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A Healthy Life Is Worth the “Weight”

A Healthy Life Is Worth the “Weight”

Weight loss is one hot topic. More than 40% of people that visit their physician have a concern related to their weight. However, what are the main areas that you can focus on to make weight loss a reality?
The Top 6 Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight

The Top 6 Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight

When it comes to losing weight, there can be multiple factors working against you. Without knowing what they are and how to manage them, even your best efforts can be met with defeat. After all, it’s virtually impossible to wage war against an enemy you don’t know. The good news is that the Progressive Medical Center team is made up of experts who can help figure out how to get you on track quickly. First, we’ll help you understand the primary reasons people struggle with weight loss, then explain how our customized programs are designed to address your needs specifically.
Amp Up Your Exercise

Amp Up Your Exercise

Where are you with your resolution? Did you do the right thing? Increase your exercise, pull out those running shoes and go? You gave up the Christmas cookies for kale salad, you increased your physical activity, but you aren’t seeing it on the scale? Why?
It’s Not Just Your Swimsuit, It’s Your Life!

It’s Not Just Your Swimsuit, It’s Your Life!

Many of us think a little weight gain is no big deal. However current research shows us in a large prospective study of more than 20 000 people has shown that body-mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC)–accurately measured by trained staff–were equally predictive of cardiovascular disease events and mortality over 10 years.
Weight Loss Fact, Fiction or Fad?

Weight Loss Fact, Fiction or Fad?

Ever read the same book your friend did about weight loss, tried it out and your results vary radically? Why is this? Its that each person is fundamentally difference. This difference means that no two paths are the same for weight loss. In fact, leading researchers can even look at your genes to tell what type of exercise, diet, and other interventions will work for you.
Holiday Cheer or Fear?

Holiday Cheer or Fear?

While many are busy making merry, for those who aren’t experiencing cheer, the holiday season can feel particularly isolating. High expectations, money woes, and other holiday hazards can spell trouble for anyone, but especially those prone to depression. With a bit of foresight and planning, however, holidays can leave you feeling up, not down. Follow these simple tips for a successful holiday.
10 Tips for Avoiding the Holiday Pounds

10 Tips for Avoiding the Holiday Pounds

Even if you have superhuman willpower, the holiday season is challenging for everyone. Staying on track can seem so daunting, you feel like swan-diving into the eggnog and sending your sensible routine into hibernation until the New Year. But, as we all know, excess pounds don’t disappear along with decorations, and nobody wants to start the new year in the hole, body-wise.
What’s Behind the Detox Craze?

What’s Behind the Detox Craze?

While studying search engine trends worldwide, searches for “What is Detoxification?” is considered a “breakout” category. That means that there’s not a scale available to measure the increased volume in just 10 years! With that knowledge, let's dive into detoxification!
Bone Health Is So Much More Than Calcium!

Bone Health Is So Much More Than Calcium!

We’ve all seen the ads for “drink more milk” to optimize bone health, but are milk and dairy products really the answer? Bone health is related to more than how much calcium we consume in a day, and is significantly influenced by factors such as:
Focusing on Attention Deficit Disorder

Focusing on Attention Deficit Disorder

While 10% or more of children in this country are diagnosed wit Attention Deficit Disorder, only .5% of children in France are diagnosed with this condition.
Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, or SIBO, is a condition that occurs when there are a lot more bacteria than normal in the small intestine. This can lead to symptoms such as bloating and distension, flatulence, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.
Fight the Battle of the Bulge

Fight the Battle of the Bulge

Have you been unable to lose weight even with diet and exercise? No matter how an imbalance manifests on the outside, the internal reality remains the same — any and all hormonal imbalances lead to difficulty losing weight