As we approach the end of another year, we know weight loss is often a goal set as a New Year resolution and many seek reasonable and viable alternatives to meet their goals.
In my 12 plus years of caring for women, I have heard every excuse in the book for not exercising…. “I don’t have time”, “I have kids”, “I can’t afford a gym”, “I don’t know where to start”, etc. Weight is a concern for many of my patients. Excess weight also increases risk for heart disease, diabetes and cancer. I am a firm believer in healthy diet and exercise, both to lose weight and to maintain a healthy weight.
What kills more people: sugar or cigarettes? You may want to hold off before you answer this question. A closer look at the statistics behind what kills people could show a sweeter killer.
According to the National Cancer Institute the BRCA1 and BRCA2 are genes that are responsible for producing tumor suppressor proteins. When there is a mutation in one of these genes it increases the chance that DNA damage isn’t repaired properly. This increases the chance of cells becoming cancerous. About [...]
Melanoma is one of the most common cancers diagnosed in the United States and the deadliest form of skin cancer. Rates of melanoma are rising rapidly, especially in younger people. In fact, cases of melanoma have tripled in the last 30 years, at a time when cancer rates for other common cancers have declined.
Skin cancer … No big deal right? Think Again ... One person dies every hour from Melanoma.
Drinking above these guidelines can increase the risk for motor vehicle crashes, weight gain, insomnia, high blood pressure, stroke, violence, suicide, and certain types of cancer.
The holidays are upon us which means more festivities and for many the dreaded weight gain. Let this be the year you do not gain weight. If you know you have an office lunch party then for breakfast and dinner choose healthier lighter options such as a veggie omelet for [...]
MonaLisaTouch is a laser therapy used to treat changes in vaginal health often caused by menopause. Common symptoms include itching, burning, vaginal dryness, and painful intercourse. It can also be used to treat similar side effects in women who have undergone a hysterectomy or breast cancer treatments. Read customer reviews [...]
We have all experienced insomnia - the inability to fall asleep or the inability to stay asleep. Occasional situational insomnia related to stress is common. However, chronic poor sleep quality can impact your ability to function at your best. It is not surprising that insomnia is often related to things [...]