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In the weight loss discussion there is much talk about whether you should cut carbs to lose weight. My answer to that question is: yes and no. I answer no, because there are some carbs that ...

Should I Cut Carbs to Lose Weight?

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Food cravings can often sabotage your attempts to create healthy habits in your life. Have you ever caught someone with high cholesterol or heart disease eating something that they shouldn’t? Or ...

How Do I Conquer a Food Craving?

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If you are looking to get pregnant, consider these things about your health. Following some of these suggestions may help you get pregnant more easily. Create and maintain an ideal weight. ...

5 Little-known Factors that Could Affect your Fertility

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Hot flashes are a common problem for women as they move through menopause. Hot flashes are sudden, brief sensations of heat in the face, neck and chest area, generally associated with menopause, ...

Get Rid of Hot Flashes Once and for All

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An autoimmune disease is a condition that occurs when our own immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys healthy body tissue. Autoimmune diseases are often considered medical mysteries. ...

Autoimmune Diseases: Spotlight on Multiple Sclerosis

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If you are experiencing symptoms of perimenopause or menopause you might be feeling exhausted. And you may feel unable to get your energy and your life back. Perhaps you feel like your body ...

Taking Charge of your Menopausal Symptoms

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The month of March is National Nutrition Month. What better time to focus on nourishment? To nourish, according to Merriam-Webster dictionary is "to provide (someone or something) with food and ...

Nourishing Yourself to Vibrant Health

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As women our beauty comes from our energy and joy of life! When we feel good on the inside it shows on the outside. Here are beauty secrets that can help you be your best from the inside ...

5 Self-Improvement Secrets for Feeling Great and Looking Younger

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Cholesterol. Does the word scare you? It strikes fear into many of my patients when I bring it up. When too much cholesterol is in the bloodstream we need to be concerned about our heart health. ...

Lowering Cholesterol Levels While Still Eating Delicious Foods

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When you hear self-care do you start to feel overwhelmed with how to add that to your long list of activities for everyone else? Here is your minimalist guide to self-care. According to the ...

Your Minimalist Guide to Self-Care

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As a woman maybe you do not think about a heart attack as a potential health problem. But perhaps you should. Heart disease is a health concern for all women and the earlier you become aware of ...

Women: What's Your Risk for a Heart Attack?

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In general we, as women, need to take better care of ourselves! We have the tendency to multitask ourselves into mental and physical exhaustion. We take care of our children, our husbands or ...

Self Care can be the Key to Heart Health

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The shocking truth about heart disease is that it is the number one killer of women in America. Heart disease kills more women each year than all forms of cancer combined! Because of these ...

The Shocking Truth about Heart Disease

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How many times have you been engaged in or listening to a conversation about weight loss? If you are like most women it might be as often as once a month, maybe more. How often do you talk about ...

How Safe is Your Weight Loss Program for You?

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Have you ever tried to lose weight only to have it come right back a few months later? Do you know someone who is always on a diet, yet never loses any weight? Are you baffled by the your lack ...

Is Your Way of Thinking Keeping you Fat?

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Have you ever heard women in their thirties and forties talking about their metabolism slowing down? This is a common conversation when women have unexplained weight gain or are unable to lose ...

Hypothyroidism: Could This Be Causing Your Weight Loss Woes?

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If you are like many people you are considering a weight loss program since it is the beginning of the year. I want to share some common mistakes that I see in patients all the time. Skipping ...

Do You Make These 7 Weight Loss Mistakes?

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Have you been trying to lose weight but you just can’t seem to do it? Are you doing the things that used to take off the pounds, yet the scale will not budge? If you are having problems losing ...

Help! I Can’t Lose Weight!

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Do you want to achieve your health goals during 2014? There are three things that you need in your tool-kit to be successful. 1) You must be committed to your goal. You must have a desire ...

Making SMART Health Goals for the New Year

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Laughter is a powerful healing force. During the holiday season, laughing with friends and family is an excellent way to spend time. Laughing helps our seniors bring joy and health into their ...

Laughter is Healing During the Holiday Season

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The food we eat can be powerful medicine to help us boost our immune system, especially during the holidays. During the holiday season we are traveling, engaged in extra activities, eating more ...

Boost your Immunity During the Holidays

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While some love the holiday season it can be a time of isolation for others, especially the elderly. During this season memories of past holidays with friends and loved ones that are no longer in ...

Meditation to Reduce Loneliness in Elderly For the Holiday Season

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During the holiday season people deal with all sorts of emotions. Two of the most common emotions are depression and anxiety. Anxiety can be a normal part of our emotional experience. ...

Holiday Season Causing Anxiety? Simple Steps for Remaining Calm

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Thanksgiving is one of the biggest food holidays in America. It is a time when people look forward to getting together to eat themselves silly. For people that are concerned about their ...

Healthy Holiday Alternatives for Diabetics

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Insulin resistance is an underlying cause for diabetes and pre-diabetes. It is also an underlying cause for cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, certain ...

How to Reduce Insulin Resistance with Whole Foods

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Do you think of Thanksgiving as a time of healing? Most often when we think about the Thanksgiving holiday we think about food, family, travel or stress related to holidays. What if giving ...

Giving Thanks: The Key to Improving Your Perspective and Your Health

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High blood sugars need to be regulated to prevent irreversible damage to your body. When blood sugars are not under control over years they cause diabetic complications to your eyes, kidneys, ...

Medications Are Not the Enemy: High Blood Sugars Are

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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and I’m excited to be hosting an education campaign to help you manage diabetes or pre-diabetes, and even prevent diabetes from ...

Managing your Emotions is the First Step to Treating Diabetes

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! It is the perfect time to educate women about breast cancer. It is also an ideal time to highlight that women of different ethnic groups have different ...

Vegetables Reduce Breast Cancer Risk for African-American Women

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Having a baby is one of Mother Nature’s biggest miracles! But for some couples, pregnancy is a miracle that just doesn’t happen. According to the Centers for Disease Control 6.7 million women ...

Overcoming Infertility and PCOS: Creating Fertility In Your Life

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If you watch TV you probably have heard about at least one benefit of fermented foods. These foods improve digestion. One of the most popular fermented foods today is yogurt. Or perhaps you have ...

Fermented Foods Can Change your Digestion and Your Health

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In the heat of the summer have you ever had a craving for a nice ripe slice of watermelon or a fresh juicy peach? When there is snow on the ground have you yearned for a hearty bowl of chili or a ...

Eating Seasonally: Great for All Health Conditions

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Did you know that being 10-20 pounds or more overweight increases your risk for cancer, heart disease, stroke or type 2 diabetes? You may not think that 15 pounds seems like very much but 15 can ...

Are You Trying to Lose Weight? Do You Have 20 Minutes?

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A hysterectomy is surgery that removes the uterus from a woman’s body. While most hysterectomies are not emergency surgeries they are major surgery, and they require much consideration and ...

I Had a Hysterectomy and Now I Don't Feel Like Myself: What Can I Do?

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In the last week the temperature in much of the East Coast changed from the 70s to the 50s or 40s overnight. With these types of temperature changes we can often get caught in situations where we ...

Dr. Daemon Jones commented on Dr. Daemon Jones' post Herbal Support for the Common Cold or Flu

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In the last week the temperature in much of the East Coast changed from the 70s to the 50s or 40s overnight. With these types of temperature changes we can often get caught in situations where we ...

Dr. Daemon Jones commented on Dr. Daemon Jones' post Herbal Support for the Common Cold or Flu

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Getting kids to eat anything can be a challenge for some parents. So getting children to eat healthy can be an obstacle that parents don’t know how to tackle. After 10 years of practice with ...

Great Grub for Kids: Teaching Families How to Have Fun and Eat Healthy

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Have you noticed that Americans as a whole are getting sicker? Are you noticing that you or your friends and family members are getting diagnosed with high blood pressure, diabetes, pre-diabetes, ...

Metabolic Syndrome: A Path That Can Lead to Diabetes or Heart Disease

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September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month! It is time to bring attention to a female reproductive cancer that kills more women than other female reproductive cancers. Ovarian cancer ...

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: What You Don't Know Can Kill You

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Your alarm goes off too early in the morning, and you are up and running to get you and the kids ready for school in the shortest amount of time possible. You don’t want them to be late for their ...

Breakfast: Secret Weapon for an Excellent School Year

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After last week's article about the baby blues and postpartum depression I was asked to give more indications on how to recognize postpartum depression. One of the difficulties of initially ...

Recognizing Differences between Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression

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Let me describe an event that would change your life forever. Then think about what it would be like. How would you handle it? Your body feels like you just ran a marathon -- you are achy, ...

How to Cope with the Baby Blues

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If you have had a moment when you suddenly feel like you are on fire from the inside out and there is nothing you can do about it, you know what it feels like to have an intense hot flash. If you ...

Reduce Hot Flashes the Old-Fashioned Way

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Have you ever started a weight loss program and lost a significant amount of weight in the first several weeks? You are excited and more committed because of your great progress ... and then all ...

Weight Loss Plateau Stopping You in Your Tracks?

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As a young person, the first time I heard about diabetes I wondered what the big deal was. If someone has diabetes, they just take some medicine and they will be fine. Everyone has the right to ...

Is Diabetes Weakening Your Bones?

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Do you want to be energized and healthy? Everyone does! In the search for energy and health, more and more of us have started to search out non-conventional forms of health and healing. ...

Integrative Medicine: The Best of Both Worlds

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Holistic Health: A Different Type of Patient Experience A patient -- let’s call her Sally -- came into my office complaining of fatigue and uncontrolled weight gain was ruining her life. She ...

Holistic Medicine: A New Approach to Patient Care

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Hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings and vaginal dryness are symptoms that many women deal with as they move through menopause. These symptoms impact women’s daily lives and their quality of ...

Why Is My World Upside Down? Bioidentical Hormones May Be A Solution

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Have you ever heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? Did you pay attention to this message? If you skip breakfast you are not alone. As many as 31 million Americans skip ...

Eat Breakfast: Reduce Diabetes, Hypertension and Metabolic Conditions

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I have a question for you. What is health? Have you ever stopped to think about it? Generally when we have health we don’t tend to give it much thought. It is when we (or someone we love) ...

What is Health?