Our Poor Sad Food Supply! Hormones, Pesticides, GMOs, Oh my!

By | June 9th, 2011|Latest Articles, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings, Saratoga Blog at Living Well|

By Sarah A LoBisco, ND   Can you believe it’s already June!! You know what that means, time to highlight some great article links for my upcoming June Top Reads Page. J The first topic of the month—Franken foods revisited! Let’s start with… …..the Case of the exploding watermelon! I know, it sounds like a [...]

Stress, Sugar, Hormones, & Overall Health: A compilation of Important Thoughts with Dr. Sarah

By | August 22nd, 2009|Newsletter Postings|

1. The Stress factor Let’s pause and talk about how stress impacts your health. There are three major ways stress effects the body, according to Bruce Lipton, cell biologist. The first is that blood flow is shunted from your viscera, where nutrient absorption takes place, to your peripheral muscles. This is to allow your legs [...]

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6/21/2009: Hormones, Alternative Health, & Organic OK from AMA

By | June 24th, 2009|Newsletter Postings|

Society sets women up to believe that the transition into the cessation of periods is a turbulent, symptomatic whirlwind consisting of hot flashes, mood changes, night sweats, cravings, weight gain, and hair growth in unwelcome places (to name a few). However, this need not be the case. Obviously, prevention is the key, and if one [...]

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3/3/2009: Hormones and Adrenal Health

By | March 5th, 2009|Newsletter Postings|

Dr Borkin is an advocator of transdermal hormonal replacement and saliva testing. I agree that saliva testing is the best measure of free hormones in the blood; it’s more of a functional test rather than a measurement of bound hormones. Unfortunately, NYS doesn’t allow this form of testing for all practitioners. As most of you [...]

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Can You Be Addicted to Food?

By | June 10th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

“Focusing on trying to control anything that we can seems quite compelling when we are living in a world where lack of control from the outside seems the norm. This includes managing what and how much we put into our mouths and placing the results neatly into a category of “good” or “bad.” Yet, [...]

Is Society Normalizing Disordered Eating & Is Diet Culture and Healthcare Contributing to the Rise in Eating Disorders?

By | May 26th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

When Does Being Healthy Cross the Fitness Line? How do you know when you cross that line between caring about your health and obsessing over it? When does nourishing your body with nurturing foods turn into a disordered relationship with nutrition and fitness? How do habits for health that focus on diet and [...]

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Worrying About Your Health All the Time? Maybe It’s Health Anxiety…

By | May 20th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

More on What Health Anxiety Is As usual for me, I tend to take on a subject and dig into it so deeply it becomes many subtopics too vast to cover in one article. This occurred for me again on the topic of health anxiety. Anxiety is so prevalent, and so many are [...]

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Is it False Anxiety, Anxiety, or Health Anxiety?

By | May 13th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

The Vicious Hamster Wheel in Your Head… Do you experience brain fog, fatigue, heart palpitations, sweating, muscle tension, and digestive issues? Are you having these and/or other continual symptoms only to run to the doctor and find everything is normal? If every ache and pain causes a whirlwind of thoughts to run through [...]

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Drops of Mindful Healing and Being “Purposely Positive”: Listen to These Podcasts: Essentially Everything About Essential Oils & Is Spirituality the Missing Link in Medicine?

By | April 9th, 2022|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

As we continue to navigate our way through the fear epidemic, detaching ourselves from our amygdalas being hijacked by negative news and the weight of the world events can be challenging. The media, social networks, and advertisements are masterful at grabbing our attention and keeping us engaged. This is oftentimes to our detriment and [...]

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