Dr. Fox responds to the following article: http://www.pm360online.com/estrogen-therapy-linked-to-brain-atrophy-in-women-with-diabetes/ This study, from the WHI data set is a perfect example of the problems with the overall study. The patients could not participate if they were on hormone replacement at the beginning of the study so we are starting with average age of 70 and adding estrogen. […]
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Hormone Replacement Therapy For Menopausal Women May Not Dim Memory, May Improve Mood. Dr. Fox responds to the following article: http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-menopause-hormone-replacement-cognition-20150602-story.html The evidence continues to roll out refuting the Mammoth waste of money in the 12 year old WHI (women’s health initiative) study, designed to determine if post menopausal hormone replacement was advantageous for women. […]
“Only About Five Percent of People Who Try to Lose Weight Ultimately Succeed.” That quote is from a Karen Parrott, aka Garden Girl, bloggerMaintaining a loss of 70 lbs for 3.5 years “I feel I’ve been able to maintain my weight loss by doing several things: Daily weighing and treating information like data (with the […]
Depression DIY Guide: Connecting the dots According to the ADAA depression affects approximately 14.8 million American adults, or about 6.7 percent of the U.S. population age 18 and older in a given year. Many who suffer from depression also suffer with anxiety. When I searched to find out how many prescriptions are being written for […]
There is nothing like a great massaged kale salad. When your body is craving greens, this is one of the best kinds of salads to make. This salad is filled with a wide variety of colors and phytonutrients. A perfect salad to go with any meal or have on its own. Click here for printable […]
During an initial intake at Alchemist Clinic, we ask patients lots of questions…gathering as much information as possible so we can plan the best course of treatment. One of the things that strikes me is how, when asking people about eating and drinking habits, quite a few fess up to “not drinking enough water.” The […]
Dr. Jill’s Spinach Berry Smoothie Recipe Don’t skip breakfast! Eating first thing in the morning has a powerful effect on jump starting your metabolism. If you don’t eat within two hours of waking, your metabolism will slow down to conserve energy. Start the day right with this nutrient packed Spinach Berry Smoothie! This delicious smoothie […]
About 60 million people — that’s 20 percent of Americans — have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). These people struggle with miserable, often disabling symptoms like bloating, cramps, diarrhea, constipation, and pain. Numerous culprits contribute to IBS. Your gut lining can break down from stress; too many antibiotics or anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin or Advil; steroids; […]
It appears many folks in the United States have gotten the wrong impression of exercise, constantly pushing ourselves harder and faster each and every workout. The reality is that over-exertion will cause pain and injury in the future, thus preventing us from a long life of fitness. Running guru Sage Canady is an ultra-marathoner full […]
If you thought religion and politics were the most taboo topics at the dinner table, there is now definitely a third hot button topic to add to the list. The vaccine debate has become such a contentious issue that even many leading functional doctors and researchers with expertise on the subject prefer not to speak […]