Known as the “sunshine vitamin”, vitamin D is crucial to keeping us healthy and feeling good. It is fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in very few foods – including some fish, fish liver oils, and egg yolks – and in fortified dairy and grain products. Since it is found in very few foods, it is difficult […]
• What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder we treat at Peak Medical Clinic, and although many people have heard of it, many people don’t really know what it is or the common symptoms. PCOS is actually very common among women of reproductive age, and widely underdiagnosed in women seeking help. […]
Hormones are the ultimate chemical messengers, constantly communicating information to every area of our body, adapting, and responding to our many complex needs. Produced by our endocrine glands—adrenals, thyroid, pancreas and ovaries or testes—hormones execute essential functions, relay important warnings, and communicate constantly. Essentially, they assure everything is running smoothly. However, due to stress, changes […]
It’s not a big surprise that plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures are on the rise – partly due to new innovations in surgical technique and technology. In addition, beauty and health have become the fascination not only of celebrities, but also everyday people who are talking more and more openly about the procedures they […]
Among the many duties we juggle daily, quality sleep often takes the back burner. This may not seem like that big of a deal in your 20’s or 30’s, but the repercussions eventually show up in our health and around our waistlines. Even if you’re younger and sleep deprivation hasn’t caught up yet, you’re […]
The adrenal glands (AKA the stress glands) may be small, but they have a big purpose. Located on top of each kidney, these endocrine glands are quite useful when a true flight-or-fight situation arises, such as running from a bear or making a split decision to avoid getting hit by a car. However, our bodies […]
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