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

Progesterone, PMS, and Constipation

Tips to Help Avoid PMS-Related Constipation by BodyLogicMD   Do you suffer from “periodic” bouts of constipation―that is, constipation that occurs in the second half of your menstrual cycle? If so, that’s not coincidental. Your hormones likely play an active role in these episodes. After you produce an egg through ovulation, and before your period … Continued

Make a Plan to Maintain Healthy Eating Habits Over the Holidays

by BodyLogicMD The holiday season can present an immense challenge to staying healthy. Between the food, parties, weather, and stress, the holidays can be difficult for even the most health-conscious people. If you’re like most, Halloween serves as a warning shot. While the following two months will provide opportunities to see beloved family and friends, … Continued

Brain Inflammation: A Hidden Cause of Depression?

by BodyLogicMD Over six million adults in the US and around 360 million worldwide suffer from depression. But for many, commonly prescribed antidepressant medications provide no relief for their symptoms—and many come with unwanted side effects. Now, recent research on the causes of depression reveals the reason antidepressants are so often ineffective—and why fighting inflammation … Continued

The Right Nutrition Plan for a Healthy Heart

By BodyLogicMD Admin For decades, “low fat” has been the mantra of those seeking to promote heart health. However, new research is finding that such a blanket advisory against fat may not be the best advice for protecting heart health. In a recently released study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, researchers … Continued

Diet Rich in Berries Linked to Reduced Incidence of Erectile Dysfunction

By BodyLogicMD  It is a sensitive topic but one that any man suffering with wants to address immediately: erectile dysfunction. Instead of immediately reaching for a prescription medication such as sildenafil (commonly known as Viagra), which has a host of serious side effects such as vision loss, painful erections, and swelling in hands and feet, … Continued

How a Low-Fiber Diet Harms Your Health

By BodyLogicMD Admin Did you know low fiber diets are sweeping the nation? Probably not. That’s because the pursuit of a low-fiber diet is often unintentional. Many people set out to lose weight by cutting carbs or getting rid of gluten and end up without one very important nutrient: fiber. Fiber is a broad term … Continued

Testosterone: The Hormone of Desire for Middle-Aged Women

By BodyLogicMD Admin It is estimated that 40 percent of women are affected by some form of sexual dysfunction with 1 in 10 citing little to no interest in sex as a central issue. Sexual health woes do not discriminate, affecting women of all ages. And unfortunately, most women suffer in silence believing that a … Continued

Do You Know What is Really Causing You to be Tired All the Time?

By BodyLogicMD Admin An estimated four million people in the U.S. feel “tired all the time” and more than three million have no idea why. Approximately 2.5 percent of the population suffers from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a condition characterized by dysfunctional adrenal glands and hormone imbalance. This condition can be treated with hormone therapy … Continued

New Stats Reveal More Physicians Prescribe Bioidentical Hormones over Conventional HRT

By BodyLogicMD Admin According to a recent survey conducted by The North American Menopause Society and presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 2015 Annual Meeting, 60 percent of clinicians are prescribing bioidentical (compounded) hormones for the treatment of menopause. The results don’t come as surprising news considering that patient demand for bioidentical hormone … Continued