Why Men Should Consider Testosterone Pellet Therapy

Recently, an article in the New England Journal of Medicine described the case of a man whom had visited his doctor and expressed concerns about feelings of decreased energy, inhibited sexual pleasure and erectile function, and a decreased ability to play sports. The man’s blood test revealed that his testosterone level was decidedly below the … Continued

What Most Doctors DON’T Know About Treating Menopause

    For years  ̶– ever since the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released its Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) report in 2002  ̶ – women entering menopause have found themselves in a kind of limbo of neglect. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In a recent Washington Post article, Janice Lynch Schuster explains … Continued

Harmful Chemicals in the Home

In wake of the recent Ebola outbreak, many of us are resorting to antiseptics and antibacterial cleansers to rid our homes of germs. What many of us don’t know is that the chemicals we’re using to safeguard our health are actually making us sick. Although cleanliness is a crucial element in the prevention of sickness … Continued

Better Health Starts with Cooler Bedrooms

For excellent health, sound sleep is a must. A recent study has put the icing on the cake: more virtues of sleep can be achieved by simply lowering the thermostat. Bedrooms kept at cooler temperatures not only transform an individual’s brown fat – thought to be good fat – but also consequently vary the metabolic … Continued

How Do I Know If I Have Low T?

Testosterone, also referred to as androgen, is a male hormone responsible for bone density, muscle strength, distribution of body fat and the sex drive. Low testosterone is commonly referred to as “low T” which is fairly common in older men. Levels of testosterone decline naturally with age. Approximately 20 percent of men in their 60s … Continued

Preventive Medicine for a Healthier Life

There exists a basic difference between traditional and preventive medicine. While the first focuses on the management and cure of symptoms and ailments, preventive medicine focuses on managing the health and lifestyle of a person so that ailments do not occur. The trend of preventive medical care is a sign of maturity in the medical … Continued

Testosterone Therapy Can Reduce Heart Attack Risk

A study involving 24,000 Medicare patients suggests that contrary to popular belief, testosterone therapy does not increase the risk of heart attack. In fact, researchers say that the use of testosterone therapy actually reduced heart attack risk by 30 percent in a group of men that we’re classified as “high risk” based on several other … Continued

How BPA Can Disrupt Hormonal Balance

More cases are reported each year linking environmental toxins to poor health and chronic disease. In fact, studies have uncovered fetal exposure to more than 200 toxins – dangerous exposure even before you leave the womb. In 2009, when the largest studies on human exposure to environmental toxins concluded that 90 percent of Americans are exposed to … Continued

Using Hormone Replacement to Heal Traumatic Brain Injuries

Using Hormone Replacement to Heal Traumatic Brain Injuries A traumatic brain injury is caused by an impact to the head that interferes with the normal functioning of the brain. A blow to the head as a result of a freak accident, a severe bump from a motor accident, or a slip and fall in the … Continued

7 Ways To Put Yourself First In May (And Always!)

Are you constantly finding time for other people in your life then finding you don’t have enough time to do ‘your stuff’?  Are you ignoring your diet?  Not getting enough exercise?  Is it all because you feel selfish when you take time for yourself?  It is time to STOP feeling guilty about putting yourself first.  … Continued