Entries by Randi Protter

Why Weight?

Weight loss is always about what is on the end of your fork – it’s about what you are eating.  Exercise is extremely important to stay healthy, but it is a much smaller player in the weight loss journey.  Patients often express frustration with their progress because they feel that they have been going to […]

The Truth About Menopause

Randi Protter, MD, FACP, NCMP Menopause is natural and normal.  And sometimes so, so unpleasant. For many women, it’s also a bonding time – we wink when a colleague in a meeting deftly converts her handout to a make-shift fan, or when she peels off her cardigan to reveal a sleeveless top, regardless of the […]

Three Quick and Easy Ways to Prevent the Flu

There’s nothing quite like the weather in…February? And although everyone seems to be enjoying the spontaneous springtime weather, it’s important to remember that we’re still in the peak of flu season. Given such, it’s vital to take the right steps to prevent catching the virus. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has outlined […]