Author: Carrie Levine, MSN, CNM

Carrie is the founder of Whole Woman Health in Newcastle, Maine and is a Certified Nurse Midwife. She evaluates and treats most common women’s health concerns, from preventive care and nutrition/lifestyle counseling, to women’s health/gynecology services and annual physicals, to ordering routine and specialized diagnostic tests and prescribing medications as appropriate. Carrie also holds office hours on Wednesdays in Portland.

Everyday Health: Hormone Balance

Making Decisions on Hormone Balance
Hormone balance is different for every woman. While some women can tolerate minor imbalances, others need intervention to bring their levels back to a comfortable level. In this article, Carrie addresses the following tools that can aid in getting you back on the road to healthy and happy. 
  • Lifestyle change
  • Stress management
  • Natural options for relief
  • Hormone therapy
  • When you know your options, you can direct your own healthy change. 

    The Recipe for a Happy and Healthy Holiday

    Carrie Levine shares the recipe for a happy and healthy holiday... good eating and drinking choices. Most people think weight gain is the biggest side effect of the holidays. What brought you those extra 5 pounds effects so much more than your waistline. Increased unhealthy behaviors over the holidays can actually make your season less merry.

    Getting to the Root of Dementia

    Neurodegenerative disorders include dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease. At the root of these disorders are the mitochondria; the energy centers of cells. When the complex process of metabolizing energy at this root level breaks down it impairs energy production. This in turn impairs brain function. Learn about the process and what you can do to prevent that process from going awry.