Latest by Amy Hendel, P.A.

How Metabolism Affects Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes Risks

Do you have poor metabolism? You may need intensive lifestyle changes to help you avoid gaining excess weight, which can lead to type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and certain cancers.

Lupus Is Killing More Young Women Than Reported

Lupus has been identified as a leading cause of death in young women. Among women aged 15 to 24, it is the leading chronic inflammatory disease, ranking higher than diabetes, chronic lower respiratory disease, and liver disease. We talk to an expert and patient about how to beat the statistics.

Erectile Dysfunction? You Might Have Peyronie's Disease

There’s a certain physical condition of the penis that is often overlooked. Learn more about Peyronie's disease and its treatments.

Gaming Addiction: Understanding This Modern Diagnosis

Gaming addiction is real and troubling. So why isn’t it included in the DSM-V? Learn more about the disorder: its history, symptoms, and treatment options.

How Much Do You Know About Prediabetes?

How much do you know about prediabetes? Take this true or false quiz to test your knowledge about this common condition that can lead to diabetes.

Genetics vs. Exercise: What Causes Postmenopausal Weight Gain?

Genetics and exercise both affect weight gain after menopause. Find out what you can do to prevent obesity as your metabolism slows down with age.

A Diet Recalibration to Treat Obesity

Is it possible to recalibrate your diet to help control portions and manage obesity? Learn about research on how our perception of portions affects eating habits.

10 Foods that Curb Hunger

If you struggle with weight loss or maintaining your weight, then you need to focus on tasty foods that satiate or help you to feel full. Fats, carbohydrates and proteins have different impacts on satiation and appetite. It’s important to understand ...

For Sustained Weight Loss, REALLY Focus on Diet

A January 2017 study suggests that the real focus of a successful weight loss plan needs to be diet.

Cut Bad Nutrition Habits One Bite at a Time

It’s that time of year when pretty much everyone decides to give a diet another go at it to finally shed the excess weight that’s been stubbornly refusing to get lost! Here are nine tips to finally help you to get the weight off and keep it off.