The Hormone-Diet Connection: Understanding the impact of foods on your hormonal balance

The Hormone-Diet Connection: Understanding the Impact of Foods on Your Hormonal Balance

Our hormonal health plays a crucial role in the overall well-being of our bodies. Everything from our mood to metabolism and reproductive health can be affected by our hormone levels. Interestingly, what we eat can have a significant impact on these hormone levels, and understanding this connection can help optimize our health.At the Florida Center…

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Eating to End Inflammation: Understanding the Role of Genetics in Personalized Nutrition

Inflammation is a natural part of our body’s defense system, a response to injury or infection. However, chronic inflammation has been linked to various health issues such as heart disease, cancer, and autoimmune disorders1. Interestingly, there’s a crucial connection between what we eat, how it affects our bodies, and our unique genetic makeup.At the Florida…

Nurse Practitioner, Suzette Boyette, flexes her muscle and points at her bicep. There is also a graphic overlay displaying self-esteem as portrayed by an illustrated woman smiling at her reflection in a mirror

The Crucial Role of Self-Esteem in Holistic Wellness: Exploring the Connection between Self-Esteem, Physical Wellbeing, and Aesthetics

In the pursuit of holistic wellness, self-esteem plays a pivotal role. Our overall sense of self-worth influences various aspects of our lives, including physical ability, appearance, and overall wellbeing. In this article, we will delve into the profound correlation between self-esteem and wellness, exploring how self-esteem impacts our physical health and aesthetics. We will also…

hormone replacement therapy does my doctor take it

Hormone Replacement Therapy: Does My Doctor Take It?

There Are Some Major Differences Between Wellness Doctors and Sick-Care Doctors   Something really struck me when I first began my career in the world of wellness. This is not “traditional” healthcare the way I knew it. The providers in this field of medicine aren’t seeing sick patients every day. They aren’t trying to turn and burn…

Getting Older Doesn’t Have To Mean Slowing Down

Do you feel like you’re slowing down more and more every day? Not jumping out of bed in the morning. Missing the pep in your step from when you were in your twenties? Does it feel like you’re begrudgingly becoming the old man/woman you always swore to never turn into?   You’re not alone.  …

Thyroid Augmentation for Major Depression

Next, let’s look at thyroid augmentation in the treatment of major depression. If you’re augmenting with thyroid hormone, what is your target TSH? Or, if it’s someone else’s thyroid treatment and you’re treating the patient with depression, what TSH should you encourage your colleagues to get the patient to? In a 2018 article by Cohen…