Tag: Conditions and Diseases

30 Jun

Not Sleeping? Circadian Rhythms are Critical for Long Term Weight Management

Hormones, Weight Loss 1 Comment by Scott Isaacs MD
Your circadian rhythm is the 24-hour clock that drives wakefulness and sleep. Disruptions to this biological clock have profound effects on our bodies and our hormones. New research has identified genes for the biological clock, known as clock genes, which may be the basis for metabolic diseases like obesity, diabetes and insulin resistance.
23 Mar

Curbing the Diabetes Epidemic

Diabetes, Weight Loss 1 Comment by Scott Isaacs MD
The rate of diabetes continues to climb in the United States and throughout the world. Once considered an unusual diagnosis, diabetes has become one of the most common forms of chronic illness in the world today.
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.