Food cravings are an inevitable for us to experience. It usually occurs when a woman is having premenstrual syndrome or when you just think of the food because of boredom. But if you want to speed up the improvement of reducing weight, you should look for an alternative to suppress yourself from ... Views: 212
For most of my life I have been more or less overweight. I figured my body was just something I used to carry my brain around.
Tentatives at presentation (clothes, makeup) were just not as serious as with my women-friends. I mean, it was just not as important to my identity as “smart” ... Views: 382
Thousands of women across India are facing major fertility issues which could have been prevented by maintaining proper reproductive health. Dr. Sunita Tandulwadkar is a leading fertility expert in India who has helped hundreds of women conceive and bear healthy children. She heads the Ruby Hall ... Views: 221
Assisted Hatching is an advanced technique of IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) provided by Ruby Hall Clinic under the expert guidance of Dr. Sunita Tandulwadkar that greatly improve the chances of embryo implantation.
In India, many couples are affected by infertility issues and one of the main ... Views: 218
I think this was said to me for the first, last, and only time at the first, last and only mixer for singles I went to in Wichita, Kansas.
I don’t remember the man’s name or face, but I do remember how he responded to my answer to his inquiry about what I did for a living.
“Psychiatrist? ... Views: 437
In the pink is pervasive this month. According to Dictionary.com, the idiom is actually "in the pink of health." One would think that this is the connection between breast cancer awareness and the pink images that are highly visible. In reality, the symbol is derived from a ribbon's symbolism as ... Views: 209
September is a special month, not only for all of the fall lovers out there, but for those women who have suffered, are suffering, or know someone who is suffering from breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an entire month designated for the annual campaign to raise awareness ... Views: 303
Not long ago within our culture, there was a myth that women were not very sexual. If they were, they did not enjoy it, much. It was also not long ago that sex toys were hidden and shameful. It is safe to say that toys and aids have gone main stream. Women are inherently sexual beings and it is ... Views: 514
When many people think of the transition into menopause, they think of infertility and emotional highs and lows but there are plenty of other health issues that accompany this stage as well. Weight gain, hot flashes and the risk of various diseases, such as heart disease, osteoporosis and ... Views: 292
For both men and women, reproductive health depends on balanced hormones. For many couples, something called “estrogen dominance” wreaks havoc on their plans for a family. In fact, even those not yet planning a family or those who already have children experience issues stemming from estrogen ... Views: 405
Despite what we learned in sex education class, most women do not have a 28 day menstrual cycle. And that’s okay. A 26 or 32 day cycle might be perfectly normal and healthy for you and your body. Even a missed or late period once in a while is likely fine. But a frequent period that comes every ... Views: 441
Americans are getting fatter and fatter by the year . Nearly 70% are over a healthy weight and 33% are classified as "obese" by the American Heart Association yet the diet/fitness industry made $2.4 BILLION last year. Something is NOT adding up.
I'm hear to tell you that you did not fail on ... Views: 374
You've pretty much tried every diet and workout trend you've ever heard of, from the impractical to the to the down right crazy yet your "skinny jeans" just keep getting tighter. So, what's the deal?
Most likely, out-of-whack hormones—like estrogen, insulin, and even growth hormones from ... Views: 320
IF you are like most women over 30 or men over 45, the words “I can’t lose weight because of my slow metabolism” or "I've done everything and I just can't lose weight"
have probably come out of your mouthat least once. Being a woman over 45 myself I can promise you that fixing a slow ... Views: 315
I first learned that I was a “receptacle personality” in Baltimore, Maryland. I was serving our fine country in the US Army Medical Corps as psychiatrist to the 82nd Airborne Division in Ft. Bragg. NC
There was some sort of a training group there that all of the other active duty ... Views: 433
When I first saw in a headline somewhere that the earth’s population of honeybees was diminishing, I actually thought it might be a good thing.
Less bee stings.
I cannot count the number of patients I have seen (particularly males young enough to harbor delusions of their own ... Views: 436
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: 415
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: 818
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: 282
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: 482
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: 295
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: 431
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: 463
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: 370
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: 390
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: 466
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: 641
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: 671
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: 526
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: 740
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: 389
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: 581
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: 587
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: 1435
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: 1220
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: 173
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: 2209
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: 281
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: 587
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: 651
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: 242
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: 440
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: 337
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: 595
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: 1588
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: 383
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: 418
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: 352
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: 332
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: 577