Pearl Lee, PharmD, IFMCP

Category: Health & Fitness

Guide to Poop

Your bowel movements provide great insight into your gut health. Our gut health, in turn, has major effects on our overall health. So, take a peek next time you do the doo and start paying attention to what you’re dropping into the toilet bowl. It’s not just waste product, it provides valuable health information. Poop […]

Guide to Better Sleep

Why am I so tired all the time? How do I fall asleep and stay asleep? Why do I keep waking up at night? These are questions many of us deal with, at least from time to time. Here are some tools and tips that I hope can help you achieve high quality rest at […]

Your Circadian Rhythm: What is it and Why Does it Matter?

The circadian rhythm is your body’s internal clock responsible for regulating your sleep/wake cycles, body temperature and productivity through hormones and neurotransmitters. It determines whether you’re a “morning” or a “night” person. The two primary hormones in effect are cortisol, which gives us energy (high in the morning) and melatonin (high at night). Cortisol fuels […]

How to: Calculate Your Daily Hydration Need Based on Weight

    We all know that water is the key to life. In fact, every system in our body depends on it. Dehydration could manifest itself as ailments such as headaches, tiredness, muscle cramps – to name a few. The general recommendation is to drink 8 cups (64 ounces) of water each day, but there […]

Workouts: 10 Ways to Stay Motivated

A healthy lifestyle will have you feeling better and living a fuller, happier life. Staying motivated could be a difficult thing to do, but is achieved by making changes in moderation and consistency is key. The goal is to make improvements to your lifestyle that you can maintain. 1.) First and foremost, check your mindset! […]