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Why We Gain Excess Weight

Weight gain is multifactorial. So are the solutions to weight loss. Today, we will discuss what these factors are and in the next few posts we will dive deeper into some of these specific factors and their solutions. The Factors Obesegens, these are foreign chemical compounds that disrupt normal development and balance of lipid metabolism, which … Continue reading “Why We Gain Excess Weight”

Causing health: Foods that nurture, satisfy, and energize you!

Author: Dr. Petra Dorfsman The holiday season is upon us and most likely we’re all going to experience additional stress in the coming weeks. The cause of this additional burden is brought on by increased demands for our time and attention from our visiting relatives, christmas shopping and finishing work on a strong note. Essentially, … Continue reading “Causing health: Foods that nurture, satisfy, and energize you!”

Pregnenolone: Queen of Passion, Renewal, and Energy

Meet Pregnenolone, the “queen mother” to many vital hormones in our body and one of our chief bioidentical hormone replacements. This molecular parent supplies the body with estrogen, testosterone, cortisol, DHEA, and progesterone, maintaining the health of many important body systems. A foundation of natural hormone therapy, we prescribe buying pregnenolone for many of our … Continue reading “Pregnenolone: Queen of Passion, Renewal, and Energy”

Oxytocin and Reducing Breast Cancer

Oxytocin, a hormone released during lactation and nursing, is also released through touching and breast stimulation. Women who nurse have decreased breast cancer; perhaps due to the fact that oxytocin causes the smooth muscle in the breasts glands to contract, which cleanses the breast of any fledgling cancer cells. A Personal Experience The Hall Center … Continue reading “Oxytocin and Reducing Breast Cancer”

Please Don’t Use That Birth Control Pill!

I know now that use of birth control pills can bring on what looks like and acts like menopause symptoms in young women. But it wasn’t until I became deeply immersed in correcting hormonal imbalance and treating menopausal patients with bioidentical hormone replacements, that I started investigating my birth control patients more carefully. I was … Continue reading “Please Don’t Use That Birth Control Pill!”

Can a Far Infrared Sauna Improve Qualify of Life in Those With Type 2 Diabetes?

We can all improve our quality of life in some way just by a few sessions a week inside a far infra red sauna. That’s why we offer one to you here at The Hall Center Venice. Researched by the Family Medicine team at the University of British Columbia in Canada, the far infra red … Continue reading “Can a Far Infrared Sauna Improve Qualify of Life in Those With Type 2 Diabetes?”

DHEA: The Sexy, Anti-Wrinkle Hormone

The DHEA supplements I recommend can help restore the youthful qualities women and men lack due to hormone imbalance and low testosterone production. An excellent andropause and menopause treatment, natural hormone replacement with DHEA can help manage cholesterol and blood sugar levels and enhance libido, bringing passion back into the equation. As DHEA levels in … Continue reading “DHEA: The Sexy, Anti-Wrinkle Hormone”