This is the third of my six part series on Getting the Most from your Doctor. In part two of this series, I talked about inflammation and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), and gave you tips on how to decrease inflammation in your body. In this third installment, I’ll share with you the

Daytime TV featured Dr. Jen Landa as she described the best foods for all your moods (Check your local listing: http://daytimeonline.tv/about.htm)

Mood disorders are among the most common complaints I see in my anti-aging practice. The most common symptoms are anxiety and depression. However common associated symptoms are fatigue, insomnia, difficulty concentrating and memory problems. One of the challenges I always face in treating a new patient is tackling numerous symptoms in just

A Fox News article yesterday revealed the benefits of Rhodiola rosea as a cure for depression. Read more of the article here. Rhodiola is a known adaptogenic herb. An adaptogenic herb, is a substance that works to regulate your cortisol levels. It helps your cortisol level remain normal whether it is too

A recent study performed by the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health showed a link between longer work hours and increased risk of depression. The study followed over 2000 male and female British Civil Service workers between the ages of 35-55 for an average of 5.8 years. All of the participants were healthy,

This winter has certainly been an odd one. Imagine–over 50 degrees, sunny, and no snow on the ground in Minnesota on January 10th. Two of my patients were going out golfing just to say that they had played in Minnesota in mid-January. Today I watched many people walking outside my office enjoying

The statement “you are what you eat” is only partially true. The statement should be “you are what you Absorb”. This statement can reflect those substances which are harmful or helpful to the body. When assessing a patient for disease states, it is essential to consider one’s diet as well as the

Progesterone is a critical ovarian produced steroid hormone that plays specific roles throughout a woman’s life. For women who are premenopausal, progesterone production begins around mid-cycle, rises to a peak @ day 21 of the typical cycle, and then plummets in the absence of pregnancy, triggering a period @ 2-5 days later.

I see many patients who struggle with mood disorder. Many have dealt with it their entire life. Others say it has only bothered them in recent times. It is often associated with weight issues. Without a doubt…..hormone deficiencies can contribute to and even cause depression and anxiety. Often just balancing hormones resolves

Do you start to get depressed in the fall around day light savings time?  Perhaps you are deficient in Vitamin D. Vitamin D can prevent depression, over 17 types of cancers ( such as breast, colon), heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, auto immune diseases like multiple sclerosis, diabetes, osteoporosis, infectious disease,

What do depression, heart disease and erectile dysfunction (E.D.) have in common? Well for starters, if you suffer from any one of these conditions, the other two might be just around the corner. According to a study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, E.D. can be an early indicator of heart disease

When a woman is in her 20’s and 30’s, she relies on a delicate balance of hormones to maintain her youthful curves and physique. When these hormones begin to decline, as they do in the months and years leading up to menopause, it’s common for women to notice some changes, such as fluctuations in weight and changes in skin texture. And as if being blindsided by hot flashes and night sweats wasn’t enough, in addition to the physical changes taking place, psychological and emotional factors are also at work.

It’s estimated that about 19 million American adults suffer from depression. Clinical depression is a serious medical condition that, if left untreated, can cause a wide range of health challenges and interfere with your everyday life. According to Pittsburgh bioidentical hormones expert Keith Wharton, M.D., Medical Director of BodyLogicMD of Pittsburgh, the key to effectively treating the depression is identifying where the problem is stemming from in the first place.

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According to an article on NaturalNews.com, recent studies funded by the Medical College of Wisconsin and Iowa’s Maharishi University have concluded that people who use stress-reduction techniques such as breathing exercises and meditation can significantly reduce their risk of heart attack, stroke and death attributed to heart disease.

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