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 though I don’t get several weeks off every summer, it does take pressure...
Sleep And Your Sex Life

Sleep And Your Sex Life

Sometimes doctors make me crazy. A few years back, I got frustrated reading studies that came up with very obvious conclusions. I got annoyed enough to create an anonymous blog called “No Duh, Doctor!” Although this blog is no longer active, I recently came across a...
Do You Sleep Like a Teenager?

Do You Sleep Like a Teenager?

My teenage boys can sleep and sleep. And sleep. I’m envious. My friend’s teenage daughter was recently feeling sick, and literally slept it off. She slept all day, woke up to eat, then was able to continue sleeping! Bless her. Or curse her. Depends on whether at this...
How to Shed Belly Fat, Part 2: Get Enough Sleep

How to Shed Belly Fat, Part 2: Get Enough Sleep

Last week we talked about how high cortisol causes belly fat to start attaching itself to your body at midlife. You know, that body of yours that used to respond to what “everybody knows” is the “right” way to manage your weight – exercise more and eat less. It’s just...