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Oxalate Overload: How It Affects Your Gut, Urinary Tract, and Risk of Autoimmune Conditions

In personalized lifestyle medicine, sometimes one person’s superfood is another person’s poison. Such is the case with oxalates, which are found in high concentrations in many presumed health foods. Once I started testing, I realized that many of my patients were experiencing the downstream consequences of excess oxalate intake, usually in the form of green…

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Dr. Sara’s Book Club: Adrenal Reset Diet

It isn’t every day that a doctor says your inability to lose weight isn’t about willpower. The real culprit behind stubborn pounds is your hormones and they often get ignored altogether. Carb cycling, stress busters, and sleep hacks can lead to long-term weight loss and happy hormones. Your weight isn’t about willpower. Tweet This is…

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America’s #1 Addiction Might Shock You

Gorgeous Woman Shocked With Sugar Addiction News

“I wanted to do it alone,” a client told me. “I didn’t want anyone else around. Minutes after I began, I felt this rush of euphoria and I couldn’t stop. Then came the inevitable crash, where I wanted to curl up in the fetal position watching ‘Friends’ reruns.” If you’re concerned my client had a…

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Dr. Sara's Top 3 Questions: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Dr. Sara's Top 3 Questions: for Good Health

When it comes to female hormonal conditions, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is probably one you’ve heard of. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, between 1 in 10 and 1 in 20 women of childbearing age have PCOS. That means someone in your female tribe – sister, friend, co-worker –…

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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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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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Is Sunscreen Making You Fat?

Is Sunscreen Adding Weight to Your Body?

Can’t lose weight no matter what? Maybe it’s your sunscreen. Don’t get mad–it’s just doing its job, just maybe a little too well. Slathering on sunscreen seems like a no-brainer. It’s still the best way to save face, prevent signs of aging like wrinkles and brown spots, and, oh yes, reduce your risk of skin…

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The 7-Day Allergy Makeover – Dr. Sara’s Book Club #14

The 7-Day Allergy Makeover - Dr. Sara’s Book Club #14

Allergies rank high on the health misery scale. They affect about 50 million people in the United States. Even mild allergy symptoms can bring about fatigue, congestion, bloating and brain fog. People with more severe allergies can experience extremely aggressive inflammatory reactions that require hospitalization. In America, the cost of treating allergies is in the billions…

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The Cheat System Diet – Dr. Sara’s Book Club #13

The Cheat System Diet Book

With bikini season just around the corner, women everywhere are expressing collective panic at the thought of shedding their coats and yoga pants in favor of sundresses, tank tops, and swimsuits. The problem is that worrying about your weight can put your “fight or flight” hormone—cortisol—on overdrive, which contributes to even more weight gain/retention. This…

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