Insulin Resistance: The Background and the Solution

Insulin Resistance: The Background and the Solution

Insulin resistance is a key issue for women with PCOS. This is due to the interplay between high male (androgenic) hormones in a female body. The exact mechanisms are not known, but all women with PCOS need to be evaluated and treated for insulin resistance. If you...
Food Allergy vs Food Sensitivities

Food Allergy vs Food Sensitivities

If you are interested in the health and wellness world, you probably have heard people talking about food allergies and food sensitivities. You might be wondering what the differences are and how you can figure out what foods you may be reacting to. If this sounds...
IBS Awareness Month

IBS Awareness Month

The month of April is IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) awareness month. IBS affects 10-15% of Americans and can have a dramatic impact on a person’s daily activities. The main symptoms are abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, diarrhea and/or constipation. There often...
PCOS Wellness and Digging In

PCOS Wellness and Digging In

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome aka PCOS, is a hormone disorder that affects 1 in 10 reproductive aged women. Key features of the syndrome are unpredictable periods, difficulties with fertility, unwanted hair growth on face or breasts, weight gain, and ovarian cysts. One...
March: Spring News and New Beginnings

March: Spring News and New Beginnings

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Meg Chmelik to our beloved Amber Wellness Group! We are so grateful to have found such a gifted and well rounded doctor to join our team. Dr. Meg has many offerings to share with each of you medically and professionally. Personally, she...
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