Doctor/Author: How I Landed in the Writer’s Seat

I am grateful for my career as a physician, treating patients in person and working with coaching clients online. My patients and clients inspire me to stretch in my understanding of the human body, to do more, and even share more. Now after the release of my third New York Times best-selling book, … [Read more...]

Top 10 Brain and Hormone Effects of Marijuana

29 states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana. Ever since, I have been asked repeatedly how marijuana impacts hormone levels.  To be honest, this isn’t a topic I learned about in medical school, so I had to research it. In this article you will learn how your brain and hormone levels … [Read more...]

I Hate Exercise, but It Loves 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 … [Read more...]

The Wahls Protocol – Dr. Sara’s Book Club #11

If you’re an avid reader of mine, by now you’re familiar with the fact that the food we eat has an overwhelming impact on our health. Food choices directly affect energy levels, mood, proper organ function and even life expectancy and incidence of disease. Seems pretty intuitive, right? Even so, in the … [Read more...]

Does Meat Cause Cancer? Revisiting the Meat, IGF-1, and Cancer Connection

"A note from Dr. Sara: When you read Personal Paleo Code by Chris Kresser, and try to reconcile the Paleo Diet with T. Colin Campbell's The China Study and/or Joel Fuhrman's Eat to Live, you're likely to get increasingly confused by the conflicting opinions. I'm delighted to present Brian Rigby's … [Read more...]

The Hormone Cure (Now in Paperback!) – Dr. Sara’s Book Club #10

I can’t believe it’s already been a year since my New York Times bestselling book “The Hormone Cure” was first published. Time really does fly when you’re having fun and rocking your mission. And when that mission involves helping other women feel healthy, happy, and balanced in their own bodies? Well, … [Read more...]

Is “Lean In” the New Mantra of the Western Woman? (Not So Fast…. I Say “Lean Out” and “Leave the Table, Wearing Your Tiara”)

Dear Sheryl Sandberg and Lean In: Girlfriend, your book is making waves. Important waves, but also waves that are raising my cortisol. Sheryl Sandberg and Lean In put forth the idea is that the only way women in the workforce can reach the top of the corporate ladder is when we lean in: when we … [Read more...]

Let’s Choose Sanity, and Ignore the Magazines

It’s the end of February and while it’s still deep winter in many parts of the country, here in California we’ve had just enough sunny days to remind us that spring is coming. And with spring comes summer. And with summer comes...swimsuits. Are you reaching for a puffy jacket right now too? I … [Read more...]

Countdown… To Your Hormone Cure!

Countdown... It's officially 40 DAYS until my book comes out. I wrote The Hormone Cure because I want to change the conversation we're having about women's health & hormones - or rather, start the conversation we're NOT having. Because I believe that when it comes to our health, women deserve more … [Read more...]