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What Are Your Pupils Telling You?

Did you know that your pupils can give you signals about your health and well being?

In particular, your pupils can tell you if you are having a stress response to something that is happening in your life.

In this video, learn more from Dr. Thoma about what your pupils may be telling you, and how to make adjusts in your life that will preserve your health.

Dr. Thoma is a functional medicine physician in Chesterfield Missouri. His specialty is helping individuals identify the root cause of their health concerns.

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4 Reasons You Might Be Struggling to Lose Weight

 

I want to talk to you about reasons why you may be struggling to lose weight.

There are four big reasons why individuals struggle lose weight.

The first one is, they're eating too many hidden calories and are getting too many calories in their diet.  

They may know that they are supposed to have 2000 calories in a day, and they look at their meals to determine that's exactly what they're getting. But, they don't realize that they're having that coffee with the extra cream, or having six pieces of candy sitting on the desk.  They're eating those little bitty things all through the day, or having chocolate milk instead of regular milk, or that kind of thing. Those extras will add up to multiple different calories in their day.

I was going over a meal plan the other day, and I saw the individual was getting 24 ounces of chocolate milk in their day. That's 600 calories.  That was one third of the calories that was needed for the entire day. When we take out...

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Why Do Women Under Stress Have a Harder Time Losing Weight than Men?

 

A lot of times I have men and women come into the office and the women have a harder time losing the weight than the men. This is traditionally how it works out.

If you take us back to our primitive bodies, the men in the old time villages would go out and they would fight off the enemy, the tiger, or that kind of thing. The women were resigned to taking care of the children and the camp.

When the village was under attack, the men would go out and fight, or they would run away. Because of this sympathetic response, or adrenal response, they are not hungry so that they can run away and they can go out and fight. They lose weight, so that they can run faster and fight better.

Women would take the children and go hide in a cave, or hide in the huts with them, and protect them without being able to forage or gain more calories.

So, when the adrenals go up in a man, he tends to lose weight and in a woman, she tends to gain weight.  She will hold on to every ounce of...

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Better Sleep

 

Are you wondering how to get a better nights sleep? 

Dr. Thoma has some recommendations for how to get a better nights sleep including some behavior changes, as well as supplements and products that can help you relax and prepare your body for sleep.

The products he mentions, Mag Fuel and 5HTP Enhance, are available at our office, or at www.PuraWell.com.

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