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Dr. Sara’s Top 10 Tips to Reset Your Hormones Naturally

 My top tips for how to reset your hormones shifts with time, the latest scientific discoveries, and the problems my clients face most commonly. Here's the latest game plan! 1. Wear organic lipstick. I love lipstick but it was making me sick. I recently checked my heavy metals and was stunned to learn that my lead level was high, most likely from my lipstick. Did … [Read More...]

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Ditch Sugar Cravings with These 5 Strategies

“I had done so well yesterday, but about 9 p.m. last night I walked into the kitchen and there they were,” a friend recently told me. “I intended to eat just a bite, but, well, I managed to polish off quite a few cookies. It was like something overcame me and I just couldn’t stop!” The root cause of cravings runs the gamut from ancestry to lifestyle choices. … [Read More...]

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How Honest Are Your Conversations? Apply the Awareness Prescription Starting Today

I’m delighted to introduce you to my friend and colleague Dr. Neha Sangwan. Years ago, Dr. Neha and I were both physicians, working side-by-side at a health maintenance organization—Dr. Neha in internal medicine while I worked in Women’s Health. Her new book, Talk Rx: Five Steps to Honest Conversations that Create Connection, Health, and Happiness is out next month. … [Read More...]

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Three Hormones That Block Your Weight Loss

Can you relate to any of the following? I follow all the rules, but I still can’t lose the weight. I’m just getting old and my metabolism is slow. It’s genetic. There’s nothing I can do. I’ve tried everything to lose weight. Maybe I need to accept myself as fat, and give up my skinny clothes. Nutrition strategies that work for others don’t seem to apply to … [Read More...]

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Food Addiction (Part 2): Your Food Rehab Program

Food addiction is when you eat for a change in your emotional, and keep eating in an obsessive way in the face of harm from it. I’ve written about my own struggle with food addiction in my new book, The Hormone Reset Diet (which you can order right here), and in my last blog on food addiction, I outlined the ways that “Big Food” hooks you into food addiction and … [Read More...]

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Is the Autoimmune Protocol Necessary?

In my last post about autoimmune disease, I explained how autoimmunity is a con artist, mimicking a number of different diseases and symptoms in the body. When considered collectively, autoimmune diseases—such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, etc.—constitute the most prevalent diseases in the United States. [1] If … [Read More...]

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What Stress Does to Your Hormones, Plus 3 PROVEN Stress Management Strategies

Nothing wrecks your hormones faster than unmanaged stress. However, stress in and of itself is not a bad thing. A healthy dose of stress can motivate you to high levels of productivity and performance. The key is to manage your stress so that it doesn’t spiral out of control, and cause all sorts of health and hormone havoc.    Meet Cortisol: Your Main … [Read More...]

WHY DR. SARA?

Dedicated to Helping Women Balance Hormones Naturally

I believe in eating your leafy greens rather than popping synthetic pills. I believe in Ayurveda, integrative medicine, + yoga to cultivate your vitality. If this is the doctoring you seek, you’re in the right place!  Dr. Sara Gottfried