I am a woman losing my hair. Help!

Question I am a woman who is losing my hair. You can see my scalp now. This is very distressing, what can I do? Answer Hair loss can have several causes but the most common reasons clinically are insulin resistance and hypothyroidism. Insulin resistance in women elevates the male hormone testosterone, which can cause hair loss,...

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Do men go through menopause?

Question My middle-aged husband has no motivation and is always cranky. He has also put on a big belly and lost his libido. Do men go through menopause? Answer Many men suffer from what is called andropause, a hormonal and neurological cascade that affects their health and their personality. Some refer to it as “male menopause.”...

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The most powerful antioxidant

Jul 27, 11 The most powerful antioxidant

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Question It seems every day there is a new antioxidant for sale that claims to be the best. Which one truly is the best? Answer The one you don’t hear much about—glutathione. Glutathione is the body’s most important antioxidant. But it’s not effective taken orally. What is glutathione? Glutathione is a molecule that performs many...

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The gallbladder is actually important

Question I’m told I need to have my gallbladder removed and that I don’t really need it anyway. Is this true? Answer No. The gallbladder is an important part of the digestive process. The gallbladder stores bile The gallbladder stores bile from the liver and secretes it into the small intestine when needed. Bile is necessary for...

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