How to avoid a not-so-merry-meltdown this holiday season!

By: Dawn Cutillo Keeping your sanity and some boundaries! Happy Holidays! Who ends up taking most of the brunt of all the holiday shopping, cooking, and present wrapping? We all know it’s Mom, or at least the woman of the house. My three cats and I will gladly cuddle up on the couch with a…

What should I do? My doctor says my weight gain isn’t from my thyroid!

By: Dawn Cutillo In my center, I am seeing a trend where women feel they have a thyroid issue even though they have normal thyroid test results. This can leave women thinking, why do I have symptoms like weight gain, hair loss, low energy, and sex drive?  If it isn’t my thyroid, what is it?…

The Effect of Midlife Divorce and Relationship Issues on Your Hormones

By: Dawn Cutillo We now know that any type of mental emotional and physical stress takes a toll on your hormones and can cause imbalances. These imbalances make you less able to deal with stress, exacerbating the situation. Often midlife women have a hard time dealing with many symptoms related to perimenopause and the full…

Anxiety and Your Blood Sugar: Calming Your Internal Stress

By: Dawn Cutillo When people think about anxiety, they often think about the underlying mental and emotional reason for it, such as stress from a new job, a problem in their relationship, financial issues, or other stressors connected to something in their life. Many people will seek out the help of a psychologist who will…