• The Magic of Intermittent Fasting

    The Magic of Intermittent Fasting

    Intermittent fasting can promote diversity of gut bacteria, which can lead to positive brain/mood changes and better sugar balancing. But what exactly is intermittent fasting and how does it work to improve gut health? Yes, it is true. Similarly, to many “new ideas” in modern day, intermittent fasting is not new. What is new today being why people chose to do it. In fact, humans have intermittently fasted throughout...
  • Sugar Baby – My Journey with Gestational Diabetes

    Sugar Baby – My Journey with Gestational Diabetes

    By Bren Boston, MD I was 32 years old and in my first job after my Pain Fellowship.   I was pregnant for the first time and didn’t have any pregnant friends to learn the ropes from – so it was all learning from books for me.  I remembered that some people develop a type of high blood sugar during their pregnancy called Gestational...
  • Why Should You Be Taking Probiotics?

    Why Should You Be Taking Probiotics?

    As more research is done about the gut-brain connection, and gut health becomes more and more of  a trending topic among health gurus and nutritionists, you may have heard about the benefits of “probiotics.” What are they, exactly, and how can they help you?   Probiotics help keep your body in balance. As you may have known, your gut environment, or microbiome, contains good...
  • SEX! Can Make or Break a Relationship.

    SEX! Can Make or Break a Relationship.

    by Rachael Ross, MD, PhD   Functional Care and Sexual Medicine Sex can make or break a relationship. The desire to be sexual with another person is a natural and healthy human impulse. But the skills to be open to enjoy it while also being knowledgeable and confident enough to become a great lover are not a given. These are learned skills. Does an award-winning...
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