things in life as well. While Hollywood focuses on sensationalizing fictional fears like monsters, ghosts, or things that go … Continued

Protect Yourself from Lead Contamination and Other Environmental Exposures

by BodyLogicMD Millions of Americans rallied support when the water crisis in Flint, Michigan exposed more than 8,000 children under the age of 6 to unsafe levels of lead. However, the efforts to help Michigan bounce back were soon overshadowed by a harrowing discovery—scores of cities across the U.S. also faced a similar tragedy—they just … Continued

Why Can’t You Lose Weight?

The Truth Behind Weight That Won’t Budge You stand longingly in front of your pantry, swinging the door open and closed, open and closed. With each slam of the cabinet you are willing your mind to overcome the desire for its contents—sugary treats, comforting pasta and tasty breads—and instead turn to the fresh vegetables in … Continued

Depression Treated with Hormone Therapy

Feeling a little blue? Before you ask your doctor about the latest antidepressant on the market, consider your hormone levels. More and more research is finding that among both men and women, declines in hormone levels associated with aging may result in depression or other forms of mental distress, such as anxiety and irritability. While … Continued

Medical Mondays: How can a BodyLogicMD doctor help me?

Medical Mondays – You ask the questions and our highly trained bioidentical hormones experts will post your answer LIVE! Q: I’ve been dealing with menopause for 2 years now. Hot flashes, insomnia, mood swings, the works. I’ve tried nearly every OTC treatment I could get my hands on and nothing has worked!! I’d really like … Continued

Medical Mondays: Why is testing hormone levels so important?

Medical Mondays – You ask the questions and our highly trained bioidentical hormones experts will post your answer LIVE! Q: I signed up last week to meet with a BodyLogicMD doctor in Greenville, SC. Before I can meet with my doctor, I was told that I need to complete a series of tests. Some are … Continued