• Pilates: More for the Core?>

    Pilates: More for the Core

    by Berkeley Wellness

    This movement-based exercise technique was originally developed for dancers nearly a century ago. Pilates not only increases core strength and stability but also range of motion, flexibility, and muscle balance.

  • The Cholesterol-Thyroid Connection?>

    The Cholesterol-Thyroid Connection

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you have high LDL ("bad") cholesterol, your doctor should check to see if you have hypothyroidism, especially if you are a woman over 60. If so, it makes sense to treat the thyroid condition first, rather than take cholesterol-lowering medication.