Women's Wellness Blog December 6, 2019

How your thyroid might be hindering weight loss

The thyroid hormone interacts on a cellular level in the body, controlling the rate of metabolism – or how quickly we can break down substance into energy.  Understanding this, you can imagine that if metabolism is slowed down – in the case of an under active thyroid gland, or an autoimmune process such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis – there will naturally be some difficulty losing that extra…

Women's Wellness Blog October 15, 2019

A woman’s health & her intuition

If something feels off for you regarding your health, you’re not feeling quite yourself; you deserve to get some answers.  How can we do this?  Open communication.  Tell us how you’re feeling, what symptoms you’re experiencing, so we can help to narrow down our search diagnosically using lab work and assessments.  Once we know whats going on, we’re better able to provide treatment. I like…

Women's Wellness Blog September 30, 2019

Low energy has you craving coffee? Let’s look at morning cortisol.

Are you someone who uses the thought of pouring your morning coffee, to bribe yourself to get out of bed in the morning?  Is the first hour upon waking difficult for you to get going, feeling like you’re dragging your butt around?  This could indicate that your morning cortisol might not reach the highest peak we’d hope for – especially in those who experience burn…

Women's Wellness Blog September 25, 2019

What to consider if you’re frequently bloating

One of the most common complaints I hear from patients is the feeling of being bloated, particularly after eating a meal, that can last for the rest of the day.  Burping or heartburn can be apart of this situation, but not always.  And this comes down to the cause of the bloating; which there are a few. Bromelain is the enzyme found in pineapple, that…