Testing for Adrenal Fatigue – PODCAST

Testing for Adrenal Fatigue correctly requires using a combination of lab testing and feedback from the patient (questionnaires can also play a useful role). The major lab test used to diagnose Adrenal Fatigue is, as you might have guessed, the cortisol test. But there is more than one type of cortisol testing, and the correct […]

How Owning A Pet Can Improve Your Overall Health – PART 2

Pets can improve your emotional health. They give unconditional love and are always happy to see you. They shower you with love and attention. This is PART 2 in a series on How Owning A Pet Can Improve Your Overall Health CLICK HERE for PART 1 Knowing that you have someone who loves you at […]


Most people know they should cut calories and exercise more to trim down, but there’s now significant scientific evidence that another critical component to maintaining your natural normal weight  is avoiding sleep deprivation, sleep scientists say. “There is no doubt that insufficient sleep promotes hunger and appetite, which can cause excessive food intake resulting in […]

Top Ten Reasons Why Stress is Fattening

Let’s define stress first. Most people only think of psychological stress when they hear the term “stress”. Things like family or job issues, or traffic or money worries. Yes, these can certainly be stressful. There are also less obvious stressors and what I call “hidden” stressors that have the same physiological effect on the body. […]

Lose Weight by Sleeping

40 Tips for Fat Loss

 Sleep is an essential aspect of healing and repair and that healing takes seven to eight hours. The vital key to the link between good sleep and weight is understanding  hormones, especially the hormone cortisol. You have major sleep disturbance when your cortisol is high. Cortisol is your stress hormone. It gives you an overactive brain […]