Liz Lyster - DrLizMD

Dr. Liz is a Board Certified OB/GYN physician for almost 30 years who now specializes as a Midlife Health Expert, with advanced training and expertise in hormones for both men and women. While she sees patients in person in the Bay Area of California, her practice includes working with patients online from all across the US and the world. Dr. Liz particularly likes interacting with her clients by creating and leading various online group programs. With her team, she helps people optimize their health, expanding beyond medicine to include nutrition and well-being of body, mind and spirit.

You can learn more about Dr. Liz MD as well as contact her, read her helpful blogs and join her online community, by going to her website:  drlizmd.com

Meanwhile, enjoy the many videos (below) she has done with Celebrating Act 2!

Dr. Liz MD: A.I. use In Medicine

The new technology known as AI, or Artificial Intelligence, has some people worried about its potential for misuse and control ...

Dr. Liz MD: Continuous Blood Sugar Monitoring Not just for Diabetics

Monitoring your blood sugar is an important diagnostic tool as Dr Liz MD explains…and now with modern technological advances it’s ...

Dr. Liz MD: Sleep Impact On Hormones

You’ve probably heard of Melatonin and Cortisol…and maybe Ghrelin and Leptin ? Dr Liz explains how SLEEP and these hormones–among ...

Dr. Liz MD: Stabilizing Blood Sugar over the Holidays

Lots of seniors need to be careful of their blood sugar and the Holidays, with parties, feasting –not to mention ...

Dr. Liz MD: Fruits & Veggie Supplements in a Pill?

Can you really condense all the nutritional goodness of Fruits & Veggies into a Pill? Products like Balance of Nature ...

Dr. Liz MD: A Look at the ‘GOLO Diet’

One of the most popular and well advertised DIETs is the GOLO diet. Dr Liz takes a look at what ...

Dr. Liz MD: What is Butyrate? Do I need it? Where do I get it?

Have you heard of BUTYRATE for your gut? Do you need to BUY IT? or can you produce it naturally? ...

Dr. Liz MD: Brain Support Supplements

Do memory supplements like Prevagen actually work? Can you sharpen your brain function with a pill? You’ll be surprised at ...

Dr. Liz MD: Learn about World Menopause Day

Menopause: We think we know all about it but we really don’t! Dr Liz explains some of the myths and ...

Dr. Liz MD: MIND Diet

Dr Liz tells us about an interesting DIET that is designed to help us grow older & healthier. It’s not ...

Dr. Liz MD: Memory Loss & Dementia

How do you tell the difference between a common forgetful “Senior Moment” or short term memory loss an more serious ...

Dr. Liz MD: UPDATE on Menopause and Hormone Therapy!

As a member of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), Dr Liz gets all the updates on the professional society’s ...

Dr. Liz MD: LabTests–What’s the Real Value?

Lab tests are increasing in popularity among doctors and other medical professionals. For good reason. But there are some cautions ...

Dr. Liz MD: Testosterone – How to take it!

Those who are taking Testosterone know that there are some challenges in administering the hormone. Dr LIZ, MD explains why ...

Dr. Liz MD: Best Ways To Take Medications

Why do we take certain medications in a different way than others? For example, Why can’t I take a pill ...

Dr. Liz MD: Facial Hair In Women

The medical term is HIRSUTISM or excessive hair. It can be a real problem for women and Dr Liz explores ...

Dr. Liz MD: What is Semaglutide and WEIGHT LOSS?

Dr. Liz has some amazing news! She explains how sometimes the unintended side effects of a drug can be harnessed ...

Dr. Liz MD: Urinary Tract Infection – In Men, Women and Elders!

What’s the difference between the urinary tract in Men and Women? How does age effect urinary tract infections? This video ...

Dr. Liz MD: About Drug Development

The modern pharmaceutical industry is responsible for a number of “Miracle ” drugs that have changed our health and longevity ...

Dr. Liz MD: Sex Drive Differences Between Men and Women

Dr Liz presents some very illustrative research that documents the differences between Men and Women’s SEX DRIVE! She takes the ...

Dr. Liz MD: The Role of Estrogen In Men

While Estrogen is considered the dominant FEMALE hormone it is also present in men and as Dr Liz explains in ...

Dr. Liz MD: Pain With Sex – Especially in women

Often not talked about, pain with sexual intercourse is not uncommon in women. Dr Liz explains frankly and discusses what ...

Dr. Liz MD: Depression In Women

In this episode she goes into the factors why WOMEN are more likely to suffer from depression than men. If ...

Dr. Liz MD: Measuring Age

Do you consider yourself old? Just How old? Are you measuring in years or by how old you FEEL? In ...

Dr. Liz MD: Your Brain is NOT a Computer!

Dr Liz MD bring new information about how our brain works based on the actual composition of that important organ ...

Dr. Liz MD: Watch Out for POLY-Pharmacy!

Not quite as obvious as it sounds, Poly-Pharmacy is essentially too many drugs or prescriptions! Dr Liz explains how this ...

Dr. Liz MD: Cognitive Decline CAN BE REVERSED!

Dr Liz MD shares important info from a book by Dr Dale Bredesen called “The End Of Alzheimers.” She summarizes ...

Dr Liz MD: NOW you can MIMIC FASTING!

Dr Liz MD has explained the benefits of FASTING in past videos and now talks about a special new program ...

Dr. Liz MD: Aging Alone

As we get older it’s more common to experience loneliness, although it’s certainly not exclusive to any age group. Dr ...

Dr. Liz MD: My TOP 10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Inflammation serves a purpose in our bodies, but in the wrong place or the wrong time or for too long ...

Dr. Liz MD: Erectile Dysfunction

Despite the number of commercials on TV for Peyronie’s disease, Erectile Dysfunction is still a difficult topic to discuss. Dr ...

Dr. Liz MD: Melatonin – What You Should Know

What You Should Know it is and how it works –and offers her recommendation on it’s place in your medicine ...

Dr. Liz MD: Appreciate Your Liver!

You’ll be surprised at all the things your LIVER does and how much it can contribute to your health–good and ...

Dr. Liz MD: The Best Lab Tests–Blood, Urine or Saliva?

Ever wonder why your doctor orders different kinds of Lab Tests? Is one better/more accurate than another? Why not order ...

Dr Liz MD: The Benefits of Bergamot!

What a wonderful surprise to learn about another food that has health benefits! Of course, it’s not eating the Bergamot ...

Dr Liz MD: You Need to know about PERIMENOPAUSE!

Have you heard of PERImenopause? If not, you’re not alone! Dr Liz Lyster explains how this period, leading up to ...

Dr Liz MD: What is Homeopathy

You’ve probably heard of Homeopathy since it has recently become trendy (again) in certain circles as alternative medicine. Dr Liz ...

Dr. Liz MD: Alzheimer’s and Hormones

Dr Liz has some fascinating new research about the pernicious Alzheimer’s. While not conclusive, her information points the way to ...

Dr. Liz MD: How Serious Is MONKEY POX?

The newest virus scare in the US is Monkey Pox! It’s a real thing but just how worried should we ...

Dr. Liz MD: Breast Cancer in Men!

While not very prevalent in men, Breast Cancer is nevertheless a very real health issue for men! Dr Liz MD ...

Dr LIZ MD: Metformin for Anti-Aging!

Celebrating Act 2’s medical expert, Dr Liz Lyster shares some relatively new medical research which documents the well-known drug Metformin ...

Dr LIZ MD: How to See Through Tricky Food Labels

Despite the effort to reveal exactly what is in our packaged food via required labeling rules, it’s still difficult to ...

Dr LIZ MD: The Importance Of Antioxidants

The term Antioxidants has become common but what is it all about? What do Antioxidants really do for us? Jut ...

Dr LIZ MD: Essential Oils — Do They Work?

When Art and John raise the question of the science behind Essential Oils, Dr Liz is there with the facts ...

Dr LIZ MD: Fasting and ANTI-AGING!

Is there a connection between how much we eat and how fast we age? Dr Liz Lyster shares the science ...

Dr LIZ MD: Should i take a Nap?

Is Napping good for you –or maybe bad for you? How does taking a nap effect your sleep? The older ...

Dr LIZ MD: A Quick Look at U.S. Healthcare … And Where It’s Going

In this fascinating video, Dr Liz takes us back to the 1800’s then up to the first half of the ...

Dr LIZ MD: A New Look at PTSD

After Korea and WWII they called it “Shell Shock.” After Vietnam War it was more accurately labeled PTSD. Now science ...

Dr LIZ MD: Is Grilling Food Safe?

When the winter ends the backyard grills get fired up across the USA. But Dr Liz has important information for ...

Dr LIZ MD: What Is a Concierge Doctor?

Sometimes called “Executive Healthcare” the concept of Concierge Medicine is becoming more popular. Dr. Liz MD explains what it is…and ...

Dr LIZ MD: Fertility update/Twins and Other Trends

Ironically, as much of the developed world experiences lower birth rates and declining population, the incidence of multiple births overall ...

Dr LIZ MD: The Difference in Quality of SUPPLEMENTS

Dr Liz recommends vitamins and supplements for her patients but is concerned about them getting good quality products. She has ...

Dr LIZ MD: The Good & Bad of BOTOX and Fillers

Nobody likes the lines on our face as we get older but are Botox and/or fillers right for you? What’s ...

Dr LIZ MD: About Growth Hormones

There’s lots of talk about Growth Hormones and “HGH.” In this video Dr Liz MD tells you what your really ...

Dr LIZ MD: Your Largest Organ, Skin Pt2 If you watched Part 1

If you watched Part 1, you heard Dr Liz MD explain what our skin is and how it works it’s ...

Dr LIZ MD: Your Largest Organ, Skin Pt1

Yes, your skin is actually an important ORGAN and Dr Liz MD explains why…as well as your skin’s complicated structure ...

Dr LIZ MD: The Brain is Not a Computer!

New science on the brain has changed the way we look at how the brain works! As Dr Liz MD ...

Dr LIZ MD: How Up-To-Date is Your Doctor?

As a long-practicing MD, Dr. Liz knows how important it is for medical pros to stay current with all the ...

Dr LIZ MD: Does Testosterone Help Boost Your Libido?

As an expert in hormone therapy, Dr LIZ MD knows the important role testosterone plays in the physical and mental ...

Dr LIZ MD: Depression is Under Diagnosed in Men!

Dr LIZ MD: Depression is Under Diagnosed in Men! Clinical Depression can be extremely serious and unfortunately it is often ...

Dr LIZ MD: Disparities in Healthcare!

Did you know that in the US there are some huge differences in the delivery of healthcare? Not just between ...

Dr LIZ MD: HPV & Cervical Cancer

What’s the relationship between HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) Herpes and Cervical Cancer? Dr Liz explains this and a lot more ...

Dr. Liz MD on Skin Wrinkles – Men and Women!

Celebrating Act 2™ co-founder John Coleman raises the question to Dr. Liz, Why do Women get more wrinkles than men? ...

Dr Liz MD: Brain Games, Do They Help?

Are games –from Sudoku and crosswords to computer games– helpful to maintain a youthful mind? What kind of brain activity ...

Dr Liz MD: Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

As a continuation on her discussion of problems with the Thyroid, Dr Liz explores an unusual variation called Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis ...

Dr Liz MD: HypoThyroidism in Women

Dr Liz explains just how important the Thyroid gland is to us and points out that an UNDER active thyroid ...

Dr. Liz MD: About your Underappreciated THYROID

Every January is Thyroid Awareness Month, but regardless of when you watch this video you’ll learn a lot about your ...

Dr. Liz MD: What You Need To Know About HYDRATION

We’ve probably all heard how important water is for our body. But Dr Liz goes into important detail about why ...

Dr Liz MD: 6 Tips to Live Longer!

Most of us want to live longer–and healthier– lives and Celebrating Act 2™’s favorite medical advisor joins Art and John ...

Dr Liz MD: What You need To Know About FISH OIL

A believer in nutritional supplements, Dr Liz MD suggests only quality products and want you to know what they do ...

Dr Liz MD: How to deal with Food Addiction

It’s real and it’s very common – Addiction to Food!  The top culprits are sugar and flour as Dr Liz ...

Burn Calories with N.E.A.T.: Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis

Burn Calories with N.E.A.T.: Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis Never heard of this method to burn calories without ‘Exercise”? It’s simple ...

Dr Liz MD: Balance & Strength for Seniors

Did you know that As we age, men lose 1 lb of muscle per year after age 20! For both ...

Brain Sharpness: Hormones and Lifestyle

As we age we all want to keep sharp and be mentally acute. What does that entail? Dr Liz Lyster, ...

Dr Liz MD: Breast Cancer and SOY!

To SOY …or not to SOY? Celebrating Act 2’s medical expert, Dr Liz Lyster, explains that Soy had been alternately ...

Efficacy of Mammography & Thermography for Breast Cancer

There’s been some controversy about the efficacy of mammograms to detect breast cancer. Dr Liz Lyster addresses it and talks ...

Dr Liz MD: It’s SCARY to Lose Bone Health

As we age, Osteoporosis threatens our health. Medical Doctor, Liz Lyster is a regular contributing expert to CelebratingAct2™ and is ...

Is Multi-Tasking Overrated?

How different are women and men when it comes to MULTI-Tasking? And is the skill of MULTI-Tasking of any real ...

Dr LIZ MD: Don’t Be a Boiling Frog!

While men more than women tend to neglect their health and ignore problematic symptoms, we are all capable of procrastinating ...

Dr LIZ MD Sustainable Weight Loss / BESLIM

In this video BESLIM is not just a desire or annual resolution, it’s an acronym to help you lose weight ...

COVID Vaccine Update! for August 2021

Dr Liz takes us through vaccines– how they work in general and how the new COVID-19 vaccines work. This is ...

Dr LIZ MD: Heart Disease in Women

Heart disease in women is a big killer! In fact, as Dr Liz Lyster points out, it is the #1 ...

Dr LIZ MD: Essential Supplements

Celebrating Act 2™ Hosts, Art Kirsch and John Coleman have different attitudes toward dietary and health supplements. Dr. Liz answers ...

Dr LIZ MD on Women’s Libido: A NEW TAKE!

You may have thought that we already knew everything about libido! Of course, there’s always something new. In this video ...

The 5 Love Languages; The Hormonal Angle!

Dr. Liz reminds viewers of Celebrating Act 2™ of the popular ‘5 Love Languages’ –methods of meaningful interpersonal communication. She ...

BLUE ZONES and the Secret of Longevity!

What are Blue Zones and what do they have to do with living longer? Dr Liz Lyster shares some of ...

Bring Your SEXY Back! (for Men)

Having given women tips on increasing their libido in a previous video for Celebrating Act 2™, Dr Liz Lyster now ...

Hormone Pellet Therapy

Dr Liz Lyster explains to viewers of Celebrating Act 2™ what “Pellet Therapy” is, how it works and why she ...

Shingles & the Vaccine

What is shingles and do I need the vaccine? In this video Dr liz Lyster talks with Ar Kirsch and ...

Bring Your SEXY Back! (for Women)

You don’t have to lose your libido because of age! Dr Liz Lyster offers some very real world approaches to ...

Health Benefits of YOGA

Dr.Liz is a practitioner of Yoga and has found it very beneficial to her health. So in this episode she ...

Health Benefits of Napping & Power Naps!

A common practice among seniors is to enjoy a good nap. But this relates directly to the idea of Power ...

Allergies: Seasonal & Other

When Spring is in the air so is Pollen! And many of us get a runny nose, watery eyes and ...

Health Benefits of Fasting: Part 2

Diet, Detox and more… After our last video on Fasting Dr. Liz MD and Celebrating Act 2™ hosts, Art Kirsch ...

Drinking Alcohol: Binge v. Daily Drinking

With St. Patrick’s Day in sight, John Coleman of Celebrating Act 2™ raises the subject of binge drinking. In the ...

The Health Benefits of Fasting!

While it is an ancient practice it’s also a popular modern way to lose weight. In this video Dr Liz ...

Our Sleep Changes As We Age!

Dr. Liz MD discusses with John and Art of Celebrating Act 2™ why our sleep changes as we get older ...

Conventional Medicine vs Functional Medicine

Dr. Liz Lyster explains different approaches to the practice of medicine– including a style called Functional medicine. If Conventional medicine ...

Immune System Strong!

Our immune system is what protects us from disease and more. Dr. Liz explains how it can be compromised and ...

Good Practices for a Good Sleep

Sleep Our sleep is important to our health and well-being. In this Celebrating Act 2 video, Dr Liz Lyster discusses ...

New Year’s Resolutions vs. Setting Goals It’s the New Year!

Time to make your New Year’s Resolutions! Or should you? Dr. Liz, MD has some fascinating statistics about Americans and ...

Hangovers and The REAL effects of Alcohol

Dr Liz, MD helps John recover from a night of partying with specific advice on how to deal with a ...

Dr. Liz MD: Lessons from Africa

Dr. Liz, MD shares stories about a recent trip to Africa as part of a ‘Volun-tourism’ safari. She took part ...

Dr Liz Detox with your Doc

Detoxing is more popular than ever and Dr Liz discusses not only sensible ways to detoxify, but many of the ...

Dr. Liz Vitamin D Kills Cancer

In a shockingly bold proclamation Dt Liz MD tells the Celebrating Act 2™ audience about new research which emphasizes the ...

Dr Liz Happy Healthy Hour

Dr Liz tells Art and John of Celebrating Act 2™ about her upcoming special event to help us LOSE WEIGHT! ...

Dr. Liz MD: Mindful Holiday Eating

Holidays almost always mean food! Banquets, parties, dinners and more! Dr Liz offers some helpful advice about moderating our intake ...

Dr. Liz: About Those Brown Spots!

Those brown spots on our skin which seem to appear more as we age may or may not be bad ...

Dr. Liz MD: The Health Impact of COVID-19 Isolation

All the protective procedures we’ve undertaken to stem the spread of Covid-19 virus have also had other consequences. The longer ...

Dr. LIZ MD Breast Cancer and Hormones – Update!

Celebrating Act 2™’s favorite medical expert, shares some new information and perspective on breast cancer. He covers how hormones and ...

Stress: Physical, Mental & More…

Modern life means stress can be caused by more things than ever before. Dr. Liz addresses what causes Stress, what ...

CREPEY SKIN – What You Can Do About It

One of the things we don’t like about getting older is the physical changes so obviously associated with age! Crepey ...

Sex & Libido Changes – Don’t Settle for Just OK!

In her best selling book, “Go for Great!” Dr Liz insists that we never ‘JUST” Settle for “OK”! That’s particularly ...

Dr. Liz Update On COVID-19 – Prepare for MORE!

Celebrating Act 2™ checks in with our trusted medical advisor, Dr. Liz MD, to get an update on what to ...

Sitting is the NEW Smoking!

OK, they’re not exactly the same, But Dr. Liz MD explains why prolonged sitting is now considered such a danger ...

Weight Loss Secret: Check Your Hormones!

Dr. Liz MD lets Art and john of Celebrating Act 2 in on a little secret: The first think she ...

Does COVID-19 Affect Men & Women Equally?

Is the COVID-19 Pandemic and equal opportunity virus? While we know that people over 50 or 60 are generally considered ...

5 Great Heath Tips for SUMMER!

It’s that time of year when all we want to do is relax…and the time of year when our general ...

DrLizMD: Advocate For Yourself With Your Doctor

The doctor-patient relationship has changed over the years and it’s more important than ever to be your own best advocate ...

DrLizMD: About Hot Flashes!

What are they? Where do they come from? Are they a symptom of something more serious than menopause? Hot Flashes ...

DrLizMD: Toxins Disrupt Your Hormones!

As Dr. Liz explains to Art Kirsch and John Coleman of Celebrating Act 2™, toxins are all around us–we can ...

Is Covid-19 A Racial Issue?

Contributing Expert Dr. Liz MD also has a degree in Public Health so she explains to Art Kirsch and John ...

DrLizMD: Hormones and Relationships

Dr Liz answers questions about how our hormones affect our relationships. Of course any discussion of hormones involves talk of ...

DrLizMD: Value of Testing For COVID-19

Dr. Liz explains the value of testing for the corona virus to Art Kirsch and John Coleman of Celebrating Act ...

DrLizMD: Hormones and Premature Aging

One question everyone over 50 asks is how do I stay young? Or put another way, how can I prevent ...

Dr. Liz on Hormones Forever?

A specialist in Hormones, Dr Liz Lyster, answers her most Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) “Once I start on hormone replacement ...

DrLizMD: Facts On Male Menopause

The founders of Celebrating Act 2™, Art Kirsch and John Coleman, turn to contributing medical expert, Dr Liz Lyster MD ...

Re COVID-19: Dr Liz MD on Testing and Statistics

Our Celebrating Act 2™ medical expert, Dr Liz MD, answers questions from founders Art Kirsch and John Coleman to clear ...

A Doctor’s Perspective and Advice re COVID-19

With her medical practice very close to the virus’ hot spot in the SF Bay area, Dr. Liz reports one ...

COVID-19, What are ‘Underlying Health Issues’?

To clear up any misunderstandings about the Corona Virus, and so we can each better assess our individual risk for ...

Nutritional Supplements for Optimum Health

Dr Liz MD, one of Celebrating Act 2™’s regular expert contributors, discusses maximizing our overall health with the use of ...

COVID-19 Practice Positivity Not Anxiety

Contributing expert, Dr Liz MD tells Celebrating Act 2 that while we need to protect ourselves from the Corona Virus ...

Dr Liz Lyster discusses the H word

Dr. Liz Lyster is an OB/GYN medical doctor, best-selling author and speaker, and an expert in perimenopause and menopause. In ...