I have had a lot of trouble with the idea of criminalization of drug addiction for a very long time.
I am only one of a lot of folks who say “addiction is a real disease.” People feel every bit as sick as people with other diseases, sometimes more.
The patients are certainly able to die ... Views: 381
Since many anticancer therapies are very general in their action of killing cancer cells and have dramatic side effects, different, effective, yet less toxic, approaches to treating cancers are necessary.
I previously reported on a study that looked at the use of pulsed electric fields on ... Views: 667
The human body we know is the most complex piece of machinery known to man. Try as he may, man has not been able to fully explain every aspect of this complex machine. There are many different components that make the human body function with precision and accuracy. One of these components are ... Views: 261
The spirit of femininity is generous, graceful, nurturing, supportive, sensitive, intuitive, and oriented towards love and care. Despite all of these wonderful attributes, feminine energy, especially as it pertains to sexuality, has been suppressed, condemned, and vilified on a global scale for ... Views: 433
As women grow older, a lot of them begin to worry about the changes that occur. Aging is a part of life and there is nothing anyone can do to stop it. The best that we can do is try to manage the entire process as best as we can.
Menopause is something that some women are scared of and with ... Views: 264
Extreme makeovers are all the rage these days, with botox injection parties, and reality shows. Plastic surgery is on the rise. Many people are trying to match the extraordinary measures actors and actresses go through to look perfect on the screen. These are shortcuts taken to try to ... Views: 389
Swinging from raging to weeping uncontrollably… Fighting a losing battle with belly fat… Staring at your alarm clock for hours in the middle of the night… Curling up in agony with cramps… Getting knocked out with blinding migraines…
You’re not alone in this battle. Every week, I see more and ... Views: 443
Do you ever get “Fat ugly days”?
Days when you just feel fat and ugly and don’t want to leave the house?
My wife was having a fat and ugly day yesterday according to her.
She said it’s very common amongst women, especially at a certain time of the month.
(and some men too of ... Views: 349
During my 25 years of practice, I’ve had the opportunity to treat patients with a wide variety of conditions-- acid reflux, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and migraines, to name a few. But I find that whether a patient walks into my office with an allergy, emotional issue, or nutritional ... Views: 359
At first I didn’t know why I felt so poorly. I thought that it might just be due to my new job filled with travel, deadlines, and an ever-changing focus. My stress-levels increased while my exercise decreased. My eating habits became poor as processed, prepackaged convenience foods and the ... Views: 438
I have to admit, sometimes I’m a little worried when I see all the publicity and awareness about breast cancer. Certainly I consider breast cancer a significant threat. As an integrative doctor, specializing in women’s health, I’ve seen enough patients battling this disease to know this ... Views: 619
It is common knowledge that once your new baby arrives you are in for many sleepless nights. What you may not know, however, is that the sleepless nights may start months before your little one makes his or her debut. Although hardly fair, pregnancy poses multiple challenges to a good night’s ... Views: 622
If you’re a woman, chances are you have experienced some degree of cramping during your period, at some point in your life. Cramps can range from the mildly annoying to the completely debilitating. Most women have come to accept this pain as a part of their regular monthly physiology. I ... Views: 496
A man with grey locks is considered distinguished and wise but when a woman goes grey she is accused of letting herself go. In the 1950’s less than 10% of the woman dyed their hair. Today, the number is a staggering 75% or more. This popular beauty habit can cost consumers $75-$200 every 6-8 ... Views: 697
Any functional medicine menopause doctor knows that just giving hormones to women experiencing symptoms may not be enough. What you eat, drink, think, how much you sleep and exercise and your environmental exposures can all affect your hormones.
When under stress, cortisol is produced at the ... Views: 358
Have you heard a story about a mother and her 10 year old daughter that teaches a valuable lesson? One night the mother was preparing dinner. The daughter was watching
everything the mother was doing, from chopping up the vegetables to seasoning the sauces. Everything was going fine ... Views: 525
The holiday season is upon us and the days are whizzing by leading up to that special morning when you see your loved ones eager with enthusiasm opening those thought out and special gifts. But, there’s always at least one person who has you stumped on what to give. Need some inspiration? If ... Views: 555
Before menopause, "Sylvia" was plagued by severe PMS (now known as PMDD - Pre Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder). She had migraines each month in tandem with her period and her work suffered because she lost focus regularly. After menopause her brain fog worsened. Little did she know that her ... Views: 1248
Results of a major research study show that adolescent girls with ADHD are more likely to attempt suicide and to inflict injury on themselves than non-ADHD girls of the same age.
The study, led by Stephen Hinshaw, PhD and published in the online Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, ... Views: 1091
After writing last week’s article on “rejection”, I received a few private messages from women asking if I would write more about “boundaries.”
In that blog, I explained that boundary setting is hands-down the most important lesson we women need to learn:
“Healthy boundaries are like ... Views: 157
by Dr. Tali Shenfield, Clinical Psychologist
Premenstrual syndrome or PMS is widely known, but often misunderstood by the general public. In spite of medical evidence to support the validity of both the physical and psychological changes that occur as a result of PMS, the effects of this ... Views: 1810
In a group I host on Facebook, parents discuss the blessings of having extremely sensitive, bright and gifted kids, but also the difficulties of managing that same child, and the many traits that their highly sensitive child may possess.
Having a child with any type of trait that causes them ... Views: 257
If you have ever had a journey with Breast Cancer, you know that it is much more than a pink ribbon. Many of the women that I have spoken with had resented the pink ribbon at one point or another.
“You feel so overwhelmed with everything, the doctors, treatments, medication and then you have ... Views: 534
Sudden feelings of chest pain or tightness are usually signs of heart disease. But not all heart problems are apparent. In fact, latest studies show that there is a mysterious heart disease that usually affects people aged 40, which is regarded as the peak age of onset. It's mysterious because ... Views: 616
When the Dalai Lama was asked how he maintains such good cheer in the midst of life’s trials, he replied… “If there is a solution, why worry? If there is no solution, why worry?”
There is really no easy way to define stress, it means various things to different people. Everyone has their own ... Views: 215
Okay, so you don’t care. You tell me you don’t have sex too much and that is kind of like birth control. It isn’t. It might be if it took having sex five times to have a kid, but it only takes one, so you are very likely to get pregnant. Once you get pregnant, the child is your responsibility ... Views: 400
When one opts for breast lift surgery, a list of instructions is given by the surgeon on what things should be done prior to the surgery. This covers areas such as medications, smoking, what things should be brought to the hospital or clinic and when should the last meal be taken before the ... Views: 313
Embryo transfer is a simple procedure that follows in vitro fertilization (IVF) and is often considered the simplest and final step of the in vitro fertilization process. The objective of embryo transfer is to facilitate conception following fertilization from the in vitro fertilization ... Views: 543
What is Ovral-L?Ovral L is a monophasic, low dose combination of Levonorgestrel and Ethinylestradiol Tablets I.P. used to prevent pregnancy.Ovral L is ultra-new contraceptive which helps to avoid any unplanned additions to your family and at the same time to remain fertile. A woman should take ... Views: 1350
Nowadays, women have a very effective option for augmenting their breast size -- 'fat grafting'. With fat transfer breast enhancement, a more natural outcome is offered for breast enlargement in comparison with implants. In this procedure, fat is removed from certain body areas, which is then ... Views: 358
One of the beauty questions that women ask most often involves the problem of cellulite. They want to know how to get rid of cellulite and make their bodies look smoother, sleeker and sexier. Now there are some real solutions that can help you target and eliminate those rough, dimpled areas of ... Views: 391
IVF is a very well known term in biological science, stands for In vitro Fertilization. Procedure is widely accepted and the baby born through this method is known as test tube baby, as fertilization procedure takes place outside the woman’s womb.
Generally IVF is offered as a primary ... Views: 321
Large breast size is such a big issue for women not only because of cosmetic reasons but also because of health reasons. Breast size has tremendous impact on the psychological and physical well-being of women. Big breasted women are suffering from great dilemmas because they are constantly in ... Views: 303
Thousands of women are suffering from the inconvenience and pain of having excessively huge breasts. Contrary to what most people believe, not all women are happy with large cup size. The discomfort and health issues that come with it are making their lives miserable that they want to get rid of ... Views: 522
Contrary to what most people think, learning how to get rid of butt cellulite is not simply about losing weight. Many fat people have absolutely no cellulite in their body. On the other hand, many skinny ladies who may be a little underweight have cellulite on their bottom.
Having said the ... Views: 304
You don't need a professional trainer or doctor to discover how to get rid of cellulite fast at home. Following a few simple steps regularly and avoiding certain habits religiously can help you get rid of cellulite in no time. These proven steps have helped many people who were once afraid of ... Views: 290
Do you want to know more about natural fat burning foods? Well, in these sequel of articles, you will get to know 14 natural fat burning foods that you can add to your diet and lose weight efficiently. This is part 2 of 14 Natural Fat Burning Foods – Eating Smart for Weight Loss. If you have not ... Views: 428
First thing first, have you read the part 1 and part 2 of the articles on 14 Natural Fat Burning Foods – Eating Smart for Weight Loss? If not, please go and read it now as these two articles contain top secret foods that can help you lose weight naturally and efficiently. Today in this article, ... Views: 446
Have you tried losing weight but it doesn’t work? Well, in this article, I am going to tell you 6 types of foods that can help you burn fats naturally and effectively! But here’s a tip for you first. Do not skip your meals particularly breakfasts because when you starve yourself for a very long ... Views: 399
Here is a shocking fact. I didn’t always like women. In fact I couldn’t stand most of them. But eventually I realized that their seemingly perfect lives were not so different from mine and not perfect either. We had similar problems in a different shade of grey. Here is an example: I was a ... Views: 561
As per various independent studies and surveys, 8 out of 10 women desire larger breasts. Women hope to become more sexually appealing and enjoy improved self confidence through achieving this. There are various factors that should be taken into consideration when opting for breast augmentation. ... Views: 265
People who have a lot of excess fat in their body usually tend to have cellulite in their legs. Here are some simple steps that will help you get more attractive legs.
One obvious way to get rid of cellulite on your legs is by simply losing some weight. Being overweight will increase the ... Views: 299
Breast augmentation is an aesthetic procedure that can enhance a woman's breasts, adding more volume and sexual appeal. It is widely sought after by women to correct various aesthetic concerns such as small, underdeveloped breasts, asymmetrical breasts, loss of breast volume following pregnancy ... Views: 345
Weight loss in postmenopausal, overweight women leads to improved memory. In a recent study, women who dieted to lose weight experienced changes in the areas of the brain that handle memory function, providing one more compelling reason to aim for a healthy weight.
Prior studies showed that ... Views: 385
Doctors are great. But not every problem that involves one's body requires help from a doctor. This is especially true when it comes to cellulite. And when it comes to the methods on how to lose cellulite fast at home, doctors are certainly not needed.
These are methods that do not require ... Views: 268
Breasts come in different sizes and shapes. Since breasts are always associated with women, breast size can have a great impact in their lives. Thousands of women have a condition called macromastia, a condition where women have excessively huge or overdeveloped breasts. It is not always true ... Views: 656
You probably think that all women enjoy having huge breasts because you do not know the trouble of living with large breasts. It may surprise you to know that there are some women who hate their large breasts because they are troublesome. Excessively huge breasts could make life a living ... Views: 642
This story does not start with “I was minding my own business, surfing the internet.”
I was seeing a deeply suffering patient with terminal cancer and I was sneezing. I have a bunch of seasonal allergies and I treat them naturally with Quercetin and related compounds, a bioflavonoid, ... Views: 502
The shape and size of the breasts is important when it comes to the overall physical appearance of women. Naturally therefore, women are quite conscious about the proportion, shape and volume of their breasts. Once they realize that their breasts are sagging, many women suffer considerable ... Views: 199
If you have experienced miscarriage, you know that feeling that keeps nagging you - what did I do wrong? Why did my baby have to die inside me? Unfortunately, there is no reason and yet we upset ourselves, looking for the one alcoholic drink we had before we knew we were pregnant or if life ... Views: 599