A study published in the April 2011 issue of Science Translational Medicine concluded that poor sleep patterns lead to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Shift workers and pilots are among the most likely to suffer from these conditions, due to constant disturbances to the sleep/wake cycle. The
As the winter months are fading away with spring and summer right around the corner, many of us get in the mind of spring cleaning. While spring cleaning is good, what about cleaning our bodies? We often become more concerned about getting into the summer clothes and bathing suits as the sedentary
Today I read about about a famous person who has had Diabetes for several years. It got me to thinking why Diabetics are treated with the meds they are. There is a class of medicines which works the most naturally of any of the medicines, i.e., like bioidentical hormones do. One, in
November is month to remember diabetes which affects more than 50 million people around the world. It’s is a hormonal imbalance cause by inability of body to dispose sugar and carbohydrates due to hormone insulin, secreted by pancreas which maybe deficient due to resistance. Obesity cause by sedentary lifestyle lack of exercise
In my last article, I discussed the problem with Xeno-estrogens and how it disrupts testosterone production. Another common cause of testosterone deficiency doesn’t involve Xeno-Estrogens, but rather natural estrogen. All men have estrogen, and we need it to stay healthy. However, when estrogen levels become high it can cause problems. By the
I would say that 80% of the people we see have a weight problem. When you ask them what’s bothering them the most, that shows up for almost everybody — that they’re too heavy or they feel like they’re too heavy.
Diabetes is a scourge that is wreaking havoc in our country and creating immeasurable damage to our collective health and wealth. It’s estimated that one-third of children born since the year 2000 will grow up to become diabetics. Fortunately, diabetes is fully preventable. Our lifestyle choices and food selections continue to fuel this devastating disease. Obesity, a growing epidemic, sets the stage for inflammation and toxicity that can tax our abilities to manage our endocrine system efficiently and this failure oftentimes leads to diabetes, cancer and heart disease.
New studies suggest that obesity recently beat out smoking as the “greatest modifiable risk factor” affecting how long and how well we live.