Dr. Mache Blog

17
Aug

Musical Monday: “Junk Food” – A Major Cause of the Quarantine 15

Stress has a powerful effect on appetite; it often creates nervous nibbling that slowly and steadily adds weight to our belly, in addition to stress being a weight on our shoulders. During this pandemic a lot of people are stuck at home, and frankly, a little anxious and depressed. The combination of these two facts …

10
Aug

Musical Monday: Colonoscopy Song

If you’ve ever had a colonoscopy, you know that, well, nobody really wants one. But although there are some non-invasive stool sample screening tests such as Cologuard, the gold standard for finding colon cancer early is the colonoscopy. Just like you, I was in no hurry to have this test. In fact, when my doctor …

6
Aug

Is All Bioidentical Hormone Therapy The Same? Not Exactly!

In my best selling book, The Estrogen Fix, there is a long discussion of bioidentical hormones for menopause symptoms. Bioidentical hormones are manufactured to be chemically identical to the naturally occurring hormones your ovaries produce during the reproductive years. Those include estradiol, progesterone, and testosterone.   Are Bioidentical Hormones Natural? For many people, bioidentical hormones …

23
Jul

Got Belly Fat? You Could Have Metabolic Syndrome!

Is increased belly fat causing your waist size to get larger? Are you noticing “love handles” and a muffin top you can feel, and internal fat you cannot? That is where heart disease, high cholesterol, inflammation, and diabetes risks lie in ambush.  That’s why we’ve been talking over the past several weeks about weight gain …