Biohacking is the method of applying targeted lifestyle changes to optimize your body’s biology. The point is to leverage every means possible—genetic, biochemical, psychological, emotional, spiritual—toward a specific goal, usually to feel your best and most productive. What differentiates biohacking from other health strategies is that it involves rigorous self-testing, such as with direct-to-consumer testing…

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The path to hormonal balance is often punctuated by difficult decisions. Sometimes it means choosing a new food plan or diet, making radical adjustments to create a low-stress life, or finally taking the financial leap to get medical tests and uncover the root of the problem. Another tough subject to tackle is that of bioidentical…

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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 restless legs? Clumsiness or lousy coordination? Cyclic headaches, especially menstrual migraines?…

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When most people think of anxiety, they envision someone having a full-blown panic attack, but the truth is that anxiety may show up in subtle and sneaky ways. In fact, from a more Eastern perspective, any time you move away from a feeling of peace, you are experiencing a form of anxiety. Consider the following…

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One of the top questions I get asked is what I recommend to help the body fix itself, at a foundational level. Perhaps you are craving this knowledge, and want nothing more than to return to a state of wholeness and zen-like hormone balance. Maybe you feel frustrated and desperate. Maybe you’ve worked with other doctors, only to be…

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Here is one of the top questions I receive: “Dr. Sara, how should I test my cortisol? I think I may have adrenal fatigue (or adrenal burnout, or more accurately, adrenal dysregulation). There’s so many options. What’s the best?” The short answer is: it depends. For years, I’ve been ordering a combination of different tests…

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  As you know, I’m a big proponent of hacking your hormones to achieve optimum results. In his new book, The Bulletproof Diet, my friend Dave Asprey takes this concept of “hacking” to an entirely new level. “What are the simplest things you can do to be better at everything?” Tweet Back when Dave was…

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