Balanced Medicine

General HealthStress

Is your stress a comet?

I love analogies. They make sometimes complicated information understandable.  So, let me describe the effects of stress on our immune system and ultimately our health to that of a comet. First,

Counting Sheep…at 2am

Its like clockwork.  You wake at 2am, for no particular reason and your brain is wide awake.  Without the forecast of more sleep on the horizon, you lay there in

Three Levers of Weight Loss

I love analogies.  They help me think about and explain complex ideas in easy-to-understand ways.  As you may know, for years I’ve been interested in strategies for helping patients lose

What is Ketosis?

Our bodies love sugar. Every cell is primed to accept and burn sugar and has storage tanks scattered through the body to place this nutritional gold when the demand goes