Posts in the Category "Metabolic Issues"

Hormones and dieting

I was reading a paper last night from the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance (yes, I am a nerd) that was essentially a case study of a male bodybuilder for the 6 months leading up until competition and for the 6 months following it. During that period they measured a number of things.. Read more →

Factors that may determine why you are not losing weight

Last night I made a post about spending some time at maintenance if you’ve been in a severe deficit for a long time. However, I want to be clear that body fat is protective of metabolic hormones so if you’re particularly overweight it is far less likely that you need to spend time at a.. Read more →

Finding A Doctor To Run and Interpret Labs

Several of you asked me yesterday what kind of doctor I recommend to read your labs or who can order them for you. The answer is that there is no right kind of doctor. It just depends. Different doctors specialize in different things. Sometimes just your family doctor will be very helpful, especially if you.. Read more →

Which Labs Should I Have My Doctor Run?

It amazes me how many people are willing to spend a couple hundred dollars a month on supplements, but are completely unwilling to invest in their health by running their labs! There are no miracle supplements, but a full panel of hormones along with your basic health labs can be a very valuable tool in.. Read more →

Finding A Doctor To Deal With Hormones

I have had a few people ask me how to get their doctors to listen to them when they know something is wrong but all tests are coming back “normal”. Sometimes you can’t. It really depends on the doctor, but I have come up with a few things that will give you the best chance.. Read more →

Finding a Doctor to Deal With Hormone Issues

If you’re having hormone issues and are having trouble finding help, local compounding pharmacies in your area (or areas willing to drive) are a great resource. Reach out to one.