Last long weekend of the summer!!

Posted on 29 August 2017

We're heading into the last long weekend of the summer!  Where has the time gone?  It has been an exciting and busy time!!

It will be great to relax with family and friends as we enjoy the last vacationing weekend before back to school or back to work.

After some moderate indulging with family and friends this weekend, we'll be doing a 24 hour fast. 

For those who find the 24hr fast too much or too long, you can try the 16/8, no eating after 8pm on Sunday and not eating until 12 noon on Monday.   

I'll be posting throughout the day, letting you know the progress. The 24hr fast will start 8pm Sunday Sept 3/17 until 8pm Monday Sept 4/17

Here is the link for the bullet proof coffee.  If you don't drink coffee, tea can be used.

https://www.dietdoctor.com/recipes/bulletproof-coffee

 

Posted in: Weight Loss BHRT News  

Attention Carboholics!

Posted on 24 August 2017
Attention Carboholics!

As we prepare for returning to work and school after a great summer vacation, it is time to remember to make lifestyle changes to support healthy living.

The following is an interesting read - enjoy!!

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/19/well/eat/are-you-a-carboholic-why-cutting-carbs-is-so-tough.html

Posted in: Weight Loss News  

Livewell Health Clinic's New Website

Posted on 19 May 2017

We are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website! After hard work and dedication to our patients health and well being, we are delighted to officially announce the launch of our new website to help serve and guide you better.

Our goal with this new website is to provide our visitors with an easier way to learn about or services and solutions, and allow you to access the content and news you need for achieving optimal health.

We hope you find our new fresh look allows easy access to information and our clinic.

Thank you all for your continued support and patronage,

The Livewell Clinic Team

Posted in: News  

3 Myths About Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy Debunked

Posted on 18 May 2017

If you're considering bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT for short) you may have asked around and heard different opinions from friends, family, and even practitioners. There are many myths floating around about the treatment. The 3 most common myths are:


Myth #1 : Only women benefit from BHRT

This is untrue. As men age, they too experience declining hormone levels, namely testosterone. This is called andropause and unlike menopause this happens gradually after a peak period in a man's early 30s. It includes symptoms such as fatigue, loss of libido and weight fluctuations so a customized BHRT treatment can help balance and restore natural testosterone levels.


Myth #2 : All hormone replacement treatments are the same

Unlike synthetic hormone replacement therapy, BHRT takes the specific person's needs. Rather than this one-size-fits-all approach, your BHRT program will be tailored to meet your unique hormonal needs.


Myth #3 : BHRT treatments won't address weight

After menopause begins, lower hormone levels mean less energy to expend on physical activity. A customized bio-identical hormone replacement therapy program can help balance your hormones to give you the extra help reaching your weight loss and maintenance goals.
Contact us to find out how Livewell Health Clinic can create a customized BHRT program for your needs and achieve your optimum health again!

Posted in: BHRT  

Weight Loss After 40 - The Impact of Hormones

Posted on 17 May 2017

Exercise for 20 minutes a day and eat sensibly is the golden equation for weight loss. But this one size fits all mantra doesn't ring true for everyone and doesn't take other major factors into consideration.

As we age, our bodies change from our mid 30s to our late 50s, and that 20 year period sees a gradual reduction in hormone production. Hormones are like little chemical messengers that give orders to your body that can affect weight gain or weight loss. The eat less, exercise more equation is therefore only applies to someone with a perfect hormonal balance.

If you have:

  • Weight gain in the belly, hips and thighs
  • High BMI
  • Increased appetite or cravings
  • Difficulty losing weight with diet and exercise

A customized BHRT treatment plan may be the balancing factor to help you with age related hormonal symptoms and to better your chances of losing weight. Get in touch with us and find out how your customized BHRT can help you lose weight and feel better!

Posted in: Weight Loss  

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