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 … [Read more...]

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

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...]

Green Your Hormones in 8 Easy Steps

  Download my free Hormone Survival Guide below to get a jump start on greening your hormones. Are you feeling tired, moody or stressed? Did you know this could be a result of a hormonal imbalance? In my practice, thousands of patients have come to me with the same complaint: “I exercise. I … [Read more...]

The All-Day Energy Diet: Dr. Sara’s Book Club #17

If there's one thing that's indicative of good health, it's how energized you feel on a day-to-day basis. That's the premise of Yuri Elkaim’s book "The All-Day Energy Diet: Double Your Energy in 7 Days," and it's this month's read for my book club. Your energy level is a clear indication that your … [Read more...]

12 Signs You Need to Detox

I didn’t learn about detox at medical school or residency; I learned about it first through yoga, particularly during my years at Kripalu in Western Massachusetts. My detox education began via the Ayurvedic principles of Panchakarma. I learned about detox from feeling sluggish and like my liver was … [Read more...]

7 Essential Steps in Resetting Your Body’s Natural Clock

Are you 35 years old but sometimes feel like you’re 95? While age is just a number, we do associate certain feelings, symptoms and diseases with different ages, and I felt like I was 90 when I was just 36. I was burned out and exhausted. I had adult acne and belly fat that just wouldn’t go away. … [Read more...]

Snacks: My Secret Formula to Drop 5 Pounds and Boost Your Metabolism

Snacking is tricky – it can be your best friend or your worst enemy in terms of hormonal balance and weight loss. You have probably heard a lot lately about the merits of intermittent fasting – or the practice of restricting your eating to a narrow window of time each day. While this policy works great … [Read more...]