Gluten Free… Celiac Disease or Gluten Sensitive?

Gluten Sensitivities Are Probably Not Just in Your Head… by BodyLogicMD You’ve probably heard of gluten―a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye―and you probably know that some people can’t eat it. You may have even heard that those people have something called celiac disease. But did you know that some people who don’t have celiac disease … Continued

Don’t be SAD! Make this Winter the Best One Yet

Six Tips to Help with Seasonal Affective Disorder by BodyLogicMD Cold, gray days with fewer hours of sunlight are known to spark feelings of the ‘winter blues’ or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), especially among women. Along with sadness and depression, symptoms such as extreme fatigue, feelings of hopelessness, seeking isolation, irritability, and even sugar or … Continued

Vitamin D: Risks Increase With Too Much or Too Little

The Delicate Balance of Vitamin D and Your Health by BodyLogicMD While most people know that vitamin D is vital to health, many don’t know that much about what it actually does—or how to tell if they’re getting too much or too little. Many people also don’t know that this nutrient actually acts like a … Continued

Magnesium May Help Lower Blood Pressure

The Link Between Magnesium and Hypertension by BodyLogicMD High blood pressure—or hypertension—is one of the most common conditions in the United States. Estimates suggest that approximately one third of Americans have hypertension, with millions more at risk. When left untreated, hypertension can have catastrophic health consequences. Over time, hypertension can cause heart damage and fat … Continued

Vitamin A and Reproductive Hormonal Balance

Benefits of Vitamin A in the Body by BodyLogicMD Too much of a good thing can often become a bad thing. And while taking a daily multivitamin is beneficial to the body, many people do not realize that too much of anything—even vitamins—can be unfavorable to other elements of life, such as bone and reproductive … Continued

Balance Your Gut Bacteria, Balance Your Mood

Healthy Gut Flora Leads to More Stabilized Moods by BodyLogicMD For anyone who routinely suffers from anxiety, stress, and depression, the symptoms are rarely contained to just an emotional state—an upset mind often goes hand-in-hand with an upset stomach. Diarrhea, nausea, bloating, gas, and pain can all be common complaints for those suffering from mental … Continued

Three Fibromyalgia Treatments You Need to Know About

Fibromyalgia Pain Relief for Joint, Muscles, and Tendons by BodyLogicMD People living with fibromyalgia face almost unbearable symptoms—chief among them is chronic, widespread pain. It is estimated that 10 million Americans are living with chronic pain, insomnia, and fatigue caused by fibromyalgia, and that is only half the battle. Fibromyalgia can also cause emotional distress, … Continued

Vitamin B12 and Hormonal Balance

by BodyLogicMD Of all the vitamins necessary to sustain life, those from the B complex play some of the most important roles in the body. Vitamin B12 is a critical member of this complex, affecting an incredible variety of bodily functions, from neural activity to hormonal influence. Vitamin B12 is one of the thirteen essential … Continued

Safety of Supplements Under Fire Again: How Do You Find Safe Supplements?

By BodyLogicMD Admin More than 20,000 emergency room visits a year have been linked to dietary supplements according to a new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The study is groundbreaking documentation of the severity of injuries and hospitalizations associated with dietary supplements each year. Though the crackdown on advertising and manufacturing … Continued

Are your supplements making you sick?

Popular health supplements available at big-box retailers have been under recent scrutiny by the Food and Drug Administration for not containing the ingredients they claim, and in some cases containing dangerous filler compounds. According to an article published by the New York Times, authorities tested store-brand supplements at several national retailers, including Target, GNC, and Walmart. … Continued