As women age, their hormones take off on a roller coaster, often exacerbating any signs of aging. Most aging women have one major complaint: thinning hair and skin problems such as sagging, wrinkling, and even breakouts. Why? The short answer is that hormones are often the culprit; bringing them back into balance will remedy these…

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How to Look and Feel Your Best As You Age| Women's Health | Sara Gottfried MD

Do you want to feel your best as you age? What are the secrets to improving your healthspan and better aging? Here are the main steps I recommend to turn back the clock from the inside out. There are three main building blocks to slow down the aging process: sleep, food and exercise. Improve your…

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Top Five Foods for Clear, Glowing Skin.|Women's Health|Sara Gottfried MD

The skin is a mirror of the gut and mind. In functional medicine, symptoms are divine messages from the body. It’s our job together to decode them, not rush to a new pill or cream. We need to identify the root cause and then create a protocol to heal that cause. The same rule applies whether the issue is acne, eczema, rosacea, wrinkles, weight gain, rapid aging, or diabetes.

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It’s Valentine’s Day. Time to love up your bones. What’s that? You’re asking “why?”  “Why” is not a spiritual question. “How?” is a spiritual question. But I digress. When I first learned that women reach peak bone mass at age 30 to 35, I thought: Help! It’s like a trust fund that peaks too early and ruins the kid.  Later…

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