Commonly Asked Questions about Birth Control and Female Fertility with a Dr. Aumatma, Fertility Expert

BodyHealth IQ explores commonly asked questions about birth control with Dr. Aumatma, a Naturopathic Doctor, with a Master’s in Nutrition, who has been practicing medicine for over 10 years. She specializes her practice solely on Fertility, Pregnancy, and Post-Partum, is the best-selling author of “Fertility Secrets: What Your Doctor Didn’t Tell You About Baby-Making,” and…

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Causes and Symptoms of Abnormal Testosterone Levels in Women

We are all aware of testosterone as the hormone that makes a man a man.  However, did you know that testosterone also exists in women? Testosterone is often thought of as a male-only hormone when in reality it is critical to the normal function of both men and women.  In men, testosterone is responsible for…

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Prenatal Vitamins. Should You Take Them? 101 Guide

It’s not exactly a secret that your body changes- a whole lot- during pregnancy.  As your body suddenly becomes responsible for nurturing you and your growing baby, you experience a shift in nutritional needs. Though you might have survived fine on low iron and calcium intake before pregnancy, you can’t skimp on the essentials when…

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Vaginal Discharge: Colors, Meanings and Symptoms

Every woman at some point in her life has noticed and sometimes been startled with discharge from the vagina that presents itself on the inside of their underwear.  Where does this discharge come from anyway and is it normal? Well, it depends on the color and odor and frequency of the discharge.     The female genitalia…

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How to Do an Elimination Diet and Why You Should!

Advice from a Dietitian – Jackeline Lopez, RD What is an Elimination diet? If you’ve made it to BodyHealth IQ, chances are you already know and are looking to facilitate the long arduous process of eliminating food groups, hidden ingredients, and/or specific foods or dishes from your daily life in order to feel better. Therein…

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Guide to Telemedicine: Past, Present and Future

With the growth of technology, telehealth and telemedicine are gaining increasing popularity amongst patients and clinicians alike. In much of the healthcare industry, the terms “telehealth” and “telemedicine” are often used interchangeably, however, they have two distinct meanings. BodyHealth IQ uses the term Telehealth Wellness Consult to describe a remote consultation between a patient and…

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How to Test Your Food Sensitivity With an At-Home Kit

How often do you experience dull headaches you just can’t shake? What about constant fatigue that leaves you too burned out to enjoy your free time or unexplained acne that comes and goes? It’s easy to blame these symptoms on your stress or age, but they could actually be caused by the foods you’re putting…

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The Validity & Science Behind At-Home Saliva Collection Test Kits

Saliva testing has recently received more acceptance for its application in terms of diagnosis and assessment of disease conditions, in spite of some resistance to using saliva testing for immediate treatment. It is of interest that saliva-based tests have gained a majority of attention due to the fact that the specimen collection is simple, easy…

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ADAM Questionnaire

Low Testosterone? Try The ADAM Questionnaire…

Low testosterone, or low-T, occurs when men produce testosterone below the normal range of 300 to 1000 nanograms per deciliter in blood and ​below 49-145 pg/ml in saliva​. (It is a pervasive challenge for men, particularly as they get older. It is estimated that 40 percent of men who are 45 years old or older…

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