28 Articles by Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Is One Of These 4 Hormone Imbalances Causing Your Brain Fog?

Hormone imbalances that can cause brain fog, including low estrogen, low thyroid, and insulin block

3 Simple Rules To Living A Long, Healthy Life

She avoided sugar decades before Oprah made the no-white-stuff diet trendy. Years before Bikram and Lululemon, she practiced yoga and could...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
June 21 2016

5 Things Most People Get Wrong About Hormones: A Doctor Explains

As a board-certified gynecologist who helps women balance their hormones naturally, I’ve found that most people still believe at least one of these...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
May 27 2016

What I Tell My Patients To Eat To Balance Their Hormones

I have a “food first” philosophy when it comes to restoring balance. Here are the foods I recommend eating to heal from each type of hormone...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
May 14 2016

What I Tell My Patients Who Want To Lose Weight: A Hormone Expert Explains

Understanding that permanent weight loss occurs as a result of hormone balance has helped so many of my patients finally get their weight under...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
April 22 2016

How Your Hormones Really Affect Your Sex Drive + What To Do About It

I consider sex drive to be the canary in the coal mine of overall physical and mental health. But few understand that the root cause is hormonal—not...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
April 12 2016

I'm A Hormone Doctor. Here's My Morning Wellness Routine

Dr. Sara Gottfried is a Harvard-trained MD, best-selling author, and leading expert on hormones. In this video, she takes us through her morning...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
April 11 2016

What I Tell My Patients To Eat For Clear, Glowing Skin: A Hormone Expert Shares

In functional medicine, we apply the “food first” philosophy—that means changing what you’re eating before jumping to a pill, even a supplement.

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
April 10 2016

7 Reasons You Might Want To Quit The Pill (And How To Stay Healthy If You Don’t)

Millions of women take the birth control pill for contraception, to treat an underlying hormone imbalance, or both. But are they a good idea? That...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
April 9 2016

Tired But Wired? 3 Foods To Eat + 3 To Avoid To Heal Your Adrenals

Dr. Sara Gottfried is a Harvard-trained MD, best-selling author, and leading expert on hormones. Here's what she recommends eating to heal from...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
April 8 2016

I’m A Hormone Expert. Here’s What I Eat In A Typical Day

In my practice, I help women balance their hormones naturally—starting with their fork. I have a “food first” philosophy and passionately believe that...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
March 31 2016