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How Medical Weight Loss Can Help You Oct 2nd, 2020

According to a 2018 food and health survey conducted by the International Food Information Council, one out of every three Americans go on a diet every year. Many choose to follow trendy diets that cut major food groups or require you to follow a very strict eating plan. Though these...

Botox Or Dermal Fillers: Which is Right For You? Sep 1st, 2020

If you’re unhappy with lines, wrinkles, or a loss of facial volume, we have solutions. Many products, such as injectables, can address these problems. Best of all, they’re minimally invasive and don’t entail any downtime. Our team of aesthetic specialists at One Peak Medical is highly experienced at creating personalized...

What Is PRP Therapy? Aug 17th, 2020

Do you dream of smoother, more youthful skin? That fresh glow could be yours with the help of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy.  PRP therapy is a form of regenerative medicine designed to stimulate your body’s natural healing ability. It helps heal injuries, but it also can give you better skin....

What You Should Know About COVID-19 Jul 27th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world we live in. As lockdowns lift and restrictions ease, it might seem like the risk of illness is decreasing. But the threat that COVID-19 poses is far from over. In fact, Oregon now requires face coverings statewide. At One Peak Medical, we understand...

Microdermabrasion FAQs: How Long Do You Have to Wait Between Treatments? May 1st, 2020

There are many different ways to take care of your skin. Depending on your goals, estheticians can recommend a variety of treatments that will help you get the end results you’re looking for. If you’re looking to reduce the look of fine lines, minimize the appearance of ace scarring, and...

Am I Eligible for Microneedling? Apr 1st, 2020

Are you unsatisfied with the appearance, texture, or tone of your skin? Do you find yourself wishing for a way to reveal smoother, healthier skin? You may be interested in learning more about microneedling, a revolutionary skincare treatment designed to stimulate new collagen production and rejuvenate your skin from the...

Who Should Get Hormone Pellet Therapy? Mar 1st, 2020

Are you feeling run down, tired, or irritable? You may have a hormone imbalance that is negatively affecting your health. Fortunately, you don’t have to live with the consequences of inadequate hormone levels. At Peak Medical Clinic in Medford, OR, we offer hormone pellet therapy: a wonderful treatment that can balance...

Energy Booster: Key Benefits of a Vitamin B12 Injection Feb 3rd, 2020

Have you been feeling tired lately? Does your body not seem to run as efficiently as it once had? Do your energy reserves simply feel drained? The Peak Medical Clinic in Medford, OR may be able to solve these issues with a vitamin B12 injection. If you are experiencing symptoms related to...

Why Has Bioidentical Hormone Therapy Become So Popular? Jan 6th, 2020

Bioidentical hormone therapy is the most popular hormone replacement option in the world today because of the health and wellness benefits it offers patients. Imbalances and deficiencies can affect anyone of any age or gender. Often, the symptoms mimic other conditions, which make them difficult to detect. Ordinary doctors aren’t...

Understanding the Science Behind PRP Therapy Dec 2nd, 2019

One of the most exciting advances in health and wellness has been the use of regenerative medicine for therapeutic and aesthetic treatments. In particular, an innovation called “platelet-rich plasma,” or PRP therapy, is bringing dramatic healing and aesthetic rejuvenation to people of all ages, easily and without surgery. OnePeak Medical...

How Can IV Therapy Benefit Me? Nov 4th, 2019

Nutrition is the key to health, but we can’t always get what we need from the food we eat. Supplements fill in the gaps when diet isn’t enough. If you are still taking oral supplements, you are missing out. IV therapy is the only direct supplementation method to ensure the...

What You Can Expect From Medical Weight Loss Oct 6th, 2019

Eat Healthy Meals The second step in this diet program is eating sensibly. Learn to love nutritious foods that leave you feeling full, energized and healthy. The healthier you eat, the clearer your skin will be and the more aesthetically appealing your body will be. Exercise Regularly The third step...

Addressing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Oregon Sep 22nd, 2019

Many women in Oregon are dealing with the extreme social and physical discomfort of pelvic floor dysfunction. Depending upon the magnitude of structural decline, this can be as moderate as a mild struggle with urinary incontinence or as extreme as full-on pelvic organ prolapse. Pelvic reconstruction is an umbrella term that...

Questions to Ask Before Getting a PRP Breast Lift Sep 8th, 2019

A key component of deciding if a PRP breast lift is right for you is to know which questions to ask about the procedure. At Peak Medical Clinic, we pride ourselves in our transparency. Keep reading to learn which questions you need to ask before getting this procedure. What to Ask About...

How to Correct Hair Loss With PRP Hair Restoration Sep 1st, 2019

Women may be more vocal about their concern for hair loss. But it’s a problem that affects men, too. Hair loss can be caused by genetics, medical conditions, stress and a lot more. We’re here to tell you that one thing regarding hair loss is universal. It can be reversed...

Do You Have a Hormone Imbalance? Find Out with Hormone Testing Aug 4th, 2019

Your body contains chemical messengers called hormones. The production of your hormones takes place in your endocrine glands. Your hormones travel throughout your bloodstream to provide your organs and tissues with instructions for what they need to do. This is partially how numerous key processes in your body are controlled...

Signs You Could Benefit from Chemical Peels Jul 28th, 2019

Is your facial skin making you appear older than you really are? If you are bothered by the appearance of scars, lines, and wrinkles on your skin, a chemical peel may be right for you. This treatment can enhance your skin’s appearance and leave you with smoother skin that is...

Laser Hair Removal: What Areas Can I Have Treated? Jul 22nd, 2019

Removing unwanted hair via plucking or shaving isn’t a permanent solution. The follicles simply produce a new hair strand. The best way to achieve a hair-free skin surface is to have the follicles themselves removed. This is accomplished by laser hair removal treatment. A laser beam is used to damage the follicle...

Does Dermaplaning in OR Make a Difference? Jul 14th, 2019

If you are thinking about having a treatment performed in order to improve the health and appearance of your skin, you want to get results. One of the options that you may have looked at is a dermaplaning, which is a form of exfoliation. Before you determine if this is the...

Get a Younger Look with BOTOX in OR Jul 7th, 2019

If you are seeking a more youthful appearance with BOTOX® in OR, you probably already know the treatment is delivered via injection to reduce the activity of facial muscles. But did you know you can undergo this treatment without the need for hospitalization or downtime? Patients also tend to have certain misconceptions...

Hair Loss? Consider PRP Therapy Jun 30th, 2019

Hair loss is a common problem. While it affects men in larger numbers, women can also experience it. There are a number of potential causes for hair loss, including heredity, medical conditions, nutritional deficiencies and aging. Those looking for a treatment that doesn’t involve the side effects of drugs or...

Enjoy a Natural Breast Lift with PRP Treatment Jun 23rd, 2019

Due to gravity, time, and breastfeeding, many women find their once-perky breasts start to sag and appear more tired than perky. The traditional approaches of breast implants and surgical breast lifts are invasive and require a fairly lengthy recovery period; however, today, for women looking for just a bit more...

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FAQs About the Estriol Hormone Jun 18th, 2019

If you have never undergone hormone-replacement therapy (HRT), you’ve probably never heard of the estriol hormone. Once thought of as useless and discarded by the medical community, this mysterious type of estrogen has re-emerged into the forefront of the HRT community. This is for good reason, and we will be exploring...

Why You Should Undergo Hormone Testing Jun 17th, 2019

When your hormones are in balance in your body, everything works the way that it should. Your weight stays on track. Your energy levels are good. Your libido is healthy. Your ability to concentrate and have a sharp memory is intact. It’s a completely different story when something goes wrong...

Common Questions About Hormone Pellet Therapy Jun 13th, 2019

Hormonal imbalances lead to a number of health woes. Along with affecting your emotions, cognitive ability, and desire for intimacy, an imbalance can also lead to insomnia. Fortunately, there are treatments for both genders that make it possible to restore a proper balance. Hormone pellet therapy is a prime example. Here are...

Look Your Best with Medical Weight Loss Jun 9th, 2019

You desire to lose weight and look your best, but no matter what fad diet you follow, the weight always comes back. This is a typical scenario for many overweight people. There is an answer. Medical weight loss is a weight loss program that is administered by a physician and other medical...

The Power of PRP for Male Enhancement Jun 2nd, 2019

Over the years, you’ve noticed some changes that leave you feeling less sure about the appearance and performance of your penis. A number of factors can trigger changes over a period of time. The good news is that those changes don’t have to be permanent. You may be a prime...

Learn More About Laser Hair Removal May 26th, 2019

There is no doubt about it. Removing unwanted hair is one of the most tedious activities that many women and men undergo on a regular basis. Fortunately, the constant need to shave, pluck, or wax to remove hair can become a thing of the past by undergoing a laser hair removal treatment....

What is IV Therapy? May 19th, 2019

Most of us are on the go, very busy and try to lead healthy lifestyles. More often than not, however, we forget to take care of ourselves. The stress builds up, the energy becomes depleted, our immune systems take a hit, and we’re not able to sustain a balance. That...

Benefits of BOTOX Injections May 15th, 2019

It is common for people who are in their early to mid 30s to start thinking about BOTOX®, dermal fillers, and other treatments that provide a little more anti-aging results than over-the-counter products. If you are starting to see dynamic wrinkles appear on your face, we would like to tell...

Restore Your Skin Naturally Through PRP Therapy May 12th, 2019

Unless you’ve been blessed with truly age-defying genes, the gradual breakdown of the overall look and integrity of your skin is inevitable. At some point in your life, your body will naturally decrease its collagen production. Moreover, evidence of sun damage, normal wear and tear, hormonal changes, and other life...

The Advantages of Medical Weight Loss May 5th, 2019

When you’re trying to lose weight, seeking the assistance of a professional is sometimes the best option. A professional can ensure that you’re healthy enough to lose weight and that there are no medical issues that should be addressed before you begin losing weight. You can also create a plan...

What Makes Microneedling So Effective? Apr 30th, 2019

What Makes Microneedling So Effective? 2019-04-30 Author: Dr Nisha Jackson If you are dealing with numerous skin problems like wrinkles, scars, or blemishes, you should consider undergoing a microneedling procedure. This treatment is one of the best all-around skin rejuvenation procedures available. Since it is a minimally-invasive technique, no incisions...

Why Consider Pellet Therapy? Apr 21st, 2019

The most efficient and natural way to provide both women and men with hormones is pellet therapy. Small amounts of bio-identical hormones are released consistently once the pellets have been placed beneath the skin. Healthy levels of hormones are delivered consistently for between three and four months by the pellets. This...

Throw Away Your Razor with Laser Hair Removal Apr 15th, 2019

You know just how painful it can be to cut yourself with a razor while shaving. If you have sensitive skin, you know how uncomfortable it is to deal with razor burn and ingrown hairs. With all of the problems that razors cause, it is a wonder that people keep...

Understanding PRP Therapy and its Many Uses Apr 8th, 2019

Using the body’s inherent healing capacity is the new frontier in modern medicine. Many discoveries about the body including stem cell, hyaluronic acid, and such things are improving the way modern medicine works. Platelet-rich-plasma therapy, or PRP therapy, is a revolutionary treatment option that may be just what you need. How...

Relax and Rejuvenate with Chemical Peels Mar 31st, 2019

Chemical peels make one of the best treatment choices when you are dealing with multiple skin problems like signs of aging and sun damage. They consist of a medical-grade solution that is applied to the skin in the treatment area for the purpose of removing portions of the outer skin layers....

Shed the Pounds with Medical Weight Loss Mar 20th, 2019

One of the hardest parts about weight loss is maintaining your results after you’ve achieved them, second only to actually achieving the results. Many people try to go it alone and they end up giving up before they’ve even gotten close. If you are looking to shed pounds – and...

Top 6 Health Benefits of L-Citrulline: Mar 20th, 2019

L-citrulline is a non-essential amino acid, meaning that it is made in the body. It is produced in the liver and intestines, either from L-arginine or L-glutamine. When deciding between L-citrulline supplements and L-arginine supplements, it is better to choose L-citrulline because it is more effective at increasing blood arginine...

Am I a Candidate for Hormone Pellet Therapy? Mar 18th, 2019

Hormone pellet therapy was established decades ago. There has been positive scientific research regarding the benefits for decades. The therapy is an effective, natural, and safe way to restore hormonal balance. The delivery method makes certain you receive the same low and steady doses of hormones once created by your body....

ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BIOIDENTICAL HORMONE PELLETS Mar 11th, 2019

Your Ultimate Guide to Bioidentical Hormone Pellets: The Benefits & Indications Bioidentical hormone pellets have been used with great success in the U.S., Europe, and Australia since 1938. In fact, pellet implants were a very popular mode of hormone administration in the U.S. until the 1970s, when many oral and...

Who Can Benefit from IV Therapy? Mar 10th, 2019

You have likely heard of IV therapy if you read health magazines, listen to popular podcasts, or just watch the news on a regular basis. There is a lot of hype that surrounds this therapy. And this is with a good reason. IV therapy is able to deliver nutrition to your body...

The Benefits of PRP Therapy Mar 3rd, 2019

PRP therapy is a medical procedure that helps to improve healing time in tissue and cells that are chronically inflamed. PRP therapy is also known as platelet-rich plasma therapy. Platelets play several critical roles in the body. Platelets help increase the speed of blood clotting so that an individual does not...

Why Taking A Vitamin D Supplement Is Important! Feb 4th, 2019

Known as the “sunshine vitamin”,  vitamin D is crucial to keeping us healthy and feeling good. It is fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in very few foods – including some fish, fish liver oils, and egg yolks – and in fortified dairy and grain products. Since it is found in very few...

What Types of Exercise Should I be Doing? Jan 28th, 2019

Short Answer: The exercise that you will actually do. Just like diet – what is the best diet? The one you will stick to (that is based on mostly plants and whole foods). Especially if you did not grow up doing sports or being active, you NEED to find a...

Tired of Water? 6 Healthy H20 Alternatives Jan 27th, 2019

I know. I get it. I am generally a pretty good water drinker BUT sometimes we just need to mix it up! Here are some great options for you to “mix up” your daily hydration routine: Hot Drinks: Tea Almond milk Coconut milk Oat milk Soy milk (if tolerated) My...

Goal Setting for 2019 – Part 2 Jan 23rd, 2019

(read Part 1 HERE) What specific steps can you take towards your goal? Let’s say you wanted to create a healthier lifestyle, whether it be for health-related weight loss, or self-confidence and body composition. Both of those goals will require similar steps. Think of a healthy lifestyle and what HABITS they...

9 Essential Seeds For Your Health Jan 21st, 2019

Why Seeds? Seeds are rich in nutrients and have many health benefits. These small but mighty kernels are high in vitamins and minerals the body needs to function at peak performance. Seeds are extremely versatile and can be incorporated easily into a variety of different recipes. Need more energy? Want...

Goal Setting for 2019 Jan 14th, 2019

Goal Setting for 2019: How to do it and How to ACHIEVE IT! “A dream written down with a date becomes a goal. A goal broken down into steps becomes a plan. A plan backed by action makes your dreams come true.” – Greg S. Reid Let’s make 2019 the year you achieve those health and...

Gut Health & Why It’s So Important Jan 9th, 2019

Your body is full of trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi. They are collectively known as the microbiome. While some bacteria are associated with disease, others are extremely important for your immune system, heart, weight and many other aspects of health. As you grow, your gut microbiome begins to diversify,...

Common Signs of Type 2 Diabetes Jan 4th, 2019

Type 2 diabetes can affect all people, regardless of age. Early symptoms of type 2 diabetes may be missed, so those affected may not even know they have the condition. An estimated one out of every three people within the early stages of type 2 diabetes are not aware they...

6 Causes of Swings in Blood Sugar Jan 4th, 2019

There are many ways blood sugar (glucose levels in the blood) can affect people both with and without diabetes. Each person reacts differently to various items that influence blood sugars. There are some compounds that individuals may want to examine to see how they influence their own blood sugar levels....

6 Easy Steps to Fighting Fatigue & Boosting Energy! Dec 30th, 2018

Here is your action packed plan for enhanced brain and body energy! A guide to boosting energy and strengthening your stamina! 1.Pace Yourself– if you are an energizer bunny but feel that your batteries are wearing out by noontime each day, you might want to consider the fact that you are not pacing...

3 Ways To Boost Your Immune System Naturally Dec 27th, 2018

Boosting your immune system is something we all should be thinking about in the toxic world we live in! The good news is that you can do something about your vulnerability to these viruses, and other illnesses that can leave you feeling sick and weak for days! The simplistic approach...

Top 6 Benefits of Vitamin C Dec 16th, 2018

Vitamin C is a strong antioxidant that can boost your blood antioxidant levels. Although many think of it as just being helpful to fight off the common cold, there is so much more to this crucial vitamin! Here are just a few of the countless benefits of Vitamin C: 1....

Enjoy the Holidays (the Healthy Way) Dec 13th, 2018

Here are my 5 top tips for making it through the holiday season without feeling bloated and over stuffed! I like to keep health in general pretty simple. As humans we need 4 things. Food, Water, Movement & Connection. Make this time of year about CONNECTION with your loved ones! Focus on...

The Benefits of Dermaplaning Dec 3rd, 2018

Dermaplaning: What is it? Dermaplaning is a safe, effective, and PAIN FREE treatment that uses a gentle surgical shaving tool to remove dead skin cells. This simple, in-office treatment also removes the top layer of facial hair and allows the esthetician to revitalize the skin with a series of steps...

5 Signs and Symptoms of PCOS Nov 28th, 2018

• What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder we treat at Peak Medical Clinic, and although many people have heard of it, many people don’t really know what it is or the common symptoms. PCOS is actually very common among women of reproductive age, and widely...

IS IPL RIGHT FOR YOU? Nov 25th, 2018

What is IPL? If your skin is in need of rejuvenation because of skin discolorations caused by environmental conditions or genetics, or if you just want to improve the overall appearance of your skin, IPL treatment may be just right for you. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), or photofacials, target specific damage...

How the “LipoSlim” Shot Works Nov 16th, 2018

How the “LipoSlim” Shot Works: Weight Loss, Energy, & More! Many patients come to us either requesting a “Skinny Shot” or asking for more information about them. Without a doubt, it is one of our most popular nutrient injections – and for good reason! Let’s explore what this “LipoSlim”, “Skinny...

B-12 Injections: What You Should Know Nov 12th, 2018

B12 injections have been used to treat anemia since the 1930′s. It wasn’t long after that people started using them to treat anemia that doctors discovered these shots had much wider uses – including reducing stress and fatigue, helping sleep patterns, supporting cognitive function, and boosting cardiovascular health. These quick and effective...

TOP 5 SIGNS OF HORMONAL IMBALANCE Nov 9th, 2018

Hormones are the ultimate chemical messengers, constantly communicating information to every area of our body, adapting, and responding to our many complex needs. Produced by our endocrine glands—adrenals, thyroid, pancreas and ovaries or testes—hormones execute essential functions, relay important warnings, and communicate constantly. Essentially, they assure everything is running smoothly. However,...

Should You Be Drinking Milk? Nov 4th, 2018

First… Are you a baby cow? Fun Fact: At birth a baby cow weighs about 60-100 lbs, and by the time it is 6-10 months old it weighs anywhere from 450 to 700 lbs. It does this consuming mostly mother’s milk. Meaning this natural blend of nutrients is meant to help...

Collagen vs Gelatin: What’s the Difference? Oct 18th, 2018

Is collagen the same as gelatin? Do they do the same thing? What are they good for? Collagen and gelatin are very similar, but they do have a few differences. They have the exact same amino acids and are both very easily absorbed which means your body is getting that same...

Botox Basics: A Quick Guide Oct 8th, 2018

It’s not a big surprise that plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures are on the rise – partly due to new innovations in surgical technique and technology. In addition, beauty and health have become the fascination not only of celebrities, but also everyday people who are talking more and more openly...

Should My Kid Be Vegan? Sep 26th, 2018

Should my kid be vegan? Overall, vegan diets can be a very healthful way of eating. But is it an ideal diet for growing kids? Hopefully, when you think of a vegan diet it is one with a wide variety of colorful vegetables, fruit, lentils, legumes, nuts, seeds, and whole...

Why You Should Be Using Prp For Hair Loss Sep 17th, 2018

Why you should be using a multifactorial approach with PRP for Hair Loss What the heck is PRP and why do I keep hearing about the benefits? PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma. Plasma is the part of our blood responsible for carrying red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. In...

5 Ways To Reach Your Sleep Goals Aug 31st, 2018

Among the many duties we juggle daily, quality sleep often takes the back burner. This may not seem like that big of a deal in your 20’s or 30’s, but the repercussions eventually show up in our health and around our waistlines. Even if you’re younger and sleep deprivation hasn’t...

Hormone Havoc: Chronic Stress & Chaos in the Adrenals Aug 24th, 2018

The adrenal glands (AKA the stress glands) may be small, but they have a big purpose. Located on top of each kidney, these endocrine glands are quite useful when a true flight-or-fight situation arises, such as running from a bear or making a split decision to avoid getting hit by a...

How to Talk to Men About Their Cars (& Health) Aug 16th, 2018

It’s often said that men take better care of their cars than their bodies. While that might be true, it’s now more important than ever for men to get regular medical checkups. After all, you only get one body – so why are so many men blowing it with their health?...

Top Ten Signs You May Have Hypo-thyroidism Aug 7th, 2018

TOP TEN SIGNS YOU MAY HAVE HYPOTHROIDISM Plus the Resources to Get You Balanced At any given time, one can experience a down-turn in our primary metabolism gland known as the thyroid. There are numerous problems related to the endocrine system and many problems related to the thyroid gland. Let’s...

Energy Plan| part 5 Jul 31st, 2018

Energy PLAN | part 5   Mend the Mind   6 Steps to Help Heal & Mend the Mind   Start each day with at least 10 minutes of DOWN QUIET TIME. This is a time you can: Journal Meditate Connect with God Focus on deep breathing exercises Count your blessings...

Energy Plan| part 4 Jul 27th, 2018

Energy PLAN | part 4   Move that Booty – Sleep that Booty   This is one of the most important things you can do to turn the tide on fatigue. Start today and get out there for 20 minutes to wake up your body. The problem with us today is that...

Energy Plan| part 3 Jul 25th, 2018

Energy PLAN | part 3   It’s all about Chemistry!   Hormones! If you are feeling the symptoms of HORMONE LOSS (PMS, Pre-menopause, or Andropause – male loss of hormone) this may be the direct cause of your fatigue. Consider taking the hormone quiz on this site to determine if it is...

Energy Plan| part 2 Jul 20th, 2018

Energy PLAN | part 2   FOOD  – The Fabulous Energizer It’s time to stop moping around with low energy levels and start to pump up your mojo with these Food ENERGY boosters that research has clearly shown to work. I have used these in my practice for years now and they...

Energy Plan| part 1 Jul 18th, 2018

Energy PLAN | part 1   Energy  If you used to a be a HIGH ENERGY person and now you are finding yourself repeating the mantra MUST STAY AWAKE every afternoon as your eyes are drooping and the yawns keep coming.  Let’s face it fatigue, exhaustion, and just being plain pooped...

Sleep PLAN | part 8 Jul 9th, 2018

Sleep PLAN | part 8   Ten Days & Nights to the Best Sleep of Your Life   10 Nights of Sleep… Day 1. Set your internal clock, and leave it alone! Ever wonder why you can hardly pull yourself out of bed each Monday morning, after sleeping in on the weekends? Constantly...

Sleep Plan | part 7 Jul 5th, 2018

Sleep PLAN |part 7   10 Benefits of Sleep The Top Ten Benefits of Sleep 1. Weight Control Multiple recent studies have shown that people who get no more than six hours of sleep are prone to gaining weight. In some studies, it took just thirty to sixty minutes of additional...

Sleep Plan | part 6 Jul 3rd, 2018

Sleep PLAN | part 6   9 Tricks to Quick Sleep 9 Tips for Getting the Rest You Need Create a sleep sanctuary. Reserve your bedroom for sleep and intimacy. Keep it on the cool side. Banish the television, computer, cellphone or digital organizer, and other diversions from that space. Nap only...

Sleep Plan | part 5 Jun 29th, 2018

Sleep PLAN | part 5   Stages of Sleep All sleep is not created equally. Sleep happens in stages and reoccurs in stages. Each stage of sleep is vital to the brain and body and works to prepare and equip you for the next day.   Sleep is broken down into...

Sleep Plan | part 4 Jun 25th, 2018

Sleep PLAN | part 4   Sleepless Side Effects The Effects of Sleep Deprivation While most people don’t think twice about losing sleep or developing poor sleep habits, the effects of sleeplessness can be devastating to your personal and professional life, causing, among other things: Fatigue Lack of motivation Weight gain...

Sleep Plan | part 3 Jun 22nd, 2018

Sleep PLAN | part 3   Sleep 101:  Understanding the Role of sleep   If you think you’re managing just fine on four to six hours of sleep, but you just don’t feel up to par—you’re not sleeping as well as you used to; you’ve gained weight around your middle; you...

Sleep Plan | part 2 Jun 18th, 2018

Sleep PLAN |part 2     Sleep Quiz Take the Sleep Quiz   
The sleep quiz is designed to help you determine the extent of your sleep deprivation and to become conscious of the toll it’s taking on your body and mind. Answer the following questions; not taking into account the...

sleep Plan | part 1 Jun 15th, 2018

sleep PLAN | part 1   SLEEP The Need for Sleep & How to Get it If you’re like most people, you respond with laughter when asked if you get the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep at night.  You can’t imagine getting even close to that on a regular...

Stress Plan | part 3 Feb 13th, 2018

Definition TOXIC STRESS The Stress Syndrome You may wonder how a perfectly healthy person like yourself could have developed so many of these symptoms or issues, which you’ve never had before. This Stress Syndrome, which health experts also call adrenal fatigue or adrenal hypofunction, is the direct result of chronic, excessive...

Stress Plan | part 2 Feb 6th, 2018

Toxic Stress Test The STRESS Epidemic: Join the Club It’s easy to become overwhelmed with constant financial pressures, emotional strain, health care problems, poor diet and lack of sleep. We feel that, whatever we do, it’s never enough. With our busy lives, we have less time to deal with our...

Stress Plan | part 1 Jan 30th, 2018

STRESS|the modern day medical epidemic Has your life felt out of control lately, with too much to do and too little time to do it? Is your body starting to tell you in little ways — you’re exhausted all day and you can’t get a good night’s sleep — that...

The Brain Balance Plan Jan 5th, 2018

The Brain Balance Plan| to help douse depression  It’s hard to believe that one day you feel great emotionally and then the very next day or very next moment you can feel depressed, irritable, and often “flying off the handle” so to speak. Having these swings not only creates an incredible...

Stress & Depressed Nov 20th, 2017

Stress Induced Irritability & Depression The crazy thing about toxic levels of stress is that it can lead to a brain chemical melt down. Once you experience what I like to refer to as a “brain melt-down” you are then much less equipped to handle the stress making you feel...

Licking…Sugar Addiction Nov 7th, 2017

Licking… Sugar Addiction Q: What can I do about my ‘sugar addiction’?  During the holidays I get really stressed and eating sweets and starchy foods seem to calm me down. A: You nailed it on the head…sugar and bread-starches are “comfort foods” that help calm you down through the action of the...

|Vitamin D| Oct 25th, 2017

Vitamin D: what’s all the hype… Q: So… what’s all the hype about Vitamin D? A: I am so glad you asked!  I’ve started ordering this for all of my patients, as I really feel that when Vitamin D levels are optimal; people feel so much better!! You know how you feel when you...

Boosting Your Immunity Oct 20th, 2017

|Boosting Your Immunity…Naturally| Boosting your immune system is something we all should be thinking about in the toxic world we live in! The good news is that you can do something about your vulnerability to these viruses, and other illnesses that can leave you feeling sick and weak for days!...

Sad: Seasonal Affective Disorder Oct 11th, 2017

|When Your Body Gets the Blues| What is it with wintertime and the blahs? Ever heard of seasonal affective disorder, also known as SAD? SAD is when you feel down in the dumps during the dreary winter months. What causes SAD, and what can you do about it? Keep reading!...

Hormone Therapy Sep 21st, 2017

Top 20 Reasons to use Hormone Therapy|Women Insomnia: Insomnia or wakefulness leads to decreased production of melatonin and Human Growth Hormone, which can then lead to weight gain and depression. Night sweats: Excessive perspiration and hot flashes, which can be embarrassing, uncomfortable, and cause wakefulness at night. Depression: Low levels of...

Fat Loss Tips Sep 5th, 2017

Fat Loss Tips  |fast track to controlling insulin & body fat| Start with one or two new tips per week; adding a new tip weekly, then in twelve short weeks you’ll begin to experience a better mood, increased energy, and excellent fat loss – especially around the middle. Eat every...

Bio-identical Hormone Therapy Sep 1st, 2017

|What is Bio-identical Hormone Therapy (BHT)| Bioidentical Hormone therapy (BHT) is supplementation using natural, plant based hormones, in doses to replace to the natural premenopausal levels. If successful, symptoms of hormone imbalance should subside and long-term effects of hormone imbalance, or low levels of hormones, should be reduced or completely...

Adrenal Fatigue Aug 31st, 2017

|What is Adrenal Fatigue| The adrenal glands are known as the stress glands located on top of each kidney. They produce many hormones; including the flight or fight hormones that are produced when under stress. Our bodies are not made to withstand excessive production of these hormones, adrenaline and Cortisol, but...

Nisha on theDove discussing Weight Loss Mar 4th, 2014

Nisha on Weight Loss & Sugar Intake Originally aired: 3.3.14 Tune in on Monday March 31st at 8:00am when Nisha discusses “STRESS – Finding a Healthy Balance.” On theDove, heard locally at 91.7FM. Share your comments below or ask Nisha a question on the topic discussed!

Fight Fatigue! Part 4: Drink Water & Consider Supplements Jan 8th, 2014

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