GMOs: Guilty until Proven Innocent (Plus 5 Ways to Reduce Damage to Your Gut and Brain)


Is it safe to eat genetically modified foods? What about if you eat the meat of an animal raised on genetically-modified food? At this point, the scientific community is still gathering data but my hunch is that GMs are not good for your body, and we need to apply the precautionary principle. Here’s … [Read more...]

Injured? Stressed Out? Try Yin Yoga

Injured? Stressed Out? Try Yin Yoga

I'm devoting this entire article to the joys of yoga. "Why?" you ask (as if you didn't know that I'm a dedicated yoga teacher as well as a physician). There's no better way to have more resilience, flexibility and healing power than with a yoga program. And besides, I believe in using yoga to cultivate … [Read more...]

Why Do I Feel Disconnected? The Cortisol-Oxytocin Connection

Why Do I Feel Detached? The Cortisol-Oxytocin Connection

Do you feel stressed, tired, lonely and disconnected from your relationships with others and even yourself? Do you prefer to stay home than socialize? Have you walked by people you know and didn’t say hi, not because they annoy you but because you didn’t want to interact? Are you missing the … [Read more...]

I Hate Exercise, but It Loves Me…

I Don't Like Exercise, but It Likes Me

 Dr. Sara's 5 Tips for Biohacking Exercise When You'd Rather Do Anything Else There, I admit it. It's time to get brutally honest. After all, I'm in my forties, perimenopausal, and the best part about it is the newfound clarity, the lift of the hormonal veil--regarding the endless accommodation, the … [Read more...]

Thyroid Math: What Those Numbers Mean (and What Your Doc Probably Forgot to Tell You About Hypothyroidism)

Thyroid Math - What Those Stats Mean (and What Your Doc Probably Forgot)

  Download my free Hormone Survival Guide below to get a jump start on improving your thyroid health. You may have low thyroid function, also called HYPO-thyroidism, and not know it. But let's face it... thyroid numbers are often counterintuitive and confusing. When you combine hypothyroidism with … [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...]

Detox Genes: Personalize Your Liver Detoxification

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You've read my treatise on the liver, or not, and you're wondering how to make it more relevant to you and what you're known for. You know already that I'm a lover of the 4 "P's" in my medical practice: make it personal, make it predictive of your health, make it aggressively preventive, and make it … [Read more...]