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Hormones Too High?

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.
Posted on May 18, 2011 Read More »

Hormones Down?

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.
Posted on May 11, 2011 Read More »

Are your hormones making you gain weight?

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.
Posted on February 16, 2011 Read More »

Using the Cold to Boost Your Metabolism

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.
Posted on December 22, 2010 Read More »

Jillian Michaels’ New Book, “Master Your Metabolism”

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.
Posted on August 25, 2009 Read More »

Hormonal Balance

Welcome to the official blog for Scott Isaacs, M.D. My philosophy is simple: permanent weight loss through hormonal balance.
Posted on April 2, 2008 Read More »