19 11, 2020

Digestive Health

By |2020-12-13T18:05:21+00:00November 19th, 2020|Acid Reflux, Digestion, General, GERD, Gut Health, IHC News, Nutrition, Supplements|

The health of your digestive system is essential to ensure proper digestion and absorption of nutrients, as well as to support the function of other body systems, such as the immune system. The health of the gastrointestinal system, particularly the gut microbiota, even impacts mental health through its connection with the central nervous system, often [...]

19 11, 2020

Osteoporosis isn’t just your grandmother’s problem

By |2020-12-13T18:09:25+00:00November 19th, 2020|Bone Health, Hormone replacement, IHC News, Menopause, Supplements, Vitamin D|

What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is characterized by porosity of bones and decrease bone mass resulting in risk of fracture. There are many, many factors that can cause bone loss. Low body mass index (BMI) Lack of exercise/sedentary lifestyle Poor nutritional status Alcohol abuse Smoking Estrogen deficiency Family history of osteoporosis Use of certain medications (glucocorticoids, [...]

19 08, 2020

Collagen A Possible Fountain of Youth???

By |2020-08-19T20:41:54+00:00August 19th, 2020|IHC News|

Collagen A Possible Fountain of Youth??? Collagen is one of the most abundant proteins in the body. In fact, collagen is "the main structural protein" that forms the connective tissue throughout our body, from skin to bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Collagen makes up 80 percent of our skin, and works with another protein called elastin that keeps our skin elastic. [...]

13 02, 2018

Four Heart Disease Risk Factors Your Doctor Doesn’t Tell You About

By |2020-07-01T18:18:14+00:00February 13th, 2018|Atherosclerosis, Heart, High Cholesterol, Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension, IHC News, Inflammation, Spectracell, Triglycerides|

FOUR HEART DISEASE RISK FACTORS YOUR DOCTOR DOESN'T TELL YOU ABOUT LIPOPROTEIN (a) Lipoprotein(a), is a particle in your blood which carries cholesterol, fats and proteins. The amount your body makes is inherited from one or both parents and is determined by the genes passed on from your parent(s) when you are born. It [...]

13 02, 2018

Tough Times Got You Down?

By |2020-07-01T18:23:28+00:00February 13th, 2018|Anxiety, IHC News, Mindfullness, Mindfulness, Stress|

When tough times bring you down, your ability to cope in a positive way is known as resilience. An essential skill for healthy development in childhood, resilience is critical to well being throughout our lifetime. The overriding question is this: as adults can we increase our capacity for resilience in order to lead more [...]

30 10, 2017

Value of Hormone Therapy Affirmed by Consensus Statement

By |2020-07-01T18:19:25+00:00October 30th, 2017|BHRT, Estrogen, Hormone replacement, Hot flashes, IHC News, Menopause, Progesterone, Testosterone|

The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) was a large government-sponsored study about the benefits and risks of a popular form of manufactured hormones. To mark the 10-year anniversary of the WHI, a consensus statement has been jointly prepared by the North American Menopause Society, the Endocrine Society, and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, and [...]

30 10, 2017

Natural Ways to Prevent and Treat Colds and Flu

By |2020-07-01T18:27:14+00:00October 30th, 2017|Cold, Flu, Gut Health, IHC News, Nutrition, Sleep, Stress, Supplements, Vitamin D|

When it comes to cold and flu season, prevention really is the first line of defense. To keep your body's defense system--the immune system--in peak condition, follow our immunity-boosting tips to help your body fight off the bugs looking for a host. And, for times when you are feeling ill, the second set of [...]

30 10, 2017

Sleep:Essential for Mind-Body Health

By |2020-07-01T18:28:29+00:00October 30th, 2017|Adrenal Fatigue, Fatigue, Hormone replacement, IHC News, Menopause, Sleep, Stress, Supplements|

Adults and children alike are spending more time awake late at night to study, work, or have fun. All those late nights may be slowly killing us. More than 20 years of research shows us that sleep is vitally important to physical and mental health. Most of what we know about sleep and health [...]

30 10, 2017

Secrets to a Healthy Heart

By |2020-07-01T18:30:01+00:00October 30th, 2017|Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Fatigue, Heart, Hypertension, IHC News, Nutrition, Obesity, Stress, Supplements|

Long before the ancient Greek surgeon Galen carried out meticulous dissections of the heart, the Egyptians wrote about health and disease in relation to how the heart "speaks in vessels" with the rest of the body. Today, physicians may not associate the heart with the soul (or soul mates), but many credit early Egyptian [...]

30 10, 2017

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement: Is it right for you?

By |2020-07-01T18:31:21+00:00October 30th, 2017|BHRT, Estrogen, Hormone replacement, IHC News, Menopause, Progesterone|

When experiencing menstrual changes - from PMS to menopause - women are often confused about the differences between natural, synthetic and bioidentical hormones. With more than 48 million women going through The Change at the same time, it's important for them to understand their choices and whether or not they need Hormone Replacement Therapy [...]

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