epidemic obesity

Hormone Imbalance Syndrome: America’s Silent Plague

The Hormone Imbalance Syndrome is written by Benoit Tano, M.D., Ph.D and published by Integrative Medical Press (IMP). Obesity is the number one killer in the United States and, increasingly, the world. It kills in silence and indirectly, standing as the root cause of a great many of the diseases treated by healthcare providers, including […]

Lessons Learned from the Hibernating Brown Bears

Lessons Learned from the Hibernating Brown Bears

“The Mind-Gut Connection“, written by Emeran Mayer, M.D., demonstrates his vast experience as a practicing gastroenterologist as he describes¬†the connections that our brains have with our guts, especially with the microbes that make the gut their home. Mayer is a world renowned gastroenterologist and neuroscientist with 35 years of experience in the study of clinical […]

Stress, the Reward System and the Epidemic of Obesity

Stress, the Reward System and the Epidemic of Obesity

SHORT FEATURES and FACES ARTICLE A recent review by Rajita Sinha and Ania Jastreboff from the Yale Stress Center, New Haven, CT, USA, provides an integrative perspective on the neurohormonal mechanisms by which stress affects reward pathways, and how the interactions between the stress and reward systems may contribute to the epidemic of obesity. In […]