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From Dr. Liz Herself

Support Your Adrenals

Support Your Adrenals

Fall is falling, the days are getting shorter. My “baby” is now 17 years old and has started his senior year of high school. Quiet Summer is in my rear view mirror and a busy Fall is now in full...

Self-Care is Not Selfish

Self-Care is Not Selfish

You can’t pour from an empty cup. As we get ready to wind up summer and send our kids back to school, I am here to remind you to take care of yourself as well. Maybe when I say that, you say to...

Sleep helps you lose weight

Sleep helps you lose weight

Why didn’t I become a school teacher? My friend Sue is making wonderful plans for her summer break from her job as a special needs teacher for our public school district. I’m jealous. OK, even...

Dr. Liz on AM 1100 KFAX San Francisco

Listen to Dr. Liz's fun and informative interview. She was interviewed by E.L. Corey of Old is New and Healthy Too Podcast If you have any questions on hormones and balancing hormones, feel free to...

Vitamin D – the Sunshine Hormone

Vitamin D – the Sunshine Hormone

Vitamin D is misnamed. It’s not a vitamin – it’s actually a hormone. It is literally shaped with the same basic steroid hormone frame that comes from cholesterol. And unless you are a 20-year-old...

Healthy Sexuality For Your Good Health

Healthy Sexuality For Your Good Health

Healthy sexuality is not just a good idea; it’s actually good for your health. In America alone, 40 million women experience sexual dysfunction. Problems can range from a low sexual desire to...

Sexual Vs. Harassment

Sexual Vs. Harassment

There is a lot happening in our world today that makes me regularly shake my head in dismay. Today I write to you about a very emotional topic. It is almost every day now that we hear about another...

Spreading Justice

Spreading Justice

Another incredible experience in Africa. During our stay in Cape Town, we did a guided bicycle tour of a township called Masiphumelele (I pronounce it for you in the video!). Check out my Justice...

My scary/beautiful honeymoon moment

My scary/beautiful honeymoon moment

I have just returned from my second magical trip to Africa. This trip was special for many reasons, chief among them is that it was my honeymoon! I got married in August to a wonderful man who is...

“Just OK”? or “Great!”

“Just OK”? or “Great!”

I hope your summer is going not just “OK”, but great! I cringe when a patient tells me their doctor said their lab results were “OK”, or that they are in “the normal range”. Has this happened to...

How Our Bodies Detoxify

How Our Bodies Detoxify

Last week we started answering the question, “Why Organic?” While I am not hard-core about eating organic (at least not yet), I am aware every day in my work the large list of endocrine disruptors...

Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

Here is the 'Dirty Dozen' that you can avoid and the 'Clean Fifteen' that you can add to your meal plans for a healthy and hormone-balanced body.

Don’t Eat Toxins. Go Organic!

Don’t Eat Toxins. Go Organic!

It was a sunny day in Manhattan Beach, California. I was by the ocean, walking my son Anthony when he was about one year old. I was with my friends Vicky, whose daughter was also 1 year old, and...

Healthy Mixer March 2017

Healthy Mixer March 2017

I join with Rosie Bank  to show you how to get healthy and lose weight. We will serve you delicious healthy refreshments. Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM Location:...

Sleep Less, Gain Weight

Sleep Less, Gain Weight

“’Tis the season” - of junk food and running around - and it’s in full swing. I don’t know about you, but I’m already challenged in keeping my usual schedule of activities – work, exercise, family –...

Being Grateful When we Look in the Mirror

Being Grateful When we Look in the Mirror

I couldn't wait to introduce you to my friend Naomi Bareket, an NLP expert and Coach. (More coming on what NLP is future emails :)). By way of introduction, here is a short excerpt from her book,...

Dr. Liz Lyster at Her Office

Dr. Liz Lyster

Dr. Liz Lyster, Midlife Health Expert, writes advice articles to help women and men feel their best so they can do their best.