The Solution Is Nuanced: The Gottfried Protocol for Low Progesterone


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Do any of these problems sound familiar? Agitation or PMS Painful or swollen breasts? Irregular cycles, or your monthly cycle is more frequent as you get older? Heavy and/or painful periods? Bloating and/or fluid retention? Ovarian or breast cysts, particularly at night? Itchy or … [Read more...]

Green and Gorgeous: My Top 5 Beauty + Health Recommendations

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I believe that the best way to apply makeup is to make it look like you aren’t wearing any. I agree with One Direction: you’re all lovely and luscious enough already. You're turning heads when you walk through the door Don't need make up To cover up Being the way that you are is … [Read more...]

What If… Breast Cancer? Dr. Sara’s Top 10 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

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With every mammogram, I think about what I would do if diagnosed this time with breast cancer. First, I'd wig. A woman's risk of a breast cancer diagnosis is one in eight over her lifetime. Second, I'd call the five people who matter the most: Darling Husband, Mom, Sisters, and BFF. Then I'd get all … [Read more...]

How I Fixed My Exercise, Got Lean, and Rocked My Growth Hormone (IGF-1)

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First the bold news: I hacked my growth hormone with exercise and raised it 53%. But allow me to back up so we can put this in context. What Is Growth Hormone? Growth hormone is a misunderstood stress hormone that raises the level of glucose in your blood, and stimulates the production of an … [Read more...]

Cleansing WITHOUT the Jitters–How to Love Up Your Liver Again

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This month we’re singing the praises of the cleanse to keep us from singing the blues. Today, I want to share how a cleanse helps to detox our liver which works so damn hard to break down the harmful toxins that we send its way, as well as just the everyday hormones such as estrogen. I know, some … [Read more...]

Smart and Sexy Beauty Picks for Your Holiday Shopping

Smart and Sexy Beauty Tips for Your Holiday Shopping

There’s nothing worse than buying an expensive beauty product and having it fall short of your expectations. The wrinkle cream that made you break out... The shampoo that dried out your locks… The hand lotion that gave you a mysterious rash… The truth is, most conventional beauty products are riddled … [Read more...]

Dr. Sara’s Book Club #4: EatQ by Susan Albers, PhD

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Do you love diet books? Read them for fun? I understand that most people just want to find ONE weight loss program that works and call it a day. But when it comes to our relationship with food, I find the wide variety of approaches absolutely fascinating. I love to learn more about what’s involved in … [Read more...]