Is Alcohol Really a Detriment to Your Health?

A glass of wine with dinner. A beer after a hard day of work. It’s not hard to integrate an occasional drink with a healthy lifestyle. Or is it? In recent years, we’ve read that red wine is rich with antioxidants, and that an occasional beer can raise “good” cholesterol. [...]

2019-02-26T21:14:08-06:00December 13th, 2018|Women's Health|

Is Your Food Making You Sick?

You’re careful about your health. You do your best to eat well, and you pay attention to the ways that your diet affects your energy levels. But something seems off. You’re experiencing annoying symptoms that you can’t explain. You’re often gassy and bloated, your skin may not be clear and [...]

2019-03-07T12:40:40-06:00November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

How Do You Know if Your Estrogen Is Too High?

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP A Delicate Hormonal Balance: How Do You Know if Your Estrogen Is Too High or Too Low? Estrogen plays an important role through the course of our reproductive lives and beyond. It regulates our menstrual cycle, strengthens our bones, controls our cholesterol, and much [...]

2019-02-26T21:14:38-06:00November 22nd, 2018|Hormones, Women's Health|

Breast Cancer and Hormone Replacement Therapy

Much has been written about the connection between breast cancer and hormone replacement therapy (HRT). HRT is not new; it’s been around for many years. The first known experiments with hormone replacement therapy date back to the 1700s when scientists ground up the ovaries and testicles of animals and added [...]

2019-01-16T10:44:58-06:00October 17th, 2018|Hormones, Women's Health|

Hormone Issues Can Appear Long Before Menopause

Younger women need to know about their hormone balance, too! If you are in your 20s, 30s or 40s, you might think your hormones won’t begin to change until you get close to age 50 or menopause. The average American woman reaches menopause (classically defined as a year without a [...]

2018-11-30T03:22:18-06:00October 28th, 2017|Hormones|

Your Circadian Biological Clock and Your Hormones

Ah! Summer in Wisconsin. We wait all year to languish in the long days of sunlight, squeezing in as much as we can until the last ray has disappeared into the night. The kids are out of school, schedules have adjusted and sleeping patterns are usually adjusted, as well. Most [...]

2018-11-30T03:22:18-06:00June 7th, 2017|Hormones|