Vitamin D Is A Hormone Not A Nutrient July 31, 2014 - “By definition, vitamin D is a hormone,” Michael Holick, MD, PhD, of Boston University, told MedPage Today. “The body synthesizes it after sun exposure, and it’s activated by the liver and kidneys. That activated form again acts like a hormone to regulate calcium metabolism.” Vitamin D goes through an activation process unlike any other vitamin. […]
To Mammogram or not to mammogram…that is the question February 25, 2014 - It seems like the more medicine seeks to try and make strict recommendations on what good screening policies to follow, the more confusing it gets. This time questions are being raised about the efficacy of mammograms. Conventional wisdom had taught us that the best approach is for women to have a screening mammogram every year […]
Weight Loss That Works in 2014 January 23, 2014 - Happy 2014! Another New Year and another fresh start! The one thing I hear the most from patients is that they know what they need to do, they just can’t seem to get it done. I mean we all know that a diet of Big Macs and supersized Cokes probably isn’t the fastest path to […]
Welcome to the Dr. H blog! November 25, 2013 - I am very excited about blogging about healthy eating, weight management, menopause, bioidentical hormone replacement and just about anything else that sounds interesting. If there is a topic you would like me to explore, just send me a note on the Habermehl Aesthetics and Wellness Center Facebook Page (and don’t forget to like the page […]
Coming Soon November 18, 2013 - Welcome to our blog, we will be making our first post very soon… Please check back often for updates…