Get hair as thick as a shampoo commercial

Get hair as thick as a shampoo commercial

A lot of people ask me, “How can I make my hair thick again?” The answer is it’s not about some “miracle” hair product; it has to do with nutrition and hormones. (Anyone who’s been pregnant remembers how thick hair was! That is because progesterone and estrogen were...
Is selenium the missing link to your thyroid?

Is selenium the missing link to your thyroid?

A healthy thyroid is a critical your energy, your weight, your skin, your hair and so much more.  Yet many people are told that their thyroid is “fine” when they go to the doctor.  The range for “normal” thyroid function is enormous.  You may still be in the normal...
Mama’s Minestrone Soup

Mama’s Minestrone Soup

Mama’s Minestrone Soup (My Husband Rocco’s Mother’s Recipe!) A chunky soup full of veggies that is a great start to a meal, or a meal on its own. It can be made ahead and in fact tastes even better when it is. 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup minced onion 3...
8 Main Causes of Fatigue

8 Main Causes of Fatigue

One of the top health problems my patients tell me every day is about is fatigue or extremely low energy levels. It seems there is an epidemic of tiredness.  I don’t know anyone that doesn’t want more energy.  Low energy can also be dangerous.  20% of fatal car...
You and Your Microbiome

You and Your Microbiome

You and your Microbiome The interconnectedness of your gut, brain, immune, and hormonal systems is complex and amazing at the same time.  There is one thing that we have learned that affects all of the above – our microbiome. This complex ecosystem is made up of more...
Magnesium the Miracle Mineral

Magnesium the Miracle Mineral

When I worked in traditional medicine we used magnesium in the emergency room to stop pre-term labor or to relax a heart that had a life threatening irregular beat.  In my clinic now I use magnesium for its powerful effects on blood sugar levels, to lower blood...
7 Common Symptoms Associated with Low Progesterone

7 Common Symptoms Associated with Low Progesterone

Did you know that you have a natural anti-anxiety hormone? Women have a hormone that is produced in the ovaries and the adrenal glands that is like valium bathing the female mind.  It helps reduce anxiety and is known as the peaceful hormone.  It also helps us sleep...
5 Exercises that Lower Stress

5 Exercises that Lower Stress

Many of us have heard that we should “reduce our stress”. But how many of us can fire our boss, have a toddler than can get his or her own dinner or move the project deadline. The sad truth is that stress is part of our 21st century life. The great news is that stress...