7 FAQS on the Cortisol Stress Hormone

by Dr. Sara Gottfried At a basic level, what is cortisol’s role in the body? Cortisol is the hormone that governs your digestion, hunger cravings, digestion, sleep/wake patterns, blood pressure, physical activity, and your capacity to cope with stress. Cortisol is the main stress hormone and ...

5 SECRETS for Healthy Aging

by By Ronald Klatz, MD, and Robert Goldman, MD While cosmetic surgery may make you look younger (for at least awhile), and a wide array of medications are available that claim to fight diseases attributable to aging and excess, there are easy ways to slow the aging process without having to resor...

10 Tips to Reduce Stress Related Cravings

by Debi Silber So many of us eat unhealthy foods when we feel stressed. With food available everywhere, it’s easy to see how easily food can be used as an unhealthy form of stress relief. Unfortunately, using food to relieve our stress is a temporary solution at best, with the long term conseq...