How Does Obesity Affect Hormones?

Obesity, Metabolism, and Body Fat By BodyLogicMD The obesity epidemic in America is a serious cause for concern, with more than two-thirds of adults considered overweight or obese, according to the National Institutes of Health. The effects of obesity on health are numerous, with obesity linked to many types of disease and other tolls on health, … Continued

The Science of Calm: Four Physiological Effects of Yoga

  By BodyLogicMD By now, most of us have heard about the benefits of yoga and its ability to reduce stress. But the mechanics of why yoga is so impactful are often misunderstood. Without this deeper understanding, we can still gain benefits just from practicing. However, with a thorough knowledge of the bodily functions involved, … Continued

Five Healthy Resolutions for Everyone

By BodyLogicMD We are well into 2018 and did you know that people who stick to their New Year’s goals are 10 percent more likely to complete other goals throughout that same year? Instead of listing every single goal that you’d like to accomplish, give yourself the time to accomplish one monumental step. Whatever your goals are, … Continued

How Artificial Sweeteners Can Impede Your Weight Loss Efforts

  By BodyLogicMD As you enter your 30s and 40s, weight loss tends to become more and more of a struggle. This may be due to a more sedentary lifestyle or to poor food choices, but declining hormone levels may also have an impact. Although the media espouses many weight-loss tips, some of the weight-loss … Continued

Confused About How to Fill Your Plate? Food: What the Heck Should I Eat Sets the Record Straight

Fueling your body for lifelong health is simple with Mark Hyman’s new guidebook By BodyLogicMD Most health-conscious consumers know that soda, desserts, and refined, packaged foods are unhealthy and contribute to chronic disease. But beyond that, knowing exactly how to load your grocery cart each week—even if you’ve been pursuing a healthy diet for years—can … Continued

Kickstart Your Sexual Confidence With the Pow-Shot!

Men Are Achieving Sexual Satisfaction With One Simple Procedure   by BodyLogicMD You start with foreplay and hope that you will be able to function, perform, and please your partner, but sometimes erections don’t come that easy. If this happens often enough, it may be a sign that there’s something bigger going on. Erectile dysfunction … 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

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