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5 Natural Ways to Improve Brain Health

5 Natural Ways to Improve Brain Health

Should you be concerned about your cognitive health? Consider these facts: Dementia affects between five and eight percent of adults over 60. As the average age of the population rises, that could add up to an astounding 150 million people with dementia worldwide by...

Is “BioHacking” Your Ticket to Better Health?

Is “BioHacking” Your Ticket to Better Health?

If you follow health-related news, you’ve probably come across the term “biohacking” recently. The word itself might sound intimidating to the average person, but the concepts behind biohacking are actually quite simple: The goal is to “hack” your body’s natural...

How Much Alcohol is Safe to Drink?

How Much Alcohol is Safe to Drink?

A glass of wine with dinner. A beer after a hard day of work. I've even seen Ironman triathletes carb-load with beer. It’s not hard to integrate an occasional drink with a healthy lifestyle. Or is it? In recent years, we’ve read that red wine is rich with...

Top 10 Tips for Healthy Holidays

Top 10 Tips for Healthy Holidays

Are you enjoying the final stretch of 2018? It’s a fantastic and fun time of the year. Unfortunately, it’s also tough to maintain healthy habits. If you're one of my patients, you know I'm all about being 80% healthy, and 20% fun at parties, but maybe this ratio...

Unexplained Illness? Your Diet May Be to Blame

Unexplained Illness? Your Diet May Be to Blame

You’re careful about your health. You do your best to eat well, and you pay attention to the ways that your diet affects your energy levels. But something seems off. You’re experiencing annoying symptoms that you can’t explain. You’re often gassy and bloated, your...

How Do You Know if Your Estrogen Is Too High?

How Do You Know if Your Estrogen Is Too High?

Estrogen plays an important role through the course of our reproductive lives and beyond. It regulates our menstrual cycle, strengthens our bones, controls our cholesterol, and much more. When our estrogen levels drop, we experience menopausal symptoms. But even...