Dr. Kim Foster

How To Stay Healthy On Vacation [new YouTube video]

Over on my new YouTube channel I just uploaded my third video, in which I talk about how to stay healthy while on vacation. If you know me at all (especially if you follow me on Instagram), you know… Read More

How To Beat Jet Lag [YouTube Video]

So I’ve got exciting news: I’ve decided to start making YouTube videos! Funnily enough, it was something my husband suggested. In recent months I’ve become hooked on YouTube videos for all kinds of things (makeup tutorials, travel vlogs,… Read More

Sleep: How Your Body Is Like A Swiss Watch

It was the first day of my clerkship—the 3rd year of medical school when you rotate through different hospital placements—and my first rotation was in pediatrics. I showed up bright and early, wearing my brand new white lab… Read More

5 Reasons Stress May Be Causing Your Weight Gain

Angela was desperate to lose weight. Over the past six months she’d noticed her weight going up but couldn’t figure out why. As far as Angela could tell, she was eating the same things she always had. Her… Read More

Beauty Rescue: The Eyes Have It

Are the bags under your eyes bigger than the purse you carry? Are your dark circles heading into Rocky Horror Picture Show territory? The tissues around our eyes are a highly responsive area of our faces–all our woes, illnesses, and sins show up… Read More

Passport to Health: Greece

The people of Greece have figured a lot of things out when it comes to knowing how to live a happy, healthy life. It makes sense–Greece is the birthplace of Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine. Have you ever been… Read More

The Surprising Reason Why Your Kid May Have Trouble Sleeping

It’s rare for me to meet a parent who is unfamiliar with bedtime battles. This age-old struggle is crazy making, to be sure. I have known a lot of trying situations in my life, but very little compares… Read More

The Three Spheres Of Stress Detox

I’m preparing a workshop called Stress Detox that I’m giving next week, so I’ve been thinking about stress a lot lately. It’s a topic I’ve written about many times in the past…but looking back on my old posts, I… Read More

10 Common Causes of Fatigue

Feeling “tired all the time” is a modern-day plague. It’s rare that I meet someone who doesn’t describe this feeling. Seriously. So what’s up with that? Well, I have some thoughts. And on my Yummy Mummy Club blog I’ve broken… Read More

Poor Sleep May Worsen Your Blood Pressure

Now I hope this doesn’t cause anyone to lose sleep…but a recent study has shown that people with high blood pressure who also suffer insomnia are much more likely to have resistant high blood pressure (meaning, the kind… Read More