Hormone Replacement Therapy, the life changing treatment for women suffering from imbalance or complete loss of hormones, has seen a breakthrough. Many women and physicians have been hesitant to become involved with HRT, due to the frightening results from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI). This week, new evidence puts those fears to
I was sitting with my kids at one of the “buffet” style restaurants. At the table next to us was a child sitting with a “my eyes were bigger than my stomach” plate full of french fries. He asked his mother if he could go up to get some dessert and she
Many people dismiss the pursuit of good health, arguing that they simply do not want to live forever, but what if I rephrased the proposal? You may be less inclined to dismiss a healthy lifestyle if you knew that it could ensure that your years on this earth were youthful and vibrant,
My apologies to Jimmy Buffet for borrowing one of his song titles, but it was so applicable that I could not help myself. I saw a patient this week who reminded me again of the potential interaction between topical hormones and other products which are applied to the skin. She had previously
Any way you look at them, the statistics and predictions are impressive. In 2010 there were an estimated 18.8 million people in the US with diabetes, and another 7 million who have the disease but have not been diagnosed. Among US residents 65 and older, almost 27% have diabetes. Even more alarming
I was at a conference last weekend where prevention of breast cancer was discussed at length. Although breast cancer awareness month is over, we need to prevent breast cancer all year long. Here are some tips. 1. Stop eating sugar and simple carbs- sugar feeds cancer. Simple carbs are “white” foods
Not infrequently, I see new clients who state that they have a condition known as “adrenal fatigue.” As an internist, I know that conventional medicine does not recognize adrenal fatigue as a disease. Adrenal gland destruction, through an autoimmune attack, is known as Addison’s disease. The symptoms are classic: bronzing of the skin,
Being a mom isn’t easy, but somebody’s got to do it. In today’s society, mothers take on many different roles, and in most households, they’re the glue that keeps the family together. Unfortunately, this care-taker role usually leads to women neglecting their own needs — this especially holds true for their health.
As a long-time proponent of using alternative methods to treat disease and to foster longevity, Somers has referenced BodyLogicMD's doctors as experts in hormone balance utilizing bioidentical hormones. After seeking out BodyLogicMD's experts and interviewing them about cutting edge methods of balancing hormones, she dedicated an entire chapter to BodyLogicMD in her book, Ageless and also mentioned our experts in Breakthrough. BodyLogicMD's highly trained physicians are advocates of preventive medicine and instead of putting bandaids on disease, getting to the source and helping our patients live better, longer in a more optimal state of health.
Healthy living is within your reach, starting today. Sure, healthy living is a long-term commitment, not a flash-in-the-pan fad. But there are steps you can take right now that will make today healthier than yesterday and pave the way for healthy living tomorrow, too.
BodyLogicMD covers the gamut – nutrition, rest, fitness – all of those combined have helped me get in balance. I feel really great now and have been feeling wonderful! I actually felt good enough to compete in Mrs. Georgia United States 2009 and I won photogenic and tied for the Swimsuit Award (with someone who was born the year my husband and I got married)! I would never have been able to do that if I hadn’t seen Dr. Donohue. It felt so great when I won the swimsuit award – and I was competing with women in their 20’s! Taking good care of yourself and getting the right kind of medical advice can make all the difference…
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Bioidentical hormones offer menopause relief to many.
Women with a constant low sexual drive, especially those in menopause or postmenopause, are two times as likely to develop chronic health issues of the mind and body.