Are you losing your hair because of stress?

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Thinning hair has become an increasingly common issue among women lately, especially in my practice. The problem is, it continues to become a growing problem among younger women too. If you’re in your 20s or 30s and are finding your hair thinning and falling out more than usual, this article is for you. STRESS & HAIR CONNECTION The main stress …

A Good Night’s Sleep Helps You Make Healthy Food Choices

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Collaboration post with sleephelp.org Adults should get a full seven to eight hours of sleep each night, yet many people find themselves getting far less. Without adequate rest, your mind and body work in ways that leave you vulnerable to any number of illnesses and diseases. When you’re trying to make good food choices, your body needs sleep to regulate …

4 keys to lasting weight loss

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Here’s what you could be missing: Diet- minimal 5 servings of veggies! Exercise- not just cardio! Sleep- 7 hrs every night! Stress- less than 5/10 if you want to get rid of that muffin top! Check out my blog post all about the right kind of exercise here: http://drlaurabelus.com/portfolio-item/whats-the-best-kind-of-exercise/ Ready to take the first step to a healthier you? Try …

How stressed are you? The one test you need to do to find out.

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What is stress & why it’s important Most of us are probably very familiar with this term. ‘I’m stressed’, ‘this is so stressful’, ‘I need to reduce my stress levels’, etc..  When we experience this feeling of stress, our bodies produce a hormone called cortisol from a couple of small glands called the adrenals. Cortisol helps us react quickly by …