Men’s Health

Most Things are Fixable-including chronic disease

We just need a different way and approach to do the mending. Back in January (which seems like another time and place all together), I was teaching a series of Functional Medicine and nutrition classes to a group of yoga trainees. One of the students commented on the Functional Medicine approach, “this stuff is really …

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Things That Make Us Crazy, Sick, and Fat! And it’s not Food!

  So you’re devoted to your sunrise salutations, eating organic, getting enough sleep, and getting in your twice weekly meditation/yoga practice. Or at least you’re incorporating  enough of these practices to rightly expect results and yet are still experiencing weight gain, unexplained infertility, chronic fatigue, anxiety/moodiness, poor memory and hot flashes. So what gives? Maybe …

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Why Intermittent Fasting is Anti-aging

According to many experts, intermittent fasting is the least expensive and most powerful healing tool we can incorporate into our lives. Last blog post, I mentioned two tools that I’d added to the Transformational Reset Cleanse this year. One was taking all grains out for 7 days and the other was to incorporate a 12-to-16-hour …

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Quick Checklist For Picking A Good Quality Supplement

Many people ask me if I think supplements are necessary and the answer is yes. There are some basics that I think everyone needs even if you’re diligent and very careful about what you eat.  We  live in a sea of toxins, our soil has been depleted of vital minerals and nutrients, many of us are stressed …

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Moody Men-It's a hormone thing

When most people think of hormone imbalances they think of the raging, chocolate craving, moody PMSing still ovulating woman or the hot flashing menopausal woman but hormone imbalances can occur in men as well.  And they can be just as devastating as a woman’s imbalance and are, unfortunately most often undetected.  Andropause which is the male form of hormonal …

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Testosterone….and it's role in preventing heart attacks, strokes and depression.

Testing total and Free Testosterone Levels along with Testosterone replacement is important in the prevention of heart attacks, strokes, depression, Diabetes, and even brain function or cognition. The fact is, aging is accompanied by reduced levels of hormones required to sustain life.  But did you know that Heart Disease, osteoporosis, muscle wasting, chronic inflammation, depression, reduced sexual desire and …

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The cost of being overweight or obese

I wanted to share with you the staggering figures regarding the epidemic of overweight and obese Americans. According to an article that I recently saw in Life Extension’s magazine, July 2011 issue, 65% of Americans are now overweight or obese and this excess weight costs our nation an estimated $93 billion in annual medical bills. …

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Answer to Question of the day-Estrogen and men.

Higher levels of estrogen in men can lower libido, lower the ability to dissolve blood clots and raise PSA levels (a marker used for prostate cancer). Belly fat or visceral fat often increases the production of estrogen in men and women. So getting rid of the spare tire around the middle will definitely improve how …

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