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08 Jan

Stress, Your Thyroid and Your Weight

Hormones, Weight Loss 3 Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
Thyroid and stress Did you know that stress can cause thyroid problems? It has been well documented. Stressful situations, chronic stress and even the stress from being overweight can be a major catalyst in disrupting the normal performance of the thyroid. Your weight doesn’t need to be held captive by your thyroid.
05 Jan

10 Ways to Get Healthier in 2011

Hormones, Weight Loss No Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
Losing weight and getting healthier is the number one resolution for the New Year. A new year brings a fresh start and new hope when you have been stuck in a rut. My advice for starting off your healthy habits is to just get started. Here are ten suggestions for you to start getting healthier in 2011.
22 Dec

Using the Cold to Boost Your Metabolism

Hormones, Weight Loss 1 Comment by Scott Isaacs MD
Everyone has been talking about a new kind of dieting called thermal dieting. The idea is that when your body is cold, it burns more calories. By going out in the cold, taking a cold bath or swimming in a frigid lake, you force your body to rev up metabolism. Aside from the obvious dangers of hypothermia, the basic idea makes sense.
15 Dec

How to Start a Diet in the Middle of December

weight loss scale The middle of December is one of the best times to lose weight. Why? While everyone else is gaining weight, you can get a head start on the New Year’s weight loss bandwagon. You can lose weight now while the world continues to gain. Losing weight in December is like having a double weight loss.
08 Dec

Sitting: A New Health Risk

Hormones, Weight Loss No Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
According to the Centers for Disease Control, we are in an epidemic of sitting. Our parents and grandparents spent much less time sitting down we do now. We are not just sitting more…we are moving less.
26 Nov

Welcome to the blog of Scott Isaacs, M.D.

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Dr. Scott Isaacs, MD Today, I am launching my new blog, "Outsmarting Your Hungry Hormones" as well as my Facebook fanpage, Twitter profile and YouTube channel. Please check out my various social media profiles and click "Like", Follow Me, and become a subscriber!
18 Jul

Adverse Events Associated with Testosterone Replacement

Hormones No Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
Active seniors It's well known that testosterone levels gradually decline as men age, beginning in middle age. In some men, these decreases are greater than others.
13 Jul

Study Shows Weight Loss Supplements No Better than Placebo

Hormones, Weight Loss No Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
In a placebo-controlled, randomized study by Dr. Thomas Ellrott, 9 commonly used weight loss supplements were found to be no better than placebo.
13 Jul

How to Take Control of Your Cravings

Hormones, Weight Loss No Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
You swore you'd have just a few fries and give up those giant breakfast bagels. So why do your cravings still get the best of you? Forget willpower. The solutions are all in your head.
25 Aug

Jillian Michaels’ New Book, “Master Your Metabolism”

Hormones, Weight Loss No Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
I was very impressed with Jillian Michaels’ New York Times bestselling book Master Your Metabolism: The 3 Diet Secrets to Naturally Balancing Your Hormones for a Hot and Healthy Body! The book is extremely well researched, well written and embraces the philosophy of hormones and your weight.
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