Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life: Dr. Sara’s Book Club #16

It’s not every day I meet another female doctor who loves talking about hormones as much as I do.  But when I chatted recently with Dr. Claudia Welch, author of “Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life: Achieving Optimal Health and Wellness through Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, and Western Science,” I … [Read more...]

Why Do I Feel Disconnected? 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...]

Finding Your ME Spot: Dr. Sara’s Book Club #15

We’ve all experienced it – life gets so busy you lose sight of your own needs and desires. Deborah Kagan's book "Find Your ME Spot" describes the five senses and how they relate to your overall sense of health, well-being, and vitality. You try to be everything to everyone at the expense of truly taking … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Treat Hormonal Headaches Naturally

Whether it’s a debilitating migraine or the dull throbbing from a stressful day, headaches have the ability to zap your energy, ruin your focus and turn your otherwise centered self into a crabby mess. As one of the most common – and vague – health conditions, headaches are generally accepted as just … [Read more...]

Make Exercise Your Meditation Too!

Meditate or exercise, why choose? Movement as a vehicle for deeper self-awareness has been a long-standing practice in many traditions such as Yoga, T’ai Chi, and Chi Gong. You can take the same principles of mindful movement into any workout. Exercise can become the way you deepen your sense of self, … [Read more...]

Food Sensitivities: The Hidden Dangers That No One is Talking About

How do food sensitivities affect a person's calcium absorption rate? Today, guest expert Kim Millman shares a Calcium CheckUp tool that can help with your diet, meeting your calcium needs, and feeling and looking your very best. I didn’t think that happened until I got old! my patient said with a … [Read more...]

Nutrition Advice From a Phone App: Does It Really Work?

Cook? Between the job, the kids, and everyone’s social calendars, who has time to cook anymore? I hear the same lament all the time from busy parents. Who has time to worry about food? I’ve often felt the same way myself. Sometimes I cringe when I think back to the food “products” I allowed my 2 older … [Read more...]