What is Insulin Resistance?

You may have heard that pre-diabetes and diabetes can be caused by something called insulin resistance. It sounds like something is resisting insulin, and that’s correct, but do you know what is actually happening? Insulin Resistance happens at the cellular level. This is pretty geeky, and not absolutely technically correct. However, it’s my “layman’s” best … Read more

Aromatase Inhibitors and Cancer Treatment

I was watching television the other day and heard this commercial about this new medication for treating breast cancer, it is an aromatase inhibitor.  An aromatase inhibitor, as you may not know, is something that prevents sex hormones like testosterone, from converting to estrogen.  However, I know aromatase inhibitors in a different manner. Aromatase Inhibitors … Read more

Acid Reflux? Read this first:

Is acid reflux your problem? Are you sure? You may actually have something called “hypochloridria” or low stomach acid. Many people believe they have too much stomach acid that causes their acid reflux, but in fact, the opposite is often true. As we age, our poor gut health catches up to us; as a result, … Read more