15 08, 2022

What is Dybiosis?

By |2022-08-15T12:26:39+00:00August 15th, 2022|Acid Reflux, Brain Health, Depression, Detox, Digestion, General, GERD, Gut Health, IHC News, immunity, Inflammation, Insomnia, Mindfulness, Nutrition, Nutritional Deficiency, Obesity, Stress, Supplements|

Is Dysbiosis Wreaking Havoc on Your Health? Simply put, Dysbiosis is when there is a gut imbalance. When the 100 trillion or so microorganisms living in your gut are thrown out of balance they can create an atmosphere vulnerable to disease and other ill effects. The one thing I want you to learn here is [...]

24 02, 2022

How is your heart feeling today? Have you ever checked?

By |2022-03-09T15:27:00+00:00February 24th, 2022|Atherosclerosis, Blood Pressure, Exercise, Heart, High Cholesterol, Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension, Inflammation, Insulin, Nutrition, Nutritional Deficiency, Stress, Supplements, Triglycerides|

Cardio-Metabolic Disease is the leading cause of death to Americans since WWII according to the CDC. By taking a look under the hood we can see that heart disease is just not about LDL. Heart disease is a constellation of metabolic dysfunctions. Insulin resistance, obesity, hyperlipidemia, high blood pressure, and Type 2 diabetes (T2D). How [...]

6 10, 2021

Common Electrolytes: Imbalances, Uses in the Body and More

By |2021-10-06T22:39:17+00:00October 6th, 2021|Exercise, Fatigue, General, Inflammation, Nutrition, Nutritional Deficiency, Stress, Supplements|

Common Electrolytes: Imbalances, Uses in the Body and More What are electrolytes? And what happens if we don’t have enough? Electrolytes are particles that carry a positive or negative electric charge once dissolved in water. They are essential for our cells, organs, and body systems to work properly. (48) The levels of electrolytes in your body [...]

1 07, 2020

Addressing Anxiety

By |2020-07-01T16:44:06+00:00July 1st, 2020|Anxiety, Stress|

By Robert Wood, RPh Causes Hormones, diet, lifestyle, and circumstances all need to be examined as causes of anxiety. As well as the effects of social media and modern civilization on daily stress. In this blog I would like to discuss the causal components of stress and anxiety.  I would also like to share [...]

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

Progesterone vs. Progestin

By |2020-07-01T18:19:43+00:00October 30th, 2017|BHRT, Breast Cancer, Breast Health, Menopause, Progesterone, Stress|

The hormone you take may affect your risk of breast cancer Progesterone is a naturally occurring hormone in women. Progesterone is added to estrogen therapy to reduce the risk of endometrial cancer. Initially, progesterone was not available in a form that could be well absorbed, so pharmaceutical manufacturers created a synthetic progestin (progesterone derivative), medroxyprogesterone [...]

30 10, 2017

Testosterone Therapy for Women: Debunking the Myths

By |2020-07-01T18:19:11+00:00October 30th, 2017|Adrenal Fatigue, Anxiety, BHRT, Breast Health, Depression, Estrogen, Fatigue, Gut Health, Heart, Hormone replacement, Hot flashes, Hypertension, Insomnia, Libido, Menopause, PMS, Progesterone, Sleep, Stress, Testosterone|

Testosterone therapy is increasingly used to treat symptoms of hormone deficiency in pre and postmenopausal women. Testosterone is essential for physical and mental health in women as well as men. Although frequently thought of to increase sex drive, testosterone's role in sexual function is only a small part of its physiologic effect in women. [...]

30 10, 2017

Is Hormone Replacement Safe?

By |2020-07-01T18:23:55+00:00October 30th, 2017|BHRT, Estrogen, Gut Health, Hormone replacement, Hot flashes, Insomnia, Menopause, Menstrual Cycle, Progesterone, Sleep, Stress|

Thoughts from Bob Wood, Consultant Pharmacist Are we safe from ourselves? There is no blame game. It is up to each one of us. I started consulting patients almost 16 years ago with a focus primarily on women (my practice now includes men and even teenagers) and the use of bio-identical hormones. Prior to this [...]

30 10, 2017

The Relationship between Obesity and Hormone Replacement

By |2020-07-01T18:38:03+00:00October 30th, 2017|BHRT, Estrogen, Hormone replacement, Insulin, Menopause, Menstrual Cycle, Obesity, Progesterone, Stress|

This newsletter is a follow up to the previous newsletter (see May issue) on obesity. Why am I so concerned about obesity as it relates to hormone replacement? Because the science shows us that there is increased risk for patients who are insulin resistant, maintain high blood insulin/glucose values and have increased visceral adipose tissue [...]

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 [...]

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