Emotional Eating

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP In all my years as a health provider for women, I think I can count on one hand the number of women for whom emotions played absolutely no part in their relationship with food. Our emotions and how we eat (and when and what) are so intertwined that I think […]

Natural Weight Loss

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Over the years I’m sure I’ve lost over 100 pounds — the same 10 pounds, 10 times! And so many of my patients tell me the same thing, I wonder how many American women (and their daughters) are on a diet on any given day. We spend billions of dollars […]

The Top Ten Menopause Myths

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Menopause often starts with hot flashes. Or does it? When you reach menopause, you’ll gain weight, won’t you? A lot of people agree that menopause changes a woman’s life in some rather unwanted ways. But menopause doesn’t have to be a time of confusion and anxiety. It may be a […]

Health and Vitamins – Who Should Take Dietary Supplements And Why?

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Virtually everyone has a family history that includes a chronic illness such as heart disease, diabetes or cancer. You may be concerned that you carry a genetic predisposition to one or more of these diseases. But recent science has shown there’s much you can do to prevent disease, starting with […]

What is Lupus?

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN, NP Lupus symptoms and diagnosis Focus on feeling better Lupus is a disease that has proven in the past to be quite difficult to identify and control. Lupus is an autoimmune disease which causes chronic extensive inflammation. There are a number of types of lupus, with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) being […]

Patient Testimonials

Read about what patients are saying about Our Medical Clinic. The stories below are true and told in the women’s own voices; they are not composites. To protect our patient’s privacy, we have changed their names and do not provide any identifying information. Both your practice & my practicioner, Cate Gaynor, have been god-sends! I […]

Goitrogens And Thyroid Health — The Good News!

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP What is a goitrogen? What foods contain goitrogens? Enjoy your goitrogens with a sprinkling of common sense My patients with hypothyroidism sometimes ask about stories they’ve heard in the news or seen on-line about the effects of certain foods on their thyroid health. Soy is their most common concern, but […]

How Can You Feel Good With Early Menopause

by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP Menopause is a time of life that many women dread. They hear horror stories about it’s symptoms, including weight gain, insomnia, mood swings, and vaginal dryness, all that can be quite bothersome. This is especially true for women experiencing early menopause. If you are between 40 and 45 and are […]