Our hormonal system, or “endocrine system” is a complex communication network between our brain and various organs. When it comes to the menstrual cycle, we often focus on hormones such as FSH, LH, estrogen, and progesterone. While these are definitely important factors for our balanced...
I love the heat we have had over the past few days. I'm happy to know it's just the beginning of July with another two hot months ahead of us. Howwever, as much as I love the heat, it doesn't mix well for couples trying to concieve, especially the men.
Most of us who eat the North American diet may not be aware of how much crap we are eating. "Crap" is being defined here as junk food, processed foods, refined flours, trans fats, and added sugar. These foods can interfere with our fertility as well as increase our chances of certain cancers, Alzheimer, diabetes, depression and obesity.
A BC study, led by Dr. Dina Panagiotopoulos, a pediatric endocrinologist, says antipsychotic drugs are being over-prescribed to children. Two recent articles in the Vancouver Sun on Dr. Panagiotopoulos' study (May 13th and June 10th, 2013) warn of emerging evidence showing that the drugs can cause:
Dr. Oz interviews integrative medical doctor on how conventional medicine is becoming obsolete and failing todays patients.
"Dr. Soram Khalsa MD believes that traditional medicine is failing you! He's devoted his entire career to integrating the best of traditional and alternative medicine to help you feel better. Could his methods could be the secret to wellness?"
Acupuncturist Mike Berkley, fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM.org), interviews IVF Specialist Dr. Nurit Winkler, board-certified in obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive endocrinology.