Lost Your Mojo? It’s Not You, It’s Your Hormones

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This statistic troubles me: 57 percent of women prefer Facebook to sex. While the data arose from a questionable source (Cosmopolitan), it reflects a general feeling of “meh” that many of my patients and online clients have toward sex. I see it daily in my functional medicine practice, and the symptom … [Read more...]

Speak the Correct Love Language for Your Valentine: From Words of Affirmation to Burritos

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Do any of these sound familiar? I’m too maxed out to give the attention to my marriage that it deserves. I get my buttons pushed by my spouse more often than I’d like. I’m sometimes stressed by my relationship, like my partner is not psychologically nurturing. I feel like I’m the one who is … [Read more...]

How to Conquer Cravings + 5 Substitutions That Will Satisfy

Woman Crave for Sugar and Sweets

Few of us are immune to cravings. Research shows that cravings are unrelated to body mass index. Yet for women who are overweight or obese, cravings usually are for foods high in fat and processed foods. I've found that I can crave almost anything, but usually it involves carbs (even the healthy … [Read more...]

Dr. Sara Book Review: Love Notes from Hell – Dr. Sara’s Book Club #19

Roy Nelson’s Book Love Notes from Hell

Addiction is a sneaky, pervasive and widely misunderstood phenomenon. In Roy Nelson’s “Love Notes from Hell,” we’re faced with the uncomfortable truth that most of us are, indeed, addicts – in some form or another. What’s your drug of choice? Food? Sex? Work? People pleasing? A cold glass of … [Read more...]

Dr. Sara’s Top 3 Questions: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Dr. Sara's Top 3 Questions: for Good Health

When it comes to female hormonal conditions, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is probably one you’ve heard of. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, between 1 in 10 and 1 in 20 women of childbearing age have PCOS. That means someone in your female tribe – sister, … [Read more...]

The Biggest Hormone Myth That’s Sabotaging You

Secrets How to Cure Hormonal Imbalance

MYTH: I don’t have to worry about hormones until menopause. Meanwhile, I can do whatever I want to my body – drink like a fish, party like a rock star, skimp on sleep – without consequences. TRUTH: This is one of those myths that even most doctors believe! Many hormone levels – such as estrogen, … [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...]