Our "new normal" environment during COVID-19 has caused weight gain for many of us. This is due not only to becoming less physically active but also to excessive stress levels which cause increased production of cortisol and stress hormones. Research has shown connections between elevated cortisol levels and weight gain and metabolic issues. At [...]
Many people struggle with weight loss or simply maintaining a healthy weight, but don't know the connection between stress, cortisol, and weight gain. Learn how the chemical cortisol effects metabolism and fat storage. #StressReduction #StressRelief #WeightLoss #Cortisol #StressHormones
Stress, anxiety, and insomnia are things that we all deal with from time to time, especially during the Holidays. An overload of these symptoms or not managing them well is definitely not normal and can produce a host of health problems. Unfortunately, the current medical model deals with it by prescribing antidepressants or anti-anxiety drugs, [...]
We see chronic insomnia as a symptom frequently in our practice and our philosophy is to use natural medicine or clinical nutrition to treat whenever possible. Here are some suggestions for insomnia.
Thyroid hormones are master hormones and affect everything from energy level to weight gain or loss, to stress management and brain function. Imbalances can be treated with natural hormones rather than synthetic varieties.