Could Artificial Sweeteners Be to Blame for Weight Gain?

Those seemingly harmless little packets of sugar alternatives promise to provide you with a sweet, satisfying flavor sans the extra calories that natural sugar is guaranteed to tack on. But there’s a giant loophole in this “weight loss” plan: Not only are artificial sweeteners bad for you, plain and simple, (and we’ll get to that [...]

By | 2017-07-18T17:12:42+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Super Women|0 Comments

Which Type of Super Woman Are You? Find Out!

After 8 years of meeting and treating more than 10,000 women in my integrative medicine practice, I can confidently say we’re all super heroes. Women live busy and demanding lives—we raise and care for our children, lead successful careers, keep our partners and family members in check and somewhere along the line we find time [...]

By | 2017-07-17T09:33:17+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Super Women|0 Comments

7 Hidden Fourth of July Health Risks

Backyard barbecues, poolside parties and trips to the beach might be a few of the things you’re looking forward to most this Independence Day weekend, but they may bring about certain unexpected risks—especially when you have little kids running around. While I love summer celebrations just as much as the next person, as a health [...]

By | 2017-07-01T10:15:43+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Prevention|0 Comments

Could Acupuncture Be an Effective Cure for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)?

In the long list of not-often-talked-about conditions, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) has a “reserved” spot. It’s a condition where the female reproductive organs become infected, typically as a result of sexually transmitted diseases and occasionally UTIs. Despite declining incidences, PID still affects an estimated 2.5 million women in the United States, according to the Centers [...]

By | 2017-06-27T14:32:15+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Super Women|0 Comments