Hormone Therapy for Women: What Are the Known Risks?
Discussion about hormone therapy for perimenopause and menopause is complex. Questions about safety, timing, and duration typically require a nuanced conversation about a person’s history, diet, lifestyle, risk factors, genetics,…Read More
Why Cardiovascular Disease Kills More Women Than Breast Cancer
Most women I know, friends and patients, fear breast cancer. It makes sense because one in eight of us will develop breast cancer over our lifetime, which translates to a…Read More
Hormone Testing: What to Check and Why
Questions about hormone testing are common among my patients and on social media. Women want to know which hormones they need to check and why. They also want to know…Read More
Perimenopause, Menopause & Hormone Balance: Office Hours at goop
Over recent years, I have been interviewed by Gwyneth Paltrow and her goop lifestyle brand about perimenopause and hormones as well as other popular topics such as the ketogenic diet,…Read More
How to Strengthen Your Immune System Against Covid-19
While rapid and important work is being done to develop immunotherapy and a Covid-19 vaccine, we don’t have them yet. Meanwhile, we are getting somber reports daily on the number…Read More
Are Superfoods Worthy of Their Title?
When I see an article on superfoods, it makes me slightly crazy. Is eating an açaí bowl the size of soccer ball really a good idea? Some can get away…Read More
Opioid Use and Misuse in Pregnancy: Clinical Issues, Alternatives, and Best Practices
Refill request. Refill request for opioids. When I practiced as a mainstream obstetrician/gynecologist, my heart would sink every time the opioid refill arrived in my inbox. I’d look up the…Read More
7 Pillars of Health: Simple Tips for Vitality
Health, for me, is not merely the absence of disease. Health is physical, mental, emotional, social, and functional well-being. Any time is the perfect time to make changes to improve…Read More
Sugar and Brain Health: How to Keep Your Marbles As You Age
We all know that sugar is not good for the waistline. But do you know the effect sugar has on your brain health? Sugar is perhaps the best-known offender when…Read More
Sleep better, feel better and lose weight. What’s the secret?
Getting more sleep, feeling better and losing weight. These are things millions of people want. How do you get them? What’s the secret? In Brain Body Diet, I have devised…Read More