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

Finding a Workout Regimen that Works for You

A lot of people have been completely sedentary all their life, and never really worked out at all. If that sounds like you, I just want you to walk every day, even if it’s just a half hour every day. Just get out. Outside is preferable, but if you can’t, or if the weather is bad, then get to a gym, or at least get on a treadmill or elliptical trainer, and start walking. Build up a little bit of sweat for just half an hour.

Medical Mondays: How can I stay fit for the New Year?

Every year, I make a commitment to change and I always wind up falling short of my goals. Whether it’s eating better or hitting the gym on a regular basis, I always start off strong, but typically don’t make it past February without slipping up. This year, I’m trying to lose my meno-pot and get back into shape. What fitness advice would you give to a woman in her late 40’s who’s trying to lose weight and keep the weight off.

The Medical Minute by Dr. Lisa Gorn

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, titled “Physical Activity and Weight Gain Prevention” suggests that most women aren’t exercising as much as they should.

The Medical Minute by Dr. Kenneth Varano

The Battle of the Bulge By: Philadelphia Bioidentical Hormones Physician Dr. Kenneth Varano Pouches look cute on kangaroos, but the rest of us would rather NOT see the tummy fat that destroys that youthful female physique. We want FLAT abs, not FAT abs! Women are fighting a war against the dreaded bulge that occurs in … Continued