The Lowdown on PCOS

PCOS can be a bit confusing. The name, polycystic ovarian syndrome indicates that this condition centers around having cysts on your ovaries but this is a misnomer.  PCOS is actually a bit of a subjective diagnosis based on a collection of symptoms.  Excess hair on face and body (hirsutism) Loss of head hair Acne-especially on … Read more

Help! I Can’t Lose Weight!

There’s a term for the inability to lose weight.  It’s called Weight-Loss-Resistance (WLR).  You know you have Weight-Loss-Resistance when your caloric intake is below 1400 calories, you’re working out hard and nothing’s happening or even worse you gain a few pounds.  It’s when the ‘calories in and calories out’ rule doesn’t apply to you. It’s not … Read more

Yikes! I'm losing My hair!

Many women come to me concerned about hair loss.  Their hairbrush is full of hair and it seems to happen over night.  For some, it’s coming out in clumps. Hair is a women’s crowning glory.  It’s what makes us feel beautiful, so losing our manes is quite disconcerting and even devastating. Many try shampoos without much luck, which … Read more