Your hormones… what may seem like such a small detail in your health, are really one of the biggest aspects contributing to how you feel. These tiny chemical messengers play a crucial role in maintaining your overall health and well-being.Read More
Maintaining a healthy weight is essential for overall well-being. Being overweight or obese is a significant risk factor for developing various health conditions, including high blood pressure. Let’s explore the connection between blood pressure and weight gain and discuss how our weight loss specialists at PrimeHealthMD can help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight.Read More
Depression is a complex and serious mental health condition affecting millions of people worldwide. While the symptoms of depression can vary widely from person to person, one of the issues that many people with depression face is weight gain. Let’s take a deeper dive into link between depression and weight gain, as well as how our weight loss specialists at PrimeHealthMD can help.Read More
Something feels off. You keep gaining weight, feel sluggish and tired, and are dealing with other unexplained symptoms.
If you can relate to this feeling, chances are you have a hormonal imbalance, more specifically, hypothyroidism. Or maybe you have already been diagnosed with hypothyroidism making it challenging to lose weight.Read More
At PrimeHealthMD, we believe in approaching health from a holistic perspective. This means taking a closer look at the underlying causes of disease and how they interact with each other. In this article, we will examine the relationship between diabetes, insulin resistance, and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and how a functional medicine approach can help manage these conditions.Read More
Considering bariatric surgery? Or reconsidering it now that you've done a bit of research?
It's not an easy decision, and it's not for everyone. It can be quite costly, and many people can't afford it, while others simply do not meet the surgical requirements. Maybe your BMI is not high enough. The side effects - both long-term and short-term - can also be off-putting. Some types of bariatric surgery cause extremely rapid weight loss that can damage your liver.
So what are the alternatives that don't carry those issues, dangers and side effects with them?
Let's run through the gamut of what's out there.Read More
Are you intrigued by the promises of hCG for weight loss? Can you really lose one to three pounds a day simply by taking a hormone naturally produced by the body during pregnancy? Can hCG, which is used as a fertility hormone, be safely used off-label to perform a metabolism reset and increase the number of calories your body burns? Is this hormone able to modify your relationship with food permanently and lead to lifelong weight loss?
With promises like that, it's no wonder The hCG Diet or The hCG Protocol, as it's known, is all the rage in weight loss circles. But does it really work?Read More
So, you've recently discovered your hormones are out of whack. What a relief to have answers to WHY you don't feel like yourself; however, you may find yourself even more overwhelmed than before. There's a ton of information out there that can easily lead you down the wrong path leaving you spending hours on the web researching.
Let's discuss some of those options and discuss the pros and cons so we can help alleviate some confusion and highlight some key data points. We are here to ensure you make an informed decision without having to sift through the mountains of data on the subject yourself.Read More
Another summer ending and another year of not feeling good. Getting older is challenging. But why does aging often come with deteriorating health factors leaving you feeling unwell and just not like you once did in your youth? So many things could be causing you to feel bad, but one major factor is most likely your hormones. Those vital chemical messengers in your body are responsible for much more than you realize and, when out of balance, can cause a slew of complications.Read More
So, you cheated on your healthy meal plan, and now you are wondering if you should call it quits. The answer is NO! In fact, let’s stop calling it cheating, as the word “cheating” makes one feel guilty. Allowing ourselves…Read More
The arrival of fall means back to school, football season, festivals, and many other outdoor activities. Fall is a time of year when family memories are made, and it is a season that we look forward to no matter what…Read More
As the body ages, changes naturally occur in the body’s endocrine system, a network of organs and tissues that are responsible for producing hormones. These hormonal changes are associated with menopause in women, low testosterone in men, changes in metabolism…Read More
Ten years ago, cosmetic surgery was usually something reserved for celebrities or the rich. However, as procedures and prices have changed, general attitudes have adapted as well. More and more people, both men and women, are embracing cosmetic surgery instead…Read More
Summer may be coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean your weight loss goals should fall to the wayside. For many of us, the promise of sunny weather and bikini season prompts us to go into full diet mode,…Read More
Everyone needs hormones. They regulate your metabolism, influence your immune system, and can affect your behavior. These chemical messengers are an essential part of our everyday living. Unfortunately, over time our hormones decline due to age, disease or trauma, altering…Read More