Sometimes it's easier to add than to take away! What I mean by this is many of my patients openly say that they are not holding back this holiday. They will enjoy the holidays to the fullest. Lots of processed foods, speciality coffee's, alcohol and little to no vegetables. If this is the case, instead of trying to take some of these foods out maybe we can add something in to decrease the negative impact on your health.
Most people feel it is a rule that we all need to gain weight over the holidays in order to enjoy ourselves. We overindulge in too many foods and too much drink. We are too busy to stay active and exercise. When we look around us everyone else is doing the same thing. We feel comfortable in our poor decisions as it is socially acceptable. Most of us enter into January feeling tired, depressed and a few pounds heavier.
There’s no denying the power of a good night of sleep, but just in case you haven’t heard enough about the wonders of sleep, yet another benefit has been documented recently by a group of well-slept scientists.
Endometriosis is a complex disease affecting nearly one in ten women in the world. Since there is no one known cause or cure for endometriosis, I find treatment the most effective when it is viewed from all angles of known causative factors.
Mental health awareness week has come and gone, but before you pack away the ribbons and confetti for another year, I have a great case study on Bipolar disorder that got me really inspired to do more of this work.
More and more research is being brought to light about the importance of male fertility in fertilization, implantation, healthy embryos, and an overall healthy pregnancy. Up to 40% of infertility is due to male factor, and many of these negatively influencing conditions are easily altered through basic diet and lifestyle factors.
It’s October 16thand for 16 days now I have been staring at a blank page trying to write a blog. I wanted to write a blog that could be helpful or insightful for the readers here who have (or know someone who has) lost a baby; whether by miscarriage, a baby born sleeping, or a child lost too soon.