Hormones: They Could Be Your Hidden Answer to Losing the Last 10-30 lbs.

Did you know that you can have more energy? You can have better sleep. You can even enjoy a healthy body weight without forcing yourself to hit the gym everyday.

When your hormones are functioning optimally, your entire body works more efficiently and theoretically your body weight should be balanced. Hormones affect everyone including men, women, and children, both young and old. Most often we only associate them with women, menopause and raging teens, but this is far from being accurate. Every human being is well equipped with hormonal activity and when it out of sync, our health is at great risk. As a result of a lack of hormonal synchronicity, you may experience symptoms such as fatigue, sleeplessness, low libido, or weight gain. These symptoms are sometimes shrugged off as a process of aging, but it’s much deeper than that. When you discover where your hormonal imbalances are, you can uncover chronic conditions and support a healthier, more energetic self.  Continue reading “Hormones: They Could Be Your Hidden Answer to Losing the Last 10-30 lbs.”

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Sunday Radio Show: Basics of Anti-Aging

Join us this Sunday as host Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Shanti Albani discussing the basics of anti-aging.

Dr. Shanti Albani, a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, has certifications in herbal medicine and bioidentical hormone replacement. She had a primary care practice for many years in Mexico in the small town of San Miguel de Allende. She also owned a health food store where she held trainings on health and nutrition for the general public. While living in Mexico, Dr. Albani worked for a country-wide bioidentical hormone replacement company and trained physicians in the use of bioidentical hormones. She currently lives in Florida and works for Life Extension as a Clinical Trainer.

Tune in this Sunday from 10-11am on 1500 AM (WFED) or listen live on the web.

 

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Looking for Bioidentical Hormones or Breast Thermography?

Village Green would like to introduce you to Lynn Dudley, MSHS, PA-C, CCT. She is a Physician’s Assistant available for bioidentical hormone (BHRT) consultations and thermography appointments. She sees patients in Bethesda the first Wednesday of each month in the doctor’s office across from Village Green, in Suite 202-A.

Lynn is an extremely knowledgeable and experienced physician’s assistant who has been working with Dr. Mark Sivieri (evidence-based medicine) for 7 years. Lynn has a master’s degree in Health Sciences with Physician Assistant Certification from George Washington University, and she is a Certified Clinical Thermographer. She is also a Certified Lifestyle Coach. Lynn specializes in women’s health issues, including bioidentical hormone replacement, breast thermography, hormonal, endocrine, and metabolic dysfunction, nutrition and lifestyle education, and children’s health issues. Continue reading “Looking for Bioidentical Hormones or Breast Thermography?”

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4 New Consultation Services Now Available at Village Green

We are excited to expand our consultation services to include four new types of consultations. Our professional staff of nutritionists, naturopathic doctors, and herbalist have been conducting nutrition counseling, wellness consultations, recommending specialty testing, and providing supplement reviews both in-store and by phone for many years now. With our new expanded list of services, we can even better serve our customers and provide greater individualized care. The next time you come into the store, ask for a copy of our Practitioners and Services information sheets to learn more, or click here access this information online.

New consultation services include:

Drug/Nutrient Interactions & Depletions Consultation
Prescription medications can deplete your body of important nutrients. Our experts can help determine which key nutrients you need to combat any possible imbalance. We offer a nutrient analysis test that can measure levels of your vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. Our practitioners can also help to ensure that the supplements and medications you are taking are working safely and synergistically with one another. Please bring in your medications and supplements for a thorough review. Continue reading “4 New Consultation Services Now Available at Village Green”

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Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy

Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy is an all-natural alternative to traditional hormone replacement. Advantages of using bio-identical hormones include the well-known benefits of traditional hormone replacement therapy without most of the unwanted side effects and risks.

Ask your doctor about creating a natural hormone plan that is specific to your needs. Our team of compounding pharmacists specializes in providing individualized, manually compounded prescriptions to fit each woman’s exact needs. Customized prescriptions may come in the form of oral capsules, sublingual tablets, topical gels and creams, and patches.

Contact Village Green at 800-869-9159, ext. 1012 for more information.

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