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Pediatrics Group Advises Nursing Mothers To Avoid Marijuana.

Caution:  It has been amazing to me the speed with which the marijuana legalization movement has changed popular thought.  Especially in our younger patients, there is a sense that somehow marijuana is good for everything.  We see patients regularly who have "read studies" that marijuana works for just about anything.  We jokingly say, soon there

Pediatrics Group Advises Nursing Mothers To Avoid Marijuana.2020-01-16T18:59:10+00:00

Hypothalamic Dysfunction

Hypothalamic dysfunction in women is an epidemic following what I call the “exercise revolution” that began about 1980 and the dramatic change in athletics for women in U.S. schools about that time. Women now feel ashamed if they don’t engage in some high-level sport, where just a few years prior, they were not expected to

Hypothalamic Dysfunction2020-01-16T19:02:47+00:00

Prepregnancy BMI May Be More Important Risk Factor For Adverse Maternal-Fetal Outcomes Than Weight Gain During Pregnancy, Meta-Analysis Suggests.

Prepregnancy BMI May Be More Important Risk Factor For Adverse Maternal-Fetal Outcomes Than Weight Gain During Pregnancy, Meta-Analysis Suggests. This study clearly supports our belief that BMI correlates with metabolic dysfunction severity.  Pre-pregnancy weight is the measure of this parameter.  If this can be significantly changed, we see a much better outcome beginning with fertility

Prepregnancy BMI May Be More Important Risk Factor For Adverse Maternal-Fetal Outcomes Than Weight Gain During Pregnancy, Meta-Analysis Suggests.2020-01-16T19:06:52+00:00

Stress Appears to Lower a Woman’s Chances of Getting Pregnant, Study Finds.

Stress Appears To Lower A Woman’s Chances Of Getting Pregnant, Study Finds. There are so few studies focused on stress and fertility.  We know from working daily with patients struggling to become pregnant, that stress is a huge factor.  This study does show that stress around ovulation may be more important.  This is an epidemiologic

Stress Appears to Lower a Woman’s Chances of Getting Pregnant, Study Finds.2020-01-16T19:19:26+00:00

Working At Least Two Night Shifts Weekly Increases Risk Of Miscarriage In Pregnant Women.

Working At Least Two Night Shifts Weekly Increases Risk Of Miscarriage In Pregnant Women.   This study finding supports our theory describing circadian rhythm and sleep disruption as with sleep apnea as maybe the most intense physiological stressor in humans. It seems to be about the only thing that disrupts the male hormone and fertility

Working At Least Two Night Shifts Weekly Increases Risk Of Miscarriage In Pregnant Women.2020-01-16T19:21:50+00:00

Dr. Fox responds to a question regarding a documentary promoting vegetarianism.

First of all I would not change your entire metabolism based on one film.  If this film was sponsored by the vegan/vegetarian group, you can rest assured that their information and logic is biased and flawed.  There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that cancer is caused by insulin elevation and carbohydrates.  Vegan diets are

Dr. Fox responds to a question regarding a documentary promoting vegetarianism.2020-01-16T19:23:04+00:00

Excess Pregnancy Weight Gain May Increase Delivery Complications Risk, Study Suggests.

Excess Pregnancy Weight Gain May Increase Delivery Complications Risk, Study Suggests. This study looks at 20lb weight gain OVER the recommended guidelines for pregnancy and found those who did had significantly increased incidence of heart failure, severe high blood pressure among other abnormalities in pregnancy. There is no doubt that this would be the case.

Excess Pregnancy Weight Gain May Increase Delivery Complications Risk, Study Suggests.2020-01-16T19:26:31+00:00

Are the benefits of a LCHF diet the same in lean women with PCOS as they are for obese women with PCOS?

Are the benefits of a LCHF diet the same in lean women with PCOS as they are for obese women with PCOS? I know that a LCHF diet doubles the success rates for your patients--is that statistic true for both lean AND obese patients or only for your patients that are overweight? I can't find

Are the benefits of a LCHF diet the same in lean women with PCOS as they are for obese women with PCOS?2020-01-16T19:42:31+00:00

Where Fat Accumulates On A Woman’s Body May Impact Type Of Breast Cancer To Which She Is Susceptible, Study Suggests

The mainstream media is still not getting the mechanism of disease creation. Insulin resistance and it’s inherent resulting metabolic dysfunction is the driving force behind most if not all of the diseases our society faces today, including (short list): obesity, hypertension, heart attack, stroke, cholesterol elevation, type II diabetes, Infection, fatty liver, PCOS, gestational diabetes

Where Fat Accumulates On A Woman’s Body May Impact Type Of Breast Cancer To Which She Is Susceptible, Study Suggests2020-01-16T20:10:34+00:00