Dr. Lori’s Blog

Which Non-Invasive Cosmetic Procedure Is Right For You?

Which Non-Invasive Cosmetic Procedure Is Right For You?

A little bit of a history of the most famous and most popular cosmetic dermatology product on the market which is Botox cosmetic. It is one of five brands now that are what we consider neurotoxins. So when I talk about injectables and topicals, we're going to break...

Vespa and Fat Metabolism

Vespa and Fat Metabolism

The more sedentary you are, the more restricted the diet becomes. And that's where that keto diet, like, if you're sedentary, you gotta be real strict about your calories and your macros. And, and, and it's like I say, if you're sedentary from an evolutionary...

Cosmetic Surgery vs Injectables & Lasers

Cosmetic Surgery vs Injectables & Lasers

The first thing that people ask me all the time is, you know, what are the different types of facelifts? When we talk about kind of a lower facelift, we have these many lives, we have these mid facelifts low, like there's so many different words out there and people...

Sunscreen 101: What to Buy & Why

Sunscreen 101: What to Buy & Why

As soon as summer starts to heat up, my patients ask the million-dollar question: what kind of sunscreen do I recommend. I’m glad: it’s an important question. And, in the off chance a patient doesn’t ask, I make sure to bring it up in our consultation. Not only does...

Post Covid Syndrome. Chronic Inflammation Confusion Unraveled.

Post Covid Syndrome. Chronic Inflammation Confusion Unraveled.

What you'll find in that with the older, when I say older, I mean, the functional medicine docs who are certified and had been doing it for 15, 20, 25 years, is that we all had a similar story and how we got involved moving from conventional medicine to integrate over...

Great Lifestyle Tips for Summer Weight Loss

Great Lifestyle Tips for Summer Weight Loss

The best weight loss programs offer a balanced approach that includes healthy eating, regular exercise, and small lifestyle changes. Try these tips to get in shape for summer. A good life coach with a health and wellness background can offer additional pointers....

Tired? Irritable? Overweight? It’s Probably Your Hormones

Tired? Irritable? Overweight? It’s Probably Your Hormones

Not 10 minutes ago, I implanted a pellet into my backside. Why? Because two years ago, this 39-year-old started having symptoms of a hormonal imbalance: I was sleeping poorly, tired, had brain fog big time, couldn't lose weight, and experienced poor exercise recovery....

Hate Your Double Chin? Try Kybella!

Hate Your Double Chin? Try Kybella!

Sometimes it’s the little things. Like taking an absolutely amazing selfie. (That’s happened like twice in my life.) Apparently twice is the average though, because most clients that walk through my door claim they rarely get a perfect selfie…and a lot of them (men...

Metabolism Speed: What Does It Mean for Weight Loss?

Metabolism Speed: What Does It Mean for Weight Loss?

We've all heard the phrase "fast metabolism" to describe someone who can quickly lose weight or keep it off. But what does it actually mean to have a fast or slow metabolism? Here's how this body process affects weight loss and other aspects of health. What Is...

We Are What We Eat: Understanding Leaky Gut Syndrome

We Are What We Eat: Understanding Leaky Gut Syndrome

I’ve been studying for my boards the last few weeks. No, I’m not still in med school. Retaking board exams—as well as completing educational credits in the interim—is something every doctor has to do every 10 years to maintain his or her certification. The idea is...

Life Coach vs. Therapist: What’s the Difference?

Life Coach vs. Therapist: What’s the Difference?

Since both therapists and life coaches are committed to helping clients reach their full potential, you might be unsure which professional it makes the most sense for you to see. Each offers a specific benefit, whether you're considering a wellness program to get...

Why Men Can Benefit From Hormone Optimization Too

Why Men Can Benefit From Hormone Optimization Too

Hormonal imbalance is a medical condition that impacts members of both sexes. While the hormone shifts that occur in females as they age are well known, many are not aware that men's bodies go through similar changes. In females, this shift is known as menopause,...

Dermal Fillers: What Are They, and Which Is Right for You?

Dermal Fillers: What Are They, and Which Is Right for You?

Our facial tissues thin out as we age, resulting in a loss of volume, which can cause hollow cheeks and fine lines around our nose and mouth. Dermal fillers are a great way to replace that lost volume and restore a more youthful, radiant appearance. But not all dermal...

What to Expect When Undergoing Bioidentical Hormone Replacement

What to Expect When Undergoing Bioidentical Hormone Replacement

Bioidentical hormone replacement is a type of hormone therapy that addresses a range of common physical conditions. Here's what those undergoing the therapy can expect. What Is Hormone Replacement? Hormone replacement is a type of minimally invasive physical therapy....

Understanding Immunity – Boost Your Levels During the Pandemic

Understanding Immunity – Boost Your Levels During the Pandemic

Immunity is the biggest topic of conversation right now aside from politics - and it should be! A healthy body relies on a strong immune system to fight off viruses such as Covid-19 as well as pathogenic bacteria and parasites. Supporting the immune system is very...