Gynecomastia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

How to get Rid of “Man Boobs” by BodyLogicMD If you’ve ever been too embarrassed to take off your shirt at the beach, you’re probably familiar with the term “man boobs.” At least thirty percent of males are affected by gynecomastia—the medical term for male breasts—in their lifetimes. In fact, it’s the most common condition affecting breast … Continued

BHRT May Provide Relief from Joint Pain

Relieve Knee, Shoulder, and Lower Back Pain by BodyLogicMD Do you enjoy dancing? Hiking? Gardening? Playing with your children or grandchildren? If you have joint pain, especially knee, shoulder, or back pain, some of your favorite activities have probably become painful and arduous, if not impossible. And because regular physical activity is essential for your … Continued

From Diet to Detox—7 Easy Ways to Detoxify Your Body

Whole-Body Cleanse Made Simple by BodyLogicMD Unless you have avoided the internet, magazines, reality TV, and Dr. Oz for the last decade, you have most likely heard about detoxing. Celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Beyoncé, and even “Real Housewives” have embraced and promoted detoxes ranging from one-day cleanses to drinking nothing but a mixture of lemon … Continued

Gain Control Over Diabetes and Insulin Resistance

Study Finds That Low-Carb Diets Really Work by BodyLogicMD Insulin is one of the body’s essential hormones, and it is critical for the proper metabolism of blood glucose. If the body is responding properly to it, insulin helps the body’s cells process and utilize glucose in the bloodstream in an effective and efficient way. The … Continued

Why You Can’t Lose Weight

How Diets Can Make You Fatter by BodyLogicMD Have you ever experienced the “boomerang effect” from dieting? It’s a common story: you get serious about dieting and gradually succeed in losing weight, but it doesn’t last. Eventually, it comes back―very likely in a greater amount than you lost. In fact, many people who diet gain … Continued

Acid Reflux Symptoms? We’ve Got Solutions…

Resolving Acid Reflux Without Antacids by BodyLogicMD Anyone who has ever had a full-blown attack of acid reflux disease (otherwise known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD) knows that it can be seriously debilitating. Unfortunately, it’s a common problem—more than 15 million people are thought to suffer from acid reflux, and they keep the market … 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

Hormones Can Be a Headache… Literally!

Prevention, Treatment, and Causes of Hormonal Headaches by BodyLogicMD Almost everyone has experienced at least one splitting headache in their lifetime. Headaches can take many forms, from tension headaches to migraines. Whether they are short in duration or chronic, mild or severe, headaches can be very disruptive to daily life. Depending on the type of … Continued

Don’t Let Stress Cause a Stroke

May is National Meditation Month—Make Time to Meditate, Not Medicate by BodyLogicMD If you want to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke—two leading causes of mortality in the US—there is research showing that you may have to look no further than your meditation mat. A study published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation … 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