Exercise

Green Your Hormones in 8 Easy Steps

Woman Doing Yoga to Avoid Hormone Imbalance

  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 eat lots…

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

Yuri Elkaim’s Book The All-Day Energy Diet: Double Your Energy in 7 Days to Increase Energy

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 body is…

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12 Signs You Need to Detox

Stressed Woman Having Mood Swings and Headache

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 overtaxed, and finally realizing a good detox…

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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 your…

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

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…

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5 Ways to Treat Hormonal Headaches Naturally

5 Ways to Prevent and Cure 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 part of being…

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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 people-pleasing, the half-hearted enthusiasm for things you don’t…

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