The Hoffman Center Blog

Blogs and articles by Dr. Bruce Hoffman and the Hoffman Centre for Integrative and Functional Medicine.

Patient Questions – HRT and Weight Gain

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | January 26, 2021
hormone replacement therapy weight gain

Question  I’m an active baby boomer who tries to stay in good shape. I walk a lot, go to aerobics twice a week, inline skate in summer, and curl twice a week in the winter. I try to eat healthy food but I’m finding it nearly impossible to lose that excess fat around my waist. … Read more

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Risks of Hormone Replacement Therapy in Women

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | January 19, 2021
Risks of Hormone Replacement Therapy in Women

Hormone replacement therapy, or HRT, for peri or postmenopausal women is one of the most satisfying treatments that we, as ‘anti-aging’ doctors, are able to prescribe.

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Heal Your Chronic Illness and Take Your Life Back

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | January 19, 2021
Heal Your Chronic Illness and Take Your Life Back

Learn how to use the strengths of Western medicine with the mindful and spirit-centered approach of Eastern medicine to help heal from chronic illness.

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Health Benefits of NAD+ Supplements

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | January 11, 2021
Health Benefits of NAD+ Supplements

NAD+ is a molecule that’s found in every cell of your body that plays many key roles in energy production, health, and longevity. Exciting research has uncovered why NAD+ is so essential and has led to many clinical applications, addressing everything from the signs and symptoms of aging to treating and preventing chronic disease. In … Read more

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Integration of Complex Systems into a Structured and Staged Diagnostic and Treatment Approach

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | January 4, 2021
Integration of Complex Systems into a Structured and Staged Diagnostic and Treatment Approach

I’m going to try and tie up some of the concepts we’ve learned into a comprehensive diagnostic and treatment protocol specific to the theme of the conference One People, One Planet, One Health.

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COVID Vaccine Update and Vaccination Safety Concerns

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | December 22, 2020
COVID Vaccine Update and Vaccination Safety Concerns

Many people remain confused regarding the safety and efficacy of receiving vaccines especially the COVID vaccine. Here’s what you need to know.

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Blue Light Blocking Glasses: Do You Need Them?

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | December 22, 2020
Blue light blocking glasses

In a world where we spend hours daily looking at screens, most people know it is important that we protect our vision. But do you know the best way to do so?

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Mast Cell Activation Syndrome and Excipients

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | November 8, 2020
Mast Cell Activation Syndrome and Excipients

Mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS) is a complex disease that I’ve previously written about at length. It’s a multi-faceted condition that can often be frustrating and difficult to manage for both the patient and the provider.

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How a Multi-Level Approach to Medicine Can Augment a Cancer Patient’s Treatment

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | September 21, 2020
How a Multi-Level Approach to Medicine Can Augment a Cancer Patient’s Treatment

Contrary to mainstream rhetoric, the treatment and prevention of cancer in patients is much more layered than a simple diagnosis and chemo, for example. Things such as past trauma, mold exposure, allergies, and metal toxicity exposure can truly impact how one recovers and even how one reacts to chemo.

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A Discussion About Mold and Mold Exposure with Dr. Bruce Hoffman

By Dr. Bruce Hoffman | September 14, 2020
A Discussion About Mold and Mold Exposure with Dr. Bruce Hoffman

We discuss how mold and mold exposure can be a trigger for Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS), and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS). We discuss ways to investigate and determine if you have been exposed to mold and what you should do if you suspect mold exposure is affecting your overall health.

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