I prefer to call it ‘fertility’ rather than ‘infertility’ when I’m working with soon-to-be moms. I view it as a cooperative effort to create the healthiest, most fertile body possible in order to increase the woman’s chances of raising a healthy, happy baby. I really enjoy working with my fertility patients as they are gung-ho […]>Read More
Category Archives: Blood Sugar
Whaddya Think of Gluten?
I’ve had some very strange looks at times when I’ve recommended to my patients to go gluten-free. The looks range in severity from mild (“Oh no … I am not sure I can do that”) to full-fledged panic (“What?! Are you crazy lady??”) I am not one to talk the talk, without walking the walk. […]>Read More
Blood Sugar Dysregulation Insulin is a hormone involved in blood sugar regulation. When we ingest food, our blood sugar raises as that food is absorbed and the pancreas pumps out insulin to help shuttle the blood sugar into cells where it can be burned as fuel or stored as potential energy. Irregular blood sugar due […]>Read More
Blood Sugar Balance
In a previous blog I discussed symptoms of hypoglycemia and irregular blood sugar, and now I’m going to get straight to the goods and give you my best tips for reversing dysglycemia. Just to recap: symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) are craving sweets or feeling sleepy after meals, needing caffeine for energy, eating in […]>Read More
Both low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) are stepping stones toward diabetes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that for those children born after 2000, 1 in 3 will become diabetic. Although frightening, hope comes with the fact that most cases of diabetes can be prevented through healthy diet and […]>Read More