Testosterone Replacement Therapy and Insulin Resistance Insulin resistance is, “when cells in your muscles, fat, and liver don’t respond well to insulin and can’t use glucose from your blood for energy.” Insulin resistance is a precursor for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. When insulin … [Read more...] about Testosterone Replacement Therapy and Insulin Resistance
According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, the liver is an organ that performs a number of critical functions in the body, including: Production of bile, which helps carry away waste and break down fats in the small intestine during digestion Production of certain proteins for blood plasma … [Read more...] about Liver and Hormone Imbalances – What’s the Deal?
Thyroid Disorders — Graves’ Disease and Hashimoto's Disease There are a number of thyroid disorders that can affect your quality of life. These include: Graves’ disease Hashimoto’s disease Graves’ Disease Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes hyperthyroidism. … [Read more...] about Thyroid Disorders — Graves’ Disease and Hashimoto’s Disease
Stuck in The Middle Are the rolls around your middle expanding faster than a balloon at a birthday party? Have you exchanged yoga pants for all your clothes and embraced the tunic? The middle age spread, the muffin top, the roll around the middle. Call it what you will, it’s the fat roll that … [Read more...] about Stuck in the Middle
Feeling Fluffy? Your muffin top has grown into a Bundt cake, taking over your inner circle and it’s not going away. There’s no more stretch in the pants, the weight gain is winning, and you just feel fat. You’ve tried yoga, keto, planned fasting, Pilates, gluten free and more. Nothing seems to … [Read more...] about Feeling Fluffy?
There are so many ways to improve your heart health, but we wanted to focus on just one thing — weight loss for heart health. Why does losing weight help your heart? We are glad you asked! Am I obese? The definition of obesity is having a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 30 and above. Generally speaking, … [Read more...] about Weight & Heart Health