Weight Loss Due to Exercise May Decrease Breast Cancer Risk

Trim Your Breast Cancer Risk by Losing Weight by BodyLogicMD Breast cancer is a topic that personally impacts many people, from those directly battling the disease to friends and family members. As the second most common type of cancer in women, with one in eight women at risk during their lifetimes, the importance of recognizing … 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

Treating Diabetes with Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Low Testosterone Impact on Type 2 Diabetes by BodyLogicMD Type 2 diabetes can take a massive toll on everyday life. From diet and lifestyle changes to constantly monitoring insulin levels—as well as potentially coping with symptoms like fatigue, frequent infection, and blurred vision—dealing with diabetes can make life incredibly difficult. But a new study offers … 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

Is Menopause Making You Old?

Menopause and the Effects of Aging by BodyLogicMD As if going through menopause wasn’t taxing enough, according to new research from UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine, menopause might in fact actually age you. Maybe not the most surprising news if you’ve already gone through the process—going through menopause can make many women feel that … Continued

10 Tips for Healthy Aging Month

It’s Never Too Late to Reinvent Yourself! by BodyLogicMD It’s never too late to focus on the positive aspects of growing older. Age is just a number. And while it’s important to monitor your overall health throughout the year, September brings unique awareness to the best ways to maintain excellent health as you age. As … 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

Can Estrogen Be to Blame for Migraines?

by BodyLogicMD For women who suffer from chronic migraines, the onset of PMS is likely to cause more exacerbated symptoms than for women who do not have migraines. According to research published recently in Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, women with a past history of migraines show a more rapid … Continued