Stress is inevitable but how we deal with it and whether it causes further hormone imbalances is not. In order to help you balance your hormones naturally, lose weight, and feel grounded and happy, I wrote my first book, The Hormone Cure. This new Q&A about it will tell you why I wrote it, how…

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My great-grandmother embodied healthy living. She was a whole foodist and yoga practitioner—way before these things were trendy. When she visited us, she came armed not with candies and gum like my friends’ grandmothers, but with kale, carob, and wheat-berry cookies. She drank hot water with lemon every morning and evening. She extolled the virtues of…

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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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We’re one week into the August Break. Trying not to write, but as usual I’m processing, processing, processing. Here’s what I’m working with, in the hopes that it’ll provide some benefit to you. It’s a path toward greater authenticity. It’s my daily inquiry, my endeavor to break out of the old-school medical paradigm into my…

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Here’s a transcript from Dr. Andy Weil’s interview with Larry King. Harvard didn’t teach me more than 30 minutes of nutrition either, even though I graduated years after Dr. Weil. I would also add to the good Dr. Weil’s comments that integrative medicine features the 4 P’s: it’s personalized, predictive, preventive and participatory. What does…

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