By Aylah Clark, ND Inflammation comes up a lot in my practice. It promotes many chronic diseases and correlates with worsening signs and symptoms whether it be autoimmune disease, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, or others. Inflammation is also intrinsically tied to obesity and this connection is well-established. How are inflammation and body weight related and what can we do about it? What is inflammation? … Read More
How Reducing Toxin Exposure Can Promote a Healthy Weight
By Aylah Clark, ND It may not surprise you that the majority of my patients come in with some level of concern about their weight. Even if it is not their primary concern, the issue is on their short list. Certainly part of that comes down to societal constructs of what we think we should look like, comparing perfectly healthy … Read More
Struggling with weight loss? Lipedema may be the reason why.
By Aylah Clark, ND “It all started in menopause. The weight started to come on gradually, primarily in my arms and legs, and I couldn’t seem to get it to go away. I tried everything. I eat a super clean diet and I work out religiously. The weight barely budges. I feel like something is wrong with me. I just … Read More
Is Metabolic Syndrome Making You Fat?
Once known as an obscure condition termed Syndrome X, metabolic syndrome has now hit the main stream media outlets as cause for concern. In recent years, we have learned that drinking as little as one soda per day, no matter if it was regular or diet, can increase the risk of heart disease through metabolic syndrome. Unfortunately, most people are … Read More