Supplement Highlights

We have several supplements that we keep in-office.  Today we wanted to highlight a few of those! When we age, our testosterone levels drop, naturally increasing our estrogen levels. Too much estrogen can cause significant damage to our bodies. Studies have shown that people with high levels of estrogen have a higher risk of increased…

Immune System Optimization

As a medical provider, we can help “flatten the curve” of the Coronavirus by ensuring that patients build up their immune systems. This approach starts with optimizing hormones to ensure that the body is working at optimal levels. Hormones, like testosterone, estrogen, and progesterone, help modulate various components of the immune system by acting on…

Carbohydrates: The Good, the Bad, and Why You Might Be Craving Them

  Are carbohydrates good or bad for you? It depends. Despite what proponents of some popular low-carb diets would have you believe, carbohydrates (in the right form) are a very important component of your diet. [click here for full article]


A natural decrease in hormone production causes the three phases of menopause (perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause). As hormone levels begin to decline, a variety of symptoms may present themselves. During the perimenopause stage, estrogen levels start to rise and fall at different rates, which may cause one of the following symptoms: 8 Symptoms of Perimenopause…

The Microbiome and Gastrointestinal Disorders From Mayo Clinic

  Although many of us think of the gastrointestinal tract as little more than a tube to move food and waste through the body, it is actually a very complex and sophisticated barrier system.  [click here for full article]

Is Coffee Good For Gut Motility?

  An estimated 83% of U.S. adults drink at least one cup of coffee a day, and with what seems like a Starbucks on every corner, it’s no surprise that the U.S. is the biggest consumer of this beverage. We love our coffee so much we post daily memes joking about coffee and bathroom issues. [click…

Avoiding the Afternoon Energy Slump

  It tends to happen every day around the same time. It begins with a simple yawn, then your eyelids start getting heavy, and before you know it, you’re staring at your computer screen struggling to remember what you’re doing. It’s the dreaded post-lunch afternoon period where you hit the wall and find it increasingly…

Food Allergy and Intolerance: Making Sense of Food Sensitivities

  It’s not uncommon to hear someone say, “I can’t eat that, I’m allergic to it.” As many as one in five individuals have bad reactions to specific foods or classes of foods.1 And the number of adults with reported food allergies is increasing. [click here for full article]

Can a Man Boost His Fertility Through Diet?

  Among men’s health issues, infertility may not be top of mind. Yet it has become a major health issue in recent decades for women and men alike. In the United States alone, about 4 million men seek help for fertility issues every year. [click for full article]