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Beware of High Blood Sugar in the Morning

Beware of High Blood Sugar in the Morning

If you suffer from diabetes, there is a probability that you may experience a sugar spike in the mornings in spite of not having eaten for a couple of hours. Scientists believe that because of hormones released during the night (growth hormones, cortisol, glucagon,...

Signs you may be Suffering from Nutritional Deficiencies

Signs you may be Suffering from Nutritional Deficiencies

The purpose of functional medicine is to find the root of disease and prevent future ailments. Because the focus is on prevention, food is a key component in leading a healthy, disease-free life.  Many patients are overly aware of the link between...

Insomnia may be an Indication of other Health Concerns

Insomnia may be an Indication of other Health Concerns

About 30-40% of Americans have reported suffering from insomnia (one of the most common sleep disorders), according to the US Department of Health and Services. Having a bad night’s sleep is common for most people, but if you suffer from repeated episodes...

Therapeutic use of Human Growth Hormone provides Health Benefits

Therapeutic use of Human Growth Hormone provides Health Benefits

Therapeutic use of Human Growth Hormone provides Health Benefits Like many other processes in the human body, production of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) begins to decline as we age. Released by the pituitary gland, HGH is a protein responsible for growth and...

Thyroid Optimization

Thyroid Optimization

The primary hormones that are produced by the thyroid are called T4 and T3. Their production depends on the hypothalamus, accurately sensing the need for more thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) in the bloodstream and signaling the pituitary gland to then...

Hypertension

Hypertension

Cardiovascular disease is still the #1 cause of death in America, 41% of all fatalities in the U.S. are attributed to heart disease. Hypertension is also one of the most commonly diagnosed medical conditions in the United States. Over 90% of hypertension...

High cholesterol

High cholesterol

In functional medicine, we view high cholesterol not as a disease but as a symptom and we explore the causes to determine and address whatever the root pathology is. There at least six key underlying processes that can lead to hypercholesterolemia: 1....

Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky gut syndrome is a very common, under diagnosed condition not recognized by most conventional physicians. The theory is that leaky gut syndrome is the result of damage to the intestinal lining making it less able to protect the internal environment....

Regular Use Of Heartburn Medication May Jeopardize Your Health

Regular Use Of Heartburn Medication May Jeopardize Your Health

Gastrointestinal ailments such as heartburn and acid reflux seem so common nowadays most people are familiar with medications such as Prilosec and Nexium. Some individuals have become so dependent on these drugs they take daily dosages in order to cope...

Overweight and Increased Cancer Risk?

Overweight and Increased Cancer Risk?

Overweight and Increased Cancer Risk? On a daily basis I have conversations with my patients about the importance of maintaining a healthy weight and in most cases I am instructing them on the need to lose weight. It is not that excess body fat or being...

Excess Sugar—your worst enemy

Excess Sugar—your worst enemy

Excess Sugar—your worst enemy In todays’ day and age, it is hard to tell what’s good or bad when it comes to nutrition. There is an overload of information available—studies, documentaries, blogs and social media posts. In spite of recent attempts to put...

Progesterone is Beneficial for Women

Progesterone is Beneficial for Women

Progesterone is Beneficial for Women and should be Included in any Hormone Replacement Therapy Regime As women begin to age, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone—the result is a hormonal imbalance than can wreak havoc in a person’s life, if not...

BELLISSIMO MED SPA IN WESTON, FLORIDA

BELLISSIMO MED SPA IN WESTON, FLORIDA

We had the privilege and honor of interviewing this wonderful, warm and very hospitable soul - Dr. Jean-Claude Nerette, Jr. A Board Certified Internist Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and medical director of Bellissimo...

1 month ago
10 Proven Ways to Speed Up Weight Loss

Across the world, obesity has tripled between the years of 1975 and 2017 with about 1.9 billion adults being overweight. Of these, over 650 million adults were obese. Staying healthy today requires a ... See more

Across the world, obesity has tripled between the years of 1975 and 2017 with about 1.9 billion adults being overweight. Of these, over 650 million adults were obese. Staying healthy today requires a ... See more

1 month ago
A Shocking Number of Women Avoid the Gym for Fear of Being Judged

Here's how to up your confidence and ditch gymtimidation.

Here's how to up your confidence and ditch gymtimidation.

1 month ago
20-Minute Water Workout: Sculpt Your Body in the Pool

To get sexy muscles, try a water workout. Sculpt your legs and core — and get your heart rate up — with this workout from Ivy Larson, a fitness instructor in Jupiter, Florida.

To get sexy muscles, try a water workout. Sculpt your legs and core -- and get your heart rate up -- with this workout from Ivy Larson, a fitness instructor in Jupiter, Florida.

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31 Blueberry Recipes to Make Your Summer the Sweetest - Cooking Light

Blueberries are the hallmark of summer. These healthy blueberry recipes make the most of the season's bounty from breakfast to dinner to ...

Blueberries are the hallmark of summer. These healthy blueberry recipes make the most of the season's bounty from breakfast to dinner to ...

1 month ago

bellissimomedicalWith the talented painter and friend @carloslunaart and his lovely wife! It is always a pleasure having them here @bellissimomedical and providing them with the best care! Make sure ... See more

1 month ago

This client is so happy with her lip fillers! With just 1 syringe of Restylane she was able to obtain the full natural look she always desired !

Non painful experience, quick and no bruising! ... See more

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Enjoying a nice afternoon after assisting our clients with my wife Stephanie Nerette and Ruger!

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Doctors Told Her She Was Just Fat. She Actually Had Cancer.

Rebecca Hiles and millions of women like her are getting judged too quickly by their doctors — and it can mean the difference between life and death.

Rebecca Hiles and millions of women like her are getting judged too quickly by their doctors — and it can mean the difference between life and death.

1 month ago

This client is so happy with her lip fillers ! With just 1 syringe of Restylane she was able to obtain the full natural look she always desired . Non painful experience, quick and no bruising !

1 month ago

With the talented painter and friend Carlos Luna and his lovely wife. It is always a pleasure having them Bellissimo Medical and providing them with the best care !!! Make sure to go check out his ... See more

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