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

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

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 … 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

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy as a Weight Loss Tool

Weight Loss and BHRT by BodyLogicMD The more that researchers delve into the intricacies of the human body, the clearer it becomes that the key to maintaining a healthy weight is way more complex than just eating less and exercising more. While this solution may do the trick for some, for others, it can be … Continued

Get the Most from your Doctor – Part One: Blood Pressure

These days, the average doctor’s visit lasts barely seven minutes, and that doesn’t leave you much time to address important health concerns. So how do you get the most out of your time with your doc? How do you make those seven minutes count? By knowing your numbers. The more you educate yourself, the better … Continued

How Exercise Can Help with Stress

Today, I was featured in an article in the Chicago Sun-Times about how fitness is the key to help fight off dangers of stress. We all have to endure a little stress in our lives. It’s to be expected and not always a bad thing. But too much stress can lead to headaches insomnia, fatigue, … Continued