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Hot Topics – Women’s Health

Group of ladiesLearn more about the topics we’re all talking about! Many of these helpful, informative articles by Dr. Kimberly Higney were inspired by questions from patients, friends, and family.

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Latest Articles

Hypothyroidism and Women – Having worked in women’s health care for more than two decades, it has become obvious to me that low-functioning thyroid (hypothyroidism), despite being very common, is sorely misunderstood…

Night Sweats – It’s 3 a.m., your hair is sweat soaked, you’re flushed, and you’ve got one leg over the bedside cooling off as you will yourself back to sleep. You’re hot and bothered — and not in a good way…

Hormonal Hair Loss – It can be distressing when there are changes to our hair that we don’t choose. Not just the wily grays that can sneak up on us, alluding to the loss of youth, but more serious changes that broadcast health challenges and loss of vitality…

Mother’s Day Hormone Health – Moms and daughters can be important allies when it comes to hormone health. Unfortunately, helpful health patterns in many families will remain undiscovered because we simply don’t think to ask the questions. Or perhaps we’re worried about bringing up potentially sensitive or embarrassing topics…

Spring Detoxification – Arugula, dandelion, asparagus, artichoke, peas, and avocados are among the richest sources of chlorophyll, a molecule that binds with toxins like heavy metals and carries them out of the body…

Winter Blues – The transition to winter affects our energy, sleep and moods. Even our DNA changes seasonally — activating over 5000 extra genes just in the winter to give our immune system a boost…

Hormone Imbalance – As women, so many of us experience things like unexplained weight gain or fatigue, lackluster libido, and hair–trigger emotions, and we question ourselves. We think we’re making something out of nothing, or that we’re imagining things. The magic question; what can be done? A lot!…


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