Health & Fitness

What is BHRT (Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy) and Who Needs It?

What is BHRT (Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy) and Who Needs It?

Hormones are special chemicals produced by glands in our body that act as messengers to tell other parts of the body how and when to work.  Because hormones control nearly all tasks in the human body from digestion, growth, appetite, mood, immune function, to libido; a vast variety of symptoms can occur when hormones become out of balance. 

Prevent SAD this season with Holistic Medicine

Prevent SAD this season with Holistic Medicine

As we trudge deeper into the depths winter, many people experience some degree of mood change. We feel less motivated, sentimental, anxious or depressed. For some, these changes are slight and manageable; they may simply feel a bit more fatigued, have a harder time waking up in the morning, or occasionally feel bummed out. With the cold and grey weather, a lot of people opt to stay home, which can lead to feelings of isolation. Although Denver winters can be beautiful, sunny and full of outdoor activities like skiing, snowboarding, and winter hiking, we become more sedentary. Winter has a clear effect on us -- and our bodies respond to that change.

Ditch Endocrine Disruptors for Good

Ditch Endocrine Disruptors for Good

It seems that every week, we hear of another toxin lurking around us that we should avoid. This barrage of bad news is an unfortunate consequence of the increase in research and education in the past decade, but the good news is the more we know, the safer we can be.

Holistic Fertility Treatments vs. Western Fertility Treatments: A Comparison

Holistic Fertility Treatments vs. Western Fertility Treatments: A Comparison

Infertility is estimated to affect as many as 15% of couples in the United States. Of these couples, men and women contribute just about equally to the causes of infertility. Because infertility is so prevalent, many men, women, and couples choose to seek medical help when they are unable to conceive despite their best efforts.