Tag: Hormone

18 May

Hormones Too High?

Hormones, Thyroid No Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
This is the third in a series of articles on the basics of endocrinology. Hormone problems can occur if a gland makes too little or too much of a particular hormone. In my last article I discussed what happens when hormones are too low, such as with hypothyroidism, menopause or type 1 diabetes. But, problems can also occur when hormones are too high.
11 May

Hormones Down?

Diabetes, Hormones No Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
Hormonal balance means that the body is functioning at its best. But what can happen if this balance gets off track? Having a hormone problem means that your hormones are too high, too low or just don’t work right.
16 Feb

Are your hormones making you gain weight?

Hormones, Weight Loss 1 Comment by Scott Isaacs MD
Medical schools don’t teach much about disorders caused by a mild overproduction or hormone deficiency, receptor problems or other ways hormones could go haywire. The result: many doctors forget to look for any type of hormonal disorder. But that can have costly effects for patients in more ways than one.
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.
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.
02 Apr

Hormonal Balance

Diabetes, Hormones, Weight Loss No Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
Welcome to the official blog for Scott Isaacs, M.D. My philosophy is simple: permanent weight loss through hormonal balance.