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ditch sugar

Why You Can’t Just Ditch Sugar

It’s the middle of the afternoon and you’ve got a sugar craving. What’s so bad about a little indulgence? You’re working hard. You deserve a treat. Before you look in the cabinet or freezer for something sweet, ask yourself a few questions. What are the unmet needs behind that craving? Do you want sweetness in your belly, or do you long for it in your life? I have … [Read More...]

Writing down thoughts

Doctor/Author: How I Landed in the Writer’s Seat

I am grateful for my career as a physician, treating patients in person and working with coaching clients online. My patients and clients inspire me to stretch in my understanding of the human body, to do more, and even share more. Now after the release of my third New York Times best-selling book, some of my tribe have asked me how I got here. Naturally, while … [Read More...]

the melatonin effect

The Melatonin Effect: Could Nighttime Light Cause Female Cancers?

Are you routinely awake at night with the lights on? Your health might be more at risk. For one, studies on almost two hundred thousand [1] night-shift workers showed increased risk of coronary heart disease among women. Other studies show correlations between night-shift work and higher rates of metabolic syndrome,[2] inflammation,[3] obesity,[4] and … [Read More...]

Treating vaginal dryness

Top Ways to Treat Vaginal Dryness

Do you often feel dry “down there”? Vaginal dryness is a common condition for many women. In fact, if you are on the Pill, you’re 25 percent more likely to have vaginal dryness. Another major cause is perimenopause or menopause. Whether from age or the Pill, the vagina can degenerate as estrogen and/or testosterone (yes, women need testosterone too!) decrease, which … [Read More...]

Slow down aging naturally

4 Ways to Slow Down Skin Aging Naturally

Worried about wrinkles, sagging skin, and face blotches? It’s a part of aging, a part of life. But all hope is not lost – in fact, you can actively slow the skin-aging process by encouraging one thing in your body to flourish: collagen. Collagen is your body’s main structure for firm, resilient skin. It is the most prevalent protein in the human body,[1] and forms … [Read More...]

Dark chocolate is good for you!

Is Chocolate Healthy?

I love chocolate not only because of the taste, but because it’s a superfood. It’s functional medicine for your DNA. Cacao (raw cacao powder is made by cold-pressing unroasted cocoa beans) has nearly twice the antioxidants found in red wine and almost triple the antioxidants of green tea. Most people know that dark chocolate contains magnesium, and most of us don’t … [Read More...]

sheerluxe

Featured on London’s Sheerluxe: A Dr.’s Top Tips for Aging

  This interview with Dr. Sara Gottfried appeared on the London women's website Sheerluxe on March 15, 2017. Here is an excerpt. ~~~~~     Renowned hormone expert Dr. Sara Gottfried knows a thing or two about aging well – the Harvard-graduate has 20 years of experience as a gynecologist, and several years ago took her health into her … [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

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