Latest by Amy Hendel, P.A.

Too Much Weight in Early Pregnancy Linked to Early Childhood

Before starting a family, it’s important to talk with your doctor about what a healthy pregnancy weight means for you.

Breastfeeding Advice for Obese Mothers

Find out why new mothers with obesity should be encouraged, supported, and educated to exclusively breastfeed for the first six month’s of their baby’s life.

Gestational Diabetes Can Cause Heart Defects

If you devlop gestational diabetes during pregnancy, it's vital that you keep blood sugar levels in check to prevent serious heart conditions in your child.

Should You Track Your HbA1C Levels?

With diabetes on the rise, more Americans are tracking their blood sugar using HbA1C blood tests. Find out what the numbers mean for your health.

Gaining Weight With Metastatic Breast Cancer?

Here’s why some of your treatments may cause weight gain, and what you can do about it.

Best Exercises With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Is it beneficial to exercise when living with MBC? The answer is a definite yes. Here are tips for staying fit and active with advanced breast cancer.

Functional Medicine to Heal Vessels on Fire

Are your blood vessels on fire? You may want to consider functional cardiovascular medicine.

Can Activated Charcoal Treat Your Chronic Condition?

Find out if the claims that activated charcoal can combat digestive issues, high cholesterol, and skin problems are true.

5-Week Heart Health Challenge

Try this 5 week heart health challenge to help you make real changes that can improve your lifestyle in ways that promote heart health.

The Evolving Subtypes of Diabetes

Type 1 and type 2 diabetes are the most commonly discussed forms of diabetes, but research is uncovering new subtypes of the disease.